(January 2001)

DC, 2001 Series
 
Price:
2.50 USD; 3.95 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics
Brand:
DC Comics Millennium Edition
Barcode:
76194122784900111
Editing:
Jack Schiff (original); Adam Philips (collected edition); Nick J. Napolitano (associate, collected edition)
Color:
Full Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
One-Shot

Issue Notes

Does not include the Buzzy PSA from Detective Comics #225.


DC Introduces the First Hero of the Silver Age (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Winslow Mortimer
Inks:
Winslow Mortimer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
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Detective Comics #225 J'onn J'onzz Comes to Earth (Table of Contents)

Remembering the Millennium / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Greenberger
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Discusses the changes in comics of the 1950s and the creation of the Martian Manhunter.

Indexer Notes

Printed on inside front and back covers.

If I Were Batman (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; John Farrow; Martin Mayne; Commissioner Jim Gordon
Synopsis:
Batman must keep John Farrow in prison while letting other men play Batman for a day.
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The Money That Came to Life! (Table of Contents)

Roy Raymond TV Detective / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller
Pencils:
Ruben Moreira
Inks:
Ruben Moreira
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Roy Raymond; Karen; Dr. John R. Rodgers; Albert Martin; Sam Dales; Harry; Jane
Synopsis:
A secretary who swindled a fortune from its rightful heirs believes himself haunted by the very money itself.
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["Hmm - this gym must be new around here!"] (Table of Contents)

Casey the Cop / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Casey the Cop
Synopsis:
Casey responds to a cry for help from inside a gym.
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[Borrowing Money] (Table of Contents)

Varsity Vic / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Varsity Vic
Synopsis:
Vic wonders why his friend Bill never has any money.
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Four Tricks of the Detective's Trade (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
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Indexer Notes

Factual text piece on methods detectives employ.

The Strange Experiement of Dr. Erdel (Table of Contents)

John Jones, Manhunter from Mars / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Samachson
Pencils:
Joe Certa
Inks:
Joe Certa
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
John Jones; Dr. Mark Erdel
Synopsis:
A scientific experiment brings a Martian to Earth and he takes on the life of a detective.
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Indexer Notes

Script (only) attributed to Jack Miller by Rich Morrissey, but disputed by Bob Hughes. Samachson is current DC credit, as seen in Showcase Presents: Martian Manhunter (DC, 2007 series) #1.

[Rainy Beach Weather] (Table of Contents)

Homer / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Homer
Synopsis:
Homer finds the best time to hit the beach.
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Table of Contents

  1. 0. DC Introduces the First Hero of the Silver Age
    Batman
  2. 1. Detective Comics #225 J'onn J'onzz Comes to Earth
    Remembering the Millennium
  3. 2. If I Were Batman
    Batman
  4. 3. The Money That Came to Life!
    Roy Raymond TV Detective
  5. 4. ["Hmm - this gym must be new around here!"]
    Casey the Cop
  6. 5. [Borrowing Money]
    Varsity Vic
  7. 6. Four Tricks of the Detective's Trade
  8. 7. The Strange Experiement of Dr. Erdel
    John Jones, Manhunter from Mars
  9. 8. [Rainy Beach Weather]
    Homer
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