(February 2000)

DC, 2000 Series
 
Price:
2.50 USD; 3.95 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics
Brand:
DC Comics Millennium Edition
Barcode:
76194122346900111
Editing:
Andrew Helfer (original); Dale Crain (collected edition); Michael Wright (assistant, collected edition)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard modern age US
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
one-shot

Issue Notes

This reprint doesn't include the two text articles from the original ("Meanwhile... [The Man of Steel]" and "Superman: A Personal View").


The Legend Begins! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
John Byrne (signed)
Inks:
John Byrne (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Superman
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This reprint lists Dick Giordano as the inker for the cover.

The Man of Steel #1 Superman's Rebirth (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Robert Greenberger
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

An overview of the context of this issue and the changes to Superman over the years; the story, and the credits. Appears on inside of front and back covers.

Prologue: From Out the Green Dawn... (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
John Byrne
Pencils:
John Byrne
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Colors:
Tom Ziuko
Letters:
John Costanza

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Jor-El (post-Crisis intro); Lara (post-Crisis intro); Kelex (intro); Kelor; Kal-El (as baby, post-Crisis intro)
Synopsis:
Lara and Jor-El discuss their unborn son, and how Jor-El intends to protect him. As Krypton begins its final eruptions, Jor-El sends Kal-El to Earth.
Reprints:

Chapter One: The Secret (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
John Byrne
Pencils:
John Byrne
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Colors:
Tom Ziuko
Letters:
John Costanza

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Clark Kent [Kal-El]; Jonathan Kent (post-Crisis intro); Martha Kent (post-Crisis intro); Lana Lang (post-Crisis intro)
Synopsis:
Clark Kent is now a star football player, helped by additional strength. But his foster father reveals that he is adopted and is an alien from another planet.
Reprints:

Chapter Two: The Exposure (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
John Byrne
Pencils:
John Byrne
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Colors:
Tom Ziuko
Letters:
John Costanza

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Clark Kent [Kal-El]; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Lois Lane (post-Crisis intro)
Synopsis:
After helping out secretly for years, Clark Kent is forced into doing his first public super-deed, saving the space-plane Constitution. In doing so, he has his first meeting with Lois Lane.
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Epilogue: The Super-Hero (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
John Byrne
Pencils:
John Byrne
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Colors:
Tom Ziuko
Letters:
John Costanza

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent
Synopsis:
The Kents design and make a costume for Clark, and come up with a way for him to look different in both identities as he adopts his Superman identity.
Reprints:

[Ad] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

One one-page ad for: Thick & Rich Obscene Noises (ketchup, Heinz). Appears on back cover

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Legend Begins!
    Superman
  2. 1. The Man of Steel #1 Superman's Rebirth
    Remembering the Millennium
  3. 2. Prologue: From Out the Green Dawn...
    Superman
  4. 3. Chapter One: The Secret
    Superman
  5. 4. Chapter Two: The Exposure
    Superman
  6. 5. Epilogue: The Super-Hero
    Superman
  7. 6. [Ad]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Allen Ross
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Allen Ross