(February 2001)

DC, 2001 Series
 
Price:
2.95 USD; 4.95 CAD
Pages:
52
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics
Brand:
DC Comics Millennium Edition
Barcode:
76194122817400111
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (original, credited); Jack Schiff (original, actual); Adam Phillips (collected edition); Nick J. Napolitano (associate, collected edition)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard modern age U.S.
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
one-shot

Issue Notes

Credits for this issue are from Bob Hughes, who documented his latest thoughts on the credits for the original of this issue on the DC Message Boards on 2007-11-04. He also was the source of the credits as printed in this Millennium Edition, which are now superseded by his latest thoughts.

This issue was selected for reprinting by readers in online voting for Millennium Editions. There is no note on its cover to indicate the election, while all other winners carry a notation.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
Reprints:

Superboy #1 The Boy of Steel Flies Solo (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 character, stories, and credits. Appears on inside of front and back covers.

The Man Who Could See Tomorrow! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Cameron?
Pencils:
John Sikela
Inks:
Ed Dobrotka?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lois Lane (cameo); Superboy (flashback); Brandar the Great (flashback, dies); Margo Griffiths; Frank Vaughn (cameo); Dr. Stanton (cameo); Mayor Haskins (flashback, cameo)
Synopsis:
Brandar the Great predicts the future. At a party attended by young Clark Kent he predicted that Margo Griffiths, now a young nurse in Metropolis, would cease to exist on her 21st birthday.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Eye of the idol Choc-Tuk

Indexer Notes

Really a Superman story, with the Superboy segment as a flashback.

Rocket Plane (Table of Contents)

Superboy's Workshop / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Wenzel
Inks:
Al Wenzel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

How to make a rubber-band powered rocket, and a tin-can string telephone.

["H'lo, little girl! What's your name?"] (Table of Contents)

Shorty / filler / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Shorty; Lottie; Olivia
Reprints:

The Boy Vandals! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Hamilton
Pencils:
Al Wenzel
Inks:
Stan Kaye?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy; The Smash and Grab Gang
Synopsis:
Superboy teaches some young vandals a lesson.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Coastville; East Island; vandals

Indexer Notes

This Millennium Edition incorrectly credits the art to John Sikela and Ed Dobrotka (art id by Bob Hughes 10/2007).

["Golly, I didn't catch a single fish today."] (Table of Contents)

Daffy & Doodle / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Lit-Win
Pencils:
Lit-Win
Inks:
Lit-Win
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

The Language of the Sea (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Cliff Rhodes
Pencils:
Raymond Perry (spot illo)
Inks:
Raymond Perry (spot illo)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Jack Benson; The Captain
Reprints:

["What's all the shooting about?"] (Table of Contents)

Sagebrush Sam / filler / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Sagebrush Sam; Charlie
Reprints:

["It's a beautiful day for a hike in the hills!"] (Table of Contents)

Homer / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Homer; Homer's wife
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This sequence was near the end of the original book, but moved up here.

["C'mon Tizzy. I'll take you to the movies!"] (Table of Contents)

Shorty / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Shorty; Tizzy
Reprints:

Superboy Meets Mighty Boy! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
William Woolfolk?
Pencils:
Al Wenzel
Inks:
Al Wenzel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy; Mighty Boy [Reuben] (intro); Jay V. Atkins
Synopsis:
A young boy is duped by an unscrupulous promoter into thinking he's stronger than Superboy.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Klinkers Corners

Indexer Notes

This Millennium Edition incorrectly credits the art to Ed Dobrotka (art id by Bob Hughes 10/2007).

Corrections (Table of Contents)

credits / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

This was the last of the Millennium Editions, and thus a page of credit corrections for the series as a whole was added. There are corrections to the following Millennium Editions: Action Comics #252, All Star Comics #3, Batman #1, The Brave and the Bold #28, Detective Comics #38, Detective Comics #225, Detective Comics #359, Flash Comics #1, Mysterious Suspense #1, Police Comics #1, Sensation Comics #1, Showcase #9, Superman #1, Superman #76, Whiz Comics #2, Wonder Woman #1, and World's Finest Comics #71. There is also this acknowledgment: "We would like to thank the following people who helped make the Millennium Editions possible through the loan of source material and identification of talent: Jerry Bails, John Coates, Joe Desris, Mark Evanier, Paul Hamerlinck, Richard Howell, Robert Hughes, Robert Klein, Pat Lang, Richard Morrissey, Roy Thomas, Michael Uslan, and the Diamond International Galleries." Appears on page 50 of this issue.

[House Advertisements] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 3.5 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

House advertisements for: Superman: Return to Krypton, Justice Leagues, DC Direct Superman and Supergirl statue, and Legion of Super-Heroes Archives vol. 2 (1/2 page). Appear in various places in this issue.

[Batman Beyond Return of the Joker] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

One one-page ad for: Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker (video game, Ubi Soft). Appears on back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superboy
  2. 1. Superboy #1 The Boy of Steel Flies Solo
    Remembering the Millennium
  3. 2. The Man Who Could See Tomorrow!
    Superboy
  4. 3. Rocket Plane
    Superboy's Workshop
  5. 4. ["H'lo, little girl! What's your name?"]
    Shorty
  6. 5. The Boy Vandals!
    Superboy
  7. 6. ["Golly, I didn't catch a single fish today."]
    Daffy & Doodle
  8. 7. The Language of the Sea
  9. 8. ["What's all the shooting about?"]
    Sagebrush Sam
  10. 9. ["It's a beautiful day for a hike in the hills!"]
    Homer
  11. 10. ["C'mon Tizzy. I'll take you to the movies!"]
    Shorty
  12. 11. Superboy Meets Mighty Boy!
    Superboy
  13. 12. Corrections
  14. 13. [House Advertisements]
  15. 14. [Batman Beyond Return of the Joker]
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