(May 2000)

DC, 2000 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price:
2.95 USD; 4.50 CAD
Pages:
52
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics
Brand:
DC Comics Millennium Edition
Barcode:
761941224138 00111
Editing:
Mort Weisinger (original); Dale Crain (collected edition); Michael Wright (assistant, collected edition)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age US
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
one-shot

The World’s Finest Team Makes Its Debut (Table of Contents)

Superman and Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?; typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Batman; Lois Lane
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Original issue titled "The Mightiest Team on Earth!"

Superman #76 Superman Meets Batman (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Robert Greenberger
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Discusses the first full team-up of Superman and Batman, as it appeared in this comic, and the other stories included in it.

Indexer Notes

Printed on the inside front and back covers.

The Mightiest Team in the World (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
John Fischetti (pages 1-8); Stan Kaye (pages 9-12)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Batman; Lois Lane; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner Jim Gordon
Synopsis:
Clark Kent and Bruce Wayne are forced to share a room on a cruise ship, where they discover each others’ secret identities, and decide to play a trick on Lois Lane.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inking credit from GCD index of Superman Vol. 1, #76; corrected by Craig Delich in 2012. Inks credited to John Fischetti only in this issue.

The Misfit Manhunter (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Joe Harris
Synopsis:
Joe Harris’ attempts to be a lawman cause headaches for Superman.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writing and inking credits from GCD index of Superman Vol. 1, #76. Writing credited as “unknown” and inking credited to Wayne Boring in this issue.

The Gatling Gun (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Ben Galloway (signed)
Pencils:
Raymond Perry (signed)
Inks:
Raymond Perry (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Richard J. Gatling
Reprints:
Keywords:
machine guns

["I just adore men who smoke pipes..."] (Table of Contents)

Jerry the Jitterbug / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jerry the Jitterbug; Jerry's girlfriend
Synopsis:
At the suggestion of his girlfriend, Jerry takes up pipe smoking.
Reprints:

Mrs. Superman! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Lorraine Jennings; Superman; Perry White
Synopsis:
Superman teaches Lois a lesson when Lois tries to set up Clark with her roommate.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Daily Planet

Indexer Notes

Creator credits from GCD index of Superman Vol. 1, #76. Story and art credited as “unknown” in this issue.

Learn a Bit of Magic! (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Al McLean (signed)
Pencils:
Al McLean (signed)
Inks:
Al McLean (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Al McLean

Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The World’s Finest Team Makes Its Debut
    Superman and Batman
  2. 1. Superman #76 Superman Meets Batman
    Remembering the Millennium
  3. 2. The Mightiest Team in the World
    Superman
  4. 3. The Misfit Manhunter
    Superman
  5. 4. The Gatling Gun
  6. 5. ["I just adore men who smoke pipes..."]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  7. 6. Mrs. Superman!
    Superman
  8. 7. Learn a Bit of Magic!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
  • Jim Stangas
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jim Van Dore