(March 2000)

DC, 2000 Series
 
Price:
3.95 USD; 6.25 CAD
Pages:
68
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics
Brand:
DC Comics Millennium Edition
Barcode:
76194122376600111
Editing:
Bill Parker (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 Newsstand Debut of Whiz Comics (Table of Contents)

Captain Marvel / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
C. C. Beck
Inks:
C. C. Beck
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Marvel
Reprints:

Whiz Comics #2 Captain Marvel Debuts (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Robert Greenberger
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Gives the details of the creation of Captain Marvel and Whiz Comics.

Indexer Notes

Printed on the inside front and back covers.

[Introducing Captain Marvel] (Table of Contents)

Captain Marvel / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Parker
Pencils:
C. C. Beck
Inks:
C. C. Beck
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Shazam; Ebenezer Batson (cameo); Sterling Morris; Dr. Thaddeus Bodog Sivana
Synopsis:
Billy Batson is given the powers of the gods by the wizard Shazam and secures a job at Amalgamated Broadcasting Co. by bringing in Sivana as Captain Marvel.
Reprints:

[Ibis Lives Again] (Table of Contents)

Ibis the Invincible / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Parker
Pencils:
Bob Kingett
Inks:
Bob Kingett
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Ibis; Princess Taia
Synopsis:
Ancient Egyptian Ibis comes back to life and raises Princess Taia, but loses his Ibistick.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story continues in Whiz Comics #3. Art is credited to C.C. Beck on the GCD index for Whiz Comics #2.

[Origin of Golden Arrow] (Table of Contents)

Golden Arrow / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Parker
Pencils:
Greg Duncan
Inks:
Greg Duncan
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Paul Parsons; Gloria Parsons; Brand Braddock; Nugget Ned; Golden Arrow [Roger Parsons]
Synopsis:
Orphaned Golden Arrow sets out to find the people responsible for the deaths of his parents.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Creator credits supplied by GCD index of Whiz Comics #2. Credited as “unknown” in this issue.

[The Coming of Spy Smasher] (Table of Contents)

Spy Smasher / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Parker
Pencils:
C. C. Beck
Inks:
C. C. Beck
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spy Smasher [Alan Armstrong]; Admiral Corby; Eve Corby; Zambo; The Mask
Synopsis:
Spy Smasher thwarts the theft of secret naval plans.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Creator credits supplied by GCD index of Whiz Comics #2. Credited as “unknown” in this issue.

[The Radium Theft of Dr. Death] (Table of Contents)

Scoop Smith / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Parker
Pencils:
Greg Duncan
Inks:
Greg Duncan
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
John Galt; Brice Lane; Scoop Smith; Blimp Black; Bruce Lane; Dr. Death [James Kirk]
Synopsis:
Scoop investigates the theft of radium from City Hospital.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Creator credits supplied by GCD index of Whiz Comics #2. Credited as “unknown” in this issue.

[Incident At Maloana] (Table of Contents)

Lance O’'Casey / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Parker
Pencils:
Pete Costanza
Inks:
Pete Costanza
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Lance O’'Casey; Barracuda Brent; Bentley Brewster; Betty Brewster
Synopsis:
Lance’s discovery of a wounded trader leads him to Barracuda Brent’s jungle palace and his two hostages.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art credited to Bob Kingett on GCD index of Whiz Comics #2; Pete Costanza in this issue. Also Bill Parker has a question mark on GCD index of Whiz Comics #2, but is credited in this issue.

Seals of Doom (Table of Contents)

Dan Dare / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Parker
Pencils:
Greg Duncan
Inks:
Greg Duncan
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Dan Dare; Carol Clews; Carlos Peseta
Synopsis:
Dan Dare travels to Florida to solve a murder.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Creator credits supplied by GCD index of Whiz Comics #2. Credited as “unknown” in this issue.

[Lucky Seven Cash Contest] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
(various)
Inks:
(various)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Ibis [Prince Amentep]; Lance O'Casey; Dan Dare; Golden Arrow [Roger Parsons]; Scoop Smith; Spy Smasher [Alan Armstrong]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Reprint of original request for reader feedback on the seven features included in Whiz Comics #2.

["They have a vision..."] (Table of Contents)

3 Musketeers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
D'Artagnan; Athos; Porthos

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Ad for 3 Musketeers candy bar done in the style of a movie poster. (not a reprint.)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Newsstand Debut of Whiz Comics
    Captain Marvel
  2. 1. Whiz Comics #2 Captain Marvel Debuts
    Remembering the Millennium
  3. 2. [Introducing Captain Marvel]
    Captain Marvel
  4. 3. [Ibis Lives Again]
    Ibis the Invincible
  5. 4. [Origin of Golden Arrow]
    Golden Arrow
  6. 5. [The Coming of Spy Smasher]
    Spy Smasher
  7. 6. [The Radium Theft of Dr. Death]
    Scoop Smith
  8. 7. [Incident At Maloana]
    Lance O’'Casey
  9. 8. Seals of Doom
    Dan Dare
  10. 9. [Lucky Seven Cash Contest]
  11. 10. ["They have a vision..."]
    3 Musketeers
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