(December 2000)

DC, 2000 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
3.95 USD; 6.25 CAD
Pages
68
On-sale date
2000-10-18
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC Comics Millennium Editions
Barcode
761941227658 00111
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (original); Adam Philips (collected edition); Nick J. Napolitano (associate, collected edition)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
one-shot

Issue Notes

This issue was selected for reprinting by readers in online voting for Millennium Editions, as noted at the bottom of the front cover.


Starman Soars into Comics Legend (Table of Contents)

Starman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Burnley
Inks
Jack Burnley
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Starman [Ted Knight]; Sandman [Wesley Dodds] (inset)
Reprints

Adventure Comics #61 The Arrival of Starman (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Robert Greenberger
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Details the creation and career of the Golden Age Starman.

Indexer Notes

Printed on inside front and back covers.

[The Amazing Starman] (Table of Contents: 2)

Starman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Jack Burnley
Inks
Jack Burnley; Ray Burnley (backgrounds)
Colors
Raymond Perry
Letters
Betty Bentley

Genre
superhero
Characters
Starman [Ted Knight]; Miss Lee; Chief Allen; Dr. Doog
Synopsis
Starman fights to restore electricity, diverted by Dr. Doog.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Creator credits from GCD index of Adventure Comics #61. Script credited to unknown and complete art credited to Jack Burnley in this issue.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Mark Lansing / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Howard Purcell
Pencils
Howard Purcell
Inks
Howard Purcell
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Lishak the gladiator has been sent...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Lishak; Costa; Kit; Mark Lansing; King Talon
Synopsis
King Talon helps Mark escape from Lishak and free Kit from Costa.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Facts / text article / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Approximately 100,000,000 chickens...
Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Presents two facts about chicken and coal.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Federal Men / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Chad Grothkopf
Inks
Chad Grothkopf
Colors
?
Letters
Chad Grothkopf

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Like some ghostly bird...
Genre
detective-mystery
Synopsis
The Federal Men must stop a plane from harassing border patrol agents.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Lettering credit from GCD index of Adventure Comics #61.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Steve Conrad, Adventurer / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Lehti
Pencils
Jack Lehti
Inks
Jack Lehti
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, Chang, Singapore hasn't changed a bit...
Genre
adventure
Synopsis
A friend of Steve finds a treasure, but also finds himself murdered.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Peter and His Pup / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Ray McGill
Pencils
Ray McGill
Inks
Ray McGill
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's a swell day, Whiskers!
Genre
humor
Characters
Peter; Whiskers
Synopsis
Peter and Whiskers go fishing.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

McGill incorrectly listed as McGirk in the credits. Corrected by Jim Stangas via the GCD Errors list, February 2010.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

The Quiz Page / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff [as Bolty]
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff [as Bolty]
Inks
Henry Boltinoff [as Bolty]
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

First Line of Dialogue or Text
How did Death Valley get its name?
Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Real fact page in quiz format.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Hourman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Ken Fitch
Pencils
Bernard Baily
Inks
Bernard Baily
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Hour-Man, famed defender of the right, is really Rex Tyler...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Hourman; Mr. Whistle; Thorndyke
Synopsis
With the help of the Minute-Men of America, Hourman puts an end to The Whistler and his mechanical dinosuars.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Paul Kirk, Manhunter / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Moore
Pencils
Ed Moore
Inks
Ed Moore
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What's cookin', Chief?
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Paul Kirk
Synopsis
Paul Kirk solves the supposed kidnapping of a banker.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Cotton Carver, Defender of Barlunda / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Lehti
Pencils
Jack Lehti
Inks
Jack Lehti
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
After overcoming Xargon's revolt...
Genre
adventure; science fiction
Characters
Cotton Carver; Deela; Nardak; Orko
Synopsis
Cotton saves Deela from Orko.
Reprints

Case of the Black Cat (Table of Contents: 12)

Detective Jimmy Owen / text story / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script
T. C. O’Neil
Pencils
Fred Ray [as Ray]
Inks
Fred Ray [as Ray]
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Jimmy Owen
Synopsis
Detective Jimmy Owen must protect the life of a cat.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Text story with illustration.

Superman Is on the Radio (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Superman / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Menace of the Metal Gun! (Table of Contents: 14)

The Sandman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Creig Flessel
Inks
Creig Flessel
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Sandman; Dian Belmont; Ivan Borloff
Synopsis
Sandman must stop a ray that dissolves metal.
Reprints
Editing
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. Starman Soars into Comics Legend
    Starman
  2. 1. Adventure Comics #61 The Arrival of Starman
    Remembering the Millennium
  3. 2. [The Amazing Starman]
    Starman
  4. 3. ["Lishak the gladiator has been sent..."]
    Mark Lansing
  5. 4. ["Approximately 100,000,000 chickens..."]
    Facts
  6. 5. ["Like some ghostly bird..."]
    Federal Men
  7. 6. ["Well, Chang, Singapore hasn't changed a bit..."]
    Steve Conrad, Adventurer
  8. 7. ["It's a swell day, Whiskers!"]
    Peter and His Pup
  9. 8. ["How did Death Valley get its name?"]
    The Quiz Page
  10. 9. ["The Hour-Man, famed defender of the right, is really Rex Tyler..."]
    Hourman
  11. 10. ["What's cookin', Chief?"]
    Paul Kirk, Manhunter
  12. 11. ["After overcoming Xargon's revolt..."]
    Cotton Carver, Defender of Barlunda
  13. 12. Case of the Black Cat
    Detective Jimmy Owen
  14. 13. Superman Is on the Radio
    Superman
  15. 14. The Menace of the Metal Gun!
    The Sandman
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Dan Kocher
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jim Van Dore