(April 2000)

DC, 2000 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
3.95 USD; 6.25 CAD
Pages
68
On-sale date
2000-02-23
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC Comics Millennium Editions
Barcode
761941224084 00111
Editing
Vin Sullivan (original editor); Dale Crain (collected edition); Michael Wright (assistant editor, collected edition)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
one-shot

Issue Notes

Does not include the “Monthly Book Review” filler or the text story from Detective Comics #38. Original cover title "The Sensational Character Find of 1940...Robin The Boy Wonder."


The First Appearance of Robin (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bob Kane
Inks
Jerry Robinson
Colors
?
Letters
?; typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints

Detective Comics #38 The Dark Knight Lightens Up (A Little) (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Robert Greenberger
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Describes the creation of Robin, The Boy Wonder.

Indexer Notes

Printed on inside front and back covers.

Robin the Boy Wonder (Table of Contents: 2)

Batman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Bob Kane
Inks
Jerry Robinson
Colors
?
Letters
Jerry Robinson

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Boss Zucco
Synopsis
Batman takes in an orphan and helps him avenge the deaths of his parents.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Lettering credit from GCD index of Detective Comics #38.

[The Electrical Assassin] (Table of Contents: 3)

Spy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Maurice Kashuba
Inks
Maurice Kashuba
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; spy
Characters
Bart Regan
Synopsis
Bart Regan investigates the electrocution of a senator.
Reprints

[Dr. Hydkil] (Table of Contents: 4)

Red Logan / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ken Ernst
Inks
Ken Ernst
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Red Logan
Synopsis
Red investigates the death of a man who appears to have been bitten by a vampire.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art credit from GCD index to Detective Comics #38. Story and art credited as “unknown” in this issue.

[Phoney Jewel Robbery] (Table of Contents: 5)

Crimson Avenger / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Crimson Avenger
Synopsis
The Crimson Avenger uncovers a jewelry robbery scam.
Reprints

The Kidnaped Singer (Table of Contents: 6)

Speed Saunders, Ace Investigator / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils
Fred Guardineer
Inks
Fred Guardineer
Colors
?
Letters
Fred Guardineer

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Speed Saunders
Synopsis
Speed searches for a kidnapped singer.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Script and Letters credits from GCD index for Detective Comics #38. This issue credits Guardineer for the script, in error.

[The Gambler's Protector] (Table of Contents: 7)

Steve Malone, District Attorney / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Don Lynch
Pencils
Don Lynch
Inks
Don Lynch
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Steve Malone
Synopsis
Steve breaks up a gambling ring housed on the police commissioner’s yacht.
Reprints

[At the Arctic Circle] (Table of Contents: 8)

Cliff Crosby / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure
Characters
Cliff Crosby
Synopsis
Cliff finds a group of African natives at the Arctic Circle and restores their rightful ruler to the throne.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

All creator credits from GCD index for Detective Comics #38. Credited as “unknown” in this issue.

[The Big Fire] (Table of Contents: 9)

Slam Bradley / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Dennis Neville
Inks
Dennis Neville
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Slam Bradley; Shorty
Synopsis
Slam and Shorty save tenants from an apartment fire and discovers that it was deliberately set.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The First Appearance of Robin
    Batman
  2. 1. Detective Comics #38 The Dark Knight Lightens Up (A Little)
    Remembering the Millennium
  3. 2. Robin the Boy Wonder
    Batman
  4. 3. [The Electrical Assassin]
    Spy
  5. 4. [Dr. Hydkil]
    Red Logan
  6. 5. [Phoney Jewel Robbery]
    Crimson Avenger
  7. 6. The Kidnaped Singer
    Speed Saunders, Ace Investigator
  8. 7. [The Gambler's Protector]
    Steve Malone, District Attorney
  9. 8. [At the Arctic Circle]
    Cliff Crosby
  10. 9. [The Big Fire]
    Slam Bradley
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