(September 2000)

DC, 2000 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
3.95 USD; 6.25 CAD
Pages
68
On-sale date
2000-07-26
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC Comics Millennium Editions
Barcode
761941224268 00111
Editing
Gill Fox (original); Adam Philips (collected edition); Nick J. Napolitano (associate, collected edition)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
one-shot

Plastic Man Makes His Riotous Golden Age Debut (Table of Contents)

The Firebrand / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gill Fox
Inks
Gill Fox
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Firebrand; Plastic Man; The Human Bomb; Phantom Lady; The Mouthpiece
Reprints

Police Comics #1 Plastic Man Bounces into Action (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Robert Greenberger
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Discusses the features of Police Comics and its star Plastic Man.

Indexer Notes

Printed on inside front and back covers.

[Introducing the Firebrand] (Table of Contents: 2)

The Firebrand / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
S. M. Iger
Pencils
Reed Crandall
Inks
Reed Crandall
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Firebrand [Rod Reilly]; Slugger Dunn; Ed Reilly; Joan Rogers
Synopsis
Playboy Rod Reilly exposes a diamond smuggler posing as a baron.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writing credit from GCD index of Police Comics #1. Credited as "unknown" in this issue.

[The Origin of 711] (Table of Contents: 3)

#711 / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George E. Brenner
Pencils
George E. Brenner
Inks
George E. Brenner
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
#711 [Jacob Horn]
Synopsis
Jacob Horn takes the rap for a friend but leaves his prison cell to stop a swindler as costumed hero #711.
Reprints

[Dr. M. Balm's Man-Eating Plant] (Table of Contents: 4)

Super Snooper / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Gill Fox
Pencils
Gill Fox
Inks
Gill Fox
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Super Snooper; Dr. M. Balm
Synopsis
Dr. Balm sends a flesh-eating plant to kill Super Snooper, but it doesn't work according to plan.
Reprints

[The Attack of Ali Harid] (Table of Contents: 5)

Eagle Evans, Flier of Fortune / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Clark Williams
Pencils
Clark Williams
Inks
Clark Williams
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Eagle Evans; Snap Smith; Ali Harid
Synopsis
Evans and his photographer Snap risk their lives to get pictures of the enemy hiding in the dessert land Cyranis.
Reprints

[The Legend of the Black Baron] (Table of Contents: 6)

Chic Carter / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Vernon Henkel
Pencils
Vernon Henkel
Inks
Vernon Henkel
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Chic Carter; Curtis Randall; Hodges; Harvey Randall; Betty Randall; Cousin Damon
Synopsis
Chic becomes The Sword to find out who killed Curtis Randall for his estate.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story continues from Smash Comics #26. Creator credits from GCD index of Police Comics #1. Story and art credited to Will Eisner on this issue.

[The Origin of Plastic Man] (Table of Contents: 7)

Plastic Man / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Cole
Pencils
Jack Cole
Inks
Jack Cole
Colors
?
Letters
Jack Cole

Genre
superhero
Characters
Plastic Man [Eel O’Brian]
Synopsis
Gangster Eel O'Brian's dip in a vat of acid turns him into the superhero Plastic Man and against the mobsters he used to work with.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Lettering credit from GCD index of Police Comics #1.

[The Redemption of Steele Kerrigan] (Table of Contents: 8)

Steele Kerrigan / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Bryant
Inks
Al Bryant
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Steele Kerrigan; Anne
Synopsis
The day after being released from prison, Steele is returned to prison for the murder of a police officer and must escape to prove himself innocent.
Reprints

[The Alien Smuggling Racket] (Table of Contents: 9)

The Mouthpiece / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Fred Guardineer
Pencils
Fred Guardineer
Inks
Fred Guardineer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Bill Perkins [The Mouthpiece]
Synopsis
New DA Bill Perkins takes on a smuggling racket as the masked character The Mouthpiece.
Reprints

Vengeance! (Table of Contents: 10)

Dick Mace / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Robert M. Hyatt
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
detective-mystery; war
Characters
Dick Mace
Synopsis
Dick Mace investigates a shooting involving two veterans of the First World War.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Includes small illustrations.

[The Coming of the Phantom Lady] (Table of Contents: 11)

Phantom Lady / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Arthur Peddy
Inks
Arthur Peddy
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Phantom Lady [Sandra Knight]; Henry Knight
Synopsis
Socialite Sandra Knight looks into munitions manufacturers as Phantom Lady.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Dewey Drip / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
John Devlin
Pencils
John Devlin
Inks
John Devlin
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This the Drip residence?
Genre
humor
Characters
Dewey Drip
Synopsis
Backwoodsman Dewey Drip receives his draft notice.
Reprints

[The Origin of the Human Bomb] (Table of Contents: 13)

The Human Bomb / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Gustavson [as Paul Carroll] (signed)
Pencils
Paul Gustavson [as Paul Carroll] (signed)
Inks
Paul Gustavson [as Paul Carroll] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Paul Gustavson

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Human Bomb [Roy Lincoln]
Synopsis
Roy Lincoln is working on a new explosive with his father when a foreign enemy tries to steal it and he becomes The Human Bomb in the process.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

All Gustavson credits verified and courtesy of Terry Gustafson, son of Paul Gustavson.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Got Milk?; Superman / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. Plastic Man Makes His Riotous Golden Age Debut
    The Firebrand
  2. 1. Police Comics #1 Plastic Man Bounces into Action
    Remembering the Millennium
  3. 2. [Introducing the Firebrand]
    The Firebrand
  4. 3. [The Origin of 711]
    #711
  5. 4. [Dr. M. Balm's Man-Eating Plant]
    Super Snooper
  6. 5. [The Attack of Ali Harid]
    Eagle Evans, Flier of Fortune
  7. 6. [The Legend of the Black Baron]
    Chic Carter
  8. 7. [The Origin of Plastic Man]
    Plastic Man
  9. 8. [The Redemption of Steele Kerrigan]
    Steele Kerrigan
  10. 9. [The Alien Smuggling Racket]
    The Mouthpiece
  11. 10. Vengeance!
    Dick Mace
  12. 11. [The Coming of the Phantom Lady]
    Phantom Lady
  13. 12. ["This the Drip residence?"]
    Dewey Drip
  14. 13. [The Origin of the Human Bomb]
    The Human Bomb
  15. 14. ["Want bones of steel?"]
    Got Milk?; Superman
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Dan Kocher
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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