(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
Printer
Printed in Canada
Editing
Adam Philips (credited) (editor - collected edition); Nick Napolitano (credited as Nick J. Napolitano) (associate editor - collected edition); Gill Fox (credited) (editor - original series); Ed Cronin (editor - original series); Mike Carlin (credited) (executive editor)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
one-shot

Issue Notes

Editorial credit for Ed Cronin is from the GCD index of the original issue, and does not appear in this reprint.

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

Firebrand [Quality] / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gill Fox (credited)
Inks
Gill Fox (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?; typeset

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
Les Daniels (credited)
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)

Firebrand [Quality] / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
S. M. Iger
Pencils
Reed Crandall (credited)
Inks
Reed Crandall (credited)
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 Brenner (credited as George E. Brenner)
Pencils
George Brenner (credited as George E. Brenner)
Inks
George Brenner (credited as George E. Brenner)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; crime; detective-mystery; 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 (credited)
Pencils
Gill Fox (credited)
Inks
Gill Fox (credited)
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 / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Witmer Williams (under house name Clark Williams)
Pencils
Witmer Williams (under house name Clark Williams)
Inks
Witmer Williams (under house name Clark Williams)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery; aviation
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
Vern Henkel
Pencils
Vern Henkel
Inks
Vern Henkel
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery; superhero
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 (credited)
Pencils
Jack Cole (credited)
Inks
Jack Cole (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Jack Cole

Genre
superhero; humor
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 (credited)
Inks
Al Bryant (credited)
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 (credited)
Pencils
Fred Guardineer (credited)
Inks
Fred Guardineer (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery; 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 Hyatt (credited as Robert M. Hyatt)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
detective-mystery; war; adventure
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
Art Peddy (credited as Arthur Peddy)
Inks
Art Peddy (credited as 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 (credited)
Pencils
John Devlin (credited)
Inks
John Devlin (credited)
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 (credited as Paul Carroll)
Pencils
Paul Gustavson (credited as Paul Carroll)
Inks
Paul Gustavson (credited as Paul Carroll)
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
    Firebrand [Quality]
  2. 1. Police Comics #1 Plastic Man Bounces into Action
    Remembering the Millennium
  3. 2. [Introducing the Firebrand]
    Firebrand [Quality]
  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
  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
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