(July 2000)

DC, 2000 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
2.50 USD; 3.95 CAD
Pages
36
On-sale date
2000-06-01
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC Comics Millennium Editions
Barcode
761941224459 00111
Editing
Mort Weisinger (original)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
one-shot

The Supergirl from Krypton! (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Kal-El]; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]
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Indexer Notes

The price has been removed from the original, and the number got moved next to the month (should be underneath). DC Silver Age Classics Action Comics #252 also credits this cover to Curt Swan and Stan Kaye, other sources credit Curt Swan and Al Plastino.

Action Comics #252: The Girl of Steel Arrives (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Robert Greenberger
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Indexer Notes

An overview of the context of this issue and the character, and credits. Appears on inside of front and back covers.

The Menace of Metallo! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 12.66 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Bernstein
Pencils
Al Plastino
Inks
Al Plastino
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Mort Weisinger

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Lois Lane; Metallo [John Corben] (intro, villain); Professor Vale; Perry White; Jimmy Olsen (cameo)
Synopsis
Criminal John Corben, who is nearly killed in an auto accident, is given a robot body powered by uranium. When he is hit by bullets meant for Lois, she assumes he is really Superman. Recognizing a good idea, Corben impersonates Superman to collect more uranium. Running out of sources of uranium, Corben learns that he can also be powered by kryptonite. But he doesn't realize that the kryptonite he steals is fake, prop kryptonite and collapses.
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Congo Bill Dies at Dawn! (Table of Contents: 3)

Congorilla / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Bernstein
Pencils
Howard Sherman
Inks
Howard Sherman
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Mort Weisinger

Genre
jungle; superhero
Characters
Congo Bill; Congorilla
Synopsis
While leading an expedition through the desert, Congo Bill stops at an apparently deserted oasis. But the water has been drugged, and the expedition passes out. When they awaken they find they are prisoners inside a nearby outpost that has been taken over by renegades. Bill, who is imprisoned separately from the others, rubs his magic ring and soon Congorilla is attacking the fort and freeing the expedition.
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Indexer Notes

Credits in this issue say "Unknown" for writer, but the corrections page in the Millennium Edition: Superboy #1 (2001 series), which was the last Millennium Edition, credits Robert Bernstein for this story.

The Supergirl from Krypton! (Table of Contents: 4)

Supergirl / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Al Plastino
Inks
Al Plastino
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Mort Weisinger (original)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Kal-El; Clark Kent]; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El] (introduction, origin); Zor-El (introduction, flashback); Alura (introduction, flashback); Miss Hart (introduction); Superboy (on a poster)
Synopsis
Superman spies a crashing rocket and discovers his cousin Supergirl. She tells him how Argo City survived the destruction of Krypton and how her father sent her to Earth when the inhabitants of Argo City were threatened by Kryptonite poisoning. Superman sets her up in Midvale Orphanage so she can adjust to life on Earth.
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Keywords
Anti-Kryptonite

The Man of Steel Combo Deal (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

[House Advertisements] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 5 pages (report information)

[Be a Dark Knight.] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Supergirl from Krypton!
    Supergirl
  2. 1. Action Comics #252: The Girl of Steel Arrives
    Remembering the Millennium
  3. 2. The Menace of Metallo!
    Superman
  4. 3. Congo Bill Dies at Dawn!
    Congorilla
  5. 4. The Supergirl from Krypton!
    Supergirl
  6. 5. The Man of Steel Combo Deal
  7. 6. [House Advertisements]
  8. 7. [Be a Dark Knight.]
    Got Milk?; Batman
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Merlin Haas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Allen Ross
  • Jerry Hillegas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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