(November 2000)

DC, 2000 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
2.50 USD; 3.95 CAD
Pages
36
On-sale date
2000-09-13
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC Comics Millennium Editions
Barcode
761941224343 00111
Editing
Mort Weisinger (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

The First Appearance of the Legion of Super-Heroes (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy; Legion of Super-Heroes [Cosmic Boy; Lightning Lad [as Lightning Boy]; Saturn Girl]
Reprints

Adventure Comics #247 DC Comics Looks to the Future (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Robert Greenberger
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Describes the first appearance and early rise of The Legion of Super-Heroes.

Indexer Notes

Printed on the inside front and back covers.

The Legion of Super-Heroes (Table of Contents: 2)

Superboy / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Al Plastino
Inks
Al Plastino
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy; Legion of Super-Heroes [Cosmic Boy; Lightning Lad [as Lightning Boy]; Saturn Girl]; Jonathan Kent (cameo)
Synopsis
Three teens from the future offer Superboy membership in their super-hero club. But when Superboy fails to complete three simple tasks, the Legionnaires pretend to reject him, until they reveal that the three tasks were merely intitiation pranks which proved he is a good sport.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Reprint of the first appearance of the Legion. Lightning Lad is called Lightning Boy in this story. Several other unidentified Legionnaires appear in the story. The Legionnaires are not yet in their regular costumes.

Read 'Em and Laugh! (Table of Contents: 3)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Reprints

Indexer Notes

A collection of quick jokes.

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

Little Pete / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Pete, would you like to take Rover out for a walk?
Genre
humor
Characters
Little Pete; Mister Roberts
Synopsis
Pete figures out an easier way to walk a dog.
Reprints

The 13 Superstition Arrows (Table of Contents: 5)

Green Arrow / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Herron
Pencils
George Papp
Inks
George Papp
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; C. M. Hawkins
Synopsis
To secure a $5,000,000 bequest to charity, Green Arrow must use 13 trick arrows with gimmicks associated with bad luck.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer identification by Martin O'Hearn. Writing credited as "unknown" in this issue.

[Money] (Table of Contents: 6)

Casey the Cop / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Casey the Cop
Synopsis
Casey plays a trick with some play money.
Reprints

Aquaman's Super Sea-Squad (Table of Contents: 7)

Aquaman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Miller
Pencils
Ramona Fradon
Inks
Ramona Fradon
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Aquaman
Synopsis
Aquaman has to carefully deliver a nuclear projectile to the military before it detonates.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer identification by Martin O'Hearn. Writing credited as "unknown" in this issue.

Editing
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. The First Appearance of the Legion of Super-Heroes
    Superboy
  2. 1. Adventure Comics #247 DC Comics Looks to the Future
    Remembering the Millennium
  3. 2. The Legion of Super-Heroes
    Superboy
  4. 3. Read 'Em and Laugh!
  5. 4. ["Pete, would you like to take Rover out for a walk?"]
    Little Pete
  6. 5. The 13 Superstition Arrows
    Green Arrow
  7. 6. [Money]
    Casey the Cop
  8. 7. Aquaman's Super Sea-Squad
    Aquaman
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