(February 2000)

DC, 2000 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
3.95 USD; 6.25 CAD
Pages
68
On-sale date
1999-12-08
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC Comics Millennium Editions
Barcode
761941223414 00111
Editing
Vin Sullivan (original editor)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
one-shot

Issue Notes

"Cover [design] and [Millennium] logo design by Glen Parsons." One sequence not reprinted in this replica is from inside front cover of Detective Comics #27: "Crime Never Pays" one page filler.


The Batman (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bob Kane
Inks
Bob Kane
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Remembering the Millennium: Detective Comics #27 The Bat-Man Arrives in Gotham City (Table of Contents: 1)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Greenberger
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

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

The Case of the Chemical Syndicate (Table of Contents: 2)

The Bat-Man / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Bob Kane [as Rob't Kane]
Inks
Bob Kane [as Rob't Kane]
Colors
?
Letters
Bob Kane

Genre
superhero
Characters
Bat-Man [later called Batman, intro], Commissioner Gordon [intro]; Alfred Stryker [villain]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This is an exact reprint of the story as originally published, rather than the redrawn and censored version which appears in some prior reprint editions. The murder victim on page 2, panel 2 does have the knife jutting from his back.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Tenderfoot / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
Charles Biro ?
Pencils
Charles Biro
Inks
Charles Biro
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Good-night, boys - now don't forget your good deeds!
Genre
humor
Reprints

Killers of Kurdistan (Table of Contents: 4)

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
Reprints

Bullet Bluff (Table of Contents: 5)

Buck Marshall, Range Detective / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Homer Fleming
Pencils
Homer Fleming
Inks
Homer Fleming
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Buck Marshall
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story in black and red only.

[The Mysterious Murders] (Table of Contents: 6)

Spy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Joe Shuster
Inks
Joe Shuster
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Bart Regan
Reprints

[Murder on the Oceanic Line Docks] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
Jim Chambers
Pencils
Jim Chambers
Inks
Jim Chambers
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Crimson Avenger [Lee Travis]; Wing
Reprints

Death on the Airwaves (Table of Contents: 8)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner F. Fox [as Paul Dean] (signed)
Pencils
Fred Guardineer
Inks
Fred Guardineer
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
detective-mystery
Reprints

Indexer Notes

On the lower left of the first page is a small ad for Daisy Air Rifle, and on the lower right of the second page is a small ad for Crowell Publishing company (magazine delivery).

[The New Orleans Mardi Gras Murder Part 1] (Table of Contents: 9)

Bruce Nelson / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Tom Hickey
Pencils
Tom Hickey
Inks
Tom Hickey
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Bruce Nelson
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story continued in Detective Comics (1937 series) #28.

The Mysterious Doctor Fu Manchu (Table of Contents: 10)

Doctor Fu Manchu / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Sax Rohmer (original novel); Leo O'Mealia (adaptation)
Pencils
Leo O'Mealia
Inks
Leo O'Mealia
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Artist credits by Craig Delich. Adapted from the novel by Sax Rohmer.
Story continued in Detective Comics (1937 series) #28.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Flatfoot Flannigan / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Paul Gustavson
Pencils
Paul Gustavson
Inks
Paul Gustavson
Colors
?
Letters
Paul Gustavson

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Calling all cars -- calling all cars -- bank robbery on Main and Center Streets...
Genre
humor
Characters
Flannigan
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[Illegal Aliens] (Table of Contents: 12)

Cosmo, the Phantom of Disguise / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Sven Elven
Pencils
Sven Elven
Inks
Sven Elven
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Cosmo
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story in black and red only.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Plain Clothes Pete / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Russell Cole
Pencils
Russell Cole [as Alger]
Inks
Russell Cole [as Alger]
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Pete, Louie th' Louse is operatin' 'round here again!
Genre
humor
Reprints

[The Murderer on Vacation] (Table of Contents: 14)

Slam Bradley / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Joe Shuster
Inks
Joe Shuster
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Slam Bradley; Shorty Morgan
Reprints

[House Advertisement] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

[Ads] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1.25 pages (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Batman
    Batman
  2. 1. Remembering the Millennium: Detective Comics #27 The Bat-Man Arrives in Gotham City
  3. 2. The Case of the Chemical Syndicate
    The Bat-Man
  4. 3. ["Good-night, boys - now don't forget your good deeds!"]
    Tenderfoot
  5. 4. Killers of Kurdistan
    Speed Saunders, Ace Investigator
  6. 5. Bullet Bluff
    Buck Marshall, Range Detective
  7. 6. [The Mysterious Murders]
    Spy
  8. 7. [Murder on the Oceanic Line Docks]
    The Crimson Avenger
  9. 8. Death on the Airwaves
  10. 9. [The New Orleans Mardi Gras Murder Part 1]
    Bruce Nelson
  11. 10. The Mysterious Doctor Fu Manchu
    Doctor Fu Manchu
  12. 11. ["Calling all cars -- calling all cars -- bank robbery on Main and Center Streets..."]
    Flatfoot Flannigan
  13. 12. [Illegal Aliens]
    Cosmo, the Phantom of Disguise
  14. 13. ["Pete, Louie th' Louse is operatin' 'round here again!"]
    Plain Clothes Pete
  15. 14. [The Murderer on Vacation]
    Slam Bradley
  16. 15. [House Advertisement]
  17. 16. [Ads]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Per Sandell
  • Jason Czeskleba
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Allen Ross
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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