(January 2001)

DC, 2001 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
2.50 USD; 3.95 CAD
Pages
36
On-sale date
2000-11-01
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC Comics Millennium Editions
Barcode
761941227849 00111
Editing
Jack Schiff (original); Adam Philips (collected edition); Nick J. Napolitano (associate, collected edition)
Color
Full Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
One-Shot

Issue Notes

Does not include the Buzzy PSA from Detective Comics #225.

This issue was selected for reprinting by readers in online voting for Millennium Editions.


DC Introduces the First Hero of the Silver Age (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Win Mortimer [as Winslow Mortimer] (credited)
Inks
Win Mortimer [as Winslow Mortimer] (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints

Detective Comics #225 J'onn J'onzz Comes to Earth (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Robert Greenberger
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Discusses the changes in comics of the 1950s and the creation of the Martian Manhunter.

Indexer Notes

Printed on inside front and back covers.

If I Were Batman (Table of Contents: 2)

Batman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Charles Paris
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; John Farrow; Martin Mayne; Commissioner Jim Gordon
Synopsis
Batman must keep John Farrow in prison while letting other men play Batman for a day.
Reprints

The Money That Came to Life! (Table of Contents: 3)

Roy Raymond TV Detective / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Miller
Pencils
Ruben Moreira
Inks
Ruben Moreira
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Roy Raymond; Karen; Dr. John R. Rodgers; Albert Martin; Sam Dales; Harry; Jane
Synopsis
A secretary who swindled a fortune from its rightful heirs believes himself haunted by the very money itself.
Reprints

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

Casey the Cop / 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
Hmm - this gym must be new around here!
Genre
humor
Characters
Casey the Cop
Synopsis
Casey responds to a cry for help from inside a gym.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Varsity Vic / 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
Are you sure?
Genre
humor
Characters
Varsity Vic
Synopsis
Vic wonders why his friend Bill never has any money.
Reprints

Four Tricks of the Detective's Trade (Table of Contents: 6)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Miller
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Factual text piece on methods detectives employ.

The Strange Experiment of Dr. Erdel (Table of Contents: 7)

John Jones, Manhunter from Mars / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Samachson
Pencils
Joe Certa
Inks
Joe Certa
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz; John Jones] (introduction; origin); Dr. Mark Erdel (introduction; death); Lt. Saunders
Synopsis
A scientific experiment brings a Martian to Earth and he takes on the life of a detective.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Script (only) attributed to Jack Miller by Rich Morrissey, but disputed by Bob Hughes. Samachson is current DC credit, as seen in Showcase Presents: Martian Manhunter (DC, 2007 series) #1.

[Rainy Beach Weather] (Table of Contents: 8)

Homer / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Homer
Synopsis
Homer finds the best time to hit the beach.
Reprints
Editing
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. DC Introduces the First Hero of the Silver Age
    Batman
  2. 1. Detective Comics #225 J'onn J'onzz Comes to Earth
    Remembering the Millennium
  3. 2. If I Were Batman
    Batman
  4. 3. The Money That Came to Life!
    Roy Raymond TV Detective
  5. 4. ["Hmm - this gym must be new around here!"]
    Casey the Cop
  6. 5. ["Are you sure?"]
    Varsity Vic
  7. 6. Four Tricks of the Detective's Trade
  8. 7. The Strange Experiment of Dr. Erdel
    John Jones, Manhunter from Mars
  9. 8. [Rainy Beach Weather]
    Homer
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