(June 2000)

DC, 2000 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
2.50 USD; 3.95 CAD
Pages
36
On-sale Date
2000-04-27
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC Comics Millennium Editions
Barcode
761941224992 00111
Printer
Printed in Canada
Editing
Adam Philips (credited) (editor - collected edition); Nick Napolitano (credited as Nick J. Napolitano) (associate editor - collected edition); Julius Schwartz (credited) (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

Dennis O'Neil and Neal Adams' First Tale of the Dark Knight (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Neal Adams (credited)
Inks
Neal Adams (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Delores Muerto
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

Detective Comics #395 O'Neil and Adams Come to Gotham City (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Robert Greenberger (credited)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

An overview of the context of this issue and the changes to Batman during the 1960s; also talking about the specific stories and the credits. This was also the first of the Millennium Editions to be voted on by the fans, and received nearly three times as many of the over 6,000 votes cast as the next runner-up, Wonder Woman #178. Appears on inside front and back covers.

The Secret of the Waiting Graves (Table of Contents: 2)

Batman / comic story / 15.17 pages (report information)

Script
Denny O'Neil (credited)
Pencils
Neal Adams (credited)
Inks
Dick Giordano (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Pedro Valdes; Juan Muerto; Dolores Muerto; Manuel
Synopsis
Batman discovers the secret of Juan and Dolores Muerto and their secret of immortality.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. In this Millennium Edition, it incorrectly just says "Art by Neal Adams" for this story in the credits on the inside back cover, although Giordano's inking credit still appears on the reprinted sequence.

Drop Out... or Drop Dead! (Table of Contents: 3)

Robin / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Robbins (credited)
Pencils
Gil Kane (credited)
Inks
Murphy Anderson (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Robin; Batman; Alfred; Jonah Haggenmiller; Firebrand Fran
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story continued from Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #394. Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

Crime-Writing Clues! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This filler was also reprinted in Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #395 (January 1970), which is why they reproduced it in this Millennium Edition.

Subscribe Now! (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) / 7.16 pages (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

Editing
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. Dennis O'Neil and Neal Adams' First Tale of the Dark Knight
    Batman
  2. 1. Detective Comics #395 O'Neil and Adams Come to Gotham City
    Remembering the Millennium
  3. 2. The Secret of the Waiting Graves
    Batman
  4. 3. Drop Out... or Drop Dead!
    Robin
  5. 4. Crime-Writing Clues!
  6. 5. Subscribe Now!
  7. 6. [House Advertisements]
  8. 7. ["Want bones of steel?"]
    Got Milk?; Superman
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jerry Hillegas (R.I.P.)
  • Merlin Haas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Andrew S. Troth
  • Allen Ross