(February 2001)

DC, 2001 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
2.95 USD; 4.95 CAD
Pages
52
On-sale date
2000-12-28
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC Comics Millennium Editions
Barcode
761941228174 00111
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (original, credited); Jack Schiff (original, actual); Adam Phillips (collected edition); Nick J. Napolitano (associate, collected edition)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
one-shot

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

Credits for this issue are from Bob Hughes, who documented his latest thoughts on the credits for the original of this issue on the DC Message Boards on 2007-11-04. He also was the source of the credits as printed in this Millennium Edition, which are now superseded by his latest thoughts.

This issue was selected for reprinting by readers in online voting for Millennium Editions. There is no note on its cover to indicate the election, while all other winners carry a notation.

Final release in DC's series of Millennium Editions.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman
Reprints

Superboy #1 The Boy of Steel Flies Solo (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Robert Greenberger
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

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

The Man Who Could See Tomorrow! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superboy / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Don C. Cameron?
Pencils
John Sikela
Inks
Ed Dobrotka?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Lois Lane (cameo); Superboy (flashback); Brandar the Great (flashback, dies); Margo Griffiths; Frank Vaughn (cameo); Dr. Stanton (cameo); Mayor Haskins (flashback, cameo)
Synopsis
Brandar the Great predicts the future. At a party attended by young Clark Kent he predicted that Margo Griffiths, now a young nurse in Metropolis, would cease to exist on her 21st birthday.
Reprints
Keywords
Eye of the idol Choc-Tuk

Indexer Notes

Really a Superman story, with the Superboy segment as a flashback.

Rocket Plane (Table of Contents: 3)

Superboy's Workshop / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Wenzel
Inks
Al Wenzel
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy
Reprints

Indexer Notes

How to make a rubber-band powered rocket, and a tin-can string telephone.

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

Shorty / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

First Line of Dialogue or Text
H'lo, little girl! What's your name?
Genre
humor
Characters
Shorty; Lottie; Olivia
Reprints

The Boy Vandals! (Table of Contents: 5)

Superboy / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Hamilton
Pencils
Al Wenzel
Inks
Stan Kaye?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy; The Smash and Grab Gang
Synopsis
Superboy teaches some young vandals a lesson.
Reprints
Keywords
Coastville; East Island; vandals

Indexer Notes

This Millennium Edition incorrectly credits the art to John Sikela and Ed Dobrotka (art id by Bob Hughes 10/2007).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Daffy & Doodle / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Lit-Win
Pencils
Lit-Win
Inks
Lit-Win
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Golly, I didn't catch a single fish today.
Genre
humor
Reprints

The Language of the Sea (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Cliff Rhodes
Pencils
Raymond Perry (spot illo)
Inks
Raymond Perry (spot illo)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure
Characters
Jack Benson; The Captain
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Sagebrush Sam / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What's all the shooting about?
Genre
humor
Characters
Sagebrush Sam; Charlie
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Homer / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's a beautiful day for a hike in the hills!
Genre
humor
Characters
Homer; Homer's wife
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This sequence was near the end of the original book, but moved up here.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Shorty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

First Line of Dialogue or Text
C'mon Tizzy. I'll take you to the movies!
Genre
humor
Characters
Shorty; Tizzy
Reprints

Superboy Meets Mighty Boy! (Table of Contents: 11)

Superboy / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
William Woolfolk?
Pencils
Al Wenzel
Inks
Al Wenzel
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy; Mighty Boy [Reuben] (intro); Jay V. Atkins
Synopsis
A young boy is duped by an unscrupulous promoter into thinking he's stronger than Superboy.
Reprints
Keywords
Klinkers Corners

Indexer Notes

This Millennium Edition incorrectly credits the art to Ed Dobrotka (art id by Bob Hughes 10/2007).

Corrections (Table of Contents: 12)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

This was the last of the Millennium Editions, and thus a page of credit corrections for the series as a whole was added. There are corrections to the following Millennium Editions: Action Comics #252, All Star Comics #3, Batman #1, The Brave and the Bold #28, Detective Comics #38, Detective Comics #225, Detective Comics #359, Flash Comics #1, Mysterious Suspense #1, Police Comics #1, Sensation Comics #1, Showcase #9, Superman #1, Superman #76, Whiz Comics #2, Wonder Woman #1, and World's Finest Comics #71. There is also this acknowledgment: "We would like to thank the following people who helped make the Millennium Editions possible through the loan of source material and identification of talent: Jerry Bails, John Coates, Joe Desris, Mark Evanier, Paul Hamerlinck, Richard Howell, Robert Hughes, Robert Klein, Pat Lang, Richard Morrissey, Roy Thomas, Michael Uslan, and the Diamond International Galleries." Appears on page 50 of this issue.

[House Advertisements] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 3.5 pages (report information)

[Batman Beyond Return of the Joker] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superboy
  2. 1. Superboy #1 The Boy of Steel Flies Solo
    Remembering the Millennium
  3. 2. The Man Who Could See Tomorrow!
    Superboy
  4. 3. Rocket Plane
    Superboy's Workshop
  5. 4. ["H'lo, little girl! What's your name?"]
    Shorty
  6. 5. The Boy Vandals!
    Superboy
  7. 6. ["Golly, I didn't catch a single fish today."]
    Daffy & Doodle
  8. 7. The Language of the Sea
  9. 8. ["What's all the shooting about?"]
    Sagebrush Sam
  10. 9. ["It's a beautiful day for a hike in the hills!"]
    Homer
  11. 10. ["C'mon Tizzy. I'll take you to the movies!"]
    Shorty
  12. 11. Superboy Meets Mighty Boy!
    Superboy
  13. 12. Corrections
  14. 13. [House Advertisements]
  15. 14. [Batman Beyond Return of the Joker]
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