(2000 [January 2001])

DC, 2000 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
19.95 USD; 31.00 CAD
Pages
164
On-sale Date
2000-11-15
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [bullet]
ISBN
1-56389-640-0 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
761941223131 00111
Editing
Michael Wright (collected edition)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Binding
Squarebound Trade Paperback

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ty Templeton
Inks
Ty Templeton
Colors
Ty Templeton
Letters
Todd Klein

Genre
superhero
Characters
Impulse; Batman; Flash [Wally West]; Enemy Ace; Robin [Tim Drake]; Green Lantern [Kyle Rayner]; Captain Marvel; Superman; Lightning Lad; Darkseid; Cain; Wonder Woman

Indexer Notes

Letters credit from Todd Klein via http://kleinletters.com/.

A DC Universe Christmas (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 4 pages (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Title, credits, table of contents and indicia information pages.

Wanted: Santa Claus -- Dead or Alive! (Table of Contents: 2)

Batman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Denny O'Neil
Pencils
Frank Miller
Inks
Steve Mitchell
Colors
Glynis Oliver [as Glynis Wein]
Letters
Ben Oda
Editing
Joe Orlando (original managing editor); Len Wein (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Christmas Eve in Gotham: First, a layer of pale snow had touched the city, and now sleet slants across the streets from the North...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Matty Lasko; Boomer Katz; Mister Jackson; "Fats" Morgan; Al; Louie
Synopsis
Batman stops a mob from stealing the day's receipts from a department store with the help of Boomer Katz, a paroled robber, and the light from a Nativity star.
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Indexer Notes

Set in Gotham City at Christmas Eve.

Present Tense (Table of Contents: 3)

Flash / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Waid; Brian Augustyn
Pencils
Paul Ryan
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
Tom McCraw
Letters
John Costanza
Editing
Darren Vincenzo (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Flash [Wally West]; Linda Park
Synopsis
Wally gets Linda the perfect gift.
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The Story of Fir Balsam (Table of Contents: 4)

Wonder Woman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
William Moulton Marston [as Charles Moulton]
Pencils
Harry G. Peter
Inks
Harry G. Peter
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Sheldon Mayer (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman; Fir Balsam (intro, a talking tree); Babs Carter; Teddy Carter; Jeb Carter; Nan Carter; Fritz Krieg (villain); Carl Natz (Intro for both); Nazis; Steve Trevor
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The Gift (Table of Contents: 5)

Superman / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Jurgens
Pencils
Dan Jurgens
Inks
Brett Breeding
Colors
Jason Wright
Letters
John Costanza
Editing
Darren Vincenzo (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman
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A Swingin' Christmas Carol! (Table of Contents: 6)

Teen Titans / comic story / 21.5 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Haney
Pencils
Nick Cardy
Inks
Nick Cardy
Colors
Helen Vesik
Letters
Joe Letterese
Editing
George Kashdan (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Teen Titans [Robin [Dick Grayson]; Kid Flash [Wally West]; Wonder Girl [Donna Troy]; Aqualad [Garth]]; Ebenezer Scrounge; Bob Ratchet; Tiny Tom Ratchet; Jacob Farley; Mr. Big (real name unknown); Mr. Big's unnamed crew
Synopsis
After Tiny Tom Ratchet discovers that his father's employer, Mr. Scrounge, is letting criminals use the junkyard for illicit activity, he contacts the Teen Titans — who, noting the situation's parallels to Dickens' classic tale, haunt Scrounge as the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future.
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Indexer Notes

The second page of the original story has been cut.

Present Tense (Table of Contents: 7)

Darkseid / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Ty Templeton
Pencils
Ty Templeton
Inks
Ty Templeton
Colors
Ty Templeton
Letters
Ty Templeton
Editing
Darren Vincenzo (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Darkseid
Reprints

Billy Batson's Xmas (Table of Contents: 8)

Captain Marvel / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
C. C. Beck; Pete Costanza; Beck-Costanza Studio
Inks
C. C. Beck; Pete Costanza; Beck-Costanza Studio
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Wendell Crowley (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Uncle Marvel [Uncle Dudley]; Mary Marvel [Mary Batson]; Captain Marvel, Jr. [Freddy Freeman]; Sterling Morris; Mike (last name unknown); Ramberg (full name unknown); Santa Claus (as costume only)
Synopsis
Captain Marvel helps Mike get his job as Santa Claus back just in time for Billy's Christmas Eve party, at which he and Billy exchange special gifts.
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Indexer Notes

Uncle Marvel does not appear in costume. Captain Marvel Jr. and Mary Marvel identities are seen in splash panel only.

Alone for the Holidays (Table of Contents: 9)

Robin / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Chuck Dixon
Pencils
Gordon Purcell
Inks
Danny Miki
Colors
Noelle Giddings
Letters
Clem Robins
Editing
Darren Vincenzo (original editor); Joseph Illidge (original associate editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Robin [Tim Drake]; Stephanie Brown [Spoiler]; Oracle [Barbara Gordon]; Nightwing [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Pennyworth
Reprints

Star Light, Star Bright... Farthest Star I See Tonight! (Table of Contents: 10)

Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Levitz
Pencils
José Luis García-López [as Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez]
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
Ben Oda
Editing
Joe Orlando (original managing editor); Len Wein (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The year is 2979 A.D., the city is Metropolis, the planet Earth. And the flying figure is, of course, Superboy, breaking the time barrier to visit the most extraordinary band of heroic youths in the galaxy...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy [Clark Kent]; Phantom Girl [Tinya Wazzo]; Mon-El; Saturn Girl [Imra Ardeen]; Karate Kid [Val Armorr] (cameo); Sun Boy [Dirk Morgna] (cameo); Princess Projectra (cameo); Chameleon Boy [Reep Daggle] (cameo); Colossal Boy [Gim Allen] (cameo); Wildfire [Drake Burroughs]; Lightning Lad [Garth Ranzz]]
Synopsis
Superboy convinces the Legion of Super-Heroes to go searching for the star that shown over Bethlehem during Jesus' birth on Christmas Eve.
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The Present (Table of Contents: 11)

Green Lantern; Green Arrow / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Devin Grayson
Pencils
Will Rosado
Inks
Sal Buscema
Colors
Lee Loughridge
Letters
John Costanza
Editing
Darren Vincenzo (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Connor Hawke]; Green Lantern [Kyle Rayner]
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Night Prowler! (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Len Wein
Pencils
Bernie Wrightson (Cain image page 1, all art on pages 2-4); Howard Chaykin (splash page 1)
Inks
Bernie Wrightson (Cain image page 1, all art on pages 2-4); Howard Chaykin (splash page 1)
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snapinn ?
Editing
Joe Orlando (original editor); E. Nelson Bridwell (revised version editor)

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Cain
Synopsis
On Christmas Eve, a man and his wife are awakened by the sounds of a prowler in the house.
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Indexer Notes

This story was originally 3 pages in House of Mystery #191. The added splash/introduction page is by Howard Chaykin, reprinted in altered form from Forbidden Tales of Dark Mansion (DC, 1972 series) #15 (March 1974) with image of Cain (in lower right) by Berni Wrightson pasted in from the Wrightson splash page in House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #211 (February 1973). "House of Mystery" was added across the top of splash page.

The Harley and the Ivy (Table of Contents: 13)

Harley Quinn; Poison Ivy / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Ronnie Del Carmen; Paul Dini
Pencils
Ronnie Del Carmen
Inks
Ronnie Del Carmen
Colors
Ronnie Del Carmen
Letters
Ronnie Del Carmen
Editing
Scott Peterson (original editor); Darren Vincenzo (original associate editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Harley Quinn; Poison Ivy; Batman
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Santa Fronts for the Mob (Table of Contents: 14)

Sandman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Kirby
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Joe Simon ?
Colors
?
Letters
Howard Ferguson
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Sandman [Wesley Dodds]; Sandy [Sandy Hawkins]; F. P. Miller; Peter Aloysius Vandergilt III; Mountain Man Bearde; Slicky (villain); Max (villain); Smoothe (villain)
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An Eye for Detail (Table of Contents: 15)

Bat Lash / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Chuck Dixon
Pencils
Quique Alcatena
Inks
Quique Alcatena
Colors
Rick Taylor
Letters
Clem Robins
Editing
Darren Vincenzo (original editor); Joseph Illidge (original associate editor)

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Bat Lash
Reprints

Silent Night (Table of Contents: 16)

Enemy Ace / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
John Byrne
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Andy Kubert (finished art)
Colors
Glenn Whitmore
Editing
Mark Waid (original editor)

Genre
war
Characters
Enemy Ace [Hans von Hammer]
Reprints

No, Bart, There Is No Santa Claus (Table of Contents: 17)

Impulse / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Waid; Devin Grayson
Pencils
Craig Rousseau
Inks
Mike Sellers
Colors
Jason Scott Jones
Letters
Clem Robins
Editing
Darren Vincenzo (original editor); Joseph Illidge (original associate editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Impulse
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Superman's Christmas Adventure (Table of Contents: 18)

Superman / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Jack Burnley
Inks
Jack Burnley
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
? (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Lois Lane; Santa Claus; Billy Connelly; Perry White; James Daniels; Dr. Grouch; Mr. Meaney
Synopsis
Dr. Grouch and Mr. Meany try to take over the North Pole so they can run it at a profit.
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Editing
Related Scans
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. A DC Universe Christmas
  3. 2. Wanted: Santa Claus -- Dead or Alive!
    Batman
  4. 3. Present Tense
    Flash
  5. 4. The Story of Fir Balsam
    Wonder Woman
  6. 5. The Gift
    Superman
  7. 6. A Swingin' Christmas Carol!
    Teen Titans
  8. 7. Present Tense
    Darkseid
  9. 8. Billy Batson's Xmas
    Captain Marvel
  10. 9. Alone for the Holidays
    Robin
  11. 10. Star Light, Star Bright... Farthest Star I See Tonight!
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  12. 11. The Present
    Green Lantern; Green Arrow
  13. 12. Night Prowler!
  14. 13. The Harley and the Ivy
    Harley Quinn; Poison Ivy
  15. 14. Santa Fronts for the Mob
    Sandman
  16. 15. An Eye for Detail
    Bat Lash
  17. 16. Silent Night
    Enemy Ace
  18. 17. No, Bart, There Is No Santa Claus
    Impulse
  19. 18. Superman's Christmas Adventure
    Superman
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