Millennium Edition: Batman No. 1 #[nn] [Direct Sales]
(February 2001)

DC, 2001 Series
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Price
3.95 USD; 6.50 CAD
Pages
68
On-sale Date
2000-12-20
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC Comics Millennium Editions
Barcode
761941224336 00111
Printer
Printed in Canada
Editing
Adam Philips (credited) (editor - collected edition); Nick Napolitano (credited as Nick J. Napolitano) (associate editor - collected edition); Whitney Ellsworth (credited) (editor - original series)

Issue Notes

Although "Meet the Artist" feature is listed in the credits, it does not appear in this issue.
This issue has variants:

The Debut Issue of Batman (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bob Kane (credited) (signed as Bob Kane)
Inks
Bob Kane (credited) (signed as Bob Kane); Jerry Robinson (credited) (backgrounds)
Colors
?
Letters
Jerry Robinson (logo design); typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin
Reprints

Batman #1 The Dynamic Duo Swing into Adventure (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Denny O'Neil (credited as Dennis O'Neil)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

On the inside front and inside back covers.

The Legend of the Batman--Who He Is and How He Came to Be! (Table of Contents: 2)

Batman / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger; Gardner Fox (credited)
Pencils
Bob Kane (credited, signed)
Inks
Bob Kane (credited, signed); Sheldon Moldoff (credited) (backgrounds)
Colors
?
Letters
Sheldon Moldoff

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman (Origin)
Reprints

[The Joker] (Table of Contents: 3)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger (credited)
Pencils
Bob Kane (credited, signed); Jerry Robinson
Inks
Bob Kane (credited, signed); Jerry Robinson (credited) (backgrounds)
Colors
?
Letters
Jerry Robinson

Feature Logo
Batman with Robin - The Boy Wonder [30's face]
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin; Joker (1st appearance)
Reprints

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

Major Bigsbe an' Botts / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Gustavson (credited, signed)
Pencils
Paul Gustavson (credited, signed)
Inks
Paul Gustavson (credited, signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Paul Gustavson

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yippe-e! Hey-cut that out! Waho-o-o!
Genre
humor; western-frontier
Characters
Major Bigsbe; Botts
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[The Giants of Hugo Strange] (Table of Contents: 5)

Batman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger (credited)
Pencils
Bob Kane (credited, signed)
Inks
Bob Kane (credited, signed); Jerry Robinson (credited) (backgrounds)
Colors
?
Letters
Jerry Robinson

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Hugo Strange
Reprints
Keywords
The Batplane; utility belt

Indexer Notes

Story is listed as "Professor Hugo Strange and the Monsters" in this issue's credits.

[The Cat] (Table of Contents: 6)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger (credited)
Pencils
Bob Kane (credited, signed)
Inks
Bob Kane (credited, signed); Jerry Robinson (credited) (backgrounds)
Colors
?
Letters
Jerry Robinson

Feature Logo
Batman with Robin - The Boy Wonder [30's face]
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin; The Cat [Catwoman] (1st appearance)
Reprints

Strictly Publicity (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Guy Monroe (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
detective-mystery
Reprints

Two Aces (Table of Contents: 8)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
George Shute (credited, signed)
Pencils
Raymond Perry (illustrations)
Inks
Raymond Perry (illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
war
Reprints

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

Ginger Snap / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Kane (credited as Ted Raye) (signed)
Pencils
Bob Kane (credited as Ted Raye) (signed)
Inks
Bob Kane (credited as Ted Raye) (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Bob Kane ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gosh! And only ten cents!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Ginger Snap
Reprints

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

Fantastic Facts / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Papp (credited) (signed as Geo. Papp)
Pencils
George Papp (credited) (signed as Geo. Papp)
Inks
George Papp (credited) (signed as Geo. Papp)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In Egypt they say "How are you sweating"? instead of "How is your health"?
Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Popeye (parody); Bluto (parody); Olive Oyl (parody)
Reprints

The Joker Returns (Table of Contents: 11)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger (credited)
Pencils
Bob Kane (credited, signed)
Inks
Bob Kane (credited, signed); Jerry Robinson (credited) (backgrounds)
Colors
?
Letters
Jerry Robinson

Feature Logo
Batman with Robin - The Boy Wonder [30's face]
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin; Commissioner Gordon; Joker
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Batman and Robin / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks
Bob Kane (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?; typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yours for bigger and better thrills
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin
Synopsis
Pin-up of Batman & Robin.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Sequence on back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Debut Issue of Batman
    Batman
  2. 1. Batman #1 The Dynamic Duo Swing into Adventure
    Remembering the Millennium
  3. 2. The Legend of the Batman--Who He Is and How He Came to Be!
    Batman
  4. 3. [The Joker]
    Batman and Robin
  5. 4. ["Yippe-e! Hey-cut that out! Waho-o-o!"]
    Major Bigsbe an' Botts
  6. 5. [The Giants of Hugo Strange]
    Batman
  7. 6. [The Cat]
    Batman and Robin
  8. 7. Strictly Publicity
  9. 8. Two Aces
  10. 9. ["Gosh! And only ten cents!"]
    Ginger Snap
  11. 10. ["In Egypt they say "How are you sweating"? instead of "How is your health"?"]
    Fantastic Facts
  12. 11. The Joker Returns
    Batman and Robin
  13. 12. ["Yours for bigger and better thrills"]
    Batman and Robin
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