Millennium Edition: Superboy No. 1

DC Comics

United States

Published
February 2001
Page count
52
Cover price
2.95 USD; 4.95 CAD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/263619

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (original, credited)
Jack Schiff (original, actual)
Adam Phillips (collected edition)
Nick J. Napolitano (associate, collected edition)

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Show/hide Cover Untitled (Superboy) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman

Credits

Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (original, credited)
Jack Schiff (original, actual)
Adam Phillips (collected edition)
Nick J. Napolitano (associate, collected edition)

Reprint history

Printed in
from Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #1 (March-April 1949) [minus the price and with the issue number moved].

Notes

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 He also was the source of the credits as printed in this Millennium Edition, which are now superseded by his latest thoughts.

Show/hide 1. The Man Who Could See Tomorrow! (Superboy) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
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); Eye of the idol Choc-Tuk

Credits

Script
Don Cameron?
Pencils
John Sikela
Inks
Ed Dobrotka?

Reprint history

From GCD
from Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #1 (March-April 1949)

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.

Notes

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

Show/hide 2. Rocket Plane (Superboy's Workshop) Activity, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superboy's Workshop
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superboy

Credits

Art
Al Wenzel

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #1 (March-April 1949)
Rocket Plane
Printed in
Australia
Adventure Comics Featuring Superboy (Color Comics, 1949 series) #5 ([June 1949?])
Rocket Plane
Also printed
United Kingdom
Superboy Annual (Atlas Publishing, 1953 series) #1954-55 (1954)
Rocket Plane
 
Australia
Colossal Comic Annual (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #nn [1] ([August 1956?])
 
Australia
Colossal Comic Annual (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #nn [1] ([August 1956?])
Rocket Plane
From GCD
from Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #1 (March-April 1949)

Notes

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

Show/hide 3. "H'lo, little girl! What's your name?" (Shorty) Comic story, 2 pages

Featuring

Feature
Shorty
Genre
Gag
Characters
Shorty; Lottie; Olivia

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

Reprint history

From GCD
from Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #1 (March-April 1949)
Show/hide 4. The Boy Vandals! (Superboy) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superboy; The Smash and Grab Gang; East Island; Coastville

Credits

Script
Ed Hamilton
Pencils
Al Wenzel
Inks
Stan Kaye?

Reprint history

From GCD
from Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #1 (March-April 1949)

Synopsis

Superboy teaches some young vandals a lesson.

Notes

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

Show/hide 5. "Golly, I didn't catch a single fish today." (Daffy & Doodle) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Daffy & Doodle
Genre
Gag

Credits

Script
Lit-Win
Art
Lit-Win

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From GCD
from Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #1 (March-April 1949)
Show/hide 6. The Language of the Sea Text story, 2 pages

Featuring

Genre
Adventure
Characters
Jack Benson; The Captain

Credits

Author
Cliff Rhodes
Art
Raymond Perry (spot illo)
Letters
typeset

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From GCD
from Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #1 (March-April 1949)
Show/hide 7. "What's all the shooting about?" (Sagebrush Sam) Comic story, 2 pages

Featuring

Feature
Sagebrush Sam
Genre
Gag
Characters
Sagebrush Sam; Charlie

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

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Based on
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #1 (March-April 1949)
Untitled
Printed in
Australia
Adventure Comics Featuring Superboy (Color Comics, 1949 series) #5 ([June 1949?])
Untitled
From GCD
from Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #1 (March-April 1949)
Show/hide 8. "It's a beautiful day for a hike in the hills!" (Homer) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Homer
Genre
Gag
Characters
Homer; Homer's wife

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #1 (March-April 1949)
Untitled
Printed in
Australia
Captain Triumph Comics (Color Comics, 1949 series) #17 ([October 1949?])
Homer

Notes

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

Show/hide 9. "C'mon Tizzy. I'll take you to the movies!" (Shorty) Comic story, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Shorty
Genre
Gag
Characters
Shorty; Tizzy

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

Reprint history

From GCD
from Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #1 (March-April 1949)
Show/hide 10. Superboy Meets Mighty Boy! (Superboy) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superboy; Mighty Boy [Reuben] (intro); Jay V. Atkins; Klinkers Corners

Credits

Script
William Woolfolk?
Art
Al Wenzel

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #1 (March-April 1949)
Superboy Meets Mighty Boy!
 
Australia
Colossal Comic Annual (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #nn [1] ([August 1956?])
Superboy Meets Mighty Boy
Printed in
Australia
Adventure Comics Featuring Superboy (Color Comics, 1949 series) #5 ([June 1949?])
Superboy Meets Mighty Boy
From GCD
from Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #1 (March-April 1949)

Synopsis

A young boy is duped by an unscrupulous promoter into thinking he's stronger than Superboy.

Notes

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

Show/hide 11. Superboy #1 The Boy of Steel Flies Solo (Remembering the Millennium) Text article, 2 pages

Featuring

Feature
Remembering the Millennium

Credits

Author
Robert Greenberger
Letters
typeset

Notes

An overview of the context of this issue and the character, stories, and credits. Appears on pages 2 and 51 of this issue.

Show/hide 12. Corrections Credits, 1 page

Credits

Letters
typeset

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.

Show/hide 13. House Advertisements Promo (ad from the publisher), 3.5 pages

Notes

House advertisements for: Superman: Return to Krypton, Justice Leagues, DC Direct Superman and Supergirl statue, and Legion of Super-Heroes Archives vol. 2 (1/2 page). Appear in various places in this issue.

Show/hide 14. Ad Advertisement, 1 page

Notes

One one-page ad for: Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker (video game, Ubi Soft). Appears on page 52 in this issue.


Notes

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.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 37030

Entry created

  • 13/07/2008

Cover added

  • 01/04/2010

Index completed

  • 28/03/2011

Last updated

  • 28/04/2011