(26 February 77)

IPC, 1977 Series
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Price:
0.08 GBP
Pages:
32
Indicia frequency:
every Monday
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
IPC Magazines Ltd.
Editing:
Kelvin Gosnell [as Tharg the Mighty]
Color:
Color cover; Mostly black and white interior
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Cover says "in orbit every Saturday," indicia says "published every Monday."


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Kevin O'Neill
Inks:
Kevin O'Neill
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Dan Dare; M.A.C.H. 1; Tharg the Mighty

Welcome To Your Future! (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
Science Fiction
Characters:
Giant; Earl Reagan; Bill Savage; M.A.C.H. 1; Dan Dare
Synopsis:
Introduction and details about the contents of this issue, with a small advertisement for the free gift in next week's issue.

[The Resistance Part 1] (Table of Contents)

Invasion! / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Pat Mills
Pencils:
Jesus Blasco
Inks:
Jesus Blasco
Letters:
Bill Nuttall

Genre:
Science Fiction
Characters:
Marshal Vashkov; Lady Shirley Brown; King Charles The Third; Bill Savage; Whitey
Synopsis:
The Volgan Republic of Asia attacks Britain, conquering it in The Eight Hour War. Bill Savage returns home to find his house destroyed, and his family killed.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story title is from 2000 AD website.

[Flesh Book 1 Part 1] (Table of Contents)

Flesh / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Pat Mills
Pencils:
Joan Boix [as Boix]
Inks:
Joan Boix [as Boix]
Letters:
Bill Nuttall

Genre:
Science Fiction
Characters:
Earl Reagan; Joe Brontowski; Maverick (death)
Synopsis:
Earl Reagan and The Rangers of the Trans-Time Corporation herd ten ton styracosaurs while fending off lurking tyrannosaurs.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story title is from 2000 AD website.

[Dan Dare Part 1] (Table of Contents)

Dan Dare / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Ken Armstrong; Pat Mills
Pencils:
Massimo Belardinelli
Inks:
Massimo Belardinelli
Colors:
? (pages 1 and 2 only)
Letters:
Bill Nuttall

Genre:
Science Fiction
Characters:
Dan Dare
Synopsis:
Dan Dare's space freighter Sirius is destroyed and he spots something "alien" in the red spot of Jupiter. Facing court martial for losing his ship, he escapes onto the Odyssey, which will be passing Jupiter before entering star drive.

[Vulcan Part 1] (Table of Contents)

M.A.C.H. 1 / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Pat Mills
Pencils:
Enio
Inks:
Enio
Letters:
Bill Nuttall

Genre:
Science Fiction
Characters:
John Probe; Sharpe
Synopsis:
John Probe becomes the first "man to be Activated by Compu-Puncture Hyperpower" and stops a group of terrorists who attacked R.A.F. Base Cottesdale.

Indexer Notes

Story title is from 2000 AD website.

[Harlem Heroes Part 1] (Table of Contents)

Harlem Heroes / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom Tully; Pat Mills
Pencils:
Dave Gibbons
Inks:
Dave Gibbons
Colors:
? (page 5 only)
Letters:
Dave Gibbons; Bill Nuttall

Genre:
Science Fiction
Characters:
Giant; Hairy; Louis Mayer; Slim
Synopsis:
The Harlem Heroes win the first round of the Aeroball world championship only to have their hover-powered "road-liner" crash, killing nearly the entire team.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Welcome To Your Future!
  3. 2. [The Resistance Part 1]
    Invasion!
  4. 3. [Flesh Book 1 Part 1]
    Flesh
  5. 4. [Dan Dare Part 1]
    Dan Dare
  6. 5. [Vulcan Part 1]
    M.A.C.H. 1
  7. 6. [Harlem Heroes Part 1]
    Harlem Heroes
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Morbus Iff
  • Merlin Haas
  • Steve Jenner
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Peter Croome
  • Morbus Iff
  • Gordon Keys