(05 March 1977)

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

Issue Notes

Indicia says "published every Monday." Cover says "in orbit every Saturday."


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Dan Dare / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Massimo Belardinelli
Inks:
Massimo Belardinelli
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Dan Dare

[The Resistance Part 2] (Table of Contents)

Invasion / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Gerry Finley-Day
Pencils:
Jesus Blasco
Inks:
Jesus Blasco
Letters:
Jack Potter

Genre:
Science Fiction
Characters:
Marshal Vashkov; Bill Savage; George
Synopsis:
Bill Savage bursts into a bar and shoots some Volgs; a stranger observes with interest.

Indexer Notes

Story title is from 2000 AD website.

[Flesh Book 1 Part 2] (Table of Contents)

Flesh / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Ken Armstrong
Pencils:
Juan Boix [as Boix]
Inks:
Juan Boix [as Boix]
Letters:
Bill Nuttall

Genre:
Science Fiction
Characters:
Huck (death); Earl Reagan; Joe Brontowski
Synopsis:
A Fleshdozer malfunctions, killing two men. As Joe and Reagan head out to fetch more beasts for the slaughter, a pteranodon attack leaves Joe in dire straits.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story title is from 2000 AD website.

[Vulcan Part 2] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Robert Flynn
Pencils:
Enio
Inks:
Enio
Letters:
Jack Potter

Genre:
Science Fiction
Characters:
John Probe; Sharpe
Synopsis:
John Probe dives from a RAF Nimrod onto the back of the flying Vulcan aircraft filled with nerve gas. Ripping his way inside, a terrorist's bullet punctures a container, causing hallucinations in our hero before he sets the Vulcan down safely in the Thames Mud Flats.

Indexer Notes

Story title is from 2000 AD website.

[Dan Dare Part 2] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Kelvin Gosnell
Pencils:
Massimo Belardinelli
Inks:
Massimo Belardinelli
Colors:
? (pages 1 and 2 only)
Letters:
Bill Nuttall

Genre:
Science Fiction
Characters:
Dan Dare; Guard Seventeen; Commander Monday; Zarkos
Synopsis:
Dan Dare fights his way to the commander of the Odyssey, Mr. Monday, to explain his fears about the alien presence in the red spot of Jupiter, only to have the alien itself materialize on the ship.

Nerve Centre (Table of Contents)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
? [as Tharg the Mighty]
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Tharg's "letter-opening robot" is not yet assembled, so this first edition of the Nerve Center contains merely his intro and an ad for the free gift in the next issue.

[Harlem Heroes Part 2] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Tom Tully
Pencils:
Dave Gibbons
Inks:
Dave Gibbons
Letters:
Dave Gibbons

Genre:
Science Fiction
Characters:
Giant; Slim; Hairy; Conrad King; Zack Harper
Synopsis:
As the Harlem Heroes tries to rebuild their team after the deadly crash, they take on old-timer Conrad King, and street aeroball player Zack Harper.
Reprints:

[Judge Whitey] (Table of Contents)

Judge Dredd / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Peter Harris
Pencils:
Mike McMahon; Carlos Ezquerra (first picture of Judge Dredd)
Inks:
Mike McMahon; Carlos Ezquerra (first picture of Judge Dredd)
Colors:
? (page 4 only)
Letters:
McGowan ?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Judge Dredd (introduction); "Whitey" Logan; Judge Goodman; Judge Alvin (death)
Synopsis:
After criminal Whitey kills Judge Alvin, Dredd arrests him and sends him to Devil's Island, "a huge traffic island in the middle of a vast inter-city highway complex."
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story title is from 2000 AD website. This is the first Judge Dredd story.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Dan Dare
  2. 1. [The Resistance Part 2]
    Invasion
  3. 2. [Flesh Book 1 Part 2]
    Flesh
  4. 3. [Vulcan Part 2]
    M.A.C.H. 1
  5. 4. [Dan Dare Part 2]
    Dan Dare
  6. 5. Nerve Centre
  7. 6. [Harlem Heroes Part 2]
    Harlem Heroes
  8. 7. [Judge Whitey]
    Judge Dredd
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Morbus Iff
  • Gordon Keys
  • Mike Nielsen
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  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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