(19 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)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carlos Ezquerra
Inks:
Carlos Ezquerra
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Dan Dare; Logan; M.A.C.H. 1

[The Resistance Part 4] (Table of Contents)

Invasion / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Gerry Finley-Day
Pencils:
Pat Wright
Inks:
Pat Wright
Letters:
Tom Frame

Genre:
Science Fiction
Characters:
Bill Savage; Peter Silk; Brigadier Bentley Pearson; Blossom (death)
Synopsis:
As Savage is shown around the secret base of the Official British Resistance, he discovers a traitor in their midst who then takes the Brigadier hostage.

Indexer Notes

Story title is from 2000 AD website.

[Flesh Book 1 Part 4] (Table of Contents)

Flesh / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Ken Armstrong
Pencils:
Ramon Sola
Inks:
Ramon Sola
Letters:
Bill Nuttall

Genre:
Science Fiction
Characters:
Old One Eye; Earl Reagan; Joe Brontowski; Robot Marshal; "Claw" Carver
Synopsis:
"The hag monster", a giant female tyrannosaur, "wants blood!" as she follows Earl and Joe to Carver City, where Joe desperately needs the services of the doctor there. His only cure? A living gland from a tyrannosaur's throat.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story title is from 2000 AD website.

[Harlem Heroes Part 4] (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:
Zack Harper; Giant; Hairy; Lannigan; Chico Travis; Slim; Louis Mayer
Synopsis:
Zach's unprofessional aeroball playing gets him a stern lecture from Giant, as disembodied brain Louis Mayer recalls startling details about the car crash that took the lives of the original Harlem Heroes teammates.
Reprints:

[Dan Dare Part 4] (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:
Jack Potter

Genre:
Science Fiction
Characters:
Dan Dare; Commander Monday; Logan (death); Dr. Ziggy Rodann
Synopsis:
Monday, Dare, and the other spacers explore the dangerous surface of Jupiter, where they discover aliens of a different sort then what remains on their ship, the Odyssey.

Nerve Centre (Table of Contents)

letters page / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Tharg demonstrates how he can grow to giant proportions to repair his spacecraft, which is disguised as a 32 floor office block.

["Only 14, but he's a marksman in the ATC."] (Table of Contents)

Air Training Corps / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photograph)
Inks:
? (photograph)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Recruitment ad for the Air Training Corps.

[To Kill A President] (Table of Contents)

M.A.C.H. 1 / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Pat Mills
Pencils:
Enio
Inks:
Enio
Letters:
John Aldrich

Genre:
Science Fiction
Characters:
John Probe; Colonel Krall (death); President Mudar (death); Sharpe
Synopsis:
Probe must stop an invasion of Turkostan by assassinating the mad president of Irania but, with time running out, he lets himself be captured and tortured in a risky attempt at completing his mission.

Indexer Notes

Story title is from 2000 AD website.

[The Brotherhood of Darkness] (Table of Contents)

Judge Dredd / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Malcolm Shaw
Pencils:
Mike McMahon
Inks:
Mike McMahon
Letters:
Bill Nuttall

Genre:
Science Fiction
Characters:
Judge Dredd; The Brotherhood of Darkness
Synopsis:
Judge Dredd must rescue the Mayor's son from the mutants in The Brotherhood of Darkness.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story title is from 2000 AD website.

[Flesh] (Table of Contents)

Flesh / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
Science Fiction
Characters:
Earl Reagan
Synopsis:
"This is the story of how flesh - Tender! Juicy! Full of Flavour! Reaches your dinner table!" Includes the catchy jingle "Flesh is fresh and good to eat... Flesh is lots of juicy meat! Flesh... it's the REAL thing!"

Indexer Notes

This is a 2000AD "Future Advert[isement]", but since it's a story-based "advertisement" for Flesh, I've labeled it as a "pinup" and not a literal "advertisement". The 2000AD website refers to this as a "futuregraph" (which tend to be pinups).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Dan Dare
  2. 1. [The Resistance Part 4]
    Invasion
  3. 2. [Flesh Book 1 Part 4]
    Flesh
  4. 3. [Harlem Heroes Part 4]
    Harlem Heroes
  5. 4. [Dan Dare Part 4]
    Dan Dare
  6. 5. Nerve Centre
  7. 6. ["Only 14, but he's a marksman in the ATC."]
    Air Training Corps
  8. 7. [To Kill A President]
    M.A.C.H. 1
  9. 8. [The Brotherhood of Darkness]
    Judge Dredd
  10. 9. [Flesh]
    Flesh
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