(14 May 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

No true indicia. Copyright notice for IPC Magazines Ltd. on page two.


The Return of Mekon (Table of Contents)

Dan Dare / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mike Western
Inks:
Mike Western
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
The Mekon

Death Line (Table of Contents)

Invasion / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Gerry Finley-Day
Pencils:
Carlos Pino
Inks:
Carlos Pino
Letters:
Jack Potter

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Bill Savage; Peter Silk
Synopsis:
Savage commandeers the Death Train, and uses it to blow up the Liquidation Camp at the end of the line.
Reprints:

[Flesh Book 1 Part 12] (Table of Contents)

Flesh / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Kelvin Gosnell
Pencils:
Ramon Sola
Inks:
Ramon Sola
Letters:
Jack Potter

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Earl Reagan; Controller; "Claw" Carver; Joe Brontowski; Old One Eye
Synopsis:
The dinosaurs break through the laser fence, causing the fleshdozers to shut off as every man is used for defense.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story title is from 2000 AD website.

[Harlem Heroes Part 12] (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:
Artie Gruber; Giant; Slim; Hairy; 'Red' Macardle
Synopsis:
Giant, Slim, and Hairy tour a sports museum and meet up with their next opponent's team leader, 'Red' Macardle.
Reprints:

Programme 12 Reader Data (Table of Contents)

Nerve Centre / letters page / 0.95 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Tharg thanks the readers for the plastic cups they've been sending in and answers letters from Fergus Buchanan; David Izzard and Michael Jamieson. Robot design by Frank Williams.

[Stamp Competition] (Table of Contents)

D. J. Hanson Ltd / advertisement / 0.05 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

A "Stamp Quiz" from D. J. Hanson Ltd.

[Hollow World Part 1] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Steve Moore
Pencils:
Massimo Belardinelli
Inks:
Massimo Belardinelli
Colors:
? (pages 1 and 2 only)
Letters:
Peter Knight

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Dan Dare; Rok; The Mekon; Two of Verath
Synopsis:
Dan Dare accepts a job as a new navigator on Rok's ship the Titan I.C., while The Mekon and The Two of Verath make evil plans.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story title is from 2000 AD website.

[In Next Week's Tiger] (Table of Contents)

Tiger and Scorcher / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Ad for next week's (9 May) Tiger magazine.

Fly Humbrol (Table of Contents)

Humbrol / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Illustrated ad for Humbrol flying model airplanes.

[The Laser Hound] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Charles Herring
Pencils:
Mike Dorey
Inks:
Mike Dorey
Letters:
J. Swain

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
John Probe; Sharpe
Synopsis:
Probe's "gotta strip for action" defeat the metal-hunting Laser Hound tank.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story title is from 2000 AD website.

[Robot Wars Part 3] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
John Wagner
Pencils:
Mike McMahon
Inks:
Mike McMahon
Letters:
Jack Potter

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Judge Dredd; Call-Me-Kenneth; Heavy Metal Kids; Maria
Synopsis:
"Make War - Not Breakfast!" The robot uprising continues with the Heavy Metal Kids!
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story title is from 2000 AD website.

Martian Mirror (Table of Contents)

Dan Dare / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Commander Monday
Synopsis:
The front page of the Martian Mirror, commemorating a new statue of "Monday of Mars" (Commander Monday).

Indexer Notes

The 2000 AD website lists this as a Futuregraph (per some of their previous back-page items) with the title of "Dan Dare".

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Return of Mekon
    Dan Dare
  2. 1. Death Line
    Invasion
  3. 2. [Flesh Book 1 Part 12]
    Flesh
  4. 3. [Harlem Heroes Part 12]
    Harlem Heroes
  5. 4. Programme 12 Reader Data
    Nerve Centre
  6. 5. [Stamp Competition]
    D. J. Hanson Ltd
  7. 6. [Hollow World Part 1]
    Dan Dare
  8. 7. [In Next Week's Tiger]
    Tiger and Scorcher
  9. 8. Fly Humbrol
    Humbrol
  10. 9. [The Laser Hound]
    M.A.C.H. 1
  11. 10. [Robot Wars Part 3]
    Judge Dredd
  12. 11. Martian Mirror
    Dan Dare
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