(02 July 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:
Kelvin Gosnell [as Tharg the Mighty]
Color:
Color cover; Mostly black and white interior
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

A Robot's Best Friend... (Table of Contents)

Supercover Sagas / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Brian Bolland (signed)
Inks:
Brian Bolland (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Combat Model CPX-9

Indexer Notes

Supercover 1.

[The Road to Hell] (Table of Contents)

Invasion / comic story / 4.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Gerry Finley-Day
Pencils:
Mike Dorey
Inks:
Mike Dorey
Letters:
Tom Frame

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Brigadier Bentley Pearson; Sergeant Steele; Bill Savage; Peter Silk
Synopsis:
Bored by the inactivity at Brig's underground base, Savage grabs himself some action and kills some Volg's in the process.

Indexer Notes

Story title is from 2000 AD website.

[Wild, Thrilling, Amazing] (Table of Contents)

2000 A.D. Summer Special / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Promo for the 2000 AD Summer Special, with cover depicted. "Out Thursday, 30th June, 30p."

[Flesh Book 1 Part 19] (Table of Contents)

Flesh / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Pat Mills
Pencils:
Ramon Sola
Inks:
Ramon Sola
Letters:
Jack Potter

Genre:
Science Fiction
Characters:
Old One Eye (death); Professor Gizzard (death); Professor Magnus
Synopsis:
Old One Eye heads off to die, but her triumph over man extends even to the twentieth century.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story title is from 2000 AD website.

[Harlem Heroes Part 19] (Table of Contents)

Harlem Heroes / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
Science Fiction
Characters:
Artie Gruber; Giant; Dale Parker (death); Hairy; Zack Harper; Conrad King; Buck; Slim; 'Toots' Tomlinson
Synopsis:
When Artie Gruber's exploding ball takes the life of substitute Dale Parker, the Harlem Heroes start to turn against each other.

Indexer Notes

Story title is from 2000 AD website.

Programme 19 Reader Data (Table of Contents)

Nerve Centre / letters page / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Combat Model CPX-9
Synopsis:
Supercover Saga No. 1 details World War Ten.

Indexer Notes

No letters this issue.

["Can you beat the Whiz Ring record?"] (Table of Contents)

A. A. Hales / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Ad for North Pacific Whiz Rings from A.A. Hales

Stamp Quiz (Table of Contents)

Universal Stamp Co. / advertisement / 0.08 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Stamp Quiz from the Universal Stamp Co.

[Hollow World Part 8] (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:
Jack Potter

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Dan Dare; Rok; The Mekon; Two of Verath; Arnold (death)
Synopsis:
Dare and Rok discover that the unsuspecting Two of Verath is being prepped to become a living weapon at The Mekon's disposal!
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story title is from 2000 AD website.

[Corporal Tanaka] (Table of Contents)

M.A.C.H. 1 / comic story / 5.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Flynn
Pencils:
Luis Collado
Inks:
Luis Collado
Letters:
John Aldrich

Genre:
Science Fiction
Characters:
Alf (death); John Probe; Corporal Tanaka (death)
Synopsis:
A Japanese warrior, left over from World War II, patrols the jungles of Guall. Probe must head in and return him alive.

Indexer Notes

Story title is from 2000 AD website.

The Space Age Special! (Table of Contents)

Dan Dare Poster Magazine / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Dan Dare

Indexer Notes

Ad for the Dan Dare Poster Magazine on sale 23rd June for 30p.

[Mugger's Moon] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Gerry Finley-Day
Pencils:
John Cooper (signed)
Inks:
John Cooper (signed)
Letters:
Jack Potter

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Judge Dredd; Lou (death); Gerry (death); F. Nixon
Synopsis:
Dredd cleans up during a mugger's moon, including an old 20th century petrol burner for gross pollution of the atmosphere.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story title is from 2000 AD website.

[Sweets with Wheels] (Table of Contents)

Rowntree Mackintosh / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Ad for Matchbox models toy offer from Rowntree Mackintosh candy.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. A Robot's Best Friend...
    Supercover Sagas
  2. 1. [The Road to Hell]
    Invasion
  3. 2. [Wild, Thrilling, Amazing]
    2000 A.D. Summer Special
  4. 3. [Flesh Book 1 Part 19]
    Flesh
  5. 4. [Harlem Heroes Part 19]
    Harlem Heroes
  6. 5. Programme 19 Reader Data
    Nerve Centre
  7. 6. ["Can you beat the Whiz Ring record?"]
    A. A. Hales
  8. 7. Stamp Quiz
    Universal Stamp Co.
  9. 8. [Hollow World Part 8]
    Dan Dare
  10. 9. [Corporal Tanaka]
    M.A.C.H. 1
  11. 10. The Space Age Special!
    Dan Dare Poster Magazine
  12. 11. [Mugger's Moon]
    Judge Dredd
  13. 12. [Sweets with Wheels]
    Rowntree Mackintosh
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