(30 July 1977)

IPC, 1977 Series
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Price:
0.09 GBP
Pages:
32
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
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

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

Supercover 5 (Table of Contents)

Supercover Sagas / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Brian Bolland
Inks:
Brian Bolland
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Survey Leader 24825/S

[Tyne Tunnel] (Table of Contents)

Invasion / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Gerry Finley-Day
Pencils:
Mike Dorey
Inks:
Mike Dorey
Letters:
John Aldrich

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Bill Savage
Synopsis:
Savage is nearly captured when a "dirty Volg agent" masquerades as recently murdered Geordie Price.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story title is from 2000 AD website.

[Harlem Heroes Part 23] (Table of Contents)

Harlem Heroes / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Giant; Buck; Conrad King; Hairy; Hojo; Zack Harper; Tanaka; Ulysses Cord; Slim; Louis Mayer
Synopsis:
With the Bushido Blades sacrificing players like kamikaze pilots of old, Harlem's Louis Mayer has developed strange mental powers.

Indexer Notes

Story title is from 2000 AD website.

Shako [Part 3] (Table of Contents)

Shako / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Pat Mills; John Wagner
Pencils:
Arancio
Inks:
Arancio
Letters:
Jack Potter

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Jake K. Falmuth; Buck Dollar; Shako
Synopsis:
After the knockout dart wears off, Shako is a might bit peeved. Falmuth's arm, his killing arm!, becomes Shako's trophy.

[Advertisement] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)


Synopsis:
Ad for the Rowntree Mackintosh Midsummer Fun Titles Children's Competition.

[Hollow World Part 12] (Table of Contents)

Dan Dare / comic story / 5.5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
The Mekon; Two of Verath; Dan Dare; Rok
Synopsis:
The Mekon and the Two of Verath fall into a stalemate: both will die if the other perishes. Dare and Rok escape the starquake.

Indexer Notes

Story title is from 2000 AD website.

Nerve Centre (Table of Contents)

letters page / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Supercover Saga No. 5 details the plague from Pluto.

[Spy Plane] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Robert Flynn
Pencils:
Massimo Belardinelli
Inks:
Massimo Belardinelli
Letters:
John Aldrich

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
John Probe; Sharpe; James Peel;
Synopsis:
Probe must retrieve a vital film from downed pilot John Peel, but the Russians are just as interested in the goods as he!
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story title is from 2000 AD website.

[Advertisements] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)


Synopsis:
Ads for Action magazine and the Top Trumps card game.

[Smoker's Crime] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Gerry Finley-Day
Pencils:
Mike McMahon
Inks:
Mike McMahon
Colors:
? (page 5 only)
Letters:
Tom Frame; Peter Knight

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Judge Dredd; Crazy Al; Dave
Synopsis:
Mega-City 1 has strict anti-smoking laws; one lawbreaker learns that smoke from the city's Smokatorium is more effective than tear gas.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Story title is from 2000 AD website.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Supercover 5
    Supercover Sagas
  2. 1. [Tyne Tunnel]
    Invasion
  3. 2. [Harlem Heroes Part 23]
    Harlem Heroes
  4. 3. Shako [Part 3]
    Shako
  5. 4. [Advertisement]
  6. 5. [Hollow World Part 12]
    Dan Dare
  7. 6. Nerve Centre
  8. 7. [Spy Plane]
    M.A.C.H. 1
  9. 8. [Advertisements]
  10. 9. [Smoker's Crime]
    Judge Dredd
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  • Morbus Iff
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Morbus Iff
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