(06 August 1977)

IPC, 1977 Series
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Price:
0.09 GBP
Pages:
32
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
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 6 (Table of Contents)

Supercover Sagas / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction

[Hadrian's Wall] (Table of Contents)

Invasion / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Bill Savage; Peter Silk; Big Abe
Synopsis:
The Volgs demonstrate their Manseeker missiles, but Big Abe, Savage, and Silk show them some tatty stones from Hadrian's Wall.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story title is from 2000 AD website.

[Harlem Heroes Part 24] (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:
Ulysses Cord; Giant; Slim; Artie Gruber; Louis Mayer; Hairy; Zack Harper; Conrad King
Synopsis:
As the Bushido Blades continue their suicidal game tactics, the Heroes rally to a final score of 7-2. On to the Aeroball Finals!

Indexer Notes

Story title is from 2000 AD website.

[King Karat] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Roy Preston
Pencils:
Massimo Belardinelli
Inks:
Massimo Belardinelli
Letters:
Tony Jacob

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
King Karat (death); John Probe; Jacko
Synopsis:
Probe's mission: to eliminate King Karat, who's responsible for flooding the market with illegally obtained and smuggled gold.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story title is from 2000 AD website.

Tharg and the Intruder (Table of Contents)

Tharg the Mighty / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Kevin O'Neill
Pencils:
Kevin O'Neill
Inks:
Kevin O'Neill
Colors:
? (pages 1 and 2 only)
Letters:
Peter Knight

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Tharg the Mighty; ARCHIE; Alfie; The Mekon (statue); Giant (statue); John Probe (statue); Commander Monday (statue); Walter the Wobot
Synopsis:
Tharg shows Alfie, a Wonder Comics reader and 2000 AD hater, around the offices of 2000 AD. Within mere minutes, Alfie's a convert.

Shako [Part 4] (Table of Contents)

Shako / comic story / 5.5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Shako; Spencer (death); Marx (death); Jake K. Falmuth
Synopsis:
Shako, "the only bear on the C.I.A. death list!", kills two more men sent by Falmuth.

[Advertisement] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)


Synopsis:
"The roughest, toughest, most lethal game of the century! ... Read all about it in Action!"

[Advertisement] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)


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

Nerve Centre (Table of Contents)

letters page / 1.75 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Tharg the Mighty]
Pencils:
Kevin O'Neill
Inks:
Kevin O'Neill
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Supercover Saga No. 5 details an ancient space god while Tharg prints two letters, a new Big Screen Prize Winner, and a poll.

[Advertisements] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)


Synopsis:
Ads for a Stamp Quiz from The Stamp Club, and free stamps from Bridgnorth Stamp Co. Ltd.

[The Wreath Murders] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Malcolm Shaw
Pencils:
Mike McMahon
Inks:
Mike McMahon
Colors:
? (page 5 only)
Letters:
John Aldrich

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Judge Dredd; M.A.C.
Synopsis:
Judge Dredd must find the floral wreath murderer before he claims his twenty-first victim.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story title is from 2000 AD website.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Supercover 6
    Supercover Sagas
  2. 1. [Hadrian's Wall]
    Invasion
  3. 2. [Harlem Heroes Part 24]
    Harlem Heroes
  4. 3. [King Karat]
    M.A.C.H. 1
  5. 4. Tharg and the Intruder
    Tharg the Mighty
  6. 5. Shako [Part 4]
    Shako
  7. 6. [Advertisement]
  8. 7. [Advertisement]
  9. 8. Nerve Centre
  10. 9. [Advertisements]
  11. 10. [The Wreath Murders]
    Judge Dredd
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  • Gordon Keys
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