(28 January 1978)

IPC, 1977 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.09 GBP (9p)
Pages:
32
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Kelvin Gosnell
Color:
Color cover; Mostly black and white interior
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Dan Dare / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gerry Finley-Day
Pencils:
Dave Gibbons
Inks:
Dave Gibbons
Colors:
Dave Gibbons
Letters:
Dave Gibbons

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Also the first page of this issue's Dan Dare story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Dan Dare / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Gerry Finley-Day
Pencils:
Dave Gibbons
Inks:
Dave Gibbons
Letters:
Dave Gibbons

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Dan Dare; Hitman; Bear; The Dark Lord
Synopsis:
As the Starslayers board his ship, Dare and Bear suit-up and take the battle out into space.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humour
Characters:
Tharg

Indexer Notes

Four science fiction flavoured single-panel gags submitted by readers, with head-shot and commentary from Tharg.

Fly Guy (Table of Contents)

Tharg's Future Shock / comic story / 2.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Steve Moore
Pencils:
Ferrer
Inks:
Ferrer
Letters:
Peter Knight

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
'Mayor' Croxley
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Ads on bottom of last page.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Visible Man / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Pat Mills
Pencils:
Montero
Inks:
Montero
Letters:
Jack Potter

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Frank Hart
Synopsis:
Frank breaks into a beauty salon and almost fries his insides when he tries to give himself a tan with a solar lamp. He makes do instead with cosmetics to cover his face and hands, but these start to come off as he queues in a bank the next day, causing panic and terror amongst the staff and customers.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

letters page / 2.75 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Characters:
Tharg

Indexer Notes

Readers letters, cartoons, and some ads.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Bonjo From Beyond The Stars / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humour; science fiction
Characters:
Mach Aardvaark; Bonjo

The Oxygen Desert Part 2 (Table of Contents)

Judge Dredd / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
John Wagner [as John Howard]
Pencils:
Ian Gibson
Inks:
Ian Gibson
Colors:
Ian Gibson
Letters:
Tony Jacob

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Judge Dredd; Wild Bill Carmody; Judge Tex
Synopsis:
After his failure to capture Carmody, and almost dying in the Oxygen Desert, Dredd hands in his badge and gets a job as a street sweeper. But it's only a ruse to lure Carmody out of hiding, enabling Dredd to capture him.
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Indexer Notes

Colour on first two pages only.

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Invasion / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Gerry Finley Day
Pencils:
Carlos Pino
Inks:
Carlos Pino
Letters:
Peter Knight

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Bill Savage; Silk; Prince John; Georgia; Carter
Synopsis:
Savage suspects there is a Volg spy aboard ship. Silk takes the night watch and goes to investigate a figure with a light at the top of the mast. Figure is crewman Carter, likewise investigating the light. Both men are surprised by Georgia, who kills them, then tells Savage that Silk died fighting the spy.

Indexer Notes

Death of Silk.

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Inferno / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom Tully
Pencils:
Massimo Belardinelli
Inks:
Massimo Belardinelli
Letters:
Tom Frame

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Giant; Moody Bloo; Zack; Slim; The Hell-Kittens; Pearly; Chubb; Brain
Synopsis:
Pearly's first attempt on Giant's life fails, so she follows him to sick-bay as the game continues. Brain senses something is wrong and comes charging in just as Pearly is about to finish the unconscious Giant.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Fourth part of Super Nova game.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Dan Dare
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Dan Dare
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. Fly Guy
    Tharg's Future Shock
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Visible Man
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Bonjo From Beyond The Stars
  8. 7. The Oxygen Desert Part 2
    Judge Dredd
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Invasion
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Inferno
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Peter Croome
  • Gordon Keys
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Peter Croome
  • Morbus Iff
  • Gordon Keys