(18 February 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:
Chris Lowder [as Jack Adrian]
Pencils:
Dave Gibbons
Inks:
Dave Gibbons
Colors:
Dave Gibbons
Letters:
Dave Gibbons

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Dan Dare; Hitman
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Cover is also first page of this issue's Dan Dare story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Dan Dare / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Chris Lowder [as Jack Adrian]
Pencils:
Dave Gibbons
Inks:
Dave Gibbons
Letters:
Dave Gibbons

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Dare; Hitman; Bear
Synopsis:
A floating coffin is retrieved from space, which upon opening, is found to contain an exact copy of Dare. The copy escapes and convinces the crew that he is the real Dan Dare.
Reprints:

The Visible Man (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Frank Hart; Doctor Burnard
Synopsis:
Hart, desperate for an antidote to his condition (ie. "visibility'- his transparent skin) agrees to go into space so the boffins can see the effect it has on the body's organs. Once in space he realises that they have no intention of giving him the antidote, so he refuses to come back.

Colony Earth (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Jim Watson
Pencils:
Jim Watson
Inks:
Jim Watson
Letters:
Jack Potter

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
James Hunter
Synopsis:
NATO send Hunter (of Naval Intelligence) to investigate the disappearance in Arctic waters of British Trawler Lord Nelson and nuclear sub Drake.
He discovers the disappearances may be caused by extraterrestrials.

Indexer Notes

New series.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
John Howard
Pencils:
Brian Bolland
Inks:
Brian Bolland
Colors:
Brian Bolland
Letters:
Tom Frame

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Dredd; Al Tooley; Manny Bloom
Synopsis:
Dredd uses a face-changing machine to infiltrate the Tooley gang, and gathers evidence of their bank-robbing activities facilitated by use of their own face-changing machine.
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Indexer Notes

Tooley gang choose to disguise themselves as 20th century comedians. They appear first as Charlie Chaplin, Laurel and Hardy, then later as the Marx Brothers. Colour on first two pages only.

Tharg's Future Shocks (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Chris Lowder [as Jack Adrian]
Pencils:
Brian Bolland
Inks:
Brian Bolland
Letters:
Peter Knight

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Cargo pilot flunks out on flight simulator.
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2000 AD Nerve Centre (Table of Contents)

letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photograph)
Inks:
? (photograph)
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters, competitions, and readers illos. Answered by Tharg. Includes photo of Tharg.

Inferno (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Moody Bloo; Regal Eegle; Marvin; Giant; Clay; Teejay Cash; Zack; Louis
Synopsis:
Retired Stunt-Biker Regal Eegle auditions for the Hellcats.
Reprints:

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Walter The Wobot / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Collins
Pencils:
Brian Bolland
Inks:
Brian Bolland
Colors:
Brian Bolland
Letters:
John Aldrich

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Walter flees after a robot impersonating him robs Luna Bank 6.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Dan Dare
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Dan Dare
  3. 2. The Visible Man
  4. 3. Colony Earth
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Judge Dredd
  6. 5. Tharg's Future Shocks
  7. 6. 2000 AD Nerve Centre
  8. 7. Inferno
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Walter The Wobot
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Gordon Keys
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Morbus Iff
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