(25 March 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

Another bash like that and we're gonna burst open like a cracked egg! (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:

Still Goin' Down (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Dan Dare; Hitman; Ley; Miller; Schuyler
Synopsis:
On an alien planet totally covered by water Dare and his crew are stranded on the bottom. When Dare goes out to scout around he is rescued from a fall into a mud-pit by some humanoids, but he is not sure if they are friendly.
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The Dolphin Tapes Part 4 (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Oniano
Pencils:
Jose Perez Montero
Inks:
Jose Perez Montero
Letters:
Jack Potter

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
John Probe; Luigi Scarlotti; Hacker; Bob Peel
Synopsis:
Scarlotti brings the roof of the underwater complex down as he escapes with the tapes, leaving the battling Probe and Hacker to their fate. With the help of the transformed Bob Peel (who dies as a result), Probe overcomes Hacker and makes off after Scarlotti, who drowns in quicksand as he tries to complete his escape through the Everglades above.

The Aliens Are Changing Earth's Climate (Table of Contents)

Colony Earth / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Jim Watson
Pencils:
Jim Watson
Inks:
Jim Watson
Letters:
Peter Knight

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
James Hunter; Philip Vandenberg
Synopsis:
Highly advanced aliens have started a new ice-age with ocean levels dropping 100 feet overnight. Using a captured alien robot and anti-grav buggy, Hunter and Vandenberg race to a satellite tracking station that is under attack, and succeed in bringing down the alien saucer. A dying technician tells them they had just located a giant alien satellite when they were attacked. Hunter and Vandenberg then head over to investigate the fallen saucer.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
Typeset

The Oxygen Board (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:
Judge Dredd; Judge Tex; Mr. Smith; Lunk
Synopsis:
The Tranq Gas gang pump knock-out gas through the system that feeds air to Luna-1. With the citizenry unconscious, they then go on a crime spree. As Judges struggle to cope the gang get away clean. 53,000 die in the city. Retribution comes in the form of the Oxygen Board who cut off the air supply to the gang's hideout for none-payment of bills. They asphyxiate on top of the loot.
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Indexer Notes

Only the first two pages are in colour.

Story title from the previous prog.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
Typeset

2000 AD Nerve Centre (Table of Contents)

letters page / 2 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Tharg
Synopsis:
Letters, reader illo, competition results.

Galactic Crush (Table of Contents)

Encounter / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Roy Preston
Pencils:
Ferrer
Inks:
Ferrer
Letters:
Tony Jacobs

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
A dating-agency match-up goes wrong.

Indexer Notes

Described as Fourth Encounter in an Occasional series.

[Jet-Pack Explosion] (Table of Contents)

Inferno / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
John Clay; Marvin; Junk; Jaws Jessel; Moody Bloo; Eegle; Louis Mayer
Synopsis:
The Hellcats succeed in beating the Sharks, even after Clay's jet-pack explodes. The prize is a new Superliner.
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Hi, Pop-Pickers (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Joe Collins
Pencils:
Brian Bolland
Inks:
Brian Bolland
Colors:
Brian Bolland
Letters:
Steve Potter

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Walter; O.B. Noxious; Judge Dredd
Synopsis:
Dredd puts a Pirate Radio station off the air after Walter guests on the show.
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Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Another bash like that and we're gonna burst open like a cracked egg!
    Dan Dare
  2. 1. Still Goin' Down
    Dan Dare
  3. 2. The Dolphin Tapes Part 4
    M.A.C.H. 1
  4. 3. The Aliens Are Changing Earth's Climate
    Colony Earth
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
  6. 5. The Oxygen Board
    Judge Dredd
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
  8. 7. 2000 AD Nerve Centre
  9. 8. Galactic Crush
    Encounter
  10. 9. [Jet-Pack Explosion]
    Inferno
  11. 10. Hi, Pop-Pickers
    Walter The Wobot
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  • Gordon Keys
  • Mike Nielsen
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