(6 May 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 Gosnall
Color:
Color cover; Mostly black and white interior
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

The Devil's Lapdogs (Table of Contents)

Judge Dredd / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Pat Mills
Pencils:
Mike McMahon
Inks:
Mike McMahon
Colors:
Mike McMahon
Letters:
R.O. Bott (?)

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Judge Dredd

2000 AD Nerve Centre (Table of Contents)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Tharg

Nightmare Planet Part 3 (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Chris Lowder [as Jack Adrian]
Pencils:
Brian Lewis
Inks:
Brian Lewis
Letters:
Steve Potter

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Dan Dare; Hitman; Bear
Synopsis:
Aliens wipe the crew's memory of having discovered their planet and return them to space.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Starlord

Indexer Notes

Includes ad for new Starlord comic.

The Final Encounter Part 3 (Table of Contents)

M.A.C.H. 1 / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
John Stroud; Dennis Sharpe; Fred
Synopsis:
Sharpe sets a trap for the aliens using the unsuspecting Fred as bait. Stroud is imprisoned to prevent him interfering, but he escapes and arrives at the landing site just as things start to happen.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

The Cursed Earth Chapter 3 (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Pat Mills
Pencils:
Mike McMahon
Inks:
Mike McMahon
Colors:
Mike McMahon
Letters:
R.O. Bott (?)

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Judge Dredd; Samuel; Rebecca; Lawgiver; Spikes Harvey Rotten; Judge Jack
Synopsis:
Dredd and Rotten chance upon the town of Deliverance, where two citizens are about to become victims of mob law. Dredd, thinking Rotten has his back, rides to the rescue but is captured as Rotten disappears. It appears the citizens are to be victims of mutated flying rats which plague the town. As Dredd stews in jail, a swarm descends.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Colour on first two pages only.

Desert Of The Vultures (Table of Contents)

Death Planet / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Alan Hebden
Pencils:
Solano Lopez
Inks:
Solano Lopez
Letters:
Bill Nuttall

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Richard Cory; Lorna Varn; Mike Herschal
Synopsis:
Colonists struggle to survive after their ship crash-lands on an inhospitable planet.

[The Return Of Artie Gruber] (Table of Contents)

Inferno / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom Tully
Pencils:
Massimo Belardinelli
Inks:
Massimo Belardinelli
Letters:
Peter Knight

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
John Clay; Zack Harper; Dimples Devine; Mr. Chubb; Artie Gruber
Synopsis:
Philadelphia Freaks Flier Dimples Devine is murdered by Chubb and replaced by lookalike Gruber, who's mission is to kill John Clay.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman; Treborland / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin

Indexer Notes

Five panel strip-advertisement for Treborland sweets, featuring Batman and Robin.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Devil's Lapdogs
    Judge Dredd
  2. 1. 2000 AD Nerve Centre
  3. 2. Nightmare Planet Part 3
    Dan Dare
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
  5. 4. The Final Encounter Part 3
    M.A.C.H. 1
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
  7. 6. The Cursed Earth Chapter 3
    Judge Dredd
  8. 7. Desert Of The Vultures
    Death Planet
  9. 8. [The Return Of Artie Gruber]
    Inferno
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Batman; Treborland
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  • Peter Croome
  • Gordon Keys
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