(1985)

Knockabout, 1980 Series
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Price:
2.95 GBP
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Carol Bennett; Tony Bennett; Hunt Emerson
Color:
Black and white with colour covers
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age US (#1-6); British A4 size (#8-14)
Binding:
Saddle-stitched (#1-6); Squarebound (#8-14)
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Graham Higgins [as Pokketz]
Inks:
Graham Higgins [as Pokketz]
Colors:
Graham Higgins [as Pokketz]

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Kevin O'Neill
Inks:
Kevin O'Neill

Spellbound (Table of Contents)

Max Zillion / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Hunt Emerson
Pencils:
Hunt Emerson
Inks:
Hunt Emerson
Letters:
Hunt Emerson

Genre:
humour
Characters:
Max Zillion; Alto-Ego; Ethelle DeLeau; King Biscuit; Meen McMudda; Drainface; Record Plant owner; Antonio; Dansooze Exoteeque
Synopsis:
A young Max is sacked as 3rd novelty horn in King Biscuit's orchestra, but he's in love.

Daniel & Meyssac (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Phil Elliott
Pencils:
Phil Elliott
Inks:
Phil Elliott
Letters:
Phil Elliott

Genre:
drama
Characters:
Daniel; Meyssac
Synopsis:
Daniel just can't face the cruise that's been booked for weeks.

Beryl's Fury (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Melinda Gebbie
Pencils:
Melinda Gebbie
Inks:
Melinda Gebbie
Letters:
Melinda Gebbie

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Beryl Fury
Synopsis:
Beryl Fury's attempts to maintain community in the face of the local mine closure.

Globetrotting For Agoraphobiacs (Table of Contents)

text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Alan Moore
Pencils:
Eddie Campbell
Inks:
Eddie Campbell
Letters:
Typeset; Eddie Campbell

Genre:
humour
Synopsis:
How agoraphobiacs can travel.
Reprints:

The Sky-Jacker (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Mick Harper
Pencils:
Cliff Harper
Inks:
Cliff Harper
Letters:
Cliff Harper

Genre:
biography
Synopsis:
The story of a successful ransom demand from hi-jacking a plane.

Last Boat From Greenland (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Tim Rhys
Pencils:
Bob Moulder
Inks:
Bob Moulder
Letters:
Bob Moulder

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Helgi; Einar The Fox; Orm; Sigurd Ormsson; Hoskuld
Synopsis:
The Norwegian Helgi travels to Greenland searching for his love Gudrun.

Abraham Rat Becomes Suddenly Rich (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Glenn Dakin
Pencils:
Glenn Dakin
Inks:
Glenn Dakin
Letters:
Glenn Dakin

Genre:
humour
Characters:
Abraham Rat
Synopsis:
Abe receives cheques, then suitcases full of money. Will this make him happier?
Reprints:
  • In Abe: Wrong For All The Right Reasons (Top Shelf, 2004 series) #[nn] (2004)

The Mountain (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Knockabout]
Pencils:
Paul Bignell
Inks:
Paul Bignell
Letters:
Paul Bignell

Genre:
drama
Synopsis:
Every century the top of the mountain must be sharpened.

"Hi-Express" The Travelling Man (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Pinsent
Pencils:
Ed Pinsent
Inks:
Ed Pinsent
Letters:
Ed Pinsent

Genre:
humour
Characters:
Hi-Express
Synopsis:
A traveller's tale.

Indexer Notes

The story is written in rhyme.

The Ballad Of Jack O'Ryan's Bar (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Graham Higgins [as Pokketez]
Pencils:
Mike Matthews
Inks:
Mike Matthews
Letters:
Mike Matthews

Genre:
humour
Synopsis:
A night at a sleazy bar.

The Kronstadt Kids (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Tony Allen
Pencils:
Pete Rigg
Inks:
Pete Rigg
Letters:
Pete Rigg

Genre:
humour
Characters:
Connie; Dawn; Lentil; Enoch; Spanner; Enoch's Mother; Enoch's Father

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Kevin O'Neill
Inks:
Kevin O'Neill

Indexer Notes

It's likely this illustration was intended for the previous issue. O'Neill was credited, but absent, and this illustration fits that issue's Hell On Earth theme.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Graham Higgins [as Pokketz]
Pencils:
Graham Higgins [as Pokketz]
Inks:
Graham Higgins [as Pokketz]
Colors:
Graham Higgins [as Pokketz]
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Spellbound
    Max Zillion
  4. 3. Daniel & Meyssac
  5. 4. Beryl's Fury
  6. 5. Globetrotting For Agoraphobiacs
  7. 6. The Sky-Jacker
  8. 7. Last Boat From Greenland
  9. 8. Abraham Rat Becomes Suddenly Rich
  10. 9. The Mountain
  11. 10. "Hi-Express" The Travelling Man
  12. 11. The Ballad Of Jack O'Ryan's Bar
  13. 12. The Kronstadt Kids
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
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