(1981)

Fleetway Publications, 1978 Series
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Price:
1.50 GBP
Pages:
128
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
IPC Magazines Ltd.
Brand:
A Fleetway Annual
Editing:
Steve MacManus ?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dave Gibbons
Inks:
Dave Gibbons
Colors:
Dave Gibbons ?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Judge Dredd; Tharg; Johnny Alpha

Deadlock The Mystic A.B.C. Warrior (Table of Contents)

2000AD Star Pin-Up / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Kevin O'Neill (signed)
Inks:
Kevin O'Neill
Colors:
Kevin O'Neill ?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Deadlock

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Tharg

Indexer Notes

Contents page.

The Space Shuttle (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Two-page cut-away painting of the shuttle in orbit. Short text piece.

Night Of The Blood-Freaks (Table of Contents)

Strontium Dog / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Strontium Dog

Indexer Notes

Pin-up forms intro/illustration to the following text story.

Night Of The Blood-Freaks (Table of Contents)

Strontium Dog / text story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Johnny Alpha; Wulf Sternhammer

Indexer Notes

Text story with two illos, apparently by Ezquerra.

Special Effects In Sci-Fi Movies (Table of Contents)

text article / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

A look at the use of special effects in movies over the years.

10 Ways To Destroy The World (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
The Mekon

The Mumps From Beyond The Moon (Table of Contents)

Tharg's Future Shocks / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Alan Grant [as Staccato]
Pencils:
Robin Smith
Inks:
Robin Smith
Letters:
Jack Potter

Genre:
science fiction

The Mighty Tharg's Cosmic Puzzle Page (Table of Contents)

activity / 2 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Tharg; Ro-Jaws

Ro-Jaws And Hammerstein's Mini Annual (Table of Contents)

Ro-Busters / filler / 4 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Ro-Jaws; Hammerstein;

Indexer Notes

Ro-Jaws and Hammerstein answer readers letters. Some readers cartoons, and some fan art.

["Mayday! Mayday! San Andreas Fault!"] (Table of Contents)

Ro-Busters / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Chris Stevens
Pencils:
Dave Harwood
Inks:
Dave Harwood
Letters:
Peter Knight

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Ro-Jaws; Hammerstein; Robot Lucifer; Howard Quartz; Great Aunt Lizzie
Synopsis:
Aunt Lizzie puts Howard in his place after he tries to claim ownership of Robot Lucifer because Lucifer is using a leg made by Howard's company.

Ro-Jaws Robo-Facts (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Ro-Jaws

Indexer Notes

Seven facts about robots.

Human On My Back (Table of Contents)

text story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Ro-Jaws; Benjy; Felix

Indexer Notes

First page is a B&W illustration of Benjy and Felix.

The A.B.C. Warriors (Table of Contents)

character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Moran (signed)
Inks:
Moran
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Joe Pineapples; Mongrol; The Mess; Happy Schrapnel; Deadlock; Blackblood; Hammerstein

Indexer Notes

One-page illo and one page of character bios.

The Man From 2000 (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Oleh Stepaniuk
Pencils:
D. Hine
Inks:
D. Hine
Letters:
Steve Potter

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Bylor; Lantus; King Grandvelt; Trooper 34839/Ax
Synopsis:
Alien gamblers pull four warriors from Earths past and set them against each other, betting on the outcome of the fight. But the warriors work together and beat the aliens.

2000AD Heroes Fact-File (Table of Contents)

character profile / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Ursa; Zog

Indexer Notes

Profile of Ursa and Zog, with bios.

Death-Dive (Table of Contents)

Blackhawk / text story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Illo on first page and a half.

The Guinea Pig (Table of Contents)

The Guinea Pig / comic story / 4.5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Brian Lewis (signed)
Inks:
Brian Lewis
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Mike Lane; Prof. Dee
Synopsis:
Foreign agents try and hijack a new plane Mike is testing. He rams their helicopter and captures them. Returns them to their mother-ship the next day.
Reprints:
  • From The Eagle 1965(?)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Judge Dredd

Indexer Notes

Dredd introduces the next feature.

2000 A.D. Hall Of Villains (Table of Contents)

character profile / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Four pages of illustrated character profiles. Red spot colour used throughout.

Duel In The Dunes (Table of Contents)

Tharg's Future Shock / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Oleh Stepaniuk
Pencils:
Rob Moran
Inks:
Rob Moran
Colors:
? (Tones)
Letters:
Aldrich II

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Kain; Tharg
Synopsis:
Kain takes part in battle after battle in some kind of arena. At the end he disovers he is an android. We discover the arena is actually a child's toy, and the players are miniature robots.

Indexer Notes

Art has red tones throughout

The Being From Betelgeuse Six! (Table of Contents)

character profile / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Tharg

Indexer Notes

Profile of Tharg, with illo.

The Retreat From Volgow (Table of Contents)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Brendan McCarthy (signed)
Inks:
Brendan McCarthy (signed)
Colors:
? (Tones)
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Two-page spread which acts as illo for the following text story. Art coloured in red tones.

The Retreat From Volgow (Table of Contents)

A.B.C. Warriors / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Brendan McCarthy
Inks:
Brendan McCarthy
Colors:
? (Tones)
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Story recounts the end of the Volgan war, told from the perspective of a Volgan robot.

Indexer Notes

Art illo reprints a character from the intro pin-up.

A Thargian Vocabulary (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Tharg

Indexer Notes

Red toned illo of Tharg, along with a short list of Betelgeusian words.

"[The Belminster Jewel Robbery]" (Table of Contents)

Smokeman / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jose Ortiz (signed)
Inks:
Jose Ortiz
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Major Grant; 'Boffin' Bailey; Inspector Hanson; Tragg; Lynch
Synopsis:
The Zetans return Grant and Bailey to Earth, but remove Grant's Smokeman power. The two policemen join the C.I.D. in Belminster, where they work with Hanson. Grant uses his fading powers to solve a series of jewel robberies.

Indexer Notes

Reprint. Dates from 1967. Possibly from The Eagle? This appears to have originally been published in colour.

Tharg's Guide To How 2000 A.D. Is Produced (Table of Contents)

filler / 5 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Tharg

Indexer Notes

Tharg explains the process of making the comic, from scripting, to lettering, from pencils to inks. Some new art used as a framing sequence, finished off with a repro of a Brian Bolland page from Judge Dredd.

Bang Bang! Said The Green Cheese Man (Table of Contents)

text story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Text story which contains several strip sequences to continue the story.

Starlord (Table of Contents)

2000 A.D. Pin-Up / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dave Gibbons ?
Inks:
Dave Gibbons ?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Starlord

Indexer Notes

Pin-up with a text reprise of Starlord's mission.

The Case Of The Urban Gorillas! (Table of Contents)

Judge Dredd / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
A. A. Grant
Pencils:
Brett Ewins
Inks:
Brett Ewins
Colors:
Brett Ewins
Letters:
Tom Frame

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Judge Dredd; Big Zak
Synopsis:
Dredd reclaims the Mickey Dolenz block from ape control.

Indexer Notes

First all-colour Dredd story(?)

["We're In The North Sea."] (Table of Contents)

The Phantom Patrol / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
Willie Patterson
Pencils:
Gerry Embleton
Inks:
Gerry Embleton
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Sgt. Joe Timm; Paddy; Jock
Synopsis:
The Phantom Patrol travel back in time to the ice age, where they help a starving tribe hunt mammoth.
Reprints:
  • From Swift Circa 1962(?)

Assembled By Robots (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Answers to the puzzles, along with an illo of some of the characters.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dave Gibbons
Inks:
Dave Gibbons
Colors:
Dave Gibbons ?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Judge Dredd; Tharg; Johnny Alpha

Indexer Notes

Reprint of the front cover on back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Deadlock The Mystic A.B.C. Warrior
    2000AD Star Pin-Up
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. The Space Shuttle
  5. 4. Night Of The Blood-Freaks
    Strontium Dog
  6. 5. Night Of The Blood-Freaks
    Strontium Dog
  7. 6. Special Effects In Sci-Fi Movies
  8. 7. 10 Ways To Destroy The World
  9. 8. The Mumps From Beyond The Moon
    Tharg's Future Shocks
  10. 9. The Mighty Tharg's Cosmic Puzzle Page
  11. 10. Ro-Jaws And Hammerstein's Mini Annual
    Ro-Busters
  12. 11. ["Mayday! Mayday! San Andreas Fault!"]
    Ro-Busters
  13. 12. Ro-Jaws Robo-Facts
  14. 13. Human On My Back
  15. 14. The A.B.C. Warriors
  16. 15. The Man From 2000
  17. 16. 2000AD Heroes Fact-File
  18. 17. Death-Dive
    Blackhawk
  19. 18. The Guinea Pig
    The Guinea Pig
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
  21. 20. 2000 A.D. Hall Of Villains
  22. 21. Duel In The Dunes
    Tharg's Future Shock
  23. 22. The Being From Betelgeuse Six!
  24. 23. The Retreat From Volgow
  25. 24. The Retreat From Volgow
    A.B.C. Warriors
  26. 25. A Thargian Vocabulary
  27. 26. "[The Belminster Jewel Robbery]"
    Smokeman
  28. 27. Tharg's Guide To How 2000 A.D. Is Produced
  29. 28. Bang Bang! Said The Green Cheese Man
  30. 29. Starlord
    2000 A.D. Pin-Up
  31. 30. The Case Of The Urban Gorillas!
    Judge Dredd
  32. 31. ["We're In The North Sea."]
    The Phantom Patrol
  33. 32. Assembled By Robots
  34. 33. [no title indexed]
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