(July 1st 1978)

IPC, 1978 Series
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Price:
0.12 GBP
Pages:
32
Indicia frequency:
Every Monday
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
ISBN:
?
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Kelvin Gosnell; Steve MacManus (sub-editor)
Format:
Mostly black and white interior; full color cover; newsprint cover; newsprint interior; weekly

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Timequake / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Brian Lewis (painting)
Inks:
Brian Lewis (painting)
Colors:
Brian Lewis (painting)
Letters:
Typeset

Let Me Die In Peace... Please Let Me Die (Table of Contents)

Mind Wars / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Alan Hebden
Pencils:
Jesus Redondo
Inks:
Jesus Redondo
Letters:
Steve Potter

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Ardeni Lakam; Arlen Lakam; Zazda; Cox; Commander Lemay; Kola Rashnik; Yosay Tilman; Cosmol Na-Rutha; Klee-Fang; Doctor Varn
Synopsis:
The Jugla take control of the twins again to launch an invasion of Earth.

Indexer Notes

The title is taken from the ‘Next Week’ panel of the previous issue.

The Ritz Space Hotel Part 2 (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Pat Mills
Pencils:
Carlos Piña
Inks:
Carlos Piña
Colors:
Carlos Piña
Letters:
Peter Knight

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Swing-Alonga-Max; Silver Lady; Howard Quartz; Ro-Jaws; Hammerstein; Half-Tough; Mek-Quake; Barman
Synopsis:
Undercover at the Space Ritz, the Ro-Busters make a disturbing discovery.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Only the first two pages of the strip are in colour. The remainder are in a grey wash.

Starlord's Stargrams (Table of Contents)

activity / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Kelvin Gosnell [as Starlord]; Pat Mills
Pencils:
King
Inks:
King
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
The rules for the Hell Planet game, given away over the past four issues.

Approach Me On Your Knees, Johnny Alpha (Table of Contents)

Strontium Dog / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
John Wagner [as T. B. Grover]
Pencils:
Carlos Ezquerra
Inks:
Carlos Ezquerra
Colors:
Carlos Ezquerra
Letters:
Tom Frame

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Johnny Alpha; Wulf Sternhammer; McIntyre; Crynge; Croll
Synopsis:
Johnny and Wulf are hired by robots to deal with a race called the Jox.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The title is taken from the ‘Next Week’ panel of the previous issue. Only the first two pages of the strip are in colour. The remainder are in a grey wash.

The Whole Place Is Coming Alive (Table of Contents)

Planet of the Damned / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
R. E. Wright
Pencils:
Jesus Peña
Inks:
Jesus Peña
Letters:
Tom Frame

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Jake Flint; Stan Hackmann; Professor Rudoloph Barnes
Synopsis:
Professor Barnes turns on the parasites of Sanctuary.

Indexer Notes

The title is taken from the ‘Next Week’ panel of the previous issue.

Hell Planet Mutie Cards (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Pat Mills
Pencils:
King
Inks:
King
Colors:
King
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Cut-out cards for use with the Hell Planet game.

85 Million Years In The Past (Table of Contents)

Timequake / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Chris Lowder [as Jack Adrian]
Pencils:
Magallanes Salinas
Inks:
Magallanes Salinas
Colors:
Magallanes Salinas
Letters:
Peter Knight

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
James Blocker; Martin Bormann; Suzi Cho; Harl Vinda; Dr Zeidler; Quexalcholmec
Synopsis:
Blocker reveals a traitor among the time troopers.

Indexer Notes

The title is taken from the ‘Next Week’ panel of the previous issue.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Timequake
  2. 1. Let Me Die In Peace... Please Let Me Die
    Mind Wars
  3. 2. The Ritz Space Hotel Part 2
    Ro-Busters
  4. 3. Starlord's Stargrams
  5. 4. Approach Me On Your Knees, Johnny Alpha
    Strontium Dog
  6. 5. The Whole Place Is Coming Alive
    Planet of the Damned
  7. 6. Hell Planet Mutie Cards
  8. 7. 85 Million Years In The Past
    Timequake
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Frank Plowright
  • Gordon Keys
  • Mike Nielsen