(October 7th 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)
Color:
Color Cover; Mostly Black & White Interior
Paper Stock:
Newsprint

Issue Notes

This was the final issue of Starlord as a separate comic. With effect from Prog 86 2000A.D. became 2000A.D. and Starlord as Ro-Busters and Strontium Dog joined regular 2000AD features. Starlord was dropped from the cover with Prog 127 as Tornado was merged with 2000A.D.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Graham Coton (painting)
Inks:
Graham Coton (painting)
Colors:
Graham Coton (painting)
Letters:
Typeset

Is Ardeni Dead? (Table of Contents)

Mind Wars / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Alan Hebden
Pencils:
Jesus Redondo
Inks:
Jesus Redondo
Letters:
John Aldritch; David Gould

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Ardeni Lakam; Yosay Tilman; Doctor Varn; Tarsh; Cosmol Na-Rutha; Klee-Fang
Synopsis:
Aredeni forces peace between the Jugla and humanity.

Indexer Notes

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

The Taxman Cometh Part 3 (Table of Contents)

Ro-Busters / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Chris Lowder [as Jack Adrian]
Pencils:
José Ferrer
Inks:
José Ferrer
Colors:
José Ferrer
Letters:
Peter Knight

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Bulstrode; Mek-Quake; Aerials; Hammerstein; Miss Marilyn; Ro-Jaws; Taxman 1; Howard Quartz; Evbenezer Quartz
Synopsis:
Hammerstein and Ro-Jaws solve the mystery of Quartz's tax problems.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Only the first two pages of the strip are in colour. The Ro-Busters strip survived the cancellation of Starlord, and is next seen in 2000A.D. & Starlord Prog 87.

The Fun's Over You Scum (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:
Paul Bensberg

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Johnny Alpha; Wulf Sternhammer; Gronk; The Brain; Cornelius
Synopsis:
Johnny and Wulf learn just what the Brain's ultimate weapon is.
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 Strontium Dog strip survived the cancellation of Starlord, and is next seen in 2000A.D. & Starlord Prog 87.

Starlord's Stargrams (Table of Contents)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Various
Pencils:
Various
Inks:
Various
Letters:
Typeset

Your Man Hunter Is Dead (Table of Contents)

Holocaust / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Alan Hebden
Pencils:
Mike White ?
Inks:
Mike White ?
Colors:
Mike White ?
Letters:
?

Genre:
drama
Characters:
Carl Hunter; J. Edgar; Colonel Minsky
Synopsis:
Hunter takes control of the zombies and turns them against the aliens.

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. This is the final episode.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Is Ardeni Dead?
    Mind Wars
  3. 2. The Taxman Cometh Part 3
    Ro-Busters
  4. 3. The Fun's Over You Scum
    Strontium Dog
  5. 4. Starlord's Stargrams
  6. 5. Your Man Hunter Is Dead
    Holocaust
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Frank Plowright
  • Gordon Keys
  • Mike Nielsen