2000 AD #1
(26 February 1977)

IPC, 1977 Series
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Price
0.08 GBP
Pages
32
Indicia frequency
every Monday
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
IPC Magazines Ltd.
Editing
Kelvin Gosnell [as Tharg the Mighty]
Color
Color cover; Mostly black and white interior
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Cover says "in orbit every Saturday," indicia says "published every Monday."

Free Gift is a Space Spinner disc.

Keywords
free gift

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Kevin O'Neill
Inks
Kevin O'Neill
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Dan Dare; M.A.C.H. 1; Tharg the Mighty
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Welcome To Your Future! (Table of Contents: 1)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Giant; Earl Reagan; Bill Savage; M.A.C.H. 1; Dan Dare
Synopsis
Introduction and details about the contents of this issue, with a small advertisement for the free gift in next week's issue.

[The Resistance Part 1] (Table of Contents: 2)

Invasion! / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Pat Mills
Pencils
Jesus Blasco
Inks
Jesus Blasco
Letters
Bill Nuttall

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Marshal Vashkov; Lady Shirley Brown; King Charles The Third; Bill Savage; Whitey
Synopsis
The Volgan Republic of Asia attacks Britain, conquering it in The Eight Hour War. Bill Savage returns home to find his house destroyed, and his family killed.
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Indexer Notes

Story title is from 2000 AD website.

[Flesh Book 1 Part 1] (Table of Contents: 3)

Flesh / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Pat Mills
Pencils
Joan Boix [as Boix]; Ruben Pellejero [as Boix]
Inks
Joan Boix [as Boix]; Ruben Pellejero [as Boix]
Letters
Bill Nuttall

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Earl Reagan; Joe Brontowski; Maverick (death)
Synopsis
Earl Reagan and The Rangers of the Trans-Time Corporation herd ten ton styracosaurs while fending off lurking tyrannosaurs.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story title is from 2000 AD website.

[Dan Dare Part 1] (Table of Contents: 4)

Dan Dare / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Ken Armstrong; Pat Mills
Pencils
Massimo Belardinelli
Inks
Massimo Belardinelli
Colors
? (pages 1 and 2 only)
Letters
Bill Nuttall

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Dan Dare
Synopsis
Dan Dare's space freighter Sirius is destroyed and he spots something "alien" in the red spot of Jupiter. Facing court martial for losing his ship, he escapes onto the Odyssey, which will be passing Jupiter before entering star drive.
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Meet Tharg (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[Vulcan Part 1] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Pat Mills
Pencils
Enio
Inks
Enio
Letters
Bill Nuttall

Genre
science fiction
Characters
John Probe; Sharpe
Synopsis
John Probe becomes the first "man to be Activated by Compu-Puncture Hyperpower" and stops a group of terrorists who attacked R.A.F. Base Cottesdale.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story title is from 2000 AD website.

[Harlem Heroes Part 1] (Table of Contents: 7)

Harlem Heroes / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Tom Tully; Pat Mills
Pencils
Dave Gibbons
Inks
Dave Gibbons
Colors
? (page 5 only)
Letters
Dave Gibbons; Bill Nuttall

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Giant; Hairy; Louis Mayer; Slim
Synopsis
The Harlem Heroes win the first round of the Aeroball world championship only to have their hover-powered "road-liner" crash, killing nearly the entire team.
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Indexer Notes

Ends on Back Cover in colour.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Welcome To Your Future!
  3. 2. [The Resistance Part 1]
    Invasion!
  4. 3. [Flesh Book 1 Part 1]
    Flesh
  5. 4. [Dan Dare Part 1]
    Dan Dare
  6. 5. Meet Tharg
  7. 6. [Vulcan Part 1]
    M.A.C.H. 1
  8. 7. [Harlem Heroes Part 1]
    Harlem Heroes
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