2000 AD #2
(05 March 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
Pat Mills [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

Indicia says "published every Monday." Cover says "in orbit every Saturday."


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Dan Dare / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Massimo Belardinelli
Inks
Massimo Belardinelli
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Dan Dare

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

Invasion / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Gerry Finley-Day
Pencils
Jesus Blasco
Inks
Jesus Blasco
Letters
Jack Potter

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Marshal Vashkov; Bill Savage; George
Synopsis
Bill Savage bursts into a bar and shoots some Volgs; a stranger observes with interest.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story title is from 2000 AD website.

[Flesh Book 1 Part 2] (Table of Contents: 2)

Flesh / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Ken Armstrong
Pencils
Joan Boix [as Boix]
Inks
Joan Boix [as Boix]
Letters
Bill Nuttall

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Huck (death); Earl Reagan; Joe Brontowski
Synopsis
A Fleshdozer malfunctions, killing two men. As Joe and Reagan head out to fetch more beasts for the slaughter, a pteranodon attack leaves Joe in dire straits.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story title is from 2000 AD website.

[Vulcan Part 2] (Table of Contents: 3)

M.A.C.H. 1 / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Flynn
Pencils
Enio
Inks
Enio
Letters
Jack Potter

Genre
science fiction
Characters
John Probe; Sharpe
Synopsis
John Probe dives from a RAF Nimrod onto the back of the flying Vulcan aircraft filled with nerve gas. Ripping his way inside, a terrorist's bullet punctures a container, causing hallucinations in our hero before he sets the Vulcan down safely in the Thames Mud Flats.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story title is from 2000 AD website.

[Dan Dare Part 2] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Kelvin Gosnell
Pencils
Massimo Belardinelli
Inks
Massimo Belardinelli
Colors
? (pages 1 and 2 only)
Letters
Bill Nuttall

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Dan Dare; Guard Seventeen; Commander Monday; Zarkos
Synopsis
Dan Dare fights his way to the commander of the Odyssey, Mr. Monday, to explain his fears about the alien presence in the red spot of Jupiter, only to have the alien itself materialize on the ship.
Reprints

Nerve Centre (Table of Contents: 5)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
? [as Tharg the Mighty]
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Tharg's "letter-opening robot" is not yet assembled, so this first edition of the Nerve Center contains merely his intro and an ad for the free gift in the next issue.

[Harlem Heroes Part 2] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Tom Tully
Pencils
Dave Gibbons
Inks
Dave Gibbons
Letters
Dave Gibbons

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Giant; Slim; Hairy; Conrad King; Zack Harper
Synopsis
As the Harlem Heroes tries to rebuild their team after the deadly crash, they take on old-timer Conrad King, and street aeroball player Zack Harper.
Reprints

[Judge Whitey] (Table of Contents: 7)

Judge Dredd / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Peter Harris
Pencils
Mike McMahon; Carlos Ezquerra (first picture of Judge Dredd)
Inks
Mike McMahon; Carlos Ezquerra (first picture of Judge Dredd)
Colors
? (page 4 only)
Letters
McGowan ?; Jan Shepherd (logo design)

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Judge Dredd (introduction); "Whitey" Logan; Judge Goodman; Judge Alvin (death)
Synopsis
After criminal Whitey kills Judge Alvin, Dredd arrests him and sends him to Devil's Island, "a huge traffic island in the middle of a vast inter-city highway complex."
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story title is from 2000 AD website. This is the first Judge Dredd story. Logo design credit from Todd Klein via his Facebook page, used with permission.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Dan Dare
  2. 1. [The Resistance Part 2]
    Invasion
  3. 2. [Flesh Book 1 Part 2]
    Flesh
  4. 3. [Vulcan Part 2]
    M.A.C.H. 1
  5. 4. [Dan Dare Part 2]
    Dan Dare
  6. 5. Nerve Centre
  7. 6. [Harlem Heroes Part 2]
    Harlem Heroes
  8. 7. [Judge Whitey]
    Judge Dredd
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