2000 AD #24
(6 August 1977)

IPC, 1977 Series
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Price
0.09 GBP
Pages
32
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IPC Magazines Ltd.
Editing
Kelvin Gosnell (credited as Tharg the Mighty); Jan Shepheard (art editor); Kevin O'Neill (assistant art editor)

Supercover 6 (Table of Contents)

Supercover Sagas / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction

[Hadrian's Wall] (Table of Contents: 1)

Invasion! / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Gerry Finley-Day
Pencils
Carlos Pino
Inks
Carlos Pino
Letters
Jack Potter

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Bill Savage; Peter Silk; Big Abe
Synopsis
The Volgs demonstrate their Manseeker missiles, but Big Abe, Savage, and Silk show them some tatty stones from Hadrian's Wall.
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Indexer Notes

Story title is from 2000 AD website.

[Harlem Heroes Part 24] (Table of Contents: 2)

Harlem Heroes / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction; sport
Characters
Ulysses Cord; Giant; Slim; Artie Gruber; Louis Mayer; Hairy; Zack Harper; Conrad King
Synopsis
As the Bushido Blades continue their suicidal game tactics, the Heroes rally to a final score of 7-2. On to the Aeroball Finals!

Indexer Notes

Story title is from 2000 AD website.

[King Karat] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Roy Preston
Pencils
Massimo Belardinelli
Inks
Massimo Belardinelli
Letters
Tony Jacob

Genre
science fiction; spy
Characters
King Karat (death); John Probe; Jacko
Synopsis
Probe's mission: to eliminate King Karat, who's responsible for flooding the market with illegally obtained and smuggled gold.
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Indexer Notes

Story title is from 2000 AD website.

Tharg and the Intruder (Table of Contents: 4)

Tharg the Mighty / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Kevin O'Neill
Pencils
Kevin O'Neill
Inks
Kevin O'Neill
Colors
? (pages 1 and 2 only)
Letters
Peter Knight

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Tharg the Mighty; ARCHIE; Alfie; The Mekon (statue); Giant (statue); John Probe (statue); Commander Monday (statue); Walter the Wobot
Synopsis
Tharg shows Alfie, a Wonder Comics reader and 2000 AD hater, around the offices of 2000 AD. Within mere minutes, Alfie's a convert.
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Shako [Part 4] (Table of Contents: 5)

Shako / comic story / 5.5 pages (report information)

Script
Pat Mills; John Wagner
Pencils
Juan Arancio
Inks
Juan Arancio
Letters
Jack Potter

Genre
science fiction; adventure; animal
Characters
Shako; Spencer (death); Marx (death); Jake K. Falmuth
Synopsis
Shako, "the only bear on the C.I.A. death list!", kills two more men sent by Falmuth.
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[Advertisement] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[Advertisement] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Nerve Centre (Table of Contents: 8)

letters page / 1.75 pages (report information)

Script
Tharg (as Tharg the Mighty)
Pencils
Kevin O'Neill
Inks
Kevin O'Neill
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Supercover Saga No. 5 details an ancient space god while Tharg prints two letters, a new Big Screen Prize Winner, and a poll.

[Advertisements] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

[The Wreath Murders] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
Malcolm Shaw
Pencils
Mike McMahon
Inks
Mike McMahon
Colors
? (page 5 only)
Letters
John Aldrich

Genre
detective-mystery; science fiction
Characters
Judge Dredd (featured); M.A.C.
Synopsis
Judge Dredd must find the floral wreath murderer before he claims his twenty-first victim.
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Indexer Notes

Story title is from 2000 AD website.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Supercover 6
    Supercover Sagas
  2. 1. [Hadrian's Wall]
    Invasion!
  3. 2. [Harlem Heroes Part 24]
    Harlem Heroes
  4. 3. [King Karat]
    M.A.C.H. 1
  5. 4. Tharg and the Intruder
    Tharg the Mighty
  6. 5. Shako [Part 4]
    Shako
  7. 6. [Advertisement]
  8. 7. [Advertisement]
  9. 8. Nerve Centre
  10. 9. [Advertisements]
  11. 10. [The Wreath Murders]
    Judge Dredd
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Steve Brumbaugh
  • Peter Croome
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Morbus Iff
  • Thomas Jan
  • Steve Jenner
  • Gordon Keys
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Karsten S.