2000 AD #48
(21 January 1978)

IPC, 1977 Series
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Price
0.09 GBP
Pages
32
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every Monday
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
IPC Magazines Ltd.
Editing
Kelvin Gosnell

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Dan Dare / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
Gerry Finley-Day
Pencils
Dave Gibbons
Inks
Dave Gibbons
Colors
Dave Gibbons
Letters
Dave Gibbons

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Those escort ships will never fight again...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Dan Dare; Bear; The Dark Lord
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The cover is also the first page of this issue's Dan Dare story.

[Starslayer Part 13] (Table of Contents: 1)

Dan Dare / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Gerry Finley-Day
Pencils
Dave Gibbons
Inks
Dave Gibbons
Letters
Dave Gibbons

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Dan Dare; Bear; Hitman; The Dark Lord
Synopsis
With The Dark Lord his prisoner, Dare orders the Starslayer ships to return to their home world. The Dark Lord escapes, however, and orders them to board.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Visible Man / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Pat Mills
Pencils
Carlos Trigo
Inks
Carlos Trigo
Letters
Jack Potter

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Frank Hart; Doctor Burnard
Synopsis
Frank rebels against his incarceration at the Nuclear Facility, and, threatening to shoot himself, makes a break for it.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Tharg's Future Shocks / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Flynn
Pencils
Giorgi
Inks
Giorgi
Letters
Peter Knight

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Jack Keller; Neil Armstrong
Synopsis
During an Apollo mission in 1987 astronaut Jack Keller is captured by an alien who takes his form and leaves to join the Apollo crew with the intention of surveying the Earth. Keller does not believe the alien can pass himself off, until he meets a fellow captive - Neil Armstrong.
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Bonjo From Beyond The Stars (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Kevin O'Neill
Pencils
Kevin O'Neill
Inks
Kevin O'Neill
Letters
Tony Jacob

Genre
humour; science fiction
Characters
Bonjo; Dr. Lu-Ney; Mach Aardvaark

2000 AD Nerve Centre (Table of Contents: 5)

letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
Typeset

Characters
Tharg

Indexer Notes

Readers letters and illos. Some advertising.

The Oxygen Desert Part 1 (Table of Contents: 6)

Judge Dredd / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
John Wagner [as John Howard]
Pencils
Ian Gibson
Inks
Ian Gibson
Colors
Ian Gibson
Letters
Tony Jacob

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Judge Dredd; Judge Tex; Walter the Wobot; Judge Wimpey; Wild Bill Carmody
Synopsis
Dredd falls into an ambush when he pursues Carmody into the Oxygen Desert.
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Indexer Notes

Only the first two pages are in colour.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Invasion / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Gerry Finley-Day
Pencils
Mike Dorey [as J. Clough]
Inks
Mike Dorey [as J. Clough]
Letters
Peter Knight

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Bill Savage; Rosa Volgska; Prince John; Silk; Nessie; Georgia
Synopsis
Savage and his crew make it to Liverpool, and then out to sea with Prince John, but don't realise they have a traitor in their midst.
Rosa captures Nessie.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Inferno / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Tom Tully
Pencils
Massimo Belardinelli
Inks
Massimo Belardinelli
Letters
Tom Frame

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Giant; Junk; Zack Harper; Moody Bloo; Slim; John Clay; The Hell-Kittens; Pearly
Synopsis
Pearly, one of the Heroes' new cheer-leaders, seems to be a traitor as she zaps Giant with a beam of invisible energy during a game.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Part 3 of Super Nova game.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Those escort ships will never fight again..."]
    Dan Dare
  2. 1. [Starslayer Part 13]
    Dan Dare
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Visible Man
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tharg's Future Shocks
  5. 4. Bonjo From Beyond The Stars
  6. 5. 2000 AD Nerve Centre
  7. 6. The Oxygen Desert Part 1
    Judge Dredd
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Invasion
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Inferno
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
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