2000 AD #49
(28 January 1978)

IPC, 1977 Series
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Price
0.09 GBP
Pages
32
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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
Death to the intruders!
Genre
science fiction
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Indexer Notes

Also the first page of this issue's Dan Dare story.

Starslayer. Part 14 (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; Hitman; Bear; The Dark Lord
Synopsis
As the Starslayers board his ship, Dare and Bear suit-up and take the battle out into space.
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Indexer Notes

Story title from 2000AD website.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Genre
humour
Characters
Tharg

Indexer Notes

Four science fiction flavoured single-panel gags submitted by readers, with head-shot and commentary from Tharg.

Fly Guy (Table of Contents: 3)

Tharg's Future-Shocks / comic story / 2.5 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Moore (credited)
Pencils
José Ferrer (credited as Ferrer)
Inks
José Ferrer (credited as Ferrer)
Letters
Peter Knight (credited)

Genre
science fiction
Characters
'Mayor' Croxley
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Indexer Notes

Ads on bottom of last page.

The Visible Man, Part 3 (Table of Contents: 4)

The Visible Man / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Pat Mills
Pencils
José Pérez Montero (credited as Montero)
Inks
José Pérez Montero (credited as Montero)
Letters
Jack Potter

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Frank Hart
Synopsis
Frank breaks into a beauty salon and almost fries his insides when he tries to give himself a tan with a solar lamp. He makes do instead with cosmetics to cover his face and hands, but these start to come off as he queues in a bank the next day, causing panic and terror amongst the staff and customers.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

letters page / 2.75 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Tharg

Indexer Notes

Readers letters, cartoons, and some ads.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Bonjo from beyond the Stars / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Genre
humour; science fiction
Characters
Mach Aardvaark; Bonjo

The Oxygen Desert, Part 2 (Table of Contents: 7)

Judge Dredd / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
John Wagner (credited as John Howard)
Pencils
Ian Gibson (credited)
Inks
Ian Gibson (credited)
Colors
Ian Gibson (credited) (first two pages only)
Letters
Tony Jacob (credited)

Genre
detective-mystery; science fiction
Characters
Luna City One Judges [Judge-Marshal Dredd (featured); Judge Tex (guest)]; Wild Bill Carmody
Synopsis
After his failure to capture Carmody, and almost dying in the Oxygen Desert, Dredd hands in his badge and gets a job as a street sweeper. But it's only a ruse to lure Carmody out of hiding, enabling Dredd to capture him.
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Escape from Liverpool, Part 3 (Table of Contents: 8)

Invasion! [2000 AD feature] / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Gerry Finley-Day
Pencils
Carlos Pino
Inks
Carlos Pino
Letters
Peter Knight

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Bill Savage; Silk; Prince John; Georgia; Carter
Synopsis
Savage suspects there is a Volg spy aboard ship. Silk takes the night watch and goes to investigate a figure with a light at the top of the mast. Figure is crewman Carter, likewise investigating the light. Both men are surprised by Georgia, who kills them, then tells Savage that Silk died fighting the spy.
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Indexer Notes

Death of Silk.

Inferno, Part 14 (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

Genre
science fiction; sport
Characters
Giant; Moody Bloo; Zack; Slim; The Hell-Kittens; Pearly; Chubb; Brain
Synopsis
Pearly's first attempt on Giant's life fails, so she follows him to sick-bay as the game continues. Brain senses something is wrong and comes charging in just as Pearly is about to finish the unconscious Giant.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Fourth part of Super Nova game.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Death to the intruders!"]
    Dan Dare
  2. 1. Starslayer. Part 14
    Dan Dare
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. Fly Guy
    Tharg's Future-Shocks
  5. 4. The Visible Man, Part 3
    The Visible Man
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Bonjo from beyond the Stars
  8. 7. The Oxygen Desert, Part 2
    Judge Dredd
  9. 8. Escape from Liverpool, Part 3
    Invasion! [2000 AD feature]
  10. 9. Inferno, Part 14
    Harlem Heroes
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
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