2000 AD #81
(9 September 1978)

IPC, 1977 Series
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Price
0.09 GBP; 0.30 AUD; 0.30 NZD
Pages
32
Indicia Frequency
Every Monday
On-sale Date
1978-09-09
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
IPC Magazines Ltd.
Editing
Kelvin Gosnell

[Guardian of the Galaxy] (Table of Contents)

Dan Dare / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dave Gibbons (credited, signed)
Inks
Dave Gibbons (credited, signed)
Colors
Dave Gibbons (credited, signed)
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Dan Dare
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Nerve Centre (Table of Contents: 1)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Reader's letters and a short editorial. Indicia.

Verdus, Part 6 (Table of Contents: 2)

Sam Slade Robo-Hunter / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
John Wagner (credited as T. B. Grover)
Pencils
Ian Gibson (credited)
Inks
Ian Gibson (credited)
Letters
Steve Potter (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
They're Sims, I tell you, Sims!
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Sam Slade [Robo-Hunter]; Jim Kidd
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

advertisement / pages (report information)

Ant Wars, Part 11 (Table of Contents: 4)

Ant Wars / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Gerry Finley-Day (credited)
Pencils
Alfonso Azpiri (credited as Azpiri)
Inks
Alfonso Azpiri (credited as Azpiri)
Letters
John Aldrich (credited)

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Captain Villa; Anteater
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[This is it! The Big One!] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

[Captain Staedtler and His Cosmic Colours] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

The Cursed Earth, Part 21: Tweak's Story (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
Pat Mills (credited)
Pencils
Brian Bolland (credited)
Inks
Brian Bolland (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Peter Knight (credited as Pete Knight)

Genre
detective-mystery; science fiction
Characters
Judge Dredd; Spikes Harvey Rotten; Tweak
Synopsis
During a break in the journey, Tweak tells Dredd and Spikes the story of how he came to Earth.
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Indexer Notes

Colour on first two pages only.

The Doomsday Machine, Part 3 (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
Al Landau (credited as Landau); Roy Preston (credited as Henry Miller)
Pencils
Trevor Goring (credited as Goring)
Inks
Gary Leach (credited as Leach)
Letters
Bill Nuttall (credited)

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Dan Dare; Hitman; Jeremy Bartholomew Bynder (Jebby)
Reprints

What Hit Tunguska? (Table of Contents: 10)

Tharg's Future-Shocks / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Chris Lowder (credited as Jack Adrian)
Pencils
Pierre Frisano (credited as Frisano)
Inks
Pierre Frisano (credited as Frisano)
Letters
Paul Bensberg (credited)

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Dan Dare's Space Fort (Table of Contents: 13)

2000 AD Star Pin-Up / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?

Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Guardian of the Galaxy]
    Dan Dare
  2. 1. Nerve Centre
  3. 2. Verdus, Part 6
    Sam Slade Robo-Hunter
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
  5. 4. Ant Wars, Part 11
    Ant Wars
  6. 5. [This is it! The Big One!]
  7. 6. [Captain Staedtler and His Cosmic Colours]
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
  9. 8. The Cursed Earth, Part 21: Tweak's Story
    Judge Dredd
  10. 9. The Doomsday Machine, Part 3
    Dan Dare
  11. 10. What Hit Tunguska?
    Tharg's Future-Shocks
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
  14. 13. Dan Dare's Space Fort
    2000 AD Star Pin-Up
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