2000 AD #84
(30 September 1978)

IPC, 1977 Series
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Price
0.10 GBP
Pages
32
Indicia Frequency
Every Monday
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
IPC Magazines Ltd.
Editing
Nick Landau (The Mighty Tharg); Roy Preston (sub-editor); Kevin O'Neill (art editor)

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

Ant Wars Rages On! (Table of Contents)

Ant Wars / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Kevin O'Neill (credited, signed)
Inks
Kevin O'Neill (credited, signed)
Colors
Kevin O'Neill (credited, signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction

Verdus, Part 9 (Table of Contents: 1)

Sam Slade Robo-Hunter / comic story / 6 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
It's SJI, Slade!
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Sam Slade [Robo-Hunter]; Jim Kidd
Reprints

The Doomsday Machine, Part 6 (Table of Contents: 2)

Dan Dare / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Preston (credited as Henry Miller)
Pencils
Dave Gibbons (credited); Garry Leach (credited)
Inks
Dave Gibbons (credited); Garry Leach (credited)
Letters
Peter Knight (credited)

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Dan Dare
Reprints

The Cursed Earth, Part 24: Dredd's Last Stand (Table of Contents: 3)

Judge Dredd / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
John Wagner (credited as T. B. Grover)
Pencils
Mike McMahon (credited as M. McMahon)
Inks
Mike McMahon (credited as M. McMahon)
Colors
Mike McMahon (credited as M. McMahon) (first two pages only)
Letters
Peter Knight (credited as Pete Knight)

Genre
detective-mystery; science fiction
Characters
Judge Dredd (featured); Spikes Harvey Rotten (death) (guest); Tweak (guest)
Synopsis
In a desperate battle against a robot army, the former gun-runner Spikes, inspired by all he's seen while traveling with Dredd, heroically gives his life to save many others.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The Cursed Earth part 24 of 25.

[Saturday Night Slaughter] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Gerry Finley-Day (credited)
Pencils
Alfonso Azpiri (credited)
Inks
Alfonso Azpiri (credited)
Letters
Bill Nuttall (credited)

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story title from previous prog.

[Meet Mekquake, Part 1] (Table of Contents: 5)

Walter the Wobot / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Gary Rice (credited)
Pencils
Brendan McCarthy (credited)
Inks
Brendan McCarthy (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Good Morning, Mawia!
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Maria Cosgrove (guest); Mek-Quake (guest); Walter the Wobot (featured)
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Ant Wars Rages On!
    Ant Wars
  2. 1. Verdus, Part 9
    Sam Slade Robo-Hunter
  3. 2. The Doomsday Machine, Part 6
    Dan Dare
  4. 3. The Cursed Earth, Part 24: Dredd's Last Stand
    Judge Dredd
  5. 4. [Saturday Night Slaughter]
    Ant Wars
  6. 5. [Meet Mekquake, Part 1]
    Walter the Wobot
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