2000 AD #639
(12 August 1989)

Fleetway Publications, 1987 Series
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Price
0.35 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
every Monday
On-sale Date
1989-08-12
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fleetway Publications
Barcode
9770262284005 31
Editing
Richard Burton (credited as Tharg the Mighty) (Editor)

Bring Back the Cat! (Table of Contents)

Mean Team / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ron Smith (signed)
Inks
Ron Smith (signed)
Colors
Ron Smith (signed)

Genre
science fiction

Triad, Part 5 (Table of Contents: 1)

Anderson PSI Division / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Alan Grant (credited)
Pencils
Arthur Ranson (credited)
Inks
Arthur Ranson (credited)
Letters
Steve Potter (credited as S. Potter)

Genre
detective-mystery; horror-suspense; science fiction
Characters
Psi Judge Anderson (featured)
Reprints

Medivac 318, Part 11 (Table of Contents: 2)

Medivac 318 / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Hilary Robinson (credited)
Pencils
Nigel Dobbyn (credited)
Inks
Nigel Dobbyn (credited)
Letters
Jack Potter (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Are we glad to be home?
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Verity McKinnon; Jay; Perry; Gib Wade; the Jenarit
Synopsis
Verity and Jay take the ambulance down to pick up Perry and other wounded soldiers.
Reprints
Keywords
ambulance; medicine; space war; spaceships

The Getting of Wisdom (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Mike Collins (credited)
Pencils
Dave D'Antiquis (credited)
Inks
Dave D'Antiquis (credited)
Letters
Gordon Robson (credited as Kid)

Genre
science fiction

Curse of the Spider Man (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
John Wagner (credited)
Pencils
Mick Austin (credited)
Inks
Mick Austin (credited)
Colors
Mick Austin (credited)
Letters
Tom Frame (credited as T. Frame)

Genre
detective-mystery; science fiction
Characters
Judge Dredd (featured); Dr. J. J. Clamp; Dilip
Synopsis
Dilip is told he has contracted the spider virus, which will turn him into a spider. He tries to avoid the fate by committing suicide, but keeps failing.
Reprints
Keywords
suicide; virus

Survivor, Part 1 (Table of Contents: 5)

Mean Team / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Hilary Robinson (credited)
Pencils
Ron Smith (credited)
Inks
Ron Smith (credited)
Letters
Tom Frame (credited)

Genre
science fiction

The Final Solution, Part 18 (Table of Contents: 6)

Strontium Dog / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Alan Grant (credited)
Pencils
Simon Harrison (credited)
Inks
Simon Harrison (credited)
Letters
Gordon Robson (credited as Kid)

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Johnny Alpha (featured); Feral (guest); Middenface McNulty (supporting)

2000 AD Star Scan by Liam Sharp (Table of Contents: 7)

Judge Dredd / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Liam Sharp (credited) (signed as Liam)
Inks
Liam Sharp (credited) (signed as Liam)
Colors
Liam Sharp (credited) (signed as Liam)
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
P. J. Maybe... What Next?
Genre
detective-mystery; science fiction
Characters
Judge Dredd (featured); P. J. Maybe (antagonist)
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Bring Back the Cat!
    Mean Team
  2. 1. Triad, Part 5
    Anderson PSI Division
  3. 2. Medivac 318, Part 11
    Medivac 318
  4. 3. The Getting of Wisdom
    Tharg's Future-Shocks
  5. 4. Curse of the Spider Man
    Judge Dredd
  6. 5. Survivor, Part 1
    Mean Team
  7. 6. The Final Solution, Part 18
    Strontium Dog
  8. 7. 2000 AD Star Scan by Liam Sharp
    Judge Dredd
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