2000 AD #243
(19 December 1981)

IPC, 1977 Series
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Price
0.16 GBP
Pages
32
Indicia Frequency
In orbit every Monday
On-sale Date
1981-12
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
IPC Magazines Ltd.

The Hunt Is on in the Mean Arena (Table of Contents)

The Mean Arena / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mike White
Inks
Mike White
Colors
Mike White
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

Nerve Centre / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Borag Thungg, Earthlets, once again I have been informed by those who organise your planet's annual Eagle Awards...
Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Tharg (as The Muscular); Fallen Warrior

Indexer Notes

Letters and art from: Christopher Coles, Lawrence Griffin, Philip Hughes, Steven Reid, Grant Geltatley, and Desmond Tundle.
Indicia at bottom of page.

Hell's Pocket, Part 5: Yaag Quag Zigzag! (Table of Contents: 2)

Ace Trucking Co. / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Alan Grant (credited as Grant); John Wagner (credited as Grover)
Pencils
Ian Gibson (credited)
Inks
Ian Gibson (credited)
Letters
Tony Jacob (credited)

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story title from the previous prog.

Roy Race Sensation! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Judge Dredd Annual 1982 / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

The Edinburgh Executioners, Part 5: Doppelganger! (Table of Contents: 5)

The Mean Arena / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Tom Tully (credited)
Pencils
Mike White (credited)
Inks
Mike White (credited)
Letters
Peter Knight (credited as Pete Knight)

Genre
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Story title from the previous prog.

Nemesis the Warlock, Book I: The World of Termight, Part 16 (Table of Contents: 6)

Nemesis the Warlock / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Pat Mills (credited)
Pencils
Kevin O'Neill (credited)
Inks
Kevin O'Neill (credited)
Letters
Steve Potter (credited)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; science fiction
Characters
Nemesis the Warlock (featured); Torquemada (antagonist)
Reprints

Tharg's Christmas Tale, Part 1 (Table of Contents: 7)

Tharg the Mighty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Tharg
Pencils
Eric Bradbury (credited)
Inks
Eric Bradbury (credited)
Colors
? (first two pages only)
Letters
Bill Nuttall (credited)

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Tharg (featured)

Block Mania, Part 8 (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
Alan Grant (credited as T. B. Grover); John Wagner (credited as T. B. Grover)
Pencils
Steve Dillon (credited)
Inks
Steve Dillon (credited)
Letters
Steve Potter (credited)

Genre
detective-mystery; science fiction
Characters
Mega-City One Judges [Judge Dredd (featured); Judge Giant (cameo) (corpse)]; Orlok the Assassin (antagonist)
Reprints

Poison, Part 2: Shout! (Table of Contents: 9)

Rogue Trooper / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Gerry Finley-Day (credited)
Pencils
Mike Dorey (credited)
Inks
Mike Dorey (credited)
Letters
Bill Nuttall (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Nu Earth, the war-ravaged planet at the edge of the galaxy, created to operate in all its contaminated zones is the Genetic...
Genre
military; science fiction; war
Characters
Rogue Trooper (featured)
Synopsis
Gunner, Helm, and Bagman cause an avalanche to prevent Rogue Trooper's capture by Nort troops.

Indexer Notes

Story title from the previous prog.
Next in Prog 246.

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

2000 AD 1982 Annual / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

2000 AD / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

2000 AD Star Pin-Up: Walter the Wobot (Table of Contents: 12)

Walter the Wobot / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mewwy Cwismas, weaders!
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Walter the Wobot (featured)
Synopsis
Walter says 'Mewwy Cwismas, weaders'.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Hunt Is on in the Mean Arena
    The Mean Arena
  2. 1. ["Borag Thungg, Earthlets, once again I have been informed by those who organise your planet's annual Eagle Awards..."]
    Nerve Centre
  3. 2. Hell's Pocket, Part 5: Yaag Quag Zigzag!
    Ace Trucking Co.
  4. 3. Roy Race Sensation!
    Roy of the Rovers
  5. 4. ["Judged the greatest X-Mas annual ever"]
    Judge Dredd Annual 1982
  6. 5. The Edinburgh Executioners, Part 5: Doppelganger!
    The Mean Arena
  7. 6. Nemesis the Warlock, Book I: The World of Termight, Part 16
    Nemesis the Warlock
  8. 7. Tharg's Christmas Tale, Part 1
    Tharg the Mighty
  9. 8. Block Mania, Part 8
    Judge Dredd
  10. 9. Poison, Part 2: Shout!
    Rogue Trooper
  11. 10. ["A Christmas annual that's truly out of this world..."]
    2000 AD 1982 Annual
  12. 11. ["More zarjaz than a partidge in a pear tree!"]
    2000 AD
  13. 12. 2000 AD Star Pin-Up: Walter the Wobot
    Walter the Wobot
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