(1978)

Fleetway Publications, 1978 Series
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Price
1.00 GBP
Pages
128
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
IPC Magazines Ltd.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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Pencils
Gerry Woods (painted)
Inks
Gerry Woods
Colors
Gerry Woods
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Dan Dare

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

table of contents / 2 pages (report information)

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Indexer Notes

Contents listing with a composite view of the Earth as seen from the surface of the Moon as background. Indicia: Copyright IPC Magazines Ltd, 1977.

Dan Dare And The Curse Of The Mytax (Table of Contents: 2)

Dan Dare / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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Pencils
Massimo Belardinelli
Inks
Massimo Belardinelli
Colors
Massimo Belardinelli ?
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Dan Dare; Wally Carter; Mytax; Solan; The Scarags
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Shuttle Blast-Off (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Illustrated account of a Space Shuttle mission to launch a satellite.

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Galactic Greetings, Earthlets!
Characters
Tharg

Indexer Notes

Puzzle page, introduced by Tharg. Includes a photo of Tharg.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Borag Thungg, Earthlets!
Genre
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Tharg teaches us some words of his language. Also tells us about the possibility of General Dynamics producing a submarine oil tanker (with illo).

A Step Into The Unknown (Table of Contents: 6)

2000AD Special Feature / text article / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Illustrated History of space exploration from Gargarin to the space shuttle.

Tank Trap (Table of Contents: 7)

Invasion / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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Genre
science fiction
Characters
Bill Savage; Peter Silk; Volgans
Synopsis
Savage and Silk intervene when Volgan tanks open fire on some civilians. They escape, make contact with British resistance fighters on the Isle Of Dogs, and go on to blow up a Volgan oil tanker.

Hunted (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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Pencils
Kevin O'Neill (signed)
Inks
Kevin O'Neill
Letters
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Genre
science fiction
Characters
Amon Spek; Tharg
Synopsis
Spek wakes up to find himself the game in a Safari Park floating in space. He dies when he has nowhere left to run and two Earthlings catch up with him. Tharg appears to warn us about what we are doing to our own planet's resources.

Indexer Notes

Either wash technique on art, or B&W repro of coloured strip.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

M.A.C.H. 1 / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mind Control
Genre
science fiction
Characters
John Probe: Brigadier Crawford; Lutz
Synopsis
Probe attends a military test on Salisbury Plain. Foreign agents outside the test area use some radar-like equipment to seize control of Probe's computerised brain and make him steal a missile. Probe complies, but manages to turn the tables when they try to kill him.

Indexer Notes

Wash technique on art, or possibly B&W repro of painted strip.

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

Harlem Heroes / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Welcome To Berlin
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Giant; Slim; Rudi Boldt; Rusty; Hairy; Louis Mayer; Earl
Synopsis
The Heroes take on the Berlin Blitzkriegs in a not-so-friendly friendly. The Heroes come out on top despite the racially-charged atmosphere and the brutal tactics of the Germans.

East Meets West...In Space! (Table of Contents: 11)

text article / 3 pages (report information)

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Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Brigadier General Thomas P. Stafford; Colonel Alexei Leonov

Indexer Notes

Text piece, with illos and photos, about the Apollo/Soyuz link-up on 17th July 1975.

End Of Voyage (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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Genre
adventure; science fiction
Characters
Tom Wyatt
Synopsis
Wyatt's pleasure cruiser is caught in a nuclear test in the Pacific. He is the only survivor. A year later he takes part in a cross-Atlantic yacht race, as the crisis in the Middle East heats up. Nuclear destruction hits deserted New York just as he sails past the Statue of Liberty.

Crossword (Table of Contents: 13)

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Indexer Notes

Crossword puzzle.

Watch This Space (Table of Contents: 14)

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Genre
humour

Indexer Notes

Four gag cartoons.

Space Records You Can All 'Lick'! (Table of Contents: 15)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Brief look at how stamps have followed the space race since Gargarin orbited the Earth. Several repros of space-themed stamps from around the world.

The Dream Machine (Table of Contents: 16)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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Pencils
Massimo Belardinelli
Inks
Massimo Belardinelli
Colors
? (Tones)
Letters
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Genre
science fiction
Characters
Mike Clayton; Doctor Brenner; Williams
Synopsis
Brenner invites Clayton, who has the highest I.Q. in Britain, to take part in an experiment with his Dream Machine. Clayton's dream sends technician Williams over the edge and he tries to destroy the machine. Brenner tries again later, and this time Clayton's mind makes contact with some kind of extraterrestrial power.

Indexer Notes

Artwork uses orange spot colour throughout.

Videophones (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Script
Malcolm Shaw
Pencils
Mike McMahon
Inks
Mike McMahon
Colors
? (Tones)
Letters
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Genre
science fiction
Characters
Dredd; Judge Steele; Maria; Igor Sansky
Synopsis
Sansky is using Deep Psyche Hypnosis (over the Video Phone system) to drive Judges mad. Dredd, using a hologram of himself, fools Sansky and buys the time to trace the phone call. Then raids Sansky's place for the showdown.

Indexer Notes

Artwork uses orange spot colour throughout. Story title and writer credit courtesy of Grant Goggins (R. Schenk, December 2009).

Operation Hercules (Table of Contents: 18)

M.A.C.H. 1 / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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Genre
science fiction
Characters
John Probe; Brigadier Pierre Lemas
Synopsis
Terrorists hijack a plane loaded with French passengers, and flies them to Natanga. The French government call in Probe, who leads a pretty routine rescue mission.

The Buffalo Hunt (Table of Contents: 19)

Flesh / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
science fiction
Characters
Reagan; Claw Carver; Hays;
Synopsis
Trans Time Corporation sends Reagan and his men back to 1821 to bring back a dozen dead buffalo. Reagan is worried that this might alter history, but when he returns to the present he finds out that the episode had already entered history before he had even left, via a Cherokee pictogram.
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The Monsters (Table of Contents: 20)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Pencils
Keith Page (signed)
Inks
Keith Page
Letters
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Genre
science fiction
Characters
Tharg

Indexer Notes

Future Shock style story.

White Fury (Table of Contents: 21)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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Genre
adventure; animal
Characters
Shako; Dave Findlay; Chuck Branson
Synopsis
Findlay takes a pot-shot from the deck of the ice-breaker he is serving on and kills Polar Bear cub Shako's mother for sport. The Captain orders the two men onto the ice to finish the cub as well, but Shako bites Findlay in the leg and his gun goes off accidently, killing Branson. Shako escapes and has to fend for himself for a couple of weeks. When next he encounters the humans he manages to kill Findlay, then boards the by now stuck ice-breaker. Just as the Captain is about to shoot him, the ship succumbs to the pressure of the ice and sinks. Shako makes his escape and his adventures begin.
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Indexer Notes

First appearance Shako? Story is the prequel to the Shako series which ran in the early issues of 2000 AD weekly.

Whitey's Brother (Table of Contents: 22)

Judge Dredd / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Moore
Pencils
Mike McMahon
Inks
Mike McMahon
Letters
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Genre
science fiction
Characters
Dredd; The Grand Judge; Whitey Logan; Welch Logan
Synopsis
Using a matter disruptor to terrorize Mega City 1 with, Welch Logan demands the release of his brother, Whitey, from Devil's Island and Judge Dredd to be handed over to him. Dredd plays along and wins out by turning the matter disruptor on Welch. Whitey returns to prison, vowing vengeance.

Indexer Notes

This is the sequel to the "Judge Whitey" story from 2000 AD #2. Devil's Island is a penal colony on a huge traffic island in the middle of the expressway. Story title and writer credit courtesy of Grant Goggins (R. Schenk, December 2009).

The Symbiote (Table of Contents: 23)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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Genre
science fiction
Characters
Tharg

Indexer Notes

Future Shock style story.

Death Bug (Table of Contents: 24)

The Smith Family / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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Genre
science fiction
Characters
Peter Smith; Alice Smith; "Kipper" Smith; Police Chief Custer; Doc. Huxley; "Lucky" Modell
Synopsis
A plague of Death Bugs threatens Salvation City. The Chief and Doc Huxley use a petrol tanker to save the day.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 25)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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Pencils
Gerry Woods (painted)
Inks
Gerry Woods
Colors
Gerry Woods
Letters
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Genre
science fiction
Characters
Dan Dare

Indexer Notes

Same as front cover.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Dan Dare And The Curse Of The Mytax
    Dan Dare
  4. 3. Shuttle Blast-Off
  5. 4. ["Galactic Greetings, Earthlets!"]
  6. 5. ["Borag Thungg, Earthlets!"]
  7. 6. A Step Into The Unknown
    2000AD Special Feature
  8. 7. Tank Trap
    Invasion
  9. 8. Hunted
  10. 9. ["Mind Control"]
    M.A.C.H. 1
  11. 10. ["Welcome To Berlin"]
    Harlem Heroes
  12. 11. East Meets West...In Space!
  13. 12. End Of Voyage
  14. 13. Crossword
  15. 14. Watch This Space
  16. 15. Space Records You Can All 'Lick'!
  17. 16. The Dream Machine
  18. 17. Videophones
    Judge Dredd
  19. 18. Operation Hercules
    M.A.C.H. 1
  20. 19. The Buffalo Hunt
    Flesh
  21. 20. The Monsters
  22. 21. White Fury
  23. 22. Whitey's Brother
    Judge Dredd
  24. 23. The Symbiote
  25. 24. Death Bug
    The Smith Family
  26. 25. [no title indexed]
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