(1981)

Fleetway Publications, 1978 Series
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Price
1.50 GBP
Pages
128
Indicia Frequency
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
IPC Magazines Ltd.
Brand
A Fleetway Annual
Editing
Steve MacManus ?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Judge Dredd; Strontium Dog; Tharg the Mighty / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dave Gibbons
Inks
Dave Gibbons
Colors
Dave Gibbons ?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction; detective-mystery
Characters
Judge Dredd; Tharg; Johnny Alpha

2000 AD Star Pin-Up: Deadlock The Mystic A.B.C. Warrior (Table of Contents: 1)

A.B.C. Warriors / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Kevin O'Neill (signed)
Inks
Kevin O'Neill
Colors
Kevin O'Neill ?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Deadlock

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Tharg

Indexer Notes

Contents page.

The Space Shuttle (Table of Contents: 3)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Two-page cut-away painting of the shuttle in orbit. Short text piece.

Night Of The Blood-Freaks (Table of Contents: 4)

Strontium Dog / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Strontium Dog

Indexer Notes

Pin-up forms intro/illustration to the following text story.

Night Of The Blood-Freaks (Table of Contents: 5)

Strontium Dog / text story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Carlos Ezquerra ?
Inks
Carlos Ezquerra ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Johnny Alpha; Wulf Sternhammer

Indexer Notes

Text story with two illos, apparently by Ezquerra.

Special Effects In Sci-Fi Movies (Table of Contents: 6)

text article / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photograph)
Inks
? (photograph)
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

A look at the use of special effects in movies over the years.

10 Ways To Destroy The World (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
The Mekon

The Mumps From Beyond The Moon (Table of Contents: 8)

Tharg's Future-Shocks / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Alan Grant (credited as Staccato)
Pencils
Robin Smith (credited)
Inks
Robin Smith (credited)
Letters
Jack Potter (credited)

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

The Mighty Tharg's Cosmic Puzzle Page (Table of Contents: 9)

activity / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Tharg; Ro-Jaws

Ro-Jaws And Hammerstein's Mini Annual (Table of Contents: 10)

Ro-Busters / letters page / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Ro-Jaws; Hammerstein

Indexer Notes

Ro-Jaws and Hammerstein answer readers letters. Some readers cartoons, and some fan art.

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

Ro-Busters / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Chris Stevens
Pencils
Dave Harwood
Inks
Dave Harwood
Letters
Peter Knight

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mayday! Mayday! San Andreas Fault!
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Ro-Jaws; Hammerstein; Robot Lucifer; Howard Quartz; Great Aunt Lizzie
Synopsis
Aunt Lizzie puts Howard in his place after he tries to claim ownership of Robot Lucifer because Lucifer is using a leg made by Howard's company.
Reprints

Ro-Jaws Robo-Facts (Table of Contents: 12)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Ro-Jaws

Indexer Notes

Seven facts about robots.

Human On My Back (Table of Contents: 13)

text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Ro-Jaws; Benjy; Felix

Indexer Notes

First page is a B&W illustration of Benjy and Felix.

The A.B.C. Warriors (Table of Contents: 14)

A.B.C. Warriors / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rob Moran (signed)
Inks
Rob Moran (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Joe Pineapples; Mongrol; The Mess; Happy Schrapnel; Deadlock; Blackblood; Hammerstein

Indexer Notes

One-page illo and one page of character bios.

The Man From 2000 (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Oleh Stepaniuk (credited)
Pencils
David Hine (credited as D. Hine)
Inks
David Hine (credited as D. Hine)
Letters
Steve Potter (credited)

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Bylor; Lantus; King Grandvelt; Trooper 34839/Ax
Synopsis
Alien gamblers pull four warriors from Earths past and set them against each other, betting on the outcome of the fight. But the warriors work together and beat the aliens.
Reprints

2000AD Heroes Fact-File (Table of Contents: 16)

character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Ursa; Zog

Indexer Notes

Profile of Ursa and Zog, with bios.

Death-Dive (Table of Contents: 17)

Black-Hawk [Tornado and 2000AD] / text story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
history; science fiction

Indexer Notes

Illo on first page and a half.

The Guinea Pig (Table of Contents: 18)

The Guinea Pig / comic story / 4.5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Brian Lewis (signed)
Inks
Brian Lewis (signed)
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Mike Lane; Prof. Dee
Synopsis
Foreign agents try and hijack a new plane Mike is testing. He rams their helicopter and captures them. Returns them to their mother-ship the next day.
Reprints
  • From The Eagle 1965(?)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

illustration / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Characters
Judge Dredd

Indexer Notes

Dredd introduces the next feature.

2000 A.D. Hall Of Villains (Table of Contents: 20)

character profile / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Four pages of illustrated character profiles. Red spot colour used throughout.

Duel In The Dunes (Table of Contents: 21)

Tharg's Future-Shocks / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Oleh Stepaniuk (credited)
Pencils
Rob Moran (credited)
Inks
Rob Moran (credited)
Colors
? (tones)
Letters
John Aldrich (credited as Aldrich II)

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Kain; Tharg
Synopsis
Kain takes part in battle after battle in some kind of arena. At the end he disovers he is an android. We discover the arena is actually a child's toy, and the players are miniature robots.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art has red tones throughout

The Being From Betelgeuse Six! (Table of Contents: 22)

character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Tharg

Indexer Notes

Profile of Tharg, with illo.

The Retreat From Volgow (Table of Contents: 23)

A.B.C. Warriors / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Brendan McCarthy (signed)
Inks
Brendan McCarthy (signed)
Colors
? (Tones)
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Two-page spread which acts as illo for the following text story. Art coloured in red tones.

The Retreat From Volgow (Table of Contents: 24)

A.B.C. Warriors / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Brendan McCarthy
Inks
Brendan McCarthy
Colors
? (Tones)
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
Story recounts the end of the Volgan war, told from the perspective of a Volgan robot.

Indexer Notes

Art illo reprints a character from the intro pin-up.

A Thargian Vocabulary (Table of Contents: 25)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Tharg

Indexer Notes

Red toned illo of Tharg, along with a short list of Betelgeusian words.

"[The Belminster Jewel Robbery]" (Table of Contents: 26)

Smokeman / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
José Ortiz (signed)
Inks
José Ortiz (signed)
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Major Grant; 'Boffin' Bailey; Inspector Hanson; Tragg; Lynch
Synopsis
The Zetans return Grant and Bailey to Earth, but remove Grant's Smokeman power. The two policemen join the C.I.D. in Belminster, where they work with Hanson. Grant uses his fading powers to solve a series of jewel robberies.

Indexer Notes

Reprint. Dates from 1967. Possibly from The Eagle? This appears to have originally been published in colour.

Tharg's Guide To How 2000 A.D. Is Produced (Table of Contents: 27)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Characters
Tharg

Indexer Notes

Tharg explains the process of making the comic, from scripting, to lettering, from pencils to inks. Some new art used as a framing sequence, finished off with a repro of a Brian Bolland page from Judge Dredd.

Bang Bang! Said The Green Cheese Man (Table of Contents: 28)

text story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Text story which contains several strip sequences to continue the story.

Starlord (Table of Contents: 29)

2000 A.D. Pin-Up / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dave Gibbons ?
Inks
Dave Gibbons ?
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Starlord

Indexer Notes

Pin-up with a text reprise of Starlord's mission.

The Case Of The Urban Gorillas! (Table of Contents: 30)

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

Script
Alan Grant (credited as Alan A. Grant)
Pencils
Brett Ewins
Inks
Brett Ewins
Colors
Brett Ewins
Letters
Tom Frame

Genre
detective-mystery; science fiction
Characters
Judge Dredd; Big Zak
Synopsis
Dredd reclaims the Mickey Dolenz block from ape control.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

First all-colour Dredd story(?)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 31)

The Phantom Patrol / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
William Patterson (credited as Willie Patterson)
Pencils
Gerry Embleton (credited)
Inks
Gerry Embleton (credited)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We're In The North Sea.
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Sgt. Joe Timm; Paddy; Jock
Synopsis
The Phantom Patrol travel back in time to the ice age, where they help a starving tribe hunt mammoth.
Reprints
  • From Swift Circa 1962(?)

Assembled By Robots (Table of Contents: 32)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Answers to the puzzles, along with an illo of some of the characters.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 33)

Judge Dredd; Strontium Dog; Tharg the Mighty / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dave Gibbons
Inks
Dave Gibbons
Colors
Dave Gibbons ?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery; science fiction
Characters
Judge Dredd; Tharg; Johnny Alpha

Indexer Notes

Reprint of the front cover on back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Judge Dredd; Strontium Dog; Tharg the Mighty
  2. 1. 2000 AD Star Pin-Up: Deadlock The Mystic A.B.C. Warrior
    A.B.C. Warriors
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. The Space Shuttle
  5. 4. Night Of The Blood-Freaks
    Strontium Dog
  6. 5. Night Of The Blood-Freaks
    Strontium Dog
  7. 6. Special Effects In Sci-Fi Movies
  8. 7. 10 Ways To Destroy The World
  9. 8. The Mumps From Beyond The Moon
    Tharg's Future-Shocks
  10. 9. The Mighty Tharg's Cosmic Puzzle Page
  11. 10. Ro-Jaws And Hammerstein's Mini Annual
    Ro-Busters
  12. 11. ["Mayday! Mayday! San Andreas Fault!"]
    Ro-Busters
  13. 12. Ro-Jaws Robo-Facts
  14. 13. Human On My Back
  15. 14. The A.B.C. Warriors
    A.B.C. Warriors
  16. 15. The Man From 2000
  17. 16. 2000AD Heroes Fact-File
  18. 17. Death-Dive
    Black-Hawk [Tornado and 2000AD]
  19. 18. The Guinea Pig
    The Guinea Pig
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
  21. 20. 2000 A.D. Hall Of Villains
  22. 21. Duel In The Dunes
    Tharg's Future-Shocks
  23. 22. The Being From Betelgeuse Six!
  24. 23. The Retreat From Volgow
    A.B.C. Warriors
  25. 24. The Retreat From Volgow
    A.B.C. Warriors
  26. 25. A Thargian Vocabulary
  27. 26. "[The Belminster Jewel Robbery]"
    Smokeman
  28. 27. Tharg's Guide To How 2000 A.D. Is Produced
  29. 28. Bang Bang! Said The Green Cheese Man
  30. 29. Starlord
    2000 A.D. Pin-Up
  31. 30. The Case Of The Urban Gorillas!
    Judge Dredd
  32. 31. ["We're In The North Sea."]
    The Phantom Patrol
  33. 32. Assembled By Robots
  34. 33. [no title indexed]
    Judge Dredd; Strontium Dog; Tharg the Mighty
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