Starlord #October 7th 1978 [22]
(October 7th 1978)

IPC, 1978 Series
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Price
0.12 GBP
Pages
32
Indicia Frequency
Every Monday
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
IPC Magazines Ltd.
Editing
Kelvin Gosnell (editor); Steve MacManus (sub-editor)

Issue Notes

This was the final issue of Starlord as a separate comic. With effect from Prog 86 2000A.D. became 2000A.D. and Starlord as Ro-Busters and Strontium Dog joined regular 2000AD features. Starlord was dropped from the cover with Prog 127 as Tornado was merged with 2000A.D.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Graham Coton (painting)
Inks
Graham Coton (painting)
Colors
Graham Coton (painting)
Letters
typeset

Is Ardeni Dead? (Table of Contents: 1)

Mind Wars / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Alan Hebden
Pencils
Jesús Redondo
Inks
Jesús Redondo
Letters
John Aldrich; David Gould

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Ardeni Lakam; Yosay Tilman; Doctor Varn; Tarsh; Cosmol Na-Rutha; Klee-Fang
Synopsis
Aredeni forces peace between the Jugla and humanity.

Indexer Notes

The title is taken from the ‘Next Week’ panel of the previous issue. This is the concluding episode.

The Taxman Cometh Part 3 (Table of Contents: 2)

Ro-Busters / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Chris Lowder
Pencils
José Ferrer
Inks
José Ferrer
Colors
José Ferrer
Letters
Peter Knight

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Bulstrode; Mek-Quake; Aerials; Hammerstein; Miss Marilyn; Ro-Jaws; Taxman 1; Howard Quartz; Evbenezer Quartz
Synopsis
Hammerstein and Ro-Jaws solve the mystery of Quartz's tax problems.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Only the first two pages of the strip are in colour. The Ro-Busters strip survived the cancellation of Starlord, and is next seen in 2000A.D. & Starlord Prog 87.

The Fun's Over You Scum (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
John Wagner (as T. B. Grover)
Pencils
Carlos Ezquerra
Inks
Carlos Ezquerra
Colors
Carlos Ezquerra
Letters
Paul Bensberg

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Johnny Alpha; Wulf Sternhammer; Gronk; The Brain; Cornelius
Synopsis
Johnny and Wulf learn just what the Brain's ultimate weapon is.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The title is taken from the ‘Next Week’ panel of the previous issue. Only the first two pages of the strip are in colour. The Strontium Dog strip survived the cancellation of Starlord, and is next seen in 2000A.D. & Starlord Prog 87.

Starlord's Stargrams (Table of Contents: 4)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
various
Pencils
various
Inks
various
Letters
typeset

Your Man Hunter Is Dead (Table of Contents: 5)

Holocaust / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Alan Hebden
Pencils
Mike White ?
Inks
Mike White ?
Colors
Mike White ?
Letters
?

Genre
drama
Characters
Carl Hunter; J. Edgar; Colonel Minsky
Synopsis
Hunter takes control of the zombies and turns them against the aliens.

Indexer Notes

The title is taken from the ‘Next Week’ panel of the previous issue. Only the first two pages of the strip are in colour. This is the final episode.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Is Ardeni Dead?
    Mind Wars
  3. 2. The Taxman Cometh Part 3
    Ro-Busters
  4. 3. The Fun's Over You Scum
    Strontium Dog
  5. 4. Starlord's Stargrams
  6. 5. Your Man Hunter Is Dead
    Holocaust
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Katie
  • Doug Brain
  • Adei G.
  • Katy Hayhurst
  • Gordon Keys
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Frank Plowright
  • Jim Van Dore