(24 August 1985)

Marvel UK, 1983 Series
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Volume
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Price
0.27 GBP
Pages
32
Indicia Frequency
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On-sale Date
1985-08
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Ltd.
Brand
Marvel
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Hunter's World! (Table of Contents)

Star Wars / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bob McLeod
Inks
Bob McLeod
Colors
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Letters
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Genre
science fiction
Characters
Lando Calrissian; Han Solo; Chewbacca
Reprints

Lift-Off (Table of Contents: 1)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
non-fiction

This Week... (Table of Contents: 2)

table of contents / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Ron Frenz
Inks
Sam de la Rosa
Colors
Glynis Oliver
Letters
typeset
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Genre
non-fiction

Galactic Birthday Greetings to... (Table of Contents: 3)

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Letters
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Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Lists the birthdays and ages (4-14) of five of the comic's readers (Jennifer Bailey, Helen Brown, Louise Hazel, Simon Hughes and Mark Wilson).

Competition Results... (Table of Contents: 4)

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Letters
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Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Lists the four winners of the Gymbo competition (held in Return of the Jedi Weekly #101) and the twenty winners of the Astronomy Game competition (held in Return of the Jedi Weekly #102).

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

Star Swaps / letters page / 0.4 page (report information)

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Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Lists the Star Wars or other toys and music wanted by five readers (Paul Costick, Sean Keeffe, Alan Moore, Ryan Senior and John Wood) and the toys or comics they are offering to swap for them, together with the readers' mailing addresses.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Pen Pals / letters page / 0.25 page (report information)

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Letters
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Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Lists five readers looking for pen pals, giving their names (Alan Black, Maureen Fenton, Elizabeth Haggarty, Richard Poulton and Kelvin Wright), together with their mailing addresses, ages (12-15) and hobbies.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Cosmic Correspondence / letters page / 0.75 page (report information)

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Letters
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Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Darth Vader; Valance (cyborg); Han Solo; Luke Skywalker; Shira/Lumiya; Den; Kiro
Keywords
artwork; competition coupons; Letters; light sabre; reader drawings

Indexer Notes

Letters by Matthew Danks, Adam Leddington, Matthew Lawley, and Christopher McKay.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Cyril, The Adventures of an Editor-Droid / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
John Ridgway
Inks
John Ridgway
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Great news! The boss is taking us all on a summer picnic tomorrow!
Genre
humour; science fiction
Characters
Cyril
Synopsis
Cyril accompanies his co-workers on his first summer picnic. On the way, the car comes to a stop due to a lack of oil. Cyril's oil is used to restart the engine but this leaves him unable to move for the duration of the picnic.
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Keywords
car breakdown; oil; Picnic

The Transformers: Where Robots Are a Reality! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Touch of the Goddess (Table of Contents: 10)

Star Wars / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Jo Duffy
Pencils
Ron Frenz (pencil layouts); Sam de la Rosa (finished pencils)
Inks
Sam de la Rosa
Colors
Glynis Oliver
Letters
Rick Parker
Editing
Ann Nocenti; Jim Shooter

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Chewbacca; Han Solo; Lando Calrissian; Fumiyo; Luke Skywalker; Captain Drebble
Synopsis
Han Solo lands on Fumiyo's planet to return one of two stolen statues or idols (the goddess' consort), while Chewbacca and Lando Calrissian attempt to retrieve the other idol (of a dancing goddess) from Captain Drebble and his men. The rebels have little time to restore both idols to the temple before Fumiyo and his people succumb to the Godoan's disease.
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Keywords
idol (dancing goddess); idol (goddess' consort); Millenium Falcon (spaceship); rebels; temple; the Godoan's disease

Indexer Notes

The third part of 'Touch of the Goddess' (begun in issue #112).

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

Star Drawings / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

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Characters
Cyril; Darth Vader; Plif; Power Pack [Gee [Alex Power]; Lightspeed [Julie Power]; Energizer [Katie Power]; Mass-Master [Jack Power]]; R2-D2; Han Solo
Keywords
Ewok; Lahsbee; robot

Indexer Notes

Drawings submitted by readers (aged 9-13): Claire Atherton, Ian Dell, Lucy Hyndman, Christopher Lannary, Captain F. Rehman, Barry Scott, Nigel Setter, Derek Skinner and Nigel Story.

The Saga Continues... (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

School Daze (Table of Contents: 13)

Power Pack / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Louise Simonson
Pencils
June Brigman
Inks
Bob Wiacek
Colors
Glynis Oliver
Letters
Joe Rosen
Editing
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Genre
children; superhero
Characters
Power Pack [Gee [Alex Power]; Lightspeed [Julie Power]; Energizer [Katie Power]; Mass-Master [Jack Power]]; The Bogey Man [Mr Carmody]; Joe; Tobey; Miss Parrot
Synopsis
While in school, Alex sees Katie being taken through the sky by Carmody. Changing into his suit, he unsuccessfully attempts to stop Carmody but is seen in the process by Jack through his own classroom window. Jack flies up to Alex to see what's going on and returns to the school to get Julie's help, except that she's in the middle of a maths exam.
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Keywords
cheating; kidnapping; maths test; school

Indexer Notes

Continues the story begun in issue #113.

Visual Data (Table of Contents: 14)

Star Wars / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

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Genre
science fiction
Characters
C-3PO; Chewbacca; Darth Vader
Keywords
film (The Empire Strikes Back); Hoth; The Empire Strikes Back (battle scene); The Empire Strikes Back (film poster)

Indexer Notes

Five photographs portraying characters and scenes from The Empire Strikes Back as well as the movie's promotional poster.

Make This Summer Special with Marvel (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Screams in the Void (Table of Contents: 16)

Star Wars / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Simonson (plot); David Michelinie (plot, script)
Pencils
Walt Simonson (breakdowns); Tom Palmer (finished art)
Inks
Tom Palmer
Colors
Glynis Wein
Letters
Joe Rosen
Editing
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Genre
science fiction
Characters
Alph; Luke Skywalker; Admiral Giel; Captain Thorben; Shira; Major Voss; Erl
Synopsis
Luke Skywalker leads a squadron of rebel-captured TIE fighters to attack an Imperial fleet of star destroyers under the command of Admiral Giel, who orders the use of the Teezl (a psychic shriek emitter) to disrupt the rebel fighters' radio communications.
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Keywords
Imperial Star Destroyer; Teezl (a psychic shriek emitter); TIE fighter (rebel captured); transport cage

Indexer Notes

Continues the story begun in issue #112.

The Plot (Table of Contents: 17)

Papilio / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Michel Pierret
Pencils
Michel Pierret
Inks
Michel Pierret
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Letters
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Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Damian (Papilio's father); Gecko; Herbie; Papilio; Queen Carmine
Synopsis
Papilio accompanies his father, Damian, on a spaceflight from Turquoise to Uria to visit Damian's friend, Queen Carmine, but is told he must leave his pet, Gecko, behind. Visiting Queen Carmine's castle upon arrival at Uria, Papilio spots a familiar-looking shadow and follows it to a room filled with machinery. Later, when the queen explains how the people of her world abandoned the use of machines and denies that there are any in the castle, Papilio goes in search for the room he stumbled on earlier, but his movements have not gone unnoticed.
Keywords
castle; Earth (planet); machines; Turquoise (planet); Uria (planet)

Indexer Notes

For reference, see 'Les Aventures de Papilio' (https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Les_Aventures_de_Papilio). This story is probably reprinted (in translation) from an issue of Le Journal de Tintin.

'Name the Plane' Competition (Table of Contents: 18)

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Keywords
aircraft; competition; Kellogg's Cornflakes; prizes (model airliner kits)

Indexer Notes

Competition sponsored by Kellogg's Cornflakes, Contestants have to match the names and shapes of five airliners depicted on the page. This page appears between the third and fourth pages of the Papilio story.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. Hunter's World!
    Star Wars
  2. 1. Lift-Off
  3. 2. This Week...
  4. 3. Galactic Birthday Greetings to...
  5. 4. Competition Results...
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Star Swaps
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Pen Pals
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Cosmic Correspondence
  9. 8. ["Great news! The boss is taking us all on a summer picnic tomorrow!"]
    Cyril, The Adventures of an Editor-Droid
  10. 9. The Transformers: Where Robots Are a Reality!
  11. 10. Touch of the Goddess
    Star Wars
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Star Drawings
  13. 12. The Saga Continues...
  14. 13. School Daze
    Power Pack
  15. 14. Visual Data
    Star Wars
  16. 15. Make This Summer Special with Marvel
  17. 16. Screams in the Void
    Star Wars
  18. 17. The Plot
    Papilio
  19. 18. 'Name the Plane' Competition
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