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Issue Details

Issue #469
Published May 10, 1986
Cover Price 0.26 GBP
Pages 36
Editing ? [as Tharg the Mighty]

Cover Details - "Strontium Rage"

Characters Strontium Dog
Genre Science Fiction
Pencils Carlos Ezquerra (signed) [as Ezquerra]
Inks Carlos Ezquerra (signed) [as Ezquerra]

1 page letters page "Nerve Centre"

Synopsis Letters and artwork from readers.
Script ? [as Tharg the Mighty]
Pencils Kelvin Cox; Barry Brown
Inks Kelvin Cox; Barry Brown
Letters Typeset

5 page Anderson Psi Division story "The Possessed [Part 2] [The Exorcists!]"

Characters Judge Anderson; Gargarax [Hammy Blish]; Mrs. Papanek
Synopsis Judge Anderson battles a possessed guy claiming to be Gargarax, then her intuition leads her to the wife of the man who conjured Gargarax up.
Genre Science Fiction
Script John Wagner; Alan Grant [both as R. Clark]
Pencils Brett Ewins [as B. Ewins]
Inks Brett Ewins [as B. Ewins]
Letters Tom Frame [as T. Frame]
Reprinted in 2000 AD Presents (Quality, 1986 series) #9; in Judge Anderson: Anderson, Psi-Division (DC, 2005 series) #1

5 page Bad City Blue story "Bad City Blue [Part 2]"

Characters Blue
Synopsis Blue thinks he is hallucinating when he hears repeats on the news.
Genre Science Fiction
Script Alan Grant [as Craig Lipp]
Pencils Robin Smith (credited)
Inks Robin Smith (credited)
Letters Steve Potter (credited)
Notes Episode 2

4 page Ace Trucking story "The Doppelgarp [Part 19]"

Characters Rooster Cogburn
Synopsis Rooster Cogburn wipes out the Capon Mob.
Genre Humor; Science Fiction
Script Alan Grant [as Grant]; John Wagner [as Grover]
Pencils Massimo Belardinelli [as Belardinelli]
Inks Massimo Belardinelli [as Belardinelli]
Letters Tony Jacob (credited)

4 page Oink! promo (ad from the publisher) "Newsflash!"

Synopsis Ad for new comic called Oink!, including some panels.

5 page Strontium Dog story "Rage [Part 1]"

Characters Johnny Alpha; Middenface McNulty
Genre Science Fiction
Script Alan Grant (credited)
Pencils Carlos Ezquerra [as Ezquerra]
Inks Carlos Ezquerra [as Ezquerra]
Letters Tony Jacob

2 page Tharg's Future-Shocks story "Alien Aid"

Synopsis In a post-apocalyptic world, a bunch of starving humans come across aliens raised on old TV signals.
Genre Science Fiction
Script Grant Morrison [as G. Morrison]
Pencils John Stokes (credited)
Inks John Stokes (credited)
Letters Starkings (credited)
Notes In colour. Between pages 3 and 4 of Strontium Dog story.

Half page activity "Ghostbusters Competition Results!"

Synopsis Results of a Ghostbusters contest in Prog 446.

Half page Biggles advertisement "Jim Ferguson suddenly finds himself in World War One..."

Notes Comic strip ad for Biggles movie. (continuing story).

6 page Judge Dredd story "Rumours Can Kill"

Characters Judge Dredd; Rover Johnson
Synopsis Rover Johnson gets beaten up because people think they heard that he might have done something.
Genre Science Fiction
Script John Wagner; Alan Grant [both as T. B. Grover]
Pencils Ian Gibson [as Q. Twerk]
Inks Ian Gibson [as Q. Twerk]
Letters Tom Frame [as T. Frame]
Notes Title from 2000AD website. Story takes place in Hank Wangford Underblock.

1 page promo (ad from the publisher) "Next Prog"

Synopsis Ad for next issue, back issues of the Quality series from Forbidden Planet and a reservation coupon to notify the newsagent that you would like them to reserve a copy of 2000 AD every week.

1 page Sooner or Later story "Sooner or Later [Part 2]"

Characters Micky Swift
Synopsis Micky Swift finds himself 1000 years in the future in Ether City.
Genre Science Fiction
Script Peter Milligan [as Milligan]
Pencils Brendan McCarthy [as McCarthy]
Inks Tony Wright [as Riot]
Colors Tony Wright ?;Brendan McCarthy ?
Letters Tom Frame [as Frame]
Notes Credits are: McCarthy/Riot for Art. In colour, on back cover of magazine.