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Starblazer was a monthly science fiction/fantasy comic published from 1979 to 1991 by DC Thomson. It was published in a pocket library format similar to Commando.[1] It lasted for 281 issues.[2]

It featured the first published work from John Smith and Grant Morrison.[3]

The comic's subtitle was later changed from "science fiction in pictures" to "fantasy fiction in pictures", with a change in emphasis to sword and sorcery.[4]

Amongst its stories were...

  • "Algol the Terrible" (issue 15)
  • "Captain's Choice"
  • "Demon Sword"
  • "Doomrock"
  • "Doom World!"
  • "Escape from Devil's Moon"
  • "The Exterminator"
  • "The Final Sanction"
  • "The Omega Experiment" (issue 1)
  • "Pirates of the Ether Sea"

References[]

  1. Kibble-White, Graham (2005). Ultimate Book of British Comics. London: Alison & Busby. p.221. ISBN 0-74908-211-9
  2. Kibble-White, Graham (2005). Ultimate Book of British Comics. London: Alison & Busby. p.222. ISBN 0-74908-211-9
  3. Kibble-White, Graham (2005). Ultimate Book of British Comics. London: Alison & Busby. p.221. ISBN 0-74908-211-9
  4. Kibble-White, Graham (2005). Ultimate Book of British Comics. London: Alison & Busby. p.222. ISBN 0-74908-211-9
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