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Starlord 13
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Appearing in the 1st Story[]

Title

Writer

Artist

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  • None

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Featured characters

Supporting characters

  • Yosay Tilman
  • Supreme Cosmol Na-Rutha
  • Klee-Fang, the Supreme Cosmol's vicious pet

Villains

  • The Jugla
  • The Stellar Federation

Other characters

  • Doctor Varn, the Federal Controller and most powerful human in the galaxy

Locations

  • Space
  • The Jugla homeworld

Items

  • Na-Rutha's palace

Vehicles

  • The Vegan Belle
  • A Federation spy-ship
  • Jugla warships

Synopsis for the 1st Story[]

Ardeni's mind is taken over by Na-Rutha's pet, Klee-Fang. In retaliation, Ardeni destroys Na-Rutha's palace.

Appearing in the 2nd Story[]

Title

Writer

Artist

Colours

  • See above

Lettering

Featured characters

Supporting characters

Villains

Other characters

  • Overseer droid with built-in whip
  • Roger the robo-pilot
  • Sarah the stewardess droid
  • Miss Marilyn

Locations

  • Farnborough Droid Show, 2078 AD
  • London Heathrow Aero-Space-Port

Items

  • Human clothes for Hammerstein to wear

Vehicles

  • The Preying Mantis
  • A Buccaneer Airways Boeing 797 Transpacific Jumbo

Synopsis for the 2nd Story[]

A lightning strike causes a pilot robot to go mad, putting 2,500 passengers at risk.

Appearing in the 3rd Story[]

Title

Writer

Artist

Colours

  • See above

Lettering

Featured characters

Supporting characters

  • Billy Joe's goons

Villains

Other characters

  • Two men hanging upside-down

Location

  • The town of Humility on the planet Paprika, a windswept outpost on the far reaches of the galaxy

Items

  • Laser whip

Vehicles

  • Hover bikes
  • Hopper

Synopsis for the 3rd Story[]

Johnny Alpha deliberately stops his own heart in order to fake his death.

Appearing in the 4th Story[]

Title

Writer

Artist

Colours

  • Seee above

Lettering

Featured characters

Supporting characters

Villains

  • Aztecs
  • Conquistadors

Other characters

  • Harl Vinda, controller of a temporal sub-station
  • Quexalcholmec, a pure-strain Aztec
  • Christopher Columbus

Locations

  • Xycatala City, Toltec, 1524 AD
  • South America (roughly), 1492 AD
  • Time Control, 85,000,000 BC

Items

  • Time-straps
  • Spears

Vehicles

  • Space ships
  • The Santa Maria

Synopsis for the 4th Story[]

History returns to normal.

Notes[]

Published on August 5th 1978, and sold for 12 pence.

Trivia[]

  • Starlord addresses his star-troopers on pages twenty-two and twenty-three. He is also on the back page, introducing the comic's third 'Hardware Profile': a Sky Bolt Mk II.
  • This issue contains the final episode of Timequake to appear in Starlord (excluding those published in Starlord annuals). It concludes with the words "Survival Blueprint Data ENDS*** all Troopers now programmed for Time-Travel!"


Recommended reading[]

Read the previous twelve issues for more thrilling cosmic action!

Links and references[]

Those who want to buy this comic should check eBay or Amazon (other online retailers are available). The Strontium Dog story is also available in a trade paperback.


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