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Appearing in the 1st Story[]

Title

Writer

Artist

Colours

  • None

Lettering

Featured characters

Supporting characters

Villains

  • The Jugla
  • The Stellar Federation

Other characters

  • Commodore De Suza
  • Kola Rashnik, an allied alien member of the Federal Council
  • The native peasants of Yu-Jubum
  • Doctor Varn, the Federal Controller

Locations

  • The Jugla homeworld, described as being on the other side of the galaxy from Ortega's Folly
  • Space
  • The planet Yu-Jubum, an allied alien member of the Stellar Federation

Items

  • A swarm of Yu-Jubum killer fly-spiders

Vehicles

  • The weaponship Ortega's Folly

Synopsis for the 1st Story[]

The twins and their new companion Yosay Tilman crash-land on the planet Yu-Jubum.

Appearing in the 2nd Story[]

Title

Writer

Artist

Colours

  • See above

Lettering

  • Peter Knight

Featured characters

Supporting characters

Villains

  • The US government

Other characters

  • Trapped humans

Locations

  • A secret underground silo in the scorching Yucca desert, Nevada
  • Midpoint, a 400-storey skyscraper in the London of 2078 AD

Items

  • Howard Quartz's umbrella

Vehicles

  • LEP-574, a rocket carrying nuclear waste
  • The Preying Mantis

Synopsis for the 2nd Story[]

A rocket full of nuclear waste crashes into a skyscraper that just so happens to contain Howard Quartz. (Decades later it would be revealed in ABC Warriors in 2000 AD that Quartz set the whole thing up.)

Appearing in the 3rd Story[]

Title

Writer

Artist

Colours

  • None

Lettering

Featured characters

Supporting characters

Villains

Other characters

  • Papa Por-Ka's goons
  • The captain of the Sondheim

Location

  • Space

Items

  • Beam polariser

Vehicles

  • The astroliner Sondheim

Synopsis for the 3rd Story[]

Papa Por-Ka is nuked and Gloppus dies.

Appearing in the 4th Story[]

Title

Writer

Artist

Colours

  • None

Lettering

Featured characters

Supporting characters

  • Lew Kerr, a business tycoon
  • Stan Hackmann, a well-known science fiction writer
  • Captain Roker

Villains

  • Charlie Hagen
  • Captain Schmidt the Nazi
  • The ab-humans

Other characters

  • Various Americans and Nazis

Location

  • An 'ab-world' accessed via the Bermuda Triangle

Items

  • Various weapons

Vehicles

  • What looks like an overturned Jeep

Synopsis for the 4th Story[]

Jake Flint and the surviving members of his band spot Sanctuary in the distance.

Appearing in the 5th Story[]

Title

Writer

Artist

Colours

  • See above

Lettering

Featured characters

Supporting characters

  • Steinie, a Time Control agent based in 1978 AD

Villains

  • Colonel Garrett, a piano-playing Nazi Gauleiter

Other characters

  • Various Nazis
  • Starving prisoners in Buck House

Locations

  • London, 1978 AD
  • An undertaker's in Golders Green
  • Buck House Maximum Security Prison

Items

  • A shotgun

Vehicles

  • None

Synopsis for the 5th Story[]

James Blocker is captured by Nazis and imprisoned in what used to be Buckingham Palace.

Notes[]

Published on June 10th, 1978, and sold for 12 pence.

Trivia[]

  • Starlord addresses his star-troopers on page thirteen, and tries to flog them a "super silver colour skateboard pendant" which is "a must for skateboarders everywhere — or for those who just like to watch."
  • Ro-Busters starts with a gorgeous full-colour double page spread by Ian Kennedy, showing a rocket full of nuclear waste crashing into a skyscraper.


Recommended reading[]

Read the following seventeen issues for more thrilling cosmic action!

Links and references[]

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