Starblazer Checklist: Starblazer Abroad

This page is part of our Starblazer section on downthetubes. 

• Click Here for Jeremy Briggs article on Starblazer: Blazing Through the Secrecy

• Click Here for From the Command Deck: Starblazer editor Bill McLoughlin’s history of the title

• Click Here for Starblazer Ray Aspden’s feature on writing for the title

• Click Here for Starblazer Recalled: Forgotten Fantasy Fiction – With Pictures by series writer Mike Chinn

• Click Here for a complete Starblazer Cover Gallery (off site)

Starblazer Checklist

Issues 1 – 75 | Issues 76 – 150 | Issues 151 – 200 | Issues 201 – 250 | Issues 251 – 281 | Starblazer Abroad

FINLAND

Starblazer appeared in Finland in the magazine Ilmojen Korkeajannitys, which also featured stories from Commando.
For more information on this title (in Finnish) please visit: users.tkk.fi/~rauta/scifi/korkkarit.html
This is just part of a brilliant site on Finnish comics discovered by Richard Sheaf for downthetubes
ISSUETITLECOVERNOTES
1980:12Kauhu-satelliitti
Kauhu Satelliitti
Translation : Fright Satellite
UK Number 10 – Terror Satellite
1981:1Roso Planeetta
Roso Planeetta
Translation : Planetary Robber
UK Number 15 – Algol The Terrible
1981:9Taistelurobotti
Taistelurobotti
UK Issue 36 – Death Ship
1981:10Tuomiopaivan Ase
Tuomiopaivan AseTuomiopaivan ase
UK issue 37 – Planet Cracker
Note: Some covers of look like they should be Starblazer but we have been unable to identify these with any certainty
 

FRANCE

Re-lettered Starblazer art by Keith Page for Force X
Re-lettered Starblazer art by Keith Page for Force X
Interior art for Aux Frontières De L'Infini (The Edge Of Infinity) which ran in Super Force #1
Interior art for Aux Frontières De L’Infini (The Edge Of Infinity) which ran in Super Force #1

Section compiled by Jeremy Briggs (With thanks to Shaqui LeVesconte and Richard Sheaf)

Starblazer was translated into French and published in France throughout the 1980s in various digest sized bandes dessinees albums which also reprinted other British material. Starting in the title Force X (Force Xbeing the French name for 2000AD’s MACH One) the Starblazer reprints then moved into Collection Super Force before beginning a long run in the title Antares. Other British strips in Antares included Valiant’s The Leopard Of Lime Street

The final run of FrenchStarblazer stories was in the title Janus Stark. Since these titles were anthologies Starblazer did not always make the cover and, when it did, the original DC Thomson covers were normally redrawn into a four colour format. The cover of Force Xissue 1 was a redrawn version of the cover of Starblazer issue 5. 

Some of these individual issues were also combined into special albums such as the first Collection Super Force Album which reused the cover from Collection Super Force Issue 2, which was a redrawn version of issue 21 of British Starblazer.

• More details on the French titles which reprinted Starblazer can be found at these French websites – comicbd.dyndns.org/Ep_Starblazer.html#S0 and pimpf.ovh.org/monjournal/sforce

FORCE X

1June 1980forceX_no01La Dévoreuse De L’EspaceUK Issue 5: The Ship Eater

SUPER FORCE

1September 1980superforce001frontAux Frontières De L’InfiniUK issue 4: The Edge Of Infinity
2October 1980Jeux MortelsUK Issue 6: Killer Robot
3November 1980Wazzal Le MalfaisantUK Issue 7: Holocaust Hogan
4December 1980Le Défenseur De La Loi
5January 1981L’Infernale “Chose”
6February 1981Les Mutins De L’Espace
7March 1981Vengeur II
8April 1981Le Massacre Des Machines
9May 1981L’Empire De Sinns
10June 1981Le “Cerveau”
11July 1981Les Grottes De KoradUK Issue 17: The Caverns Of Korad
12August 1981Les Barons De L’Espace
13September 1981Opération Spartacus
14October 1981Trans-solaire 2488
ANTARES
55April 1983Le Robot RebelleUK Issue 21: Robot Rebellion
56May 1983Les Pirates De Vega III
57June 1983Reine De Simala
58July 1983L’Ange Vengeur
59August 1983A La Derive
60September 1983La Terre Est Sauvée
61October 1983Le Vaisseau De La Mort
62November 1983La Mort Blanche
63December 1983Voleurs De Lunes
64January 1984L’Ordinateur Fou
65February 1984Le Canon Positronique
66March 1984Cheval De Troie
67April 1984L’Odyssée Du Slarm
68May 1984La Planète Perdue
69June 1984La Fin Des Conquérants
70July 1984Lord Kain
71August 1984Le Briseur De Planètes
72September 1984Les Chiens De La Mort
73October 1984Unis Pour Survivre
74November 1984Le Compteur De Planètes
75December 1984Les Immortels
76January 1985La Mort Blanche (? Same title as issue 62)
77February 1985Le Marécage De L’Oubli
78March 1985Le Fléau De La Galaxie
79April 1985Le Monde Aveugle
80May 1985Le Groupe Des Trois
81June 1985Le Samouraî De L’Espace
82July 1985La Guerre De Triton
83August 1985La Cité Des Robots
84September 1985Le Choc Des Planètes
85October 1985Prisonniers De Zorr
86November 1985Andromède Contre Terre
87December 1985Les Esclaves De L’Empire
88January 1986La Galaxie Des Ténèbres
89February 1986Le Justicier Robot
90March 1986La Pyramide De Pugnaria
91April 1986Guerre Solaire
92May 1986Les Tunnels De L’Espace
93June 1986La Voix Qui Venait De L’Espace
(No July 1986 Issue)
94August 1986La Mafia Galactique
95September 1986Herne Le Hors-La-Loi
96October 1986La Forteresse Errante
97November 1986Un Mystérieux Justicier
98December 1986Achos, Le Destructeur
99January 1987Les Évadés De Catraz
100February 1987Les Machoires De La Mort
101March 1987Le Cerveau De Meredith Morgan
102April 1987Les Serpents De Sirius
103May 1987Au-Delà Du Trou Noir
104June 1987La Lune Du Diable
105July 1987Feu D’Enfer
106August 1987Les Mâchoires Du Diable
107September 1987Duel Spacial
108October 1987La Lande Noire
109November 1987Le Chasseur De Cyborg
110December 1987Alerte Au Virus
111January 1988Les Grottes De Fer
112February 1988La Hache D’Or
113March 1988(No Starblazer Story)
114April 1988Les Amazones De L’Espace
115May 1988Les Yeux De Zénorbia
116June 1988L’Empire Des Krals
117July 1988Le Chevalier Des Ténèbres
118August 1988Les Caméléons Attaquent
119September 1988Un Grain De Folie
120October 1988Terreur Sur Végas
121November 1988Le Seigneur Noir
122December 1988Le Messager Des Dieux
123January 1989Le Robot Shérif
124February 1989La Menace Du Sorcier Maudit
125March 1989Le Survivant Bionique
126April 1989La Patrouille De L’Espace
(No May 1989Issue)
127June 1989Le Midas Géant
128July 1989La Porte Du Temps
129August 1989Le Triangle De La Terreur
JANUS STARK
127August 1989La Fortresse Invincible
128September 1989Le Siège De La Cité Marine
129October 1989Les Balises Cosmiques
130November 1989Le Libérateur
131December 1989L’Arme Ultime

HOLLAND

The Starblazer series was also published in the Netherlands between 1981 and 1982. For synopses of these editions in Duthch, visit the Wonderland comic shop’s page about the edtions
ISSUETITLECOVERNOTES
1Terreur Satelliet
01_terreur_satelliet
UK Issue 10 – Terror Satellite
2De Rode Planeet
02_de_rode_planeet
UK issue 11 – Purple Planet
3Het Web van Arcon
03_het_web_van_arcon
“The Web of Arcon” – Issue 12 of the UK edition
4Het Geheim van Soma
04_het_geheim_van_soma
“The Secret Of Soma” – Issue 16 of the UK edition
5Slavenschip van Simala
05_slavenship
“Slaveship of Simala ” – Issue 23 of the UK edition
6Schurken van de Melkweg
06_schurken
UK issue 25 – Galactic Shootout
7Zwervelingen van Darga
07_zwervelingen
The Drifters of Darga – #27 of the UK edition
8De Maandieven
08_maandieven
UK issue 29 – Moon Stealers
9
10Paddestoel Des Doods“Mushrooms of Death” – #2 of the UK edition

SPAIN

(With thanks to Paco Olivares): The first nine issues of Starblazer were published in Spanish from November 1979 to March 1980 by Barcelona-basedEditorial Vértice as Odiseas del Espacio presenta: Starblazer. The covers were drawn by Rafael Lopez Espí (www.lopezespi.com). Espi did not draw any UK Starblazer covers but he has contributed covers to Commando, with two of his covers being used in the Commando Covers Of Yesteryear calendar for 2007
1El experimento OmegaUK Issue 1 – The Omega Experiment
2Cúpulas de muerteUK Issue 2 – The Domes of Death
3Ataque galácticoUK Issue 3 – Alien Attack
4Al borde del infinitoUK Issue 4 – The Edge of Infinity
5Holocausto devoradorUK Issue 5 – The Shipeater
6El robot asesinoUK Issue 6 – Killer Robot
7Holocausto HoganUK issue 7 – Holocaust Hogan
8Planeta del miedoUK issue 8 – Planet of Fear
9Lancer, el señor de la leyUK Issue 9 – Lancer the Law Lord
This article is © 2006 Jeremy Briggs and must not be reprinted without his express permission. Starblazer is © DC Thomson. The images featured in this article are done so for review purposes only and no copyright infringement is intended.

This page is part of our Starblazer section on downthetubes. 

• Click Here for Jeremy Briggs article on Starblazer: Blazing Through the Secrecy

• Click Here for From the Command Deck: Starblazer editor Bill McLoughlin’s history of the title

• Click Here for Starblazer Ray Aspden’s feature on writing for the title

• Click Here for Starblazer Recalled: Forgotten Fantasy Fiction – With Pictures by series writer Mike Chinn

• Click Here for a complete Starblazer Cover Gallery (off site)

Starblazer Checklist

Issues 1 – 75 | Issues 76 – 150 | Issues 151 – 200 | Issues 201 – 250 | Issues 251 – 281 | Starblazer Abroad

 

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