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Captain Britain Vol 1 1
"Bad Moon Rising"
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Appearing in "Bad Moon Rising"

Featured characters

Supporting characters

Villains

  • None — Meggan's just confused

Other characters

Locations

  • London, March 18th, 1984

Items

  • Sidney Crumb's bottle of booze
  • Scaffolding

Vehicles

  • None

Synopsis for "Bad Moon Rising"

In the shadows cast by the light of the full moon, something savage lurks...

Appearing in "Tea and Sympathy"

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Letterer

Featured characters

Supporting characters:

Villains

  • Blitzers

Other characters

Locations

  • A 'slum' in London

Items

  • Cups of tea

Vehicles

  • None

Synopsis for "Tea and Sympathy"

Captain Britain visits Mrs Scott to apologise to her for accidentally killing her son.

Appearing in "In All the Old Familiar Places"

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Featured characters

Supporting characters

Villains:

  • Blitzers

Other characters:

Location:

Items:

  • A television

Vehicles:

  • None

Synopsis for "In All the Old Familiar Places"

Captain Britain and Betsy Braddock are attacked by bounty hunters; Meggan watches television; Emma Collins bakes a walnut cream cake.

Appearing in "Pictures, Puzzles & Pawns"

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Letterer

Featured characters

Supporting characters

Villains:

Other characters:

  • Lots of characters from Captain Britain's history appear in flashbacks

Locations:

Items:

  • Slide projector

Vehicles:

  • Taxi

Synopsis for "Pictures, Puzzles & Pawns"

Captain Britain and Dai Thomas take separate trips down memory lane.

Appearing in "Law & Disorder"

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Villains:

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Locations:

Items:

  • A "picture-box" (television)
  • An anonymous note wrapped around a half-brick and chucked through a window

Vehicles:

  • Securicash van
  • Taxi from Colin's Cars

Synopsis for "Law & Disorder"

The Crazy Gang have fallen on hard times, but things take a turn for the better when they find a new leader.

Appearing in "Flotsam and Jetsam"

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Artist

Colourist

Letterer

Featured characters

Supporting characters

Villains:

Other characters:

  • Car driver
  • José, Jools, Simon, Peter and Vivian (henchmen)
  • Sidney Crumb

Location:

  • Vixen's den

Items:

  • CCTV

Vehicles:

  • Car

Synopsis for "Flotsam and Jetsam"

Slaymaster brings Vixen a gift and tries on Captain Britain's suit.

Appearing in "Sid's Story"

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Featured characters

Supporting characters

Villains:

  • None — Sidney's just sick

Other characters:

Location:

  • A wet night in London

Items:

  • A football

Vehicles:

  • None

Synopsis for "Sid's Story"

Captain Britain and Sidney Crumb both have horrendously bad days, and the Technet think that they've found what they're looking for.

Appearing in "Double Game"

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Supporting characters

Villains:

Other characters:

Locations:

Items:

  • Gatecrasher's wrist blaster

Vehicles:

  • Surveillance van

Synopsis for "Double Game"

Captain Britain and Kaptain Briton fight each other. The loser is removed by Technet.

Appearing in "A Long Way from Home"

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Letterer

Featured characters

Supporting characters

Villains:

Other characters:

  • Blitzers, back victorious from the Antarctic strife zone

Locations:

Items:

  • Pandora's box

Vehicles:

  • None

Synopsis for "A Long Way from Home"

Betsy Braddock defends herself using her psychic powers, while her brother sleeps with the wrong Saturnyne.

Appearing in "Things Fall Apart"

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Villains:

Other characters:

Locations:

Items:

  • Silver polish

Vehicles:

  • Van containing children

Synopsis for "Things Fall Apart"

Mastermind projects a solid light hologram of a butler called Jeeves; Captain UK is introduced to the Cherubim; Meggan flies in the moonlight; Captain Britain drinks a bottle of beer on the roof of his manor.

Appearing in "Childhood's End"

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Featured characters

Supporting characters

Villains:

Other characters:

Locations:

Items:

  • Whisky decanter

Vehicles:

  • Van containing children

Synopsis for "Childhood's End"

Meggan frees the Cherub Whirlwind from captivity, and grows up.

Appearing in "Winds of Change"

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Featured characters

Supporting characters

Villains:

Other characters:

Locations:

Items:

  • Television
  • Telephone

Vehicles:

  • Second van full of children

Synopsis for "Winds of Change"

Betsy gives sanctuary to the children of Jasper's warp, and Brian receives a phone call from his brother.

Appearing in "African Nightmare"

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Featured characters

Supporting characters

Villains:

Other characters:

Locations:

  • Mbangawi state, Africa

Items:

  • Telephone

Vehicles:

  • Aeroplane

Synopsis for "African Nightmare"

Brian and Meggan discover some extremely disturbing things about Brian's brother Jamie.

Appearing in "The House of Baba Yaga"

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Artist

Colourist

Letterer

Featured characters

Supporting characters

Villains:

Other characters:

  • Wolves

Locations:

  • Russia

Items:

  • Skull on a stick
  • Knife

Vehicles:

  • None

Synopsis for "The House of Baba Yaga"

Meggan and Brian's world tour takes them to Russia, where Meggan runs with wolves and gets in touch with her roots.

Appearing in "Alarms and Excursions"

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Artist

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Letterer

Featured characters

Supporting characters

Villains:

  • None

Other characters:

Locations:

  • Mainly fourteenth-century Peru

Items:

  • Lots of gold artefacts

Vehicles:

  • None

Synopsis for "Alarms and Excursions"

The Special Executive hatch a plot to alter history and get Fascination to join their ranks early.

Appearing in "It's Hard to Be a Hero"

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Letterer

Featured characters

Supporting characters

Villains:

Other characters:

Locations:

Items:

  • Boulder

Vehicles:

  • Car

Synopsis for "It's Hard to Be a Hero"

Betsy fights Vixen and Slaymaster while Brian and Meggan go swimming.

Appearing in "Should Auld Acquaintance..."

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Pencils

Inks

Colourist

Letterer

Featured characters

Supporting characters

Villains:

  • Shoulders McGill
  • Glittering scythes of sweet release

Other characters:

Locations:

Vehicles:

  • Car

Synopsis for "Should Auld Acquaintance..."

Captain Britain and his chums have themselves a merry little Christmas.

Notes

  • Because of a publishing quirk, Captain Britain Vol 1 1 contains stories that were published in serial form after the stories in Captain Britain Vol 1 2.
  • Also contains an introduction by Chris Claremont and an 'outroduction' by Ian Rimmer.


Trivia

The stories in this book were originally printed in Mighty World of Marvel and Captain Britain vol 2.


Recommended reading

Captain Britain (trade paperback) Vol 1 2.

Links and references

Those who wish to purchase this collection should check retail or auction websites such as Amazon or eBay.

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