The Catacombs The Merchandise Guide
Records, tapes and CDs
Compiled by Martin Willey


SPACE: 1999 3 EXCITING STORIES (Power)

3 Exciting Stories - cover

US 1975
33 rpm stereo L.P. record; No. 8162

The Exciting New Hit TV Series. New actors, music & sound effects following close adaptions of the original scripts. Intended for a juvenile audience.
Side 1: "Breakaway", "Death's Other Dominion" pt 1
Side 2: "Death's Other Dominion" pt 2, "Mission Of The Darians"

The centre label of the record features logo & art of Eagle.
Sleeve 31.5 x 31.5 cm. Cover features large logo, photos of explosion on lunar surface, Koenig, Helena & Victor in foreground, with 3 inset scenes. Back has Eagle struck by lightning, & notes "We are pleased to report that 'Space 1999' has won a 'Recommended Viewing' commendation from Dr Wernher Von Braun, president of the National Space Institute".

Images thanks to James Poll

3 Exciting Stories - Back cover 3 Exciting Stories - Label side 1 3 Exciting Stories - Label side 2

SPACE: 1999 HEAR FOUR EXCITING SPACE ADVENTURES FROM SPACE 1999: THE FUTURE IS FANTASTIC! (Power)

Hear 4 Exciting Stories- cover

US 1976
33 rpm stereo L.P. record; No. 8179

Same new actors, music & sound effects as "3 Exciting Stories". Stories all Yr 1. The adapted episodes had strong stories, but the dramatisation is lame.

The centre label of the record features logo & art of Eagle.
Sleeve 31.5 x 31.5 cm. Cover features large logo, photos from "The Metamorph".

Images thanks to James Poll

Hear 4 Exciting Stories- back Label side 1 Label side 2

STORY RECORD GIFT PACK (Peter Pan)

Power Gift Pack. Thanks to Gordon Moriguchi

US 1977

Includes Space: 1999 Hear Four Exciting Space Adventures From Space 1999: The Future Is Fantastic! (Power) with Star Trek and Six Million Dollar Man LPs.


SPACE: 1999 BOOK & RECORD SET: BREAKAWAY (Power)

Power records

US 1975; $1.49, later $1.98
PR 29

45 rpm stereo record with 18 x 25.5 cm full colour comic book (pp24)
Record from "3 Exciting Stories" record; same dialogue & commentary used in in 20 page comic adaption. Art & accuracy generally good (far superior to the Charlton comics). The art was by Continuity Studios, who produced comics and commercial art including for Charlton. Dick Giordano (part owner of Continuity) believes that he did the inking for the interior pages, while Neal Adams did the covers and interior pencils. The artists Rich Buckler and Frank McLaughlin have also been mentioned in connection with the project..
The cover art is of Koenig, Helena, Victor in suits, with Eagle & mushroom explosion from Moon.

Power records Back Power records record Comic strip artwork

SPACE: 1999 BOOK & RECORD SET: RETURN TO THE BEGINNING (Power)

Power records Return to the Beginning
US 1976; $1.49, later $1.98
PR 32

45 rpm stereo record with 18 x 25.5 cm full colour comic book (pp24)
Record from "Hear 4 Exciting Space Adventures" record; same dialogue & commentary used in in 20 page comic adaption. Art and accuracy generally good.
Cover art of Koenig, Helena, Victor in suits, with cloudy planet, & Noah & his ark.


RESURRECTION Audio Book (Powys Media)

Resurrection Audio Book

US 7 May 2010.
ISBN-10 0967728096 / ISBN-13 978 0967728094

Narrated by Barry Morse (recorded in early 2004), directed and produced by Anthony Wynn. This is a MP3 CD, not a conventional CD (CD-DA) containing 6 hours of audio, the complete unabridged text of the William Latham novel.

The initial version run of 100 copies was nearly sold out by the end of 2010. A second edition was available from 20 Feb 2011.


SPIDER'S WEB Audio Book (Powys Media)

Spider's Web Audio Book

US 8 November 2010.

Narrated by Rupert Booth. From the William Latham short story in the anthology Shepherd Moon published by Powys.


SPACE: 1999 (Big Finish)

Breakaway cover

UK 13 September 2019

A series of audio dramas, with new cast, loosely based on the series. Full details



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