The interior material of this issue is identical to the interior material of 2000 A.D. Showcase (1988) (UK) #27 and has 2.000 AD UK 27 - USA 25 in small print at the top of the spine on the first or last page.
This US edition opens with Dan Dare saying "It's destroying everything that moves... friend or foe!". The UK edition opens with a full page Dan Dare panel where an enemy of Dare exclaims "It's the rebel leaders! Guards - kill them!".