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Something For The Weekend: Time To Celebrate 40 years of 2000AD!

2000 AD's Greatest: Celebrating 40 Years of Thrill-Power SNIP

Squaxx dek Thargo will be out in force celebrating 40 Years of 2000AD in London this weekend – so how could we not mark this momentous event in this week’s British comic and creator-focused new comics round up with a front and centre plug for 2000AD’s Greatest: Celebrating 40 Years of Thrill-Power! Some of British comics’ top creators pick their favourite ... Read More »

New Iron Fist trailer from Netflix reveals more of series characters and plot

Iron Fist Preview Comic SNIP

Netflix has just released another teaser for Iron Fist, its latest Marvel Comics-inspired series. If it’s as good as Daredevil, Luke Cage and Jessica Jones, the subscription service will have another great show to encourage comic fans to watch – and that’s not even counting other great (non comic) shows like Stranger Things. Based on the Marvel character of the ... Read More »

In Review: Slang Pictorial Issue Two by Nick Prolix

Slang Pictorial Issue Two - Cover

Created and published by Nick Prolix 24 pages – Black and White The Story: This is the second issue of Nick Prolix’s one man anthology that comes from the noirly comedic world of his ongoing webcomic The Sheep and the Wolves. It includes “Atlas Unfettered”, a fun look into the scandalous world of spiv infested ‘teeth and tits’ movie making and ... Read More »

Kim Newman’s Anno Dracula Issue #1 – Extended Art Preview Unearthed!

Kim Newman's Anno Dracula Issue #1 Cover A - Paul McCaffrey

Titan Comics has just revealed the covers and an extended art preview from Anno Dracula #1 – an all-new comic mini-series based on the best selling Anno Dracula novels, written by creator Kim Newman with art by Paul McCaffrey, coloured by Kevin Enhart. The Anno Dracula series depict an alternate 19th-century history where the characters of Bram Stoker’s Dracula fail to prevent Count ... Read More »

British Comics Past: Super Naturals

Super Naturals Adventure Book

Super Naturals must surely rank as one of the shortest-lived British comics of all time, with just nine regular issues to its name. In common with the M.A.S.K. and Ring Raiders comics, Super Naturals was based on a series of toys, released in 1986 by Tonka, a company now owned by Transformers makers Hasbro. The Super Naturals figures differed from ... Read More »

One for 2000AD and Dan Dare fans: Let’s Go To Mars! Game Launched

Let's Go to Mars - Screenshot

A graphic adventure game focusing on the exploration of Mars has been launched by the Institute of Astrophysics of Andalusia, which should appeal to fans of most SF comics or books – of all ages. The app, Let’s Go To Mars has been designed for the European project UPWARDS, developed in collaboration with Wild Sphere and Laniakea Management & Communication, and ... Read More »

“Jeff Hawke Junior” Collected At Last by Jeff Hawke Fan Club

Jeff Hawke Jnr. - Cover

Just published by the Jeff Hawke Fan Club and available to members is this collection of Jeff Hawke Jnr., containing all the Jeff Hawke strips from Junior Express weekly. The 128 page book is the same large format as the Club’s COSMOS magazine which features strips from the Express, but is full colour throughout. In addition to the four strips published in the comic ... Read More »

Exclusive Extract – Read Em and Weep Book One: Serial Killer by Pat Mills and Kevin O’Neill

Read Em and Weep Book One - Serial Killer by Pat Mills and Kevin O'Neill - Cover

With the 40th Anniversary 2000AD celebration this weekend in London, we’re delighted to bring you this extract from Pat Mills and Kevin O’Neill’s new novel, published by Millsverse Books, set in the wold of 1970s comics publishing…  Be advised this extract is not for sensitive souls (or very young ones)… The 1970s is a dangerous time for kids… An even more dangerous ... Read More »

John Wagner to ‘revive’ the Dark Judges with new story ‘Dominion’ for Judge Dredd Megazine

Dark Judges - Dominion

Writer John Wagner (Judge Dredd, A History of Violence) and Nick Percival (Clive Barker’s Hellraiser) are to follow up 2015’s chilling Dark Justice with a new story featuring the infamous Dark Judges. An Alien-style race-against-time Dark Justice saw undead alien superfiends Judges Death, Fear, Fire, and Mortis run amok on an ark ship full of colonists. Judge Dredd and Judge ... Read More »

Britannia and The Mummy writer Peter Milligan signing at Forbidden Planet Newcastle opening day

Britannia #1 Cover A - SNIP

As part of the launch day celebrations for Forbidden Planet‘s brand new Newcastle Megastore, writer Peter Milligan will be signing copies of Britannia, collecting Britannia #1 – 4, on Saturday 18th February 2017. In Peter Milligan’s Britannia, published by Valiant Entertainment, with art by Juan Jose Ryp, we’re on the fringes of civilisation, and the world’s first detective is about to ... Read More »

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