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2000AD Free Comic Book Day details revealed

2000AD Free Comic Book Day 2017 Special

2000AD, the galaxy’s greatest Eisner-nominated SF anthology returns to Free Comic Book Day in 2017, with a 32-page, 40th anniversary special. In the free giveaway – one of many comic shop customers will be able to pick up from their local comic shop’s on 6th May 2017 – Judge Dredd is confronted by someone with a personal vendetta in “Forty ... Read More »

IDW’s Judge Dredd: Deviations “Howl of the Wolf” by John McCrea coming in March 2017

John McCrea's splash page for Judge Dredd: Deviations, coming in March 2017, which the artist describes as his tribute to Steve Dillon

Coming in March 2017 from IDW is Judge Dredd: Deviations, written and drawn by  John McCrea, coloured by Mike Spicer, a project the comic creator describes as a tribute “to the late, and oh so very great, Steve Dillon”. Judge Dredd fans will already know that earlier this year, IDW released a number of one-shot “Deviations” books which, just like Marvel’s ... Read More »

In Review: 2000AD Prog 2011

2000AD Prog 2011

Out: Wednesday 14th December 2016 Publisher: Rebellion This Christmas issue was previewed by John Freeman last week in his article here and the advert for the 40th Anniversary bash has been highlighted by John in the anniversary article. DANGER: SPOILERS MAY FOLLOW! The Review: I can’t believe it has been a year since I was feasting my eyes on the ... Read More »

2000AD at 40: The Countdown continues with Chris Weston

Top 2000AD artist Chris Weston (who’s just one of many top talents in this year’s special Christmas Prog) has just posted this stunning promotional image for the 2000AD: 40 Years Of Thrill Power Festival. Taking place in London in February, the event has a huge line up of talent and tickets are on sale now from the 2000AD web site. ... Read More »

Creators at 2000AD Forty Years of Thrills Festival revealed!

2000AD Forty Years of Thrills Festival Logo

Rebellion has revealed the massive creator line up for its 2000AD Forty Years of Thrills Festival, a one day event taking place Saturday 11th February 2017, just outside London. Marking 40 years and over 2000 issues of thrill power, the Festival will be the culmination of a whole slate of UK-wide events planned to celebrate the enduring legacy of the ... Read More »

Celebrating 40 Years of 2000AD: Anniversary cover by Carlos Ezquerra revealed

2000AD 40th Anniversary Edition

Carlos Ezquerra’s cover for the 40th Anniversary Edition of 2000AD has been revealed, with the artist wryly commenting online “It’s been hard, but I managed to survive…” The cover features two of his best-known characters: Judge Dredd and Johnny Alpha, otherwise known as Strontium Dog (who first appeared in the short-lived Starlord). One of the longest-running serialized comic books in ... Read More »

Something For the Weekend – Judge Dredd and a deadly Mummy in This Week’s New Comics in the UK (w/c 7th October 2016)

Art by Rufus Dayglo from "Counterfeit Girl" in 2000AD Prog 2006

Here’s this week’s round up of new comics in British newsagents and comic shops skewed, as ever to highlighting British creators and publishers. After positive feedback to the plugs we included for some great indie titles last week ahead of the Thought Bubble Festival (Axel Automatic in particular, which we reviewed here, also got spotlighted by the national Guardian), we’ve ... Read More »

In Review: Dan Dare The 2000AD Years Volume Two

2000AD Dan Dare Volume Two

Publisher: Rebellion Introduced by Garth Ennis Creators: Gerry Finley-Day, Dave Gibbons, Trevor Goring, Nick Landau, Garry Leach, Brian Lewis, Chris Lowder, Roy Preston, Tom Tully Includes feature by David McDonald on Dan Dare post 2000AD  Out: 3rd November 2016 The Book: Veteran British Space Pilot, Dan Dare continues his 2000AD adventures through a hostile universe. Together with his hardened crew, Dan pilots ... Read More »

2000AD 2000 Sells Out, reprint in the works!

2000AD Reprint Cover - Glenn Fabry

We’re delighted to relay information from Tharg’s droids to report an unprecedented moment in 2000AD’s long and illustrious history – the landmark 2,000th issue has sold out less than 48 hours after hitting shelves across the UK and Ireland – and, for the first time, Rebellion will be going to a second printing!   The demand for the special Prog 2000 edition has been so ... Read More »

Exclusive First Look: “Search Destroy” Strontium Dog Fan Film Poster Revealed!

Search and Destroy - Strontium Dog Fan Film Poster SNIP

Search Destroy – a not-for-profit Strontium Dog Fan film inspired by 2000AD‘s mutant bounty hunter Johnny Alpha – will get its first public screening at Thought Bubble in November. We’re delighted to give you at this first look at the film’s poster, a homage to a private commission the team asked Strontium Dog co-creator Carlos Ezquerra to create for them. From the makers of Judge Minty, ... Read More »

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