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Leopard from Lime Street, Dracula Files and more coming this year as part of Rebelllion’s Treasury of British Comics range

Leopard from Lime Street - Final Cover

Rebellion‘s first collection of the Buster strip Leopard from Lime Street goes on sale in all good bookshops from 13th July 2017, and is already available to pre-order. The 2000AD publishers now own a slew of great characters (more information here) and several collections are already in the works, including One-Eyed Jack by John Wagner and John Cooper (published in Valiant, out ... Read More »

A feast of 2000AD goodies this week – and a Free Comic Book Day special on its way, too!

2000AD 2029 - Cursed: The Fall of Deadworld Cover Art

Run, do not walk, to your nearest purveyor of Thrills and pick up 2000AD Prog 2029 – the latest edition of the Galaxy’s Greatest Comic! There’s a lot of other great titles out from Rebellion this week, too, but here’s what’s in this week’s Prog to start: Judge Dredd: Harvey by John Wagner (Writer) John McCrea (Artist) Mike Spicer (Colourist) ... Read More »

2000AD Prog 2028 Preview: Mars Attacked!

There’s some sweet space war action on the cover of this week’s 2000AD, on sale Wednesday, as the Venusians take it to their Martian enemies, in “Scarlet Traces: Cold War” on this week’s cover, from co-creator and series art droid, D’Israeli. In this issue…  JUDGE DREDD // HARVEY
 John Wagner (Writer) / John McCrea (Artist). Judge Dredd created by John ... Read More »

2000AD’s 40th Anniversary Special Gets Reprinted with two new covers after sell-out success in comic stores

2000AD’s 40th Anniversary Special - David Aja Cover Reprint SNIP

2000AD’s landmark 40th anniversary special edition is to go to a second printing after selling out in newsagents and comic shops across the UK after its release last week. Celebrating four decades of 2000 AD’s cutting edge and globally influenced comics, even the hugely increased print run for the 40th anniversary special has not satisfied demand, so a reprint edition is now ... 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 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 »

New Vice Press Limited Edition Judge Dredd prints on sale at Bedford’s NICE convention

Vice Press - Judge Dredd by Tom Whalen - Variant

Two new 2000AD-inspired screen prints this coming weekend, one by Tom Whalen, which the team at Vice Press are hugely excited about. The prints will be on sale at the NICE Comic Convention in Bedford and we will releasing this new Judge Dredd screen print there, as well as a Judge Dredd handbill by Matt Ferguson especially for the event. Tom Whalen is a graphic ... Read More »

In Review: Judge Anderson – Psi Files Volume 5

Anderson Psi Files Volume 5 Cover

The Book: Psi-Division’s toughest judge, Cassandra Anderson, returns to the streets of Mega-City One, having awoken from the coma she fell into following her exposure to the Half-Live virus. But there is no respite for the veteran Psi Judge. City-wide disasters face her at every turn, including everything from a hideous new disease manufactured by the Sisters of Death and ... Read More »

The 2000AD Thrill-Cast: Play Misty For Me…

Misty Comic Issue 1, complete with free gift

Not only did Pat Mills create 2000AD, the acclaimed Galaxy’s Greatest Comic, but he was also responsible for Misty, the horror comic aimed at girls. Molch-R chats to Pat about the heyday of British comics, the challenges of producing a new title at the time, and why he thinks Misty could have gone on to challenge even 2000AD in popularity. ... Read More »

Steve MacManus, former 2000AD “Mighty One” Talks Unsolicited Submissions

Steve MacManus. Photo: Steve Cook

Next month sees the release of The Mighty One from Rebellion, the story of editor Steve MacManus’ time as editor of 2000AD – and we’re really looking forward to reading it here at downthetubes and delighted he’s had time to write a short item on his memories of dealing with unsolicited pitches for our site.  In 1973, a 20-year-old Steve MacManus joined Fleetway ... Read More »

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