On sale now in all good comic shops and newsagents (and various digital platforms) is 2000AD Prog 2031, which leads with “Judge Dredd: Sons of Booth“, a great “slow-burn” tale from writer TC Eglington, with one of my favourite artists, Nick Dyer (coloured by Chris Blythe) finally getting his teeth into a tale for the Galaxy’s Greatest Comic that exploits his abilities to ... Read More »
2000AD Prog 2030 is on sale in all good newsagents and comic shops across the UK from tomorrow (Wednesday 10th May 2017). Here’s a quick taster of the issue. It’s another smasher – although, to be frank, we’re still reeling from the fantastic page of the 2000AD Free Comic Book Day release, which features Roy of the Rovers kicking a ... Read More »
Featuring a cracking cover by Matt Ferguson, 2000AD Prog 2027 is on sale now in all good comic shops and UK newsagents – and via various digital platforms. John McCrea‘s art on “Judge Dredd” is adrenaline-soaked brilliance and makes it worth the entrance price alone so check it out! Judge Dredd – Harvey (Part 4) Writer: John Wagner Art: John ... Read More »
The latest issue of 2000AD – Prog 2021 is on sale today. Here’s a quick taster. Boo Cook’s work on the latest “Judge Dredd” is positively a delight and joy to behold! Judge Dredd: Thick Skin by TC Eglington (Writer) Boo Cook (Artist) Annie Parkhouse (Letterer) A pair of Tri-D celebrities have suffered complete body liquification live on air, and Dredd is tracing ... Read More »
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 »
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 »
Behind a smashing Judge Anderson cover by Jon Davis-Hunt, 2000AD heads ever closer to Prog 2000, with a fine mix of great strips. Top of the list has to be the cracking conclusion to “Tharg’s 3rillers: Mindmine” by Rory Mcconville, Colin MacNeil, Peter Doherty and Simon Bowland. Both script and story on this are brilliant, with a fantastic end twist that, just possibly, surely sets ... Read More »
Something for the Weekend (w/c 15th August 2016): Doctor Who, Dream Gangs, Dredd and Mind Mines, Too!
I’ve heaped plenty of praise on the fast-developing PJ Maybe -focused “Judge Dredd: Ladykiller” story (by John Wagner, Carlos Ezquerra and Annie Parkhouse) and “Scarlet Traces: Cold War” (by Ian Edginton, D’Israeli and Annie Parkhouse) in 2000AD in recent weeks in our weekly New Comics column. But “Tharg’s 3rillers: Mindmine“, by Rory Mcconville, Colin Macneil, Peter Doherty and Simon Bowland is proving a great ... Read More »
Something For the Weekend (w/c 8th August 2016): New Spider-Man, Johnny Red bows out, Nick Dyer on “Judge Anderson”
There’s changes on the UK new stand for Panini‘s Marvel Collector Editions this week with the launch of Volume 6 of Astonishing Spider-Man, on sale now in all good newsagents. A one hundred page special, priced £3.99 (higher than the previously advertised £3.50 priced due to, we’re told by editor Brady Webb, print cost rises post-Brexit), these compendiums of fairly-recently published Marvel stories ... Read More »
Sneak Peek: 2000AD Summer Special 2016 – Dredd, Ace Trucking, Robohunter and more! (No, not that Moore).
This Wednesday (20th July) see the release of the 2000AD Summer Special 2016 – and it’s a cracker! Do your duty and pick this up, along with 2000AD Prog 1990 and Judge Dredd Megazine 374. Crammed with thrill power , on sale in all good comic shops, newsagents and various digital platforms, this year’s special features “Judge Dredd: Night Zoom” by ... Read More »