From boy wizards to future cops, from Martians trashing England to missions through post-apocalyptic landscapes – the 40th anniversary year of 2000AD, Britain’s biggest comic will be packed with incredible new collections, including a revised, expanded edition of Thrill-Power Overload, the definitive guide to the history of the comic from one of its former editors, David Bishop. 2000AD celebrates its birthday in ... 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 »
(With thanks to Iskander Izzy Islam for the spot): Marvel has just announced the upcoming publication of a collection of Night Raven: From the Marvel UK Vaults, due for release in February 2017. “Night Raven” was written by Steve Parkhouse and drawn initially by David Lloyd, followed by John Bolton, in stories set between the World Wars, battling organised crime in New York and Chicago. ... Read More »
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 »
Out now in the UK from Panini is the latest ‘archive’ Doctor Who comic collection, Evening’s Empire – a book special for me, not just because it features some of the last Seventh Doctor comic strips I edited for Doctor Who Magazine back in the early 1990s, but because artist Richard Piers Rayner has drawn seven new pages for the ... 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 »
Something For The Weekend: News Comics On Sale (w/c 27th June 2016): Mark Millar’s Jupiter’s Legacy Returns!
In terms of “event” comics out this week by British creators, the return of Jupiter’s Legacy by Mark Millar, published by Image, will be welcome news for many and comes in a variety of variant covers – including a smashing one from Frank Quitely. Simon Davis continues to stagger us all with his art of “Slaine” for 2000AD this week, and ... Read More »
Comic book superstars Brian Bolland, Mick McMahon, Dave Gibbons and Kevin O’Neill are set to return to the pages of the legendary 2000AD for its 2000th issue, out later in the year – along with both classic characters such as Nemesis the Warlock, and new ones, too. Europe’s longest running science fiction-oriented action comic reaches its landmark 2000th issue on 28th ... Read More »
DC Comics “Rebirth” project continues this week, with two of the creators I had the pleasure of working with back in my Marvel UK days working on separate books. Aquaman #1 is written by Dan Abnett (with art by Oscar Jimenez, cover artists Brad Walker and Andrew Hennessy, while Liam Sharp is busy not only with the digital publishing empire that is Madefire ... Read More »
The first ever Enniskillen ComicFest has published some of the art that will be in its charity auction next weekend, to raise money for the Horizon West Children’s Hospice over the two days of the event. Art has been donated to the non-profit event by a number of creators that including Boo Cook, Dan Abnett, Dan Cornwell, John McCrea, Alex Ronald ... Read More »