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Enniskillen Comic Fest becomes official 2000AD 40th anniversary celebration!

Enniskillen Comic Fest 2017

The 2000AD team may still recovering from the madness that was their 40th anniversary bash (a mere month ago, reviewed here) but time waits for no man. So while they might still be a little shell shocked from that brilliant event, the Rebellion team are now ramping up for Enniskillen Comic Fest on 5th and 6th May – which will be an official ... Read More »

In Review: Judge Dredd The Complete Case Files 12 (US Edition)

Judge Dredd Case Files 12 Cover

The Book: Judge Dredd, Mega-City One’s toughest law enforcer, is back on the streets in this collection of explosive cases. This volume of scintillating thrills features some of the very best Dredd stories including ‘Full Mental Jacket,’ ‘Bloodline,’ and the ‘Return of P.J. Maybe,’ featuring everybody’s favorite pint-sized master criminal. Also included are some of the first Dredd strips to ... Read More »

Cosplayers Unite for Birmingham Comic Festival Promotions

Birmingham Comic Festival Promo

Gotham Cosplayers UK in association with the Birmingham Comics Festival released the first two videos in a series promoting the group attending the festival’s convention to benefit the registered charity Baby Lifeline. The festival’s gala convention takes place on Saturday 23rd April for its return to the prestigious Edgbaston Cricket Stadium, with further festival events throughout the city to be announced in the near future. ... Read More »

Lille Comic Festival features strong British line up in December

Lille Comic Festival 2014 Guests

  Aiming to promote US and British comics in France, this year’s Lille Comic Festival  (6th – 7th December 2014) has an impressive line up of guests, with Greg Rucka headlining as Guest of Honour. British guests include Ian Gibson, Al Ewing, Ben Willshire, Boo Cook, Leigh Gallagher, Simon Davis, Kev Hopgood and Ian Edginton and some of them have ... Read More »

Beyond 2000AD project reveals secrets of ‘Starlord’ and aborted ‘Eagle’ revival

Hibernia Books are back after the success of last year’s Comic Archive: One Eyed Jack and the Death of Valiant with the latest in their Comic Archive series: Beyond 2000AD. The book  – available now – is packed with fascinating articles and interviews about some of the projects and titles that have a connection with 2000AD, including the short-lived Starlord and ... Read More »

Judgement is due… in Scunthorpe!

Judge Dredd Exhibition, Scunthorpe

(With thanks to Kev Levell for the tip off and Pete Wells for permission touse some of his photos): An exhibition of art work featuring 2000AD‘s Judge Dredd is currently running at the Visual Arts Centre in Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire until 7th December 2013. The exhibition, called simply Judge Dredd, features a gallery of original artwork mostly from the pages of 2000AD ... Read More »

Bristol Comic Expo 2013: A Creator’s View

Peter Rogers offers his ‘creators view’ of last weekend’s Bristol Comic Expo, which we’re hearing many good things about, marking a return to form for Britain’s longest-running comics event… They say you always remember your first love, and when it comes to Comic Conventions for me, that means Bristol. Back in 2002 it was the first convention I ever went ... Read More »

Ian Gibson at Gosh London today

The artist behind one of 2000AD’s most ground-breaking series will be signing at Gosh Comics today Ian Gibson’s work with Alan Moore on The Ballad of Halo Jones is lauded as some of the legendary weekly comic book’s greatest. And to celebrate the latest edition of Halo Jones, complete with a new introduction by Zoo City author Lauren Beukes, Gibson ... Read More »

BCExpo eXclusive charity prints by Ian Gibson

The Bristol Comic Expo – back on 11-12th May 2013 at Brunels Old Station, Bristol – is publishing a series of “Expo eXclusive” charity prints and the latest is by the long running comic festival’s special guest Ian Gibson, who brings his eponymous heroine Halo Jones (from 2000AD) back to print. Only 50 of these will be printed and they ... Read More »

In Review: The Ballad of Halo Jones stage play

Morag Peacock will play Halo Jones in the latest stage play production of Alan Moore and Ian Gibson’s brilliant comic story. Photo courtesy Lass O’Gowrie Productions

  (Re-posted here with the kind permission of Matthew Charlton from the Fictionstrker blog) The Story: Halo Jones lives on the Hoop, a futuristic floating slum tethered to a future Manhattan. Citizens of the Hoop live on State Benefit and a diet of soap operas. Halo wants out, and when her best friend is murdered and another joins a youth ... Read More »

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