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Throwback Thursday for Towel Day: When 2000AD’s Tharg went Hitchhiker’s

2000AD Prog 227 - Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy feature

Since today (25th May) is Towel Day, the annual day of remembrance of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy creator Douglas Adams, we thought we’d remind 2000AD‘s alien editor Tharg of his declared interest in all things 42. Today an international phenomenon, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy is  (as if most downthetubes readers needed reminding) a comedy science fiction ... Read More »

Paul Cornell’s Saucer State Returns, Forbidden Planet London Signing on Friday

Saucer State #1 -SNIP

On sale today from IDW is Saucer State by Paul Cornell with art by Ryan Kelly, colour from Adam Guzowski and lettered by 2000AD stalwart Simon Bowland – and there will be a special signing at Forbidden Planet Megastore, London this Friday to celebrate its arrival in comic shops everywhere. Saucer State is the story of Arcadia Alvarado, the former Governor of New ... Read More »

Aliens, Daleks and Paul Cornell, Oh My!

Saucer State #1 -SNIP

Out next month from IDW is Saucer State, written by Paul Cornell (who I recently worked with on Doctor Who: Heralds of Destruction) with art by Ryan Kelly (Lucifer) – and there’s a new Doctor Who comic collection out too, coincidentally featuring another strip I also worked on with him! Saucer State is the sequel to and the conclusion of ... Read More »

Reasons To Be Cheerful: Why Transformers comic creator Simon Furman loves the new Hachette partwork, out now in the UK

Transformers Collection Issue One

Transformers: The Definitive G1 Collection – Hachette’s superlative Transformers Partworks hardback book collection, has just got its nationwide launch here in the UK, backed by TV advertising – and a signing to promote the title, featuring some of the the top British talent involved in the comic mythos, will take place in London next week. Simon Furman, who has written more ... Read More »

MASK (Mobile Armored Strike Kommand) Returns Today!

MASK #1

M.A.S.K. is back thanks to IDW, written by Brandon Easton, with art by Tony Vargas and cover artist Tommy Lee Edwards Launching from the events of IDW’s REVOLUTION! five-issue mini series, which concludes this week, the M.A.S.K. team streaks into a dangerous, unstable landscape of dark wars, high intrigue and non-stop action where they’ll encounter the nearly unstoppable threat of Miles Mayhem and ... Read More »

IDW picks up English rights to David Foenkinos “Lennon”, adapted by Eric Corbeyran and Horne

Lennon: The New York Years (IDW)

The year was 1975 and an ex-Beatle, at the height of his fame, chose New York City to raise his young family, setting career, adoring fans, and creative contemporaries aside. Just five years later, John Lennon was dead. Now, US publisher IDW has picked up English language rights to Lennon, a graphic novel published last year in French by Marabout. The ... Read More »

Our Man In New York: New York Comic Con Day Three by Tony Esmond

NYCC 2016 - Donald Trump Masks

Saturday is the big day for conventions. I’m sitting here writing at New York Comic Con in one of the rare seated areas, just bracing myself for the impact of the crowds. Crushed beyond belief, it can sometimes take you up to 45 minutes to cross from one side of the convention centre to the other. This is also the big ... Read More »

Our Man In New York: New York Comic Con Day Two by Tony Esmond

NYCC 2016 Day 2 - Artists Alley

The second day of the New York Comic Con 2016 was pretty ruddy great. I managed to blag it early into the Dealers Hall, which seemed eerily empty compared to the crazy hours of opening yesterday. During this magical hour I got to handle and gaze at some incredible original art… Thor Kirby pages, Steve Ditko horror pages, Jim Starlin, the ... Read More »

Something For The Weekend (w/c 25th July 2016) – Dredd versus Aliens … versus Rom the Spaceknight?

John McCrea provides this striking ROM versus Dredd variant cover for Dredd #8. part of a wider promotion from IDW to promote their new ROM book

Sadly, despite the terrific cover by John McCrea above, Judge Dredd only battles Rom the Spaceknight – back thanks to IDW this week – in this one striking image. But the good news is that Mega City One’s favourite lawman is indeed battling Aliens – and Predator – in a Dark Horse mini series, penned by John Layman, featuring art ... Read More »

Something For The Weekend: News Comics On Sale (w/c 27th June 2016): Mark Millar’s Jupiter’s Legacy Returns!

Jupiter's Legacy Volume 2 Issue 1

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 »

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