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Photo Review: The BEYOND 2000AD Exhibition at London’s Orbital Comics

Beyond 2000AD - Orbital Comics 2017 - Wall 1

  London’s Orbital Comics – the UK’s one and only Eisner Award-winning comic shop – is currently hosting what sounds like it could be an extremely dull and pretentious look at 2000AD. “Beyond 2000AD – The Broader Cultural Impact of the Galaxy’s Greatest Comic” certainly sounds like the theme of a comics dissertation, after all. But fear not! Twee this ... Read More »

Happy Birthday, 2000AD (your “Official” birthday, that is)

An early dummy cover for "AD2000", cover artist unknown

Happy Birthday 2000AD! The Galaxy’s Greatest Comic is celebrating its 40th birthday today with the release of the 2000AD 40th Anniversary Special and 2000AD Prog 2019 in newsagents, comic shops and various digital platforms. More information below! Technically, it’s actually “Happy Birthday Judge Dredd“, who appeared in Prog Two, which was on sale today 40 years ago. 22nd February 1977 was the “off sale ... Read More »

2000AD celebrates 40th Anniversary with a great line-up of new comic collections – schedule revealed!

Judge Dredd: Every Empire Falls

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 »

Fans and creators alike mass to support 2000AD artist Peter Doherty after critical illness

Peter Doherty

A JustGiving Page to raise money to support comic artist and colourist Peter Doherty (perhaps best known for his work on 2000AD‘s “Judge Dredd”) is closing in on its target to support him after he suffered a torn aorta a couple of weeks ago. Currently in hospital, the good news is that after some complications, and having spent over a week in an ... Read More »

Judge Dredd unofficial animated short film poster by Alex Ronald revealed

Dredd Animated Short Poster by Alex Ronald

Well, here’s an interesting item that just popped onto my feeds – the latest developments for a short, not for profit Judge Dredd animated film, DREDD, that’s had quite a long gestation process. The poster above is by top comic artist Alex Ronald, based on design work by team member and Family Guy character designer Mick Cassidy. The primary players in this project, ... 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 »

From 1940s Hollywood occult to kicking Tolkien – 2000AD’s Christmas special is out next week!

2000AD Prog 2011

Once upon a time, 2000AD annuals would languish beneath the Christmas tree until the big day, creating an agonising delay before readers could tuck into the Thrill-powered delights inside… But these days, publishers Rebellion don’t force readers to wait until 25th December to unwrap their presents – the 2000AD Christmas Special is out next week! 2000AD Prog 2011 sees the return of ... Read More »

Something For The Weekend: Judge Dredd! Aliens! Assassin’s Creed! New Comics On Sale (w/c 5th December 2016)

2000AD Prog 2010

Here’s this week’s round up of new comics in British newsagents and comic shops skewed, as ever to highlighting British creators and publishers. 2000AD steps neatly back to its early “Judge Dredd” tales this week with “In Denial” from Michael Carroll, drawn by Andrew Currie. It’s a bit of a “talkie” episode but there’s some nice commentary on Mega City ... Read More »

Celebrating 40 Years of 2000AD: Anniversary cover by Carlos Ezquerra revealed

2000AD 40th Anniversary Edition

Carlos Ezquerra’s cover for the 40th Anniversary Edition of 2000AD has been revealed, with the artist wryly commenting online “It’s been hard, but I managed to survive…” The cover features two of his best-known characters: Judge Dredd and Johnny Alpha, otherwise known as Strontium Dog (who first appeared in the short-lived Starlord). One of the longest-running serialized comic books in ... Read More »

Exclusive: Rebellion returns John Wagner’s One-Eyed Jack to duty in first Fleetway archive collection

Promotional art for Rebellion's new One-Eyed Jack collection, based on the character's first cover appearance in Valiant

As Judge Dredd prepares to celebrate his 40th birthday, downthetubes can exclusively reveal his publishers Rebellion are preparing to fire his ultra-violent origins from the 1970s and back into readers’ hands for the first time. The root of Britain’s biggest comics export, future policeman Judge Dredd, One-Eyed Jack was a Dirty Harry-style cop, created by writer John Wagner and artist ... Read More »

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