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2000AD’s Rogue Trooper revealed for “Rogue Trooper Redux” Game

Rogue Trooper Redux Key Art

Rebellion has released just released a new video revealing the look to Rogue Trooper in their upcoming game Rogue Trooper Redux, an updating of their acclaimed game. Fronted by Michael Molcher (aka “The Man with the Terrifying ‘Tache”), the video offers a guide to the character and also reveals, for the first time, the game’s new, fully remastered Rogue model, ... Read More »

Thunder comic appeal from 2000AD

2000AD publisher Rebellion – which now owns a large number of comic brands and characters previously published by Fleetway – has appealed for help to find physical copies of the short-lived boys adventure comic Thunder. In online appeals, Rebellion say they are trying to plug a gap in their recently acquired archive. Thunder was a classic “Hatch, Match and Dispatch” ... 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 »

Egmont’s classic comics archive arrives at Rebellion, Roy of the Rovers collections already in the works

Egmont's comic archive arrives at Rebellion. Image: Rebellion

The surviving  bound comics volumes and comics art from the Egmont archive has arrived at new owners Rebellion‘s Oxford HQ, another step in the process of seeing some great British girls and boys comics material get back into print. 2000AD‘s owners bought Egmont’s classics comic titles first published by Fleetway Editions and characters earlier this year. The company now own ... Read More »

Rare, ‘banned’ 1970s British Action comic sells for over £4000

Action 37 - 2016 eBay auction finale

Regular readers of downthetubes will recall how a rare copy of the controversial 1970s comic Action went under the hammer on eBay last year; and the final winning bid was over £2500. Well, another copy of the rare Issue 37, one of very few to survive being pulped as the hammer fell on production of the comic’s original incarnation, that ... Read More »

In Review: Dan Dare The 2000AD Years Volume Two

2000AD Dan Dare Volume Two

Publisher: Rebellion Introduced by Garth Ennis Creators: Gerry Finley-Day, Dave Gibbons, Trevor Goring, Nick Landau, Garry Leach, Brian Lewis, Chris Lowder, Roy Preston, Tom Tully Includes feature by David McDonald on Dan Dare post 2000AD  Out: 3rd November 2016 The Book: Veteran British Space Pilot, Dan Dare continues his 2000AD adventures through a hostile universe. Together with his hardened crew, Dan pilots ... Read More »

In Review: Monster, from Scream! comic

Monster - from Scream!

Writers: Alan Moore, John Wagner Artists: Heinzl (Alberto Giolotti), Jesus Redondo Introduced by Ian Rimmer, Scream!‘s editor Paperback, 192 page, includes the series text stories from various Holiday Specials etc Publisher: Rebellion Out: Now The Book: IT CAME FROM THE ATTIC! Twelve-year old Kenneth Corman buried his abusive father outside his creaky old family home. The thing that had killed ... Read More »

Creating Comics: Could Rebellion Bring Back Buster?

A modern look to Ken Reid's popular character Faceache, by Joe Matthews.

The news that 2000AD and Judge Dredd Meagzine publisher Rebellion has bought Egmont’s classic comic archive certainly gotten a lot of comics fans into a frenzy, with many creators already brushing up their pitches for all-new takes on adventures characters such as THUNDER comic’s Adam Eterno, Action‘s Dredger and others. But might a revival of Fleetway Editions best-known humour title – Buster ... Read More »

Rebellion: The Classic Comics (and characters) 2000AD’s Publisher Now Owns

Last Updated: 19th May 2017 Scroll down for publication details of collections in Rebellion’s Treasury of British Comics range Back in 2007, while working for digital comics publisher ROK Comics, I approached Egmont UK about the possibility of publishing some of their many characters in a digital format. Because they also owned a number of Fleetway Editions characters, we also approached ... Read More »

Steve MacManus, former 2000AD “Mighty One” Talks Unsolicited Submissions

Steve MacManus. Photo: Steve Cook

Next month sees the release of The Mighty One from Rebellion, the story of editor Steve MacManus’ time as editor of 2000AD – and we’re really looking forward to reading it here at downthetubes and delighted he’s had time to write a short item on his memories of dealing with unsolicited pitches for our site.  In 1973, a 20-year-old Steve MacManus joined Fleetway ... Read More »

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