Vice Press have just released a brand new, officially licensed 2000AD screen print; Rogue Trooper by Florian Bertmer, a huge fan of the comic who has brought Nu-Earth to life through insanely detailed art. Florian Bertmer is a German-born artist living in Los Angeles, who has a flair for the macabre and a profound knowledge of the occult. His unique ... Read More »
The Book: Steve MacManus, the editor of 2000AD during the 1980s, lifts the lid on how the UK’s most important comic came into existence and his extraordinary role in shaping it into a industry revolutionising icon. In 1973, a twenty-year-old MacManus joined Fleetway Publications as a sub-editor on UK adventure title Valiant, a title then selling 100,000 copies every week. Six ... 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 »
Here’s this week’s list of comics on sale in British comics shops, plus some news stand titles – our intent, as ever being to skew our coverage in favour of British creators. This week, in the world of 2000AD’s Rogue Trooper, scarred war veteran Kapiten-Inspector Atalia Jaegir of the Nordland State Security Police investigates war criminals amongst her own ranks. ... Read More »
British Comic Shop Releases (8th April 2015) – 2000AD’s “Spring Salvo” continues, aliens in BeanoTown?
Here’s our list of both British and US comics on sale this week in comic shops today (Wednesday 8th April 2015), complementing our monthly list of British graphic novel releases (April 2015 release list here). The ’Spring Salvo’ surges forward in 2000AD Prog 1925 with “Judge Dredd: Enceladus: New Life”, “Slaine: Brutania Chronicles [BookII] : Primordial” and “Strontium Dog: The Stix ... Read More »
The research group on comics at the English Department at Stockholm University has announced a Call For Papers on the topic “The Future in Comics“, to be presented at an academic conference in Stockholm in September – and the bleak world of 2000AD‘s “Rogue Trooper” and “Judge Dredd” are just a couple of possible topics for discussion. This conference will aim to ... Read More »
Here’s this week’s list of comics – both US and UK releases – on sale in specialist UK comic shops tomorrow, Wednesday 10th December 2014, courtesy of First Age Comics, Lancaster. We’ve picked out the titles published by British publishers in bold below, or titles with a British connection we’re aware of. It’s an important week over at 2000AD, as all stories ... Read More »
It was one of the staples of hazy childhood summers, an extra dose of Thrill-power for the holidays. But now the 2000 AD Sci-Fi Special is back and with a new mission – to unveil a new generation of comics creators! Comic summer specials died a death for most publishers when newsagent distribution systems changed, meaning “Specials” were considered separate titles, ... Read More »
We’re sorry to report the passing of veteran Spanish artist José Ortiz Moya (best known in the UK as José Ortiz), whose work British comic fans will recall from comics such as Scream, the 1980s Eagle and 2000AD. Reporting his passing, the Spanish newspaper Levante notes Ortiz, who was 81, was a perfectionist as an artist and one of many ... Read More »
As announced at San Diego Comic-Con 2013, the genetically modified G.I., Rogue Trooper is returning to 2000AD‘s US partner IDW next year. Expanding the relationship started with the successful Judge Dredd series, IDW and Rebellion/2000AD will return to the frontlines of Nu-Earth and Rogue Trooper with an outstanding creative team. After storming the world of fiction with his debut fantasy ... Read More »