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 »
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 »
Today sees the launch of The Mummy, the first of several Hammer Films-inspired comic series from Titan Comics, written by the legendary Peter Milligan and drawn by Ronilson Freire, coloured by Ming Sen and lettered by Simon Bowland. The line will see the publication of brand-new comic stories featuring classic Hammer properties, as well as wholly original Hammer stories, produced by Titan. In The Mummy, for 2000 years the Sect of Anubis ... Read More »
The Book: Psi-Division’s toughest judge, Cassandra Anderson, returns to the streets of Mega-City One, having awoken from the coma she fell into following her exposure to the Half-Live virus. But there is no respite for the veteran Psi Judge. City-wide disasters face her at every turn, including everything from a hideous new disease manufactured by the Sisters of Death and ... Read More »
Behind a smashing Judge Anderson cover by Jon Davis-Hunt, 2000AD heads ever closer to Prog 2000, with a fine mix of great strips. Top of the list has to be the cracking conclusion to “Tharg’s 3rillers: Mindmine” by Rory Mcconville, Colin MacNeil, Peter Doherty and Simon Bowland. Both script and story on this are brilliant, with a fantastic end twist that, just possibly, surely sets ... Read More »
Something for the Weekend (w/c 15th August 2016): Doctor Who, Dream Gangs, Dredd and Mind Mines, Too!
I’ve heaped plenty of praise on the fast-developing PJ Maybe -focused “Judge Dredd: Ladykiller” story (by John Wagner, Carlos Ezquerra and Annie Parkhouse) and “Scarlet Traces: Cold War” (by Ian Edginton, D’Israeli and Annie Parkhouse) in 2000AD in recent weeks in our weekly New Comics column. But “Tharg’s 3rillers: Mindmine“, by Rory Mcconville, Colin Macneil, Peter Doherty and Simon Bowland is proving a great ... 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 »
Games company Megaton has just released the first page of a 10-page comic via Facebook to promote their forthcoming tabletop game, Armoured Syndicate, which will then run on the company web site (www.armouredsyndicate.com) Armoured Syndicate, created by Ben Jarvis, is a new 32mm scale miniatures range and tabletop game of mechs, gangs and corporate suits fighting for resources in the ... Read More »
(Updated): The countdown continues toward a full launch of Electricomics, a research and development project to create an open source app enabling digital comics to be made by anyone. Announced last May, Electricomics, which has the backing of Britain’s best known modern comic book writer Alan Moore, will include the publication of a new anthology that will feature stories from Peter Hogan, Garth Ennis and Leah Moore and John ... Read More »
Written by Gordon Rennie Art by Leigh Gallagher Colours by Dylan Teague and Gary Caldwell Letters by Simon Bowland Price: £2.99 On Sale: 25th March 2015 Diamond Order Code for your local comic shop: JAN151569 Published by 2000AD The Comic: He was one of the rebellious gladiator-slaves crucified by the Romans for being part of Spartacus’ uprising, and in his ... Read More »