2000AD, Treasury of British Collections and Specials – 2023

A guide to all announced 2000AD and Treasury of British Collections and Specials for 2023 so far. Links where available are AmazonUK Affiliate Links – using these helps support downthetubes, thank you – but of course all these books will be available from comic shops, book shops and Rebellion direct – and the 2000AD and Treasury web shops offer exclusive editions, unavailable elsewhere.

Last Updated: Wednesday 8th July 2022

PLEASE NOTE The announced title currently only covers, largely, the opening months of 2023 – Rebellion have only officially announced a few titles so far

We aim to add and revise this page if new items, are announced or release dates change. Please note that some covers may not be final.

• Unless otherwise stated, links below are either AmazonUK or Forbidden Planet Affiliate links – using these helps support downthetubes, thank you – but of course all these books will be available from comic shops, book shops and Rebellion direct – and the 2000AD and Treasury web shops offer exclusive editions, unavailable elsewhere

Check out our full guide to 2000AD and Treasury of British Comics releases in 2022 here

Check out our full guide to 2000AD and Treasury of British Comics releases in 2021 here

Check out our guide to all Roy of the Rovers collections, new books and graphic novels here

January 2023

Feral & Foe
by Dan Abnett and Richard Elson
Out: 3rd January 2023 | Date via AmazonUK and other online bookshops
ISBN: 978-1786187734

Feral & Foe (Small)

2000AD‘s sword-and-sorcery hit series from the minds of Dan Abnett (Warhammer) and Richard Elson (Thor).

It is five years after the Last-of-All-War, when the Monarchy succeeded in defeating the Malign Lord. With their leader dead, his minions are scattered, fleeing retribution from the Wretchfinders. Necromancer Bode and warrior Wrath are two such beings, and were offered a deal ― hunt and kill their own kind or be declared FERAL & FOE.

This brand new fantasy series, which brings back together the creators on the hit 2000AD series Kingdom, is a must read for fans of Lord of the Rings and Game of Thrones, and players of the legendary Dungeons & Dragons!

Best of 2000AD Volume 2: The Essential Gateway to the Galaxy’s Greatest Comic
by Al Ewing, Colin Wilson, et al
Out: 17th January 2023 | Date via AmazonUK and other online bookshops
ISBN: 978-1786188724

Best of 2000AD Volume 2: The Essential Gateway to the Galaxy's Greatest Comic

Best of 2000AD is a landmark series from the cult comic, bursting with the comic’s greatest stories for a new generation of readers.

Every Best of 2000AD contains a mix of modern classics and gems from the vault. In each edition you’ll find an explosive new Judge Dredd adventure, fresh essays by prominent popular culture writers, a graphic novel-length feature presentation by global legends and a vintage Dredd case.

In this volume: Judge Dredd hunts untraceable assassins firing “Magic Bullets”, by Al Ewing and Colin Wilson; even robots get the “Red Planet Blues” from Alan Moore, Steve Dillon and John Higgins; not even Mega City One’s brightest can escape “The Vampire Effect”; and join the front line of the resistance against intergalactic bigots in Gothic masterpiece “Nemesis The Warlock”!

Boasting brand new covers from an all-star line-up of artists including Becky Cloonan (The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys) and Charlie Adlard (The Walking Dead) with designer Tom Muller (X-Men), Best of 2000AD is the essential gateway into the Galaxy’s Greatest Comic.

The Ballad of Halo Jones: Full Colour Omnibus Edition
By Alan Moore and Ian Gibson, coloured by Barbara Nosenzo
Out: 17th January 2022 | Announced by Rebellion in February 2022
ISBN: 978-1786187703

The Ballad of Halo Jones: Full Colour Omnibus Edition

Where did she go? Out. What did she do? Everything…

Alan Moore and Ian Gibson’s ground-breaking feminist space opera and science fiction classic, The Ballad of Halo Jones, is to be published in a full colour hardcover omnibus for the first time. The artwork is to be restored and lovingly coloured by Barbara Nosenzo, and the collection will feature extra content.

This radical and revolutionary series remains one of Moore’s most beloved and lauded stories and this new omnibus edition brings together Nosenzo’s colour work on the three books of Halo Jones, previously only available as separate volumes.

Barbara Nosenzo’s sensitive and enthralling colour work on Gibson’s art was a revelation when published as three separate volumes on 2018, and the omnibus is an opportunity for fans old and new to experience the worlds of Halo Jones afresh. The project was the first major English language work by the Italian colourist, who was talent-spotted by Rebellion at the Angouleme comics festival in France, and has since gone on to work on the science fiction series Deep Beyond from Image Comics.

A cultural icon and a high water mark for both science fiction and British comics, this timeless tale from the writer of Watchmen and V for Vendetta follows one woman’s journey through dead-end jobs, deadly wars, and personal tragedy, as she changes from an innocent teenager into a world-weary woman.

Described by award-winning author Lauren Beukes as her “first love” and “first role model”, Halo is an ordinary woman in extraordinary circumstances. Trapped in a crowded housing project floating off the coast of Manhattan, a dystopian world where jobs are scarce and excitement non-existent, a bored Halo dreams of escaping out into the galaxy any way she can to rewrite her destiny.

But in a city where dangerous riots happen at the slightest provocation and even going to the shops is an ordeal requiring careful planning and a handful of zen-inducing-grenades, the price of freedom might prove to be more than she bargained for. And even when she does get out, there are challenges awaiting her in the cosmos that she could never possibly imagine or be prepared for.

First published in weekly instalments between 1984 and 1986, Halo Jones is Moore at his most inventive and empathic best, following Halo as she explores the galaxy while also, through both victory and tragedy, finding herself. It was Moore’s last work for 2000AD before he went on to make comics history with fellow 2000AD alumni, Dave Gibbons on Watchmen and Brian Bolland on Batman: The Killing Joke, at DC Comics.

The Steel Claw: The Cold Trail
by Tom Tully and Jesus Blasco
Out: 19th January 2023 | Date via AmazonUK and other online bookshops
ISBN: 978-1786186591

The Steel Claw - The Cold Trail

The Steel Claw, Louis Crandell, is assigned by the chief of the Shadow Squad to protect the four most important nuclear scienticts as they meet for a secret conference. The assignment goes badly wrong, as the scientists are frozen solid and their assassin chooses death over arrest The Steel Claw must redeem his reputation and find out who ordered the assassination.

This cold war thriller is pure sixties spy adventure story drawn in a graphic noir style by Jesus Blasco.

Joe Pineapples: Tin Man (A.B.C. Warriors)
by Pat Mills, Simon Bisley, et al. 
Out: 27th January 2023 | Date via AmazonUK and other online bookshops
ISBN: 978-1786184931

Joe Pineapples: Tin Man (A.B.C. Warriors)

Stranded for millions of years on an asteroid is hard work – especially when you only have a sewage droid for company! A.B.C. Warrior and ace robotic sniper, Joe Pineapples, looks back over his life as he seeks to unravel the mystery and the meaning behind an I.D. plate that he has carried around since his days as an X-terminator fighting in the Volgan War.

February

A Very British Affair: The Best of Classic Romance Comics
by David Roach, Shirley Bellwood, et al.
Out: 2nd February 2023 | Read our news story
ISBN: 978-1786187710

A Very British Affair by David Roach

Curated by Eisner-nominated historian and artist David Roach, A Very British Affair charts the stratospheric rise of romance comics in postwar Britain with a selection of the greatest romance comics ever printed in the UK. Featuring an eclectic mix of artists from Spain, Italy, and the UK, this collection unearths the sensual art and emotional writing which delighted generations of comics readers. 

Featuring over 50 comics stories – many of which have never been reprinted before – this lavish book is a stunning tribute to the often uncredited creators who crafted an industry of love. Roach shines a spotlight on the Spanish and Italian artists who dominated romance, as well as the genre’s forgotten female contributors, like Jenny Butterworth, Pat Tourett and Diane Gabbott. Featuring art by comics icons like Shirley Bellwood (Misty), Jordi Bardia Romero (Axa), Mike Hubbard (Jane), Carlos Ezquerra (Judge Dredd), John M. Burns (James Bond), Trini Tinture (A Spell of Trouble) Jesus Redondo (Kitty Pryde, Nemesis the Warlock) and Ian Gibson (The Ballad of Halo Jones), this is the ultimate celebration of love, loss and lust in postwar Britain.

Strontium Dog Search and Destroy 2 – The 2000AD Years
by John Wagner, Alan Grant, et al
Out: 2nd February 2023 | Date via AmazonUK and other online bookshops
ISBN: 978-1786188359

Strontium Dog Search and Destroy 2 - The 2000AD Years

Strontium Dog Search and Destroy – The 2000AD Years collects the earliest SD strips to appear in 2000AD after the sci-fi comic it originally appeared in, Starlord, was merged with the ‘galaxy’s greatest comic!’

Co-created by John Wagner and Carlos Ezquerra, the team behind Judge Dredd, this collection includes the beautifully-coloured spreads that appeared in the original 2000AD run and includes the classic Strontium Dog story, “Portrait Of A Mutant”. This pivotal tale explored Johnny Alpha’s past and introduced such memorable characters as the knobbly-headed Middenface McNulty and the Torso from Newcastle.

Judge Dredd: The Complete Case Files 41
by John Wagner, Alan Grant, et al
Out: 2nd February 2023 | Date via AmazonUK and other online bookshops
ISBN: 978-1786187741

Judge Dredd: The Complete Case Files 41

In Mega-City One the Judges are a hardened police force acting as judge, jury and executioner. Toughest of them all is Judge Dredd. He is the Law, and these are his stories. 

This latest collection of Judge Dredd: The Complete Case Files sees Dredd continue to track down the murderous PJ Maybe, take the Scottish artist Kenny Who to court, and stop the angry war veteran-turned-Mandroid Nate Slaughterhouse. Written by John Wagner (A History of Violence) with drawn by a host of acclaimed artists including Kev Walker (The Eternals), Cam Kennedy (Star Wars), and Carlos Ezquarra (Preacher),this is Judge Dredd at his pulse-pounding best!

March

Devlin Waugh: The Reckoning
by Ales Kot, Patrick Goddard and Mike Dowling
14th March 2023 | Date via AmazonUK and other online bookshops
ISBN: 978-1786187765

Devlin Waugh: The Reckoning

2000 AD‘s debonair vampire exorcist, Devlin Waugh, is back – and he’s more outrageous and dangerous than ever!

From writer Aleš Kot (ZeroSecret Avengers) and artists Patrick Goddard (Savage) and Mike Dowling (Unfollow) comes an exciting, shocking, and darkly hilarious new collection of Devlin’s latest adventures.

Judge Dredd: Regicide
by Arthur Wyatt, Rob Williams, et al
14th March 2023 | Date via AmazonUK and other online bookshops
ISBN: 978-1786187949

Judge Dredd: Regicide

Orlok the Assassin is Back! Judge Dredd thought that Orlok the Assassin, one of his most nefarious enemies – responsible for infecting Mega-City 1’s citizens with Block Mania during the Apocalypse War, and the murder of Judge Giant Snr – was dead. But Orlok appears to be back, and responsible for a shocking wave of murders. Even more troubling, Orlok is not alone, and is working with La Reine Rouge, a brutal Crimelord who is trying to take over Europe. Can Dredd stop the Red Queen’s sinister plans before it’s too late?

Writers Arthur Wyatt (Dredd/Anderson: The Deep End) and Rob Williams (Suicide Squad, Judge Dredd: Control), team up with fan favourite artist Jake Lynch (Proteus Vex) to tell an action-packed adventure that will change Dredd’s world – forever!

The Leopard From Lime Street 3
by Tom Tully, Eric Bradbury, et al
Out: 16 March 2023 | Date via AmazonUK and other online bookshops
ISBN: 978-1786188304

The Leopard From Lime Street 3

The third collection of Britain’s best-loved homegrown superhero, collects stories published in Buster from1978 through to 1979.

Billy Farmer, AKA the Leopardman continues to juggle his tough home life with his career as Selbridge’s premier superhero! As the Leopardman, Billy has managed to thwart countless dastardly villains, but now he faces an all new challenge as The Snow Beast is in town, intent on causing chaos during a cold winter…

Hawk the Slayer – Watch For Me In The Night
by Garth Ennis and Henry Flint
Out: 28th March 2023 | Date via AmazonUK and other online bookshops
ISBN: 978-1786187772

Hawk the Slayer - Watch For Me In The Night

Years after the defeat of Voltan, Hawk is still wary of the return of the Black Wizards, and so The Table of Five gathers once more; Hawk, Gort, Crow, and the Witch, are joined by Bella and a young bard called Wain, who wishes to turn their adventure into a new saga. The story of the cult classic film continues with this comic book sequel, prefaced by an adaptation of the film itself, so that no reader is left behind. This is sword-and-sorcery epic will leave readers astonished with both the revelations and the action contained within.

Pandora Perfect
by Roger Langridge and Brett Parson
Out: 30th March 2023 | Date via AmazonUK and other online bookshops
ISBN: 978-1786188045

Pandora Perfect

Hold on to your pearls! 

For when criminal genius, sometimes babysitter and all round bad ‘un Pandora Perfect is broken out of prison by her faithful robot Gort, no one’s valuables are safe! Pandora and Gort set out on the heist of their lives, stealing fabulous jewels, pickpocketing guffwarblers, and investigating the secrets of a moon made of sausage! 

The breakout star of 2000 AD’s acclaimed Regened specials, Pandora swindles, cheats and lies her way to infamy and riches in this hilarious collection by Roger Langridge (Bill and Ted are Doomed) and Brett Parson (Tank Girl). So, hide your heirlooms, lock up your loot and hold on tight! When Pandora and Gort are around, its sure to be Supercalifagilis-Twisted-and-Explosive!

April

The Best of Jane Bond
by Mike Hubbard
Out: 13th April 2023 | Read our news story
ISBN: 978-1786188021

The Best of Jane Bond - Cover

It’s the Swingin’ Sixties, and there’s only one spy standing between crime and world domination – and her name is Jane Bond! 

Jane Bond, Secret Agent, is the finest spy on Worldpol’s roster. Armed with her wits, her fists, and an array of futuristic tech, she is our last line of defense against a international criminal underworld. From fighting a school of super villainesses, to foiling plans to melt to Artic ice caps, to escaping the clutches of a giant mechanical lobster, there’s no shortage of dangerous missions Jane must undertake for Queen and Country!

This collection of campy espionage adventure from 1960s girls’ comic Princess Tina is lovingly restored to its full glory, and is lavishly illustrated throughout by Mike Hubbard, the artist of iconic Daily Mirror strip “Jane”.

Essential Judge Dredd: Judgement Day
by Garth Ennis, Carlos Ezquerra, et al
Out: 11th April 2023 | Date via AmazonUK and other online bookshops
ISBN: 978-1786187789

Essential Judge Dredd: Judgement Day

The essential Judge Dredd graphic novel series – this is the ultimate introduction to the Lawman of the Future!

It is Judgement Day! Sabbat the Necromagus has resurrected every corpse in the whole world to serve as his zombie horde. All over the globe the Judges are facing unimaginable odds, but then the unthinkable happens and time traveling Strontium Dog, Johnny Alpha, arrives to lend Dredd a hand. It is the team-up of the century as Dredd and Alpha destroy out the walking dead!

October

Fiends of the Eastern Front
by Carlos Ezquerra and Gerry Finley-Day
Out: 19th October 2023 | 176 Pages | Date via AmazonUK and other online bookshops
ISBN: 978-1781087749

Fiends of the Eastern Front

A luxury omnibus of classic supernatural war stories from the Golden Age of comics – expanded and updated in definitive edition!

Buried deep underground are the remains of Wehrmacht soldier, Hans Schmitt, and his diary, which journals his eerie encounter with the Romanian Captain Constanta and his platoon of blood-sucking freaks! Back in 1943, with the Russians willing to fight until their last man in order to defend Stalingrad, Panzergrenadier Richter discovers Constanta’s secret and learns than sometimes your allies can be just as dangerous as the enemy!

Featuring the breathtaking art of Carlos Ezquerra (Judge Dredd) and Colin MacNeil (America, Chopper: Song of the Surfer), with stories from Gerry Finley Day (Rogue Trooper), David Bishop (Thrill-Power Overload), and recent classics from Ian Edginton (Stickleback, Scarlet Traces), Dave Kendall (Fall of Deadworld).

Date To Be Announced…

Kelly’s Eye Volume One
Art by Solano Lopez

Kelly's Eye original double page artwork (1971) by Solano Lopez from Valiant, cover dated 18th August 1971. Tim Kelly with the Eye of Zoltec takes on Wisemann, a tyrannical leader of the half-civilised giants.
Kelly’s Eye original double page artwork (1971) by Solano Lopez from Valiant.

Rebellion dropped a trailer for their first “Kelly’s Eye” collection into the third Janus Stark collection, but no release date has been announced.

Check out the 2000AD web shop for exclusive covers, new books and more here

Check out our full guide to 2000AD and Treasury of British Comics releases in 2022 here

Check out our guide to all Roy of the Rovers collections, new books and graphic novels here

The founder of downthetubes, John works as a comics editor, writer, as Creative Consultant on the Dan Dare audio adventures for B7 Media, and on promotional work for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. Working in British comics publishing for over 30 years, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Star Trek Magazine and Babylon 5 Magazine. He also edited the comics anthology STRIP Magazine and edited several audio comics for ROK Comics. He has also edited several comic collections, including volumes of “Charley’s War and “Dan Dare”. He’s the writer of “Crucible”, a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz, published on Tapastic; and “Death Duty” and “Skow Dogs” with Dave Hailwood for digital comic 100% Biodegradable.



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3 replies

  1. The Leopard From Lime Street! Yippee! (Seems an age since the last volume).

  2. Mytek The Mighty next please

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