Three British Comics Legends – One Great Thrill-Cast!

2000AD’s The Lockdown Tapes continue this week as The 2000AD Thrill-Cast continues to broadcast the joys of Thrill-power during the Coronavirus Pandemic.The latest episode, hosted by Michael Molcher, offers three legends in just one podcast!

Playing host to artists Brian Bolland, Dave Gibbons, and Mick McMahon, The 2000AD Thrill-Cast offers just under two hours of chat and laughs! Whether it’s reminiscing about their different routes into their careers or Dave’s impression of a mechanical eraser, these acclaimed creators are an absolute delight to listen to.

It’s hard to overstate how this trio has shaped the comics industry, from Bolland’s stunning brushwork and Mick’s unique style on Judge Dredd to Gibbons’ multi-layered storytelling in Watchmen, their work has influenced generations of comic book artists and writers.

The award-winning Thrill-Cast has increased its broadcasts during this difficult time, so make sure you’re keeping yourselves and your loved ones safe – and stay tuned for more from the Galaxy’s Greatest Podcast.

Taking you behind-the-scenes at the Galaxy’s Greatest Comic, as well as interviewing top creators and famous fans, the Thrill-Cast also brings you announcements, competitions, and much more…

• Don’t forget 2000AD Prog 2182 is on sale now (available direct from Rebellion here), with all-new “Judge Dredd”, “The Order”, “Hershey”, “Survival Geeks” and a “Future Shocks”, too!

2000AD Prog 2182 Cover

• You can subscribe to the Thrill-Cast on your favourite podcast app, iTunes and Spotify, or can listen now at 2000AD.com/podcast or you can watch at youtube.com/2000ADonline

• Find the Thrill-Cast on Soundcloud | Spotify | Apple Podcasts

Enjoyed this episode? Listen to Thrill-Cast long-form interviews with Brian Bolland | Mick McMahon – Part 1, Part 2 | Dave Gibbons on Dan Dare

• Got a theme or interview you’d like to hear? Let the Thrill-Cast team know at thrillcast@2000AD.com

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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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