Celebrate 2000AD – Or Else! (In a new art competition, that is…)

2000AD art competition entry: "Celebrate - or else!" By Andy Lambert
2000AD art competition entry: “Celebrate – or else!” By Andy Lambert

Every month, fans of the Galaxy’s Greatest Comic have the chance to win a 2000AD graphic novel by entering a themed art competition inspired by the long-running SF weekly. The theme for February 2017 is, unsurprisingly, “Celebrating 40 Years of Thrills!

(The stunning competition art above is by Andy Lambert, a previous winner of this monthly challenge).

As well as being able to enter, 2000AD fans can also vote for your favourite entries, and there’s also a special “2000AD Droid’s Choice” chosen by a creator from the Galaxy’s Greatest Comic and a prize for “Tharg’s Choice” picked by The Mighty One himself!

Another competition entry: Lil' Tharg by Tulio Vilela
Another competition entry: Lil’ Tharg by Tulio Vilela

The rules of the competition are simple: you can enter as many times as you like but bear in mind doing so may split your vote; and all entries have to be constructed specifically for this competition.

• The deadline for entries for this celebratory competition is 12 midnight GMT, Sunday 26th February 2017. Enter on the forum here or by posting on the 2000AD Facebook wall here

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John Freeman

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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