Search/Destroy: A Strontium Dog Fan Film Goes Live!

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Search/Destroy: A Strontium Dog Fan Film, a terrific 2000AD fan film from the makers of the excellent Judge Minty, is now free to watch online.

The film had an early premiere at the 2000AD 40th Anniversary event in London earlier this year, but this is of course the final cut with all the visual effects in place.

Announced last March, Matthew Simpson plays Johnny Alpha in the film and Kevin Horsham plays companion Wulf Sternhammer, directed by Steven Sterlacchini and Steve Green.

First created for Starlord comic by John Wagner and Carlos Ezquerra in 1978, Strontium Dog became part of the world of 2000AD when the two titles merged. Back in 2014, Judge Minty Director of Photography and Digital Imagery Steve Green said John Wagner, gave his public support to Judge Minty from the outset, asked the team if they would do a Strontium Dog film at the 2013 Lakes International Comic Art Festival.

From start to finish, it’s a terrific piece of work that should keep some of you waiting for Mega City One to go into production happy for a while. The cast are great, the action sequences, delivered as they are on a tight budget, impressive, especially the Western-style gun fight early in the film.

For me, this is a super taster of what a Johnny Alpha series or film could offer. Well worth a watch!

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Search/Destroy: A Strontium Dog Fan Film is an unofficial NOT FOR PROFIT project.
Strontium Dog™ Rebellion A/S, © Rebellion A/S, All rights reserved. Based on the work of Carlos Ezquerra, John Wagner and Alan Grant

John Freeman

The founder of downthetubes, John describes himself as is a "freelance comics operative", currently working as a freelance editor for TITAN COMICS, as Creative Consultant on the new DAN DARE audio adventures for B7 Media, and on promotional work for the LAKES INTERNATIONAL COMIC ART FESTIVAL and LANCASTER COMICS DAY. John has worked in British comics publishing for over 30 years, starting out at Marvel UK, where he edited a number of the Genesis 1992 books with Paul Neary. His numerous credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine at Marvel and Star Trek Magazine and Babylon 5 Magazine at Titan Magazines, where he was Managing Editor. He also edited STRIP Magazine and worked as an editor on several audio comics for ROK Comics, including TEAM M.O.B.I.L.E. and THE BEATLES STORY. Most recently he is writing CRUCIBLE as a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz, published on Tapastic; and DEATH DUTY and SKOW DOGS with Dave Hailwood for the digital comic 100% Biodegradable.

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