Big Screen Outing for 2000AD-inspired Strontium Dog Fan Film at London

Search/Destroy: A Strontium Dog Fan Film LFCC Promo

There’s some great news for fans of 2000AD‘s Strontium Dog keen to see him on a big screen this morning. The stunning Search/Destroy: A Strontium Dog Fan Film, will be screened as part of London Super Comic Con later this month.

You can of course simply watch this brilliant fan project for free on YouTube, but it’s not quite the same, is it?

The team behind the project tell downthetubes the film be screened in the 500-seat room used for panels at the Islington Business Design Centre where the Comic Con will take place, on Friday 25th August at 5.30pm.

Search/Destroy: A Strontium Dog Fan Film is a short unofficial, not for profit project, based on the work of John Wagner, Carlos Ezquerra and Alan Grant. It was produced by the team behind the Judge Dredd-based fan film, Judge Minty, and follows Johnny and Wulf as they investigate a spate of Strontium Dog disappearances.

Matthew Simpson stars as Johnny Alpha and Kevin Horsham as Wulf Sternhammer, preview screenings and production images have received positive reactions from co-creators John Wagner and Carlos Ezquerra.

The film received its premiere at 2000AD’s 40 Years of Thrill-Power Festival back in February and is now available to view online for free.

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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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