Brendan McCarthy

Strange Daze! This week’s 2000AD, Billy’s Boots returns – and a 2020 book schedule reminder

On sale now in all good newsagents and comic shops is 2000AD Prog 2165, with a “Proteus Vex”, from D’Israeli that continues inside, written by Michael Carroll with art by Henry Flint. Plus, in all good bookshops from today –… Read More ›

In Review: 2000AD Prog 2033 – Dumb Learner Drivers and Echoes of “Charley’s War”

Rich Mega-City One “learner drivers” look like they’re about to get a deadly comeuppance as Judge Dredd investigates a missing person case in this week’s thrill-packed 2000AD, with art from Brendan McCarthy putting a suitably macabre spin on the story… Read More ›

Jack Kirby to be celebrated in new book “Kirby & Me” as centenary looms

A crowdfunding project to fund a new book celebrating the life of Jack Kirby is gathering pace, which if successful, will include contributions from British comic creators such as Brendan McCarthy and John McCrea, as well as a host of internationally-accliamed… Read More ›

In Review: It’s Ghastly, the untimely demise of “Scream!” (Not for the nervous…)

Greetings mortals! Don’t expect an objective review of It’s Ghastly, the new Comic Archive from Hibernia Comics (their third), because I’ve been waiting for this publication for over 30 years. I was absolutely the right age to be into Fleetway Editions short-lived… Read More ›

Scream! in the spotlight: a wonderfully ghastly new Comic Archive from Hibernia Comics!

We’ll be running a fuller review of this cracking new title from Hibernia Comics soon, but I couldn’t not give an early plug to their latest brilliant ‘Comic Archive’, It’s Ghastly, the untimely demise of Scream!, on sale now. The third… Read More ›

Something for the Weekend (w/c 15th August 2016): Doctor Who, Dream Gangs, Dredd and Mind Mines, Too!

I’ve heaped plenty of praise on the fast-developing PJ Maybe -focused “Judge Dredd: Ladykiller” story (by John Wagner, Carlos Ezquerra and Annie Parkhouse) and “Scarlet Traces: Cold War” (by Ian Edginton, D’Israeli and Annie Parkhouse) in 2000AD in recent weeks in our weekly… Read More ›

Something For The Weekend (w/c 25th July 2016) – Dredd versus Aliens … versus Rom the Spaceknight?

Sadly, despite the terrific cover by John McCrea above, Judge Dredd only battles Rom the Spaceknight – back thanks to IDW this week – in this one striking image. But the good news is that Mega City One’s favourite lawman… Read More ›

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