Comics @ Edinburgh International Book Festival 2017

Tickets go on sale today for events at the largest literary festival in the world, the Edinburgh International Book Festival which this year runs in the Scottish capital from 12 to 28 August. As ever BookFest has a selection of comics related talks and workshops, mainly under its theme of Stripped, named for the majorContinue reading Comics @ Edinburgh International Book Festival 2017

Battle Picture Weekly Masthead

Blazing Battle Action – the story of one of Britain’s best-loved war comics recounted

In 2003, David Bishop, co-author of the newly-updated Thrill-Power Overload (and more) wrote a behind the scenes account of how trail-blazing British war comic Battle was created and nurtured, as told by those who were there. Commissioned for the Judge Dredd Megazine by then-editor Alan Barnes, it was published as four articles. And there the story remained,Continue reading Blazing Battle Action – the story of one of Britain’s best-loved war comics recounted

2000AD 40th Anniversary Special

Beyond 2000AD Celebration Signings Continue This Weekend across the UK

2000AD continues to celebrate its 40th anniversary this weekend with a number of special signings by some of its top talents this weekend in Birmingham, Edinburgh and Manchester – and these are just the first of many through the year. All this helps to mark the title’s official birthday, and with artists like Steve Yeowell on theContinue reading Beyond 2000AD Celebration Signings Continue This Weekend across the UK

Thrill-Power Overload - 2017 Cover

Revised Thrill-Power Overload Out Next Month

Revised and expanded, a new edition of Thrill-Power Overload – the definitive history of one of the world’s most influential comics –  is coming to book stores in February. With more than 140 pages of fresh content, the brand new hardcover edition of Thrill-Power Overload is being published on 9th February to coincide with theContinue reading Revised Thrill-Power Overload Out Next Month

Judge Dredd: Every Empire Falls

2000AD celebrates 40th Anniversary with a great line-up of new comic collections – schedule revealed!

From boy wizards to future cops, from Martians trashing England to missions through post-apocalyptic landscapes – the 40th anniversary year of 2000AD, Britain’s biggest comic will be packed with incredible new collections, including a revised, expanded edition of Thrill-Power Overload, the definitive guide to the history of the comic from one of its former editors, DavidContinue reading 2000AD celebrates 40th Anniversary with a great line-up of new comic collections – schedule revealed!