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2000AD Prog 2023 On Sale Today – Jump on Board for All-New Thrills, Scarlet Traces and Deadworld Return!

The latest issue of 2000AD is on sale today in all good newsagents and comic shops, featuring a cover by Cliff Robinson and is a perfect jumping on point for new readers with an all-new story line up, which includes the return of the brilliant “Scarlet Traces” and “Deadworld”. The issue also features a “Future Shocks”Continue reading 2000AD Prog 2023 On Sale Today – Jump on Board for All-New Thrills, Scarlet Traces and Deadworld Return!

Steve MacManus. Photo: Steve Cook

Steve MacManus, former 2000AD “Mighty One” Talks Unsolicited Submissions

Next month sees the release of The Mighty One from Rebellion, the story of editor Steve MacManus’ time as editor of 2000AD – and we’re really looking forward to reading it here at downthetubes and delighted he’s had time to write a short item on his memories of dealing with unsolicited pitches for our site.  In 1973, aContinue reading Steve MacManus, former 2000AD “Mighty One” Talks Unsolicited Submissions

New Comics On Sale This Week in the UK – On the King’s Road, with Judge Dredd and Doctor Who in tow

Right. I’ve just been down to Lancaster’s First Age Comics to have a look at the new comics, only to be told that while Titan’s Johnny Red is selling well there, more people would have bought  if “they had only known about it”. Which makes it even more urgent that we continue our mission to spread theContinue reading New Comics On Sale This Week in the UK – On the King’s Road, with Judge Dredd and Doctor Who in tow

In Memoriam: Jose Luis Ferrer

We’re sorry to report the passing of Catalan comics artist and illustrator Jose Luis Ferrer (José Luis Ferrér Rozalen), whose credits included 2000AD, Starlord and many other British comics. His agent, Esteve Dalmau, told downthetubes he finally succumbed to an aggressive brain tumor earlier today. A panel from the Future Shock‘Space Bug’ for 2000ADProg 55Continue reading In Memoriam: Jose Luis Ferrer