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Wildcat, one of Fleetway’s last boy’s adventure comics, to be collected

Rebellion are to publish a collection of strips from Wildcat, Fleetway’s short-lived, last real attempt at a fortnightly boy’s adventure comic, launched in 1988. There’s also a mention on Amazon for another Jinty collection, Fran from the Floods. Published by Fleetway between October 1988 and March 1989 (with a free Wildcat mini-comic given away with 2000AD,Continue reading Wildcat, one of Fleetway’s last boy’s adventure comics, to be collected

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Who’s Who in Rebellion’s “The Vigilant” classic comic character revival – and who created the characters

Rebellion Publishing, owners of 2000AD, announced an all-new 48-page special title The Vigilant earlier this week, the lead strip written by Simon Furman, with art by Simon Coleby coloured by Len O’Grady. Breathing new life into Fleetway characters acquired  in 2016, the project is a further building block for the evolving “Rebellion-verse”, an interconnected worldContinue reading Who’s Who in Rebellion’s “The Vigilant” classic comic character revival – and who created the characters

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Lakes Festival Focus 2017: An interview with former 2000AD editor and writer Steve MacManus

The countdown has begun to this year’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival in October (13th – 15th). The downthetubes “Kendal Calling” interviews continue with a chat with former 2000AD editor and comics writer Steve MacManus. Steve began his career in 1973 as a sub-editor on the weekly comic Valiant, published by Fleetway Publications. He went onContinue reading Lakes Festival Focus 2017: An interview with former 2000AD editor and writer Steve MacManus

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New Comics On Sale This Week (w/c 28th March): Head for Planet of the Damned!

Here’s my pick of this week’s list of British creator and British publisher-skewed new comics, including new comics on sale in UK newsagents. This feature covers all titles released from Monday 28th March onwards with most new US comics released on Wednesday 30th March. First published back in March, this week sees the release of the 2000ADContinue reading New Comics On Sale This Week (w/c 28th March): Head for Planet of the Damned!

Longtime "Planet of the Damned" survivor Flint saves a plane crash survivor from a face-eating critter.

Starlord’s “Planet of the Damned” collection on its way from 2000AD

The Bermuda Triangle-inspired science fiction comic “Planet of the Damned” that channelled elements of Mad Max straight to the pages of the short-lived 2000AD companion Starlord, is to be collected next year. Rebellion, the publishers of 2000AD are putting out a collection in March 2016, alongside “Death Planet” from 2000AD, a short serial written by Alan Hebden andContinue reading Starlord’s “Planet of the Damned” collection on its way from 2000AD