Hulton House, John Kingsford and his piece from Eagle Times

Eagle Daze: The Life and Times of Leonard James Matthews – Part Five

Leonard etatthews, General Managing Editor of Fleetway and the Eagle Group of Comics, was a “Creative Visionary”… but, that, Roger Perry argues in his extensive biography of the man which continues here on downthetubes, is only due to him having utilised the ideas of others. Here, Roger explores the beginnings to the destruction of the Eagle… HowContinue reading Eagle Daze: The Life and Times of Leonard James Matthews – Part Five

The opening spread of the "banned" Judge Dredd episode from 2000AD Prog 72.

‘Banned’ Judge Dredd episodes mocking McDonalds, Burger King and more to be reprinted for first time

For the very first time since their first publication in 2000AD, the ‘banned’ episodes of Judge Dredd from the late 1970s are to be reprinted as Judge Dredd: The Cursed Earth Uncensored. Published in the Galaxy’s Greatest Comic in 1978, “The Cursed Earth” was the first great Judge Dredd epic, but the story ran intoContinue reading ‘Banned’ Judge Dredd episodes mocking McDonalds, Burger King and more to be reprinted for first time

The opening spread of "Dan Dare" from 2000AD Prog 1 back in 1977. Art by Massimo Belardinelli.

2000AD incarnation of Dan Dare to be reprinted at last

Rebellion, the publishers of 2000AD and Judge Dredd Megazine, have announced collections of the “Dan Dare” stories published in early editions of the Galaxy’s Greatest Comic. The company says it is planning to release the first of a two-volume series in autumn 2015, featuring five main stories comprising a total of 47 episodes, with an additional sixContinue reading 2000AD incarnation of Dan Dare to be reprinted at last