Roy Race, the teenage goal-scoring sensation at Melchester Rovers, and the star of iconic football series Roy of the Rovers, has signed an exclusive boot deal with British sportswear brand Gola. It’s not the first time Gola has been seen in the pages of Roy of the Rovers – back in 1981, Gola sponsored theContinue reading Gola sponsors Roy of the Rovers adventures – again!
British company Rebellion, publishers of 2000AD and Judge Dredd Megazine, the creators of numerous successful computer games including Sniper Elite and more, has acquired a new $100m facility in Oxfordshire to convert into global film studios. The 220,000 square foot space will be built on the site of what was Harmsworth Printing in Didcot, previouslyContinue reading Tharg goes fully multimedia, announcing global film studio – in Oxfordshire
The 2000AD team, comic creators and fans have welcomed the news that acclaimed filmmaker Duncan Jones is to bring Rogue Trooper to the big screen. The Galaxy’s Greatest Comic has released a free character primer and a huge number artists have been tweeting examples of their interpretation of the battle-hardened Genetic Infantryman created by Gerry Finley-DayContinue reading 2000AD, comic creators and fans celebrate as Rogue Trooper film announced
BBC Match of the Day magazine is to publish all-new Roy of the Rovers adventures, ahead of the release of Rebellion’s new graphic novels later this year. The much-loved character is being relaunched as a “swashbuckling 16-year-old” prodigy who is hoping to fire Melchester Rovers up and out of League Two and back into the bigContinue reading Back of the net! All-new Roy of the Rovers heads to Match of the Day Magazine
Rebellion Publishing has revealed its latest set of signings: the creative team for the highly anticipated 2018 reboot of Roy of the Rovers. Internationally acclaimed comics writer Rob Williams (Amazing Spider-Man, Adventures of Superman) and artist Ben Willsher (2000AD, Doctor Who Magazine) are the team behind the brand new Roy of the Rovers graphic novels,Continue reading Rebellion’s Roy of the Rovers revamp creative team and publishing plans revealed!