2000AD - Judge Dredd - Block War - art by Ron Smith © Rebellion Publishing Ltd

In Memoriam: 2000AD, comic creators and fans pay tribute to artist Ron Smith

British comic creators, publishers and fans have paid tribute to Judge Dredd artist and former Spitfire pilot Ron Smith, who passed away aged 90 early yesterday, after a long battle with Parkinson’s. Ron began his long and much-admired creative career in animation at Gaumont British Animation after World War Two, before moving into comics forContinue reading In Memoriam: 2000AD, comic creators and fans pay tribute to artist Ron Smith

Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast. Art by Graeme McNee

More Lakes Festival creator interviews focus for new Podcast

The latest Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast is again bursting with interviews from the annual Lakes International Comic Art Festival in Kendal held last month, conducted by co-hosts Ian Loxam and Nikki Bates. Episode 40 includes  interviews with Canadian artist Guy Delisle, Benjamin Dickson, whose new graphic novel A New Jerusalem – a stunning taleContinue reading More Lakes Festival creator interviews focus for new Podcast

Death Wish Volume 1 - Best Wishes

Leo Baxendale’s Sweeny Toddler, Death Wish collections on way from Rebellion

We’ve previously reported on some of the Treasury of British Comics titles on their way to bookshops in 2019 from Rebellion, but now the 2000AD publisher has released more information – and covers – for three of them. Despite the huge number of classic British collections on their way next year (and not just fromContinue reading Leo Baxendale’s Sweeny Toddler, Death Wish collections on way from Rebellion

2000AD 2103 - Cover - SNIP

All-New 2000AD, a Scream and Misty Special and Classic British Comic Collections on sale This Week

Here’s your lowdown on this week’s Rebellion releases, including the latest 2000AD (Prog 2103), featuring a  cover by Adam Brown. Plus, don’t miss the Scream & Misty Special 2018, also on sale now – reviewed here! 2000AD Prog 2103 JUDGE DREDD: THE SMALL HOUSE by Rob Williams (Writer) Henry Flint (Artist) Chris Blythe (Colourist) AnnieContinue reading All-New 2000AD, a Scream and Misty Special and Classic British Comic Collections on sale This Week

(Carlos doing what he did best - drawing. Pic from Ally's Flickr)

In Memoriam: Artist and Judge Dredd co-creator Carlos Ezquerra

At the start of this week, 2000AD sadly confirmed that we had lost the mighty Carlos Ezquerra. Many in the Brit comics community and worldwide fans will remember Carlos suffering from cancer several years ago, and the Get Well Soon, Carlos comic that a number of creators put together in secrecy so it would be aContinue reading In Memoriam: Artist and Judge Dredd co-creator Carlos Ezquerra