The Doctor reading The Beano 1981 Summer Special in the 2013 episode The Rings of Akhaten. Image: BBC

Wait, was that The Beano in the new Doctor Who trailer?

The first trailer for Jodie Whittaker’s era of Doctor Who features a nod to a past Doctor and, hopefully, a nice nod to the ongoing 80th anniversary celebrations for the weekly British humour comic, the Beano. As the Doctor’s golden regeneration energy sweeps through the lives of new companions Graham, Ryan and Yasmin (Bradley Walsh, Tosin ColeContinue reading Wait, was that The Beano in the new Doctor Who trailer?

2000 AD Regened - Free Comic Book Day 2018

2000AD’s D.R. & Quinch return in “2000 AD Regened”, Rebellion’s Free Comic Book Day 2018 all-ages giveaway!

2000AD has just announced 2000 AD Regened, its brand new all-ages title, for Free Comic Book Day 2018! 2000 AD Regened is a riotous new comic featuring original, full-colour strips packed with thrill-power for Earthlets of all inception dates and with FCBD the biggest date in the comic book calendar, the Galaxy’s Greatest Comic has brought togetherContinue reading 2000AD’s D.R. & Quinch return in “2000 AD Regened”, Rebellion’s Free Comic Book Day 2018 all-ages giveaway!

2000AD Starlord - 40 Years On Thrillcast

The 2000AD Thrill-Cast: Starlord – 40 Years On…

Ahead of the 40th anniversary of 2000AD‘s short-lived stablemate, the 2000AD podcast takes a look at impact and on-going legacy of Starlord – the original home of “Strontium Dog” and “Ro-Busters”. I was delighted to be asked to contribute as it’s one of those comics, like Thunder, that I followed avidly – only to seeContinue reading The 2000AD Thrill-Cast: Starlord – 40 Years On…

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In Review: 2000AD: The Ultimate Collection Issue One – Sláine: The Horned God

Out: 23rd August 2017 Publisher: Hachette Partworks, in association with Rebellion Publishing Available: From high street newsagents and on subscription via www.2000adcollection.com About The Launch: A Facebook Live competition will take place  from 10.00am on Wednesday on 23rd August on the 2000AD Collection page, giving away six prizes, one every 2000 seconds. Two exclusive prints will be upContinue reading In Review: 2000AD: The Ultimate Collection Issue One – Sláine: The Horned God

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Two Thargs descend on Stoke Newington for celebratory 2000AD chat

2000AD, the beloved weekly home of Judge Dredd turns 40 years old this year. As part of the Stoke Newington Literary Festival, celebrate with two insiders who’ve worn the mantle of ‘Tharg’, alien editor of the Galaxy’s Greatest Comic. Steve MacManus edited 2000AD in its 1980s heyday, and current editor Matt Smith presides over aContinue reading Two Thargs descend on Stoke Newington for celebratory 2000AD chat