On sale now in all good comic shops and newsagents (and various digital platforms) is 2000AD Prog 2031, which leads with “Judge Dredd: Sons of Booth“, a great “slow-burn” tale from writer TC Eglington, with one of my favourite artists, Nick Dyer (coloured by Chris Blythe) finally getting his teeth into a tale for the Galaxy’s Greatest ComicContinue reading Terrorists Stalk Mega-City One in latest 2000AD, Nick Dyer’s art on Dredd shines!
A Certain Symmetry (Self Published) By Richard Worth & Jordan Collver I’ve long been an admirer of the distinctively creative collaborations of Worth & Collver and this tantalizing pamphlet (at the time intended purely to seduce publishers) is another slice of fried gold from the team. Sadly, it appears at the moment at least thatContinue reading Cup of O – Small Press Reviews: A Certain Symmetry, CROSS and How To Be A Superhero
Behind a smashing Judge Anderson cover by Jon Davis-Hunt, 2000AD heads ever closer to Prog 2000, with a fine mix of great strips. Top of the list has to be the cracking conclusion to “Tharg’s 3rillers: Mindmine” by Rory Mcconville, Colin MacNeil, Peter Doherty and Simon Bowland. Both script and story on this are brilliant, with a fantastic end twistContinue reading Something For The Weekend (w/c 22nd August 2026): Judge Anderson Steps Out!
There’s changes on the UK new stand for Panini‘s Marvel Collector Editions this week with the launch of Volume 6 of Astonishing Spider-Man, on sale now in all good newsagents. A one hundred page special, priced £3.99 (higher than the previously advertised £3.50 priced due to, we’re told by editor Brady Webb, print cost rises post-Brexit), these compendiumsContinue reading Something For the Weekend (w/c 8th August 2016): New Spider-Man, Johnny Red bows out, Nick Dyer on “Judge Anderson”
When Marvel UK shrunk its original strip output in the mid-1990s, not being a 2000AD reader, comic creator and reader Andy Luke had nowhere to go. He came to find that the small press, often photocopied works, were a core part of British comics… This is the second part of Andy’s celebration of those smallContinue reading Celebrating the British Small Press: 60 Great Small Comic Press (Part Two)