In the mid-1970s, a sub-editor at British comics publisher IPC read an Evening Standard newspaper article about a forthcoming movie called Star Wars. Spotting a potential gap in the market and encouraged by fellow IPC employee Pat Mills, he penned a memo to management suggesting that science-fiction would be the Next Big Thing… This week, the 2000AD podcastContinue reading Starlord editor Kelvin Gosnell de-cloaks for latest The 2000 AD Thrill-Cast!
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…
Details of this year’s 100-page special Christmas issue of 2000AD, have been announced – and if you pre-order now from the 2000AD web shop, the first 200 orders will also get an exclusive Starlord Trooper print by Henry Flint. The Special Prog 2061 rounds out its fortieth anniversary year with a beast of an issue,Continue reading 2000AD Prog 2061, 2017 Christmas Special story line-up revealed, Starlord secrets exposed!
Comic creator, editor and publisher Dave Elliott pays tribute to the award-winning Spanish artist Alphonso Azpiri, who has died aged just 70. He’s best known for his adult comics work such as “Lorna” and “Bethlehem Steele”, but he was also the co-creator of Roman slave turned soldier Black Hawk for Tornado – an early contributor toContinue reading In Memoriam: Comic Artist Alphonso Azpiri
Search Destroy – a not-for-profit Strontium Dog Fan film inspired by 2000AD‘s mutant bounty hunter Johnny Alpha – will get its first public screening at Thought Bubble in November. We’re delighted to give you at this first look at the film’s poster, a homage to a private commission the team asked Strontium Dog co-creator Carlos Ezquerra to create for them.Continue reading Exclusive First Look: “Search Destroy” Strontium Dog Fan Film Poster Revealed!