Go Ape! 2000AD Prog 2089, out this week, Halo Jones and Bella collections follow from Rebellion

It’s a busy week for Tharg, with an all-new 2000AD packed with cracking SF action adventure and horror out today, followed by two very different comic collections – The Ballad of Halo Jones Book Two and Bella at the Bar. In this week’s Prog (cover by Chris Weston) JUDGE DREDD: ELEVATOR PITCH by Rob WilliamsContinue reading Go Ape! 2000AD Prog 2089, out this week, Halo Jones and Bella collections follow from Rebellion

Ballad of Halo Jones Graphic Novel 2018 - Colour SNIP

The Ballad of Halo Jones, M.A.C.H. 1 and Mazeworld – a guide to collections out in 2018 from 2000AD

A new colour version of Alan Moore and Ian Gibson’s all-time classic SF adventure The Ballad of Halo Jones leads an incredible year of graphic novel releases from 2000AD, which also includes the release of Alan Grant and Arthur Ranson‘s stunning Mazeworld. downthetubes has a full guide to announced projects. Mixing the old and the new,Continue reading The Ballad of Halo Jones, M.A.C.H. 1 and Mazeworld – a guide to collections out in 2018 from 2000AD

2000AD The Ultimate Collection Issue 2 - Sample 3

The Ballad of Halo Jones 2000AD: The Ultimate Collection edition on sale now

The second issue of Hatchette Publishing’s 2000AD: The Ultimate Collection is on sale now in all good newsagents – reprinting of The Ballad of Halo Jones by Alan Moore and Ian Gibson. First appearing in 1984, Halo Jones was an instant hit for 2000AD, a powerful tale of one young woman’s attempt to escape the monotonyContinue reading The Ballad of Halo Jones 2000AD: The Ultimate Collection edition on sale now

The Mighty One Book Cover

In Review: The Mighty One My Life Inside The Nerve Centre

The Book: Steve MacManus, the editor of 2000AD during the 1980s, lifts the lid on how the UK’s most important comic came into existence and his extraordinary role in shaping it into a industry revolutionising icon. In 1973, a twenty-year-old MacManus joined Fleetway Publications as a sub-editor on UK adventure title Valiant, a title then sellingContinue reading In Review: The Mighty One My Life Inside The Nerve Centre

Morag Peacock will play Halo Jones in the latest stage play production of Alan Moore and Ian Gibson’s brilliant comic story. Photo courtesy Lass O’Gowrie Productions

In Review: The Ballad of Halo Jones stage play

  (Re-posted here with the kind permission of Matthew Charlton from the Fictionstrker blog) The Story: Halo Jones lives on the Hoop, a futuristic floating slum tethered to a future Manhattan. Citizens of the Hoop live on State Benefit and a diet of soap operas. Halo wants out, and when her best friend is murderedContinue reading In Review: The Ballad of Halo Jones stage play