Happy Birthday, 2000AD! From art droid Kev Hopgood

Kev has fond memories for the first Cursed Earth saga

Name: Kev Hopgood 

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Currently working on:

A graphic novel for a French educational publisher called “Liverpool Rocks”. Lawless with writer Ferg Handley for Strip Magazine. Valentine with writer Alex de Campi.

First memory of 2000AD?

One of the early Carlos Ezquerra’s double page spreads on Strontium Dog.

Favourite Character or Story: 

I’ve still got a soft spot for the first Cursed Earth Judge Dredd story.

What do you like most about the 2000AD? 

Its unpredictability.

What would you most like to see in 2000AD as it heads to its Forties? 

A huge TV advertising campaign!

If you worked on 2000AD, do you have an anecdote you’d like to share about your experience of Tharg and his minions? 

None that I can repeat without risking a lawsuit!

• This post is one in a series of tributes to 2000AD to mark its 35th birthday on 26th February 2012. More about 2000AD at www.2000adonline.com

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