Tom Foster Breaks Into the World of 2000AD [Interview]

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TweetFor the past few years, 2000AD have held a talent competition at Thought Bubble, with the winner getting the opportunity to illustrate a story for publication in the prog itself. Last year saw Will Morris take the victory, as part of his sweep of 2012/2013 which saw him ultimately win the British Comic Award for […]

Thought Bubble 2013: The Pretty Much Almost Full Report

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TweetSo Thought Bubble 2013 has come and gone, a massive celebration of British – and foreign – comics talent, lead by the mighty Lisa Wood and featuring creators from all round the world, fans from all walks of life, and comics of every size, shape, style and form you could ever imagine. Here’s a rundown […]

NYCC Panel Recap: The 2000AD Panel

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TweetStarting with moderator Mike Molcher quickly breaking two microphones in a row and ending with him soliciting selected members of the audience for sexual favours, the 2000AD Panel lived up to the reputation carefully cultivated by the company. He was joined onstage by Ian Edginton, Al Ewing, and Andy Diggle to talk about all the […]

Con Diary, NYCC Thursday – Everybody Here is a Giant

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TweetStill up and about, with only minimal cramp and voice loss, yesterday I got into the convention floor for an hour of joyous, horrifying, nicely-carpeted comics browsing. And then I realised where Artists Alley was and went there instead.

The Shortlist for The British Comic Awards 2013 Has Been Announced

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TweetThe shortlist for the 2013 British Comic Awards ceremony has been announced, a list compiled by a number of critics, retailers and readers – among them ‘our own’ Zainab Akhtar. Focusing on British comics, obviously, the shortlist collects together a number of self-published and small-press comics. The winners will be announced at Thought Bubble in […]

DreddPad: 20 Volumes of Judge Dredd Are Now Available Digitally

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Tweet2000AD have sent the news across that they’ve made all 20 volumes of Judge Dredd’s Complete Casefiles available digitally for iPods and iPads and all those other futuristic things you people have. Via their iOS App, readers can now buy and read thirty years of Dredd history.

REVIEW: John Wagner and Arthur Ranson’s Button Man

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TweetThe Button Man series by John Wagner and Arthur Ranson is a rare creature. For a magazine designed to tell fast-paced adventures, this is a far quieter and more subdued piece of work than is typically found in 2000AD, and a reminder of how powerful a writer Wagner can be. A slow-burn story, the series moves […]

2000AD Plan ‘Day of Action’ in Support of a DREDD Sequel

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TweetTharg popped round for a biscuit earlier, before thrusting a piece of yellowing paper into my hands and saying “this can run immediately.” It appears that 2000AD are endorsing the 18th September as ‘a day of action’, you see, during which they hope to drum up support for a sequel to the pretty-brill 2012 DREDD […]

Here’s All Our News from SDCC in One Place

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TweetOne of the things heard most frequently this weekend online was ‘why is there no comic news coming out of SDCC’? You mean aside from the masses and masses of comics news which came out of the convention, right? The Beat covered basically every single comics company you can imagine, and we’ve still got a […]

SDCC’13: 2000AD Brings Thrillpower, Rogue Trooper, Dredd Sequel Comic

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TweetAs evidenced by the damning photos of an unconscious Tharg curled up drunk under a convention table, 2000AD have been at SDCC in full force this year. Yesterday they teamed up with IDW – who handle the American printing of many of their titles – for a panel where they announced several new projects, and […]

MAD MENTAL CRAZY! The True Life of the Fabulous Zenith, Part 3

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TweetWelcome to crunch time. In this final instalment of MAD MENTAL CRAZY! things come to a head, so I highly recommend catching up with Part 1 and Part 2 and meeting me back here in a minute!

SDCC ’13: 2000 AD brings Henry Flint, shirts, English accents

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Tweet Rebellion and 2000 AD have announced their Comic-Con plans (Booth #2806) and they include appearances by artist Henry Flint who’s working on a comics sequel to the Judge Dredd movie and will be available all weekend. They are also pushing that Zenith thing with new t-shirts. There will also be limited edition Judge Dredd […]

MAD MENTAL CRAZY! The True Life of the Fabulous Zenith, Part 2

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TweetLast week I began my in-depth look at the history of Zenith and its attached legal dispute. As before I shall add my disclaimer: that this in no way speculates on who is right and who is wrong, and that it seeks only to bring you the facts, histories and quotes at my disposal – […]

MAD MENTAL CRAZY! The True Life of the Fabulous Zenith

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Tweet  Once upon a time there was a comic strip named Zenith. The creators created, the publishers published, but not a contract was there to be found. 21 years later, Rebellion are going to the printers – but who owns what?

INTERVIEW: Will Morris Comes to 2000AD!

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TweetThe Leeds Thought Bubble Convention is probably the best convention in the world. And, realising this, 2000AD’s editor Tharg decided to launch an annual art competition at the festival – with the winner winning the chance to have their artwork appear in a future issue of the magazine. 2012 saw artist Will Morris win the […]

Zenith by Grant Morrison and Steve Yeowell is Back!

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TweetOnce more, I’ve dragged myself away from my usual obsessive witterings about Marvelman to write about another, different, long-lost British superhero. Right now, as you’re reading this, the Internet is about to explode/has already exploded with the news that Grant Morrison and Steve Yeowell’s Zenith is finally being reprinted by British publishing company Rebellion. Zenith […]