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 […]

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.

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 […]

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 […]

INTERVIEW: 2000AD’s Arthur Wyatt Explores The Streets of Dan Francisco

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TweetStarting this week, Arthur Wyatt will be the writer for a new series in Judge Dredd Megazine which focuses on Dan Francisco, the former Chief Judge. Francisco has been one of the most prominent Judge Dredd characters for several years now, having started out as the star of his own reality TV series which proved […]

Preview: Judge Dredd, Suicide Watch

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TweetIn Dredd’s long and illustrious career we’ve seen many a female Judge stepping up to the plate, from Anderson to McGruder, but the iconic British strip has never been written by a woman. Until now.

REVIEW: Everyone at The Beat Jumps Onto 2000AD Prog 1824

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Tweet2000AD, the British anthology comic, announced that their most recent issue – last Wednesday’s prog 2814 – would be an easy jump-on point for anybody. Anyone can pick it up and get an idea of what 2000AD is all about, what the writing style is like, and how the stories work. So, that came across […]

INTERVIEW: 2000AD’s Mike Molcher on Spreading The Word of Tharg

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TweetMike Molcher is the PR Co-ordinator for Rebellion, meaning he is the man directly responsible for promoting their comics, 2000AD and Judge Dredd Megazine. If you’ve noticed over the last few months that more people are talking about 2000AD, be it the recent ‘Trifecta’ storyline, or the ‘gay Judge Dredd’ teaser which got picked up […]

2000AD Tease The Return of Judge Death

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TweetEvery so often Tharg gets on the blower and gives me a ring, to tell me about new things coming up at 2000AD, the comics magazine he edits. And today he had something rather exciting to show me – this teaser image from Greg Staples, showing Judge Dredd villain Judge Death…

Review: 2000AD 1821: Happy Anniversary, Tharg

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TweetLast Wednesday’s issue of 2000AD was special not just because I don’t think any serialised comic has ever had an issue one thousand, eight hundred and twenty-one before, but also because it’s the 36th anniversary for the prog. To celebrate, the issue features some Judge Dredd, a little Strontium Dog, and a new Brian Bolland […]

The Beat Comic Reviews for 21/11/12

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TweetI’m going to try a review column! Heidi sent me a message (tied to the leg of her errand boy, Piotr) asking if I’d give it a go, so here we all are. Whether you agree with the reviews or think I should take a nice warm handful of gravel and chew on it; please leave your […]

Good Work, Comics: Post Halloween Edition

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TweetNothing is safe anymore, is it? The world was rocked once more this week by a series of pop-culture calamities, proving without a shadow of a doubt that we live in a world where nothing is sacred. Not Amy Winehouse’s wedding dress, nor the good clean fun of a new Will Smith album. While all […]

INTERVIEW: Matt Smith On Ten Years With 2000AD

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TweetSince 2002, Matt Smith has been the editor for 2000AD, the mostly-crazed British sci-fi anthology magazine which first appeared on shelves over 35 years ago. Since coming in as editor, he’s watched writers and artists like Frazer Irving, Si Spurrier, Jock, Henry Flint, Rob Williams and Leigh Gallagher take the book and continue to push […]

Duane Swierczynski Hooks up with Judge Dredd

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IDW’s long-teased Judge Dredd series has a writer and artist! And a release date. And guns!

2000AD's Dredd-full graphic novels for 2012

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It’s 2000AD’s 35th birthday—which seems kind of young, as its brand is so ubiquitous in UK comics—and they will be releasing a bunch of GNs this year by the likes of Grant Morrison, Mark Millar, John Wagner, Pat Mills, and Ian Edginton, and artwork from Brian Bolland, Chris Weston, Steve Dillon, Dave Gibbons, and D’Israeli: