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Future Shock documentary set to tell the story of 2000AD

by Andy Haighon 20/08/2014
Future Shock is the name of an upcoming documentary that looks at the origins and long history of 2000AD, the seminal and influential British anthology comic. First appearing in 1977 originally intended to capitalise on the growing interest in sci-fi with the appearance of Star Wars, 2000AD was far removed from George Lucas’ clean cut […]

Zarjaz News as 2000AD Sells out at Distributor Level for the First Time Ever!

by Andy Haighon 20/03/2014
Zarjaz news! 2000AD‘s prog 1874, aimed at new readers with several new stories and previously mentioned here, has sold out at a distributor level and is set to be reprinted! This is the first time this has ever happened! 2000AD first appeared way back in 1977 when Pat Mills, a freelance writer and editor who had […]

Comics Unmasked – Art and Anarchy in the UK at The British Library

by Andy Haighon 19/03/2014
Comics fans who like to take in a bit of culture too will be pleased to know that The British Library, as in The British Library Giles refers to in Buffy, has a new upcoming exhibit – Comics Unmasked – Art and Anarchy in the UK. “Comics Unmasked is the UK’s largest ever exhibition of […]

DROKK! Judge Dredd turns 37 today.

by Andy Haighon 05/03/2014
2000 AD’s most well known and arguably most popular character Judge Dredd turns 37 today after his first appearance in 2000AD #2 way back in March 1977!  Judge Dredd was brought to life by 2000 AD’s creator and founder Pat Mills, writer John Wagner and artist Carlos Ezquerra, who is responsible for the characters now […]

Karl Urban narrates Judge Dredd America in motion comic.

by Andy Haighon 22/02/2014
Recently footage of Karl Urban star of Dredd3D reading out the opening monologue of classic Judge Dredd story “America” at Dallas Comic Con appeared on the internets. Another display of Urban being awesome towards fans, he was more than happy to oblige after a fan asked if he would do it in his Dredd voice. Urban […]