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British Comics Institution 2000AD is 39 This Week

by Andy Haighon 27/02/2016
British comics staple 2000AD is 39 this week. I wasn’t even born when the first issue of 2000AD arrived back in 1977 costing the sum of 8p in Earth money but I like many other British kids soon discovered the thrill power of 2000AD. Personally as much as I like X-Men and Batman comics have […]

Judge Dredd: Dead Zone, by John Wagner and Henry Flint

by Peter Ray Allisonon 08/02/2016
Dead Zone is the latest instalment in the ongoing epic of Judge Dredd, which continues the ongoing fallout of the Day of Chaos storyline. To give an idea of scale, the Day of Chaos storyline was a consequence of The Apocalypse Way storyline (first published in 1985). In the Dead Zone storyline, Mega City 1 […]

Film and Comic Con Sheffield

by Peter Ray Allisonon 22/08/2015
Geek Pride's Peter Ray Allison heads off to Film and Comic Con Sheffield for a convention that is quickly gain a reputation for excellence.

LFCC Looms Large

by Callum Tyndallon 07/07/2015
With San Diego Comic Con shortly to arrive across the Atlantic, those of us here in the UK could be left feeling a little left out. That is, if we weren’t aware of the impending opening of this year’s Showmasters London Film and Comic Con, taking over the Olympia from Friday the 17th of July […]

Judge Dredd: The Mega Collection

by Peter Ray Allisonon 08/02/2015
“Justice has a price. The price is freedom” (Judge Dredd: America, by John Wagner) 2000AD has long been an institution of British comics, ever since it was first published in 1977. The fact that it is still the only weekly science-fiction comic continuing to this day gives us an indication as to its excellence. Whilst […]

Julian Glover, John Wagner, Carlos Ezquerra and One Man Star Wars Announced for SFW6

by Peter Ray Allisonon 05/11/2014
The Sci-Fi Weekender is the annual science fiction festival – all the trappings of a convention, but with the atmosphere of a festival – in North Wales. Sylvester McCoy, Sophie Aldred and James Cosmo are already attending, but four more guests have recently been announced. The first is Julian Wyatt Glover CBE, an English actor […]

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 […]

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 […]

Judge Dredd Day of Chaos: Endgame – 10 GPPs

by Andy Haighon 18/08/2013
Mega-City One is the scene of bitter and brutal vengeance as Yevgeny Borisenko, survivor of East Meg One (destroyed years ago by Judge Dredd at the culmination of the Apocalypse War) unleashes his long festering wrath. The Chaos Bug has been released, the inhabitants of Big Meg are turning on each other, block wars and […]