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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 […]

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 […]

Slaine: The Book of Scars

by Andy Haighon 30/11/2013
Slaine, a barbarian fantasy series which takes in various elements of Irish and Celtic mythology, created by Pat Mills and Angela Kincaid, recently had its 30th anniversary. In celebration of this, The Book of Scars finds Slaine catapulted back through time by his long time foe Guledig to some of the landmark battles of his lifetime. […]

Slaine Book of Scars brings together classic artists for 30th Anniversary.

by Andy Haighon 24/08/2013
A new Slaine story celebrating the character’s 30th anniversary titled ‘The Book of Scars’ starting in 2000AD Prog 1844 has writer and creator Pat Mills teaming up with some of the characters classic artists including Simon Bisley and Glen Fabry. Slaine, a fantasy based on Celtic and Irish myth and legend with other influences (Robert […]