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Pat Mills signing in FP Glasgow

April 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

Delighted to announce that one of the godfathers of Brit comics, Pat Mills, will be signing in Forbidden Planet Glasgow on Friday 30th of June, from 6 to 7pm. Pat, of course, has been one...

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Pause and Remember

November 11, 2016 | 1 Comments

(above, a detail from The Great War by Joe Sacco, header image from Charley’s War by Pat Mills and Joe Colquhoun) The eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month, the silencing of...

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Dan Dare : The 2000 AD Years Volume 1 Hardcover, Pat Mills, Gerry Finley-Day, Massimo Belardinelli, Dave Gibbons, Rebellion Dan Dare, the pilot of the future. Frank Hampson’s creation was born in 1950 and was...

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Upcoming: Dan Dare, the 2000 AD Years

October 7, 2015 | 3 Comments

Back when I was just a young space cadet, knee-high to a Gronk, and that first vibrant issue of 2000 AD hit the newsagent’s shelves, there was a cracking space adventure strip which rapidly became...

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Previews: who ya gonna call? Ro-Busters!!!!

August 7, 2015 | 1 Comments

They started off in Star-Lord, but after that folded and some of the characters jumped to the Galaxy’s Greatest Comic, they would go on to become some of the most-loved characters in 2000 AD history,...

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A quick reminder that Pat Mills will be signing in Forbidden Planet International in Edinburgh on Monday 22nd of June from 5 to 6pm, a rare chance to meet one of the architects of modern...

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Comics: Pat Mills signing in FP Edinburgh!

June 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

As we’ve already mentioned our chums at the Edinburgh International Film Festival are screening the acclaimed 2000 AD documentary Future Shock at the festival this month. The film fest often features “extras” such as Q&As...

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In 2014 I chatted to Simon Ward, who edited the tenth volume of Charley’s War for Titan Publishing. Some quotes from the conversation were used in an article that was published in the last issue...

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Christmas is getting ever closer, creeping up on us, all wreathed in holly and smelling of mince pies. Every day from the 1st to Christmas Eve we’ll be looking at a different Christmas comic. Today,...

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Best of the Year 2014: Pat Mills

December 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Continuing our traditional guest Best of the Year series – a different guest picking some of their faves from 2014 every day in December, before the blog crew reveal their choices (see here for the...

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