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Reviews: Carrie & Rufus – Apocalypse, wow

March 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

Carrie & Rufus, Ben Hennessy Highly recommended is the name if the game around here, and last year when I saw sample pages of Carrie and Rufus by Ben Hennessy at Thought Bubble, I was...

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2000AD Previews: Prog 2023

March 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

The latest 2000AD – out on 22nd March, with a complete new line-up, one of those relaunch issues, all brand new strips. Well, actually, a done in one Dredd by Wagner and Ezquera plus a...

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One of the compelling hallmarks of the forty years of Judge Dredd tales is that, unlike many long-running comics series which periodically hit the reset button, Dredd’s history is mostly continual and past events can...

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Beyond 2000 AD exhibition at Orbital

February 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Beyond 2000 AD: The Wider Cultural Impact Of The Galaxy’s Greatest Comic at Orbital Comics Orbital Comics in London is hosting a different and eclectic exhibition to celebrate the fortieth anniversary of 2000AD by bringing...

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2000 AD : 40 Years Of Thrill Power Festival

February 23, 2017 | 1 Comments

11th February 2017, Novatel Hammersmith This was an incredible convention. The atmosphere was fantastic and vibrant, everyone was so excited, and the only complaint was deciding what to do as there were important choices to...

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The 2000AD 40th Anniversary Special…. Preview

February 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

Out 22nd February… with two covers, Carlos Ezquera and David Aja. And inside, well there’s these…. Judge Dredd: Blood by John Wagner and Carl Critchlow: Zombo by Al Ewing and Henry Flint Ro Busters –...

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Baeken’s Sugar to be translated in 2018

February 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

Sometimes a wish does come true. Back in 2014, Flemish cartoonist Serge Baeken was approached by French publisher Dargaud to do a translation of his graphic novel, Sugar, the true story of his little black...

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While December and early January tend to be where we run our Best of the Year series from guests and the blog crew, looking back (see here for our 2016 choices), later January is where...

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Reviews: The Facts of Life

January 24, 2017 | 1 Comments

The Facts of Life, Paula Knight, Myriad Editions Polly (essentially an avatar for author Paula herself) and April are bestest friends, two little girls growing up in the Britain of the 1970s, a very different...

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Scotland Yardie, Bobby Joseph, Joseph Samuels, Knockabout Concise, spoiler-free review: insanely funny with a nice line in social commentary and multiple cultural references throughout. On and insanely funny. Yes, I know I said that already,...

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