Monthly Archives: November 2015

2000AD Prog 19: Supercover 1 – A Robot’s Best Friend…

This prog sees a departure from the usual style of cover, as (I believe) Pat Mills wanted to get Brian Bolland on board, but the artist was still on contract to produce comics for Nigeria.  His way around this was to commission Bolland to produce some covers, and get a writer to put together a story behind the cover.  Though I don’t think Mills was editor at this time, so he either commissioned the covers before going to freelance writer, had a lot of influence over the next person to take the mantle of Tharg, or I’m completely wrong about all this.  Anyway, cover-wise we get an eye-catching composition of a robot in a warzone, clasping a frightened dog to itself.

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