Kim Raymond's first cover and Rookie Judge Dekker's first appearance. Tharg's Nerve Centre has that stalwart of the letters pages - a fantasy casting for a Judge Dredd film featuring actors of the day. Even though Maze only appeared two progs prevoiusly, the next letter suggests more female characters. That's a very quick turn-around for … Continue reading 2000AD Prog 370: Will this rookie pass the Dredd test? “Relax, team – I’ll protect you!”
Mike Dorey provides his first cover for Ro-Busters (apparently he also did the uncredited cover for Prog 6 - John Probe against Nazi skeletons underwater). The Nerve Centre has letters about the 2000AD and Starlord merge - from those who like 2000AD and not Starlord, those who like Starlord and not 2000AD and those who … Continue reading 2000AD and Starlord Prog 95: Burn them – burn the robot rebels!
Classic Bolland, showing Tweak in the alien slave market. For some reason those attending the market are throwing tomatoes at the slaves - would you mess up something that you were about to buy? p.s. this scene doesn't appear in the comic! Nerve Centre has a few letters from girls (curiously both in Ireland - … Continue reading 2000AD Prog 82: Alien Roots
An early John Higgins cover here, showing he can paint as well as draw! In Mind Wars, Ardeni spends the episode trapped in an anti-matter casket where she resigns herself to dying rather than helping the Jugla. Until the Grand Cosmol lets slip that there is a way for her to escape the anti-matter field. … Continue reading Star Lord No 17: It is Planet Earth’s last day – for this is the Day of the Clone, the Day of… Clone Wars!