2000AD Prog 370: Will this rookie pass the Dredd test? “Relax, team – I’ll protect you!”

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!”

2000AD and Starlord Prog 95: Burn them – burn the robot rebels!

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!

2000AD Prog 82: Alien Roots

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

Star Lord No 17: It is Planet Earth’s last day – for this is the Day of the Clone, the Day of… Clone Wars!

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!