Ian Kennedy gets drafted in to provide this week's It's Your Turn cover - and you know what that means - aircraft! This is a curious double-fuselaged plane (joined by a third wing in between) called the 'Adolf Hitler'. I think I have seen designs for airplanes like this but I don't know if they … Continue reading Tornado No 16: Calling the crew of the ‘Adolf Hitler’… this is your fuhrer speaking. In minutes you will drop the Behemoth bomb and London will disappear from the Earth!!!
Looking at the two comics which were released on Saturday 6th of May, 1978, 2000AD has black and white dominating (and tells us to Watch the Skies) while the other is a fully painted colour montage of the stories inside (and tells us to Watch the Stars). Once we get past the cover, however, our … Continue reading Star Lord No 1: Watch the Stars!
A nice Kevin O'Neill cover opens up the first non-weekly publication from the House of Tharg, depicting some sort of war robot with a back-mounted flamethrower. Nice piece and totally unrelated to anything of the regular strips appearing within the pages of the first Sci-Fi Special (not that it's called a Sci-Fi special for this … Continue reading 2000AD Summer Special Supercomic
'Bollo' makes his first of many appearances this issue, depicting Commander Monday's last flight. Bollo is, of course, Brian Bolland and while he has been responsible for many memorable comics (including that panel) he's just as well known for his many covers across British and American comics. Over the page, Eric Bradbury is back, showing … Continue reading 2000AD Prog 11: Follow Me into the Sun… You will Share the Death of a Martian Warrior!
Ezquerra finally gets his first cover, though probably not in a manner he appreciated. The pic of Call-Me-Kenneth appears to have been taken from a panel in the story, and the Dredd has been taken from somewhere else and reversed (the plain shoulder pad and chain are on the wrong side, for a start). I … Continue reading 2000AD Prog 10: The Robots’ Revolt has Begun – All Humans Must Die!