2000AD Prog 382: ๐ŸŸŠ Heavy melt-all issue! ๐ŸŸŠ “Stomm!” “Judge clone in jeopardy… repeat… judge clone in jeopardy!”

Last prog Ron Smith showed that he could depict the destruction of cities other than Mega-City One. This cover shows that the city in question is about to be wholly destroyed - including the bits that got missed out fifty years earlier. Plus there's dialogue. We don't get enough speech balloons on comic covers these … Continue reading 2000AD Prog 382: ๐ŸŸŠ Heavy melt-all issue! ๐ŸŸŠ “Stomm!” “Judge clone in jeopardy… repeat… judge clone in jeopardy!”

2000AD Prog 381: It’s zarjaz! It’s scrotnig! It’s ghafflebette! Mutie and the beast… “It’s not real! It’s all in my mind!”

King Carlos' cover shows Kreelman in quite a strange mask while he tortures his son... Good use of colour by (presumably) Tom Frame to separate out Kreelman and depict him in blue lines instead of black lines, highlighting the illusory nature of the torture. Tharg's Nerve Centre is very limited, just containing a Thargnote, the … Continue reading 2000AD Prog 381: It’s zarjaz! It’s scrotnig! It’s ghafflebette! Mutie and the beast… “It’s not real! It’s all in my mind!”

2000AD and Tornado Prog 148: You’re next, PUNK!

Not a classic Bolland cover this time - it's Mike McMahon's turn. Available on a T-shirt near you just about every decade since this prog came out (as far as I know - I don't have access to a database of which Tshirts were available when). Tharg's Nerve Centre contains a teaser for the next … Continue reading 2000AD and Tornado Prog 148: You’re next, PUNK!

2000AD and Tornado Prog 134: Eagle Awards Top British Comic – 2000 A.D. Top British Character – Judge Dredd

Another prog, another classic Brian Bolland cover - this one celebrating multiple Eagle Award wins. Tharg's Nerve Centre (is this the first time it's been called that?) has the first mention of an upcoming Robo-Hunter story next year (this prog is published in October 1979). Judge Dredd: The Invisible Man from John Howard and Ron … Continue reading 2000AD and Tornado Prog 134: Eagle Awards Top British Comic – 2000 A.D. Top British Character – Judge Dredd