Robin Smith provides the a Helltrekkers cover - I'm liking his rendition of the tyrannosaurs! Tharg's Nerve Centre opens with an unexpected tribute to Albert Robida - a French artist considered to be an early pioneer of sci-fi / steampunk style illustrations, from before either term had been invented. Tharg says he suggested a tribute … Continue reading 2000AD Prog 391: Q: What does a dinosaur call a Helltrek? HRRRAAIII! A: Meals on Wheels!
This cover isn't your usual 2000AD cover - it's a tie-in to a toy. Picture courtesy of Kevin O'Neill, it's a pretty faithful reproduction of the toy - taking centre-spot is the Robo-Machines RM-2 Tank, and I should know as I have one, on the shelf below my Matchbox Land-raider (both of which I've had … Continue reading 2000AD Prog 329: Are they robots? Are they machines? They’re both!
Ian Gibson's cover gives away last week's cliffhanger a bit - not only do we know Slade will capture the beast, but it won't be a permanent Tharg's Nerve Centre is filled with reader reactions to the Apocalypse War, plus news of the East Anglian Cartoonists Exhibition as part of the Ipswich Arts Festival. I … Continue reading 2000AD Prog 263: “Uh-oh!” Robo-Hunter at bay!