So far everything in this blog has been a re-read. All those times I've guessed how a Future-Shock ends, I've read that story before. It may have been thirty years ago, but there's a possibility that I'm remembering rather than working out the ending. This is different. I bought a full run of the 22 … Continue reading Tornado No 1: Free Turbo-Flyer! Plus The U.K.’s First Real Live Super Hero!
Dave Gibbons is cover artist for the 'new' comic of 2000AD and Starlord, with an ensemble of Big Hungry, Johnny Alpha, Judge Dredd, Hammerstein and Ro-Jaws. p.s. I couldn't find a 'clean' copy of the original 2000AD and Starlord logo (where both comics got equal billing), so I'm using the interim logo where Starlord starts … Continue reading 2000AD and Star Lord Prog 86: This is it! The big one! Two sci-fi greats unite in a giant leap for mankind! Join them and smash the thrill barrier!
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!