Ron Smith finishes the three-part Dave story with this cover. Tharg's Nerve Centre finally goes back to a full page, except for an advert for the Judge Dredd - The Judge Child Quest monthly reprint comic from Eagle, featuring Bolland's The Quest Begins - later issues given sub-titles Planet of the Bodybuilders and Murd the … Continue reading 2000AD Prog 368: “Still want to stand for mayor?” Election bulletin!
2000AD Prog 366: “Yer a dead dog, Alpha!”
King Carlos is back on the cover showing a scene from part 4 of Outlaw! (last on the cover for part 1 of the same story). Tharg's Nerve Centre is reduced to a Thargnote plugging the back page of this same comic while the rest of the page advertises Forbidden Planet T-shirts (only original image … Continue reading 2000AD Prog 366: “Yer a dead dog, Alpha!”
2000AD Prog 274: Tomorrow’s thrills today! Rogue Trooper CHAINED!
Brett puts in a cover based on a scene from the first page of this week's Rogue story I don't know if it was the reader or Tharg who wrote the caption for one picture in the Nerve Centre, but it has the kind of puns I can get behind - robot tennis players Bjorn … Continue reading 2000AD Prog 274: Tomorrow’s thrills today! Rogue Trooper CHAINED!
2000AD Prog 273: The League of Fatties! “Wheel!”
Ron Smith draws a classic cover for a classic story. This is also another of those progs I got at an early stage, but didn't have the surrounding progs to add context to the stories within. Tharg's Nerve Centre has a letter from a reader who noticed on a re-read that the postergraph that opened … Continue reading 2000AD Prog 273: The League of Fatties! “Wheel!”
Tornado No 7: I’m going to stamp you out, Drago – once and for all!
The cover shows a scene from today's Victor Drago episode - not looking like its in the middle of a storm, or at night. The Big Editorial reveals that a) this is the last episode of the current Drago story and b) there will be a BIG change in the way the next one is … Continue reading Tornado No 7: I’m going to stamp you out, Drago – once and for all!
Prog 30: Time-Travellers from Titan!
Now we're talking - I've read somewhere (and probably mentioned in one of the earlier blog posts) that the Supercover Saga's were started to give work to Brian Bolland while waiting for him to be free to draw actual comic strips. Two aliens, seemingly joy-riding and about to hit a (human) policeman and a woman. … Continue reading Prog 30: Time-Travellers from Titan!