This is one of the most classic covers from Ron Smith - by the time I first saw this back prog I'd probably have already met Otto Sump. If not from the Eagle Comics reprint, then from the Smart Sweets story. In my personal mythology a back prog is one of those prog which was … Continue reading 2000AD Prog 280: “It’s tasty!” GUNGE
Carlos takes a rest this week, what with having produced Tharg stories and covers in addition to Stainless Steel Rat or Strontium Dog episodes for the last month or so. It's Mike McMahon's turn to draw the judge riding through Mega-City One (continuing the ongoing theme of showing the city on covers and posters, but … Continue reading 2000AD Prog 180: The Law is the Word!
Ron Smith puts in a great cover with the Lawmaster the star of the show (though Dredd is centre stage). Tharg's Nerve Centre has the usual mix of reader's art and letters (plus a short story). The spaceship at the bottom of the page looks a lot like a Chris Foss spaceship - though I … Continue reading 2000ad and Tornado Prog 159: “Dredd to bike… Free me!” A judge’s bike is his best friend. See Dredd clean up in Tomb of the Garbage God!
The covers have a change of theme from this week, with Supercover Saga style covers created by artists, but instead of getting a sub-editor to come up with a story to match, readers are invited to do so. This cover looks to be from Ian Kennedy and shows a train crashing through a wall of … Continue reading Tornado No 13: The Sound… It’s so Real the Train has Come Alive… Aaaarghh!
A black and white photo of Dave Gibbons in Big E get-up (along with head-shots of Tornado Team colleagues) does not inspire. There's a tiny frame that looks like it's from this week's episode of The Angry Planet. The Big Editorial "is very special issue" because Big E produces it all on his own - … Continue reading Tornado No 8: The Comic with the Super-Powered Editor!