2000AD Prog 367: Sláine… dragonslayer?

Interesting fact - after the last week's episode of Sláine I wrote a letter saying how much I loved the Dragonheist story and I hoped it would continue for ages. I don't think I sent it, though if I had by the time it got read the storyline would have finished - this very prog. … Continue reading 2000AD Prog 367: Sláine… dragonslayer?

2000AD Annual 1981

This annual's cover character montage comes courtesy of Dave Gibbons - showing Tharg in between Judge Dredd (in his own and Bolland's style) and Johnny Alpha (looking pretty faithful to an Ezquerra picture). This is promising - following that Gibbons' cover the inside starts with a star pin-up of Deadlock ("They mystic A.B.C. Warrior) by … Continue reading 2000AD Annual 1981

2000AD and Starlord Prog 94: Citizens of Mega-City One, I sentence you to… Death! Can no-one stop the insane Judge Cal?

Chief Judge Cal glares out while pronouncing his death sentence on Mega-City One in this eye-catching cover by Mike McMahon. Possibly the first colour depiction of a Chief Judge, the gloves and shoulder pads are all red, rather than green or yellow... The Nerve Centre is jammed full of letters this week, half on Ro-Jaws … Continue reading 2000AD and Starlord Prog 94: Citizens of Mega-City One, I sentence you to… Death! Can no-one stop the insane Judge Cal?

Prog 56: Approaching planetary surface — now! Yaaaargh!

Another Dan Dare story, another planet, another type of life-form. Dave Gibbons practices his giant-tentacle-alien skills (that he will use to such effect on Watchmen). Through judicious use of anti-grav and servo-thrusters gives the giant alien burnt fingers. Tentacles. But that isn't this week's real threat - that comes from a tidal wave that knocks … Continue reading Prog 56: Approaching planetary surface — now! Yaaaargh!