I'd have been too young to have watched Hill Street Blues, but I would probably have gotten the pun on this cover from Ron Smith. It's only know when I look it up that I find the blue vampire judges shown are named after characters from the show. A brief search suggests the vampires in … Continue reading 2000AD Prog 394: Tomorrow’s evil in the City of the Damned! “What the drokk…?” “The Hell Street Blues!”
Robin Smith brings in a Rogue Trooper cover with great sunset Souther and Nort insignias in the background. One earthlet in Tharg's Nerve Centre wants to buy her fiancé a Judge Dredd duvet cover as a surprise wedding present (though I feel that publishing a letter in the comic that they both read may spoil … Continue reading 2000AD Prog 371: Sláine action figure this issue! Rebel with a cause… Rogue Trooper
For the second week running a wraparound cover (no instructions on 'how to activate' this week though). I'm trying to avoid saying "this week's prog cover is classic" as the nostalgia of my very first progs may colour my opinion - but this one from Carlos Ezquerra is undeniably a classic cover! Unfortunately the child … Continue reading 2000AD Prog 333: “Um… synthi-sausage!” On the trail of the World Eating Championships.
This prog has a Tharg cover by Colin Wyatt, apparently the only work he ever did for the Galaxy's Greatest. It's a pointillist pic, seemingly traced over a photo of an editorial droid wearing the Tharg rubber mask and boiler suit. The Nerve Centre features a reader who has created a composite picture of a … Continue reading 2000AD and Starlord Prog 92: I, Tharg, have journeyed from the depths of space… Do you dare to share my travels?