• Action 2020: A Controversial Classic Returns

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    In 1976 the British comics scene was shaken by controversy, all due to a new publication with the innocuously generic title of Action. Outwardly a typical boy-targeted comic – the cover to issue #1 showed a shark, a footballer and a tank, none of them exactly groundbreaking topics – Action was, on the inside, a

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  • Cover Reveal: Marguerite Sauvage’s Tammy & Jinty Special!

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    Tammy and Jinty are two pioneering British comics for girls — originally published in the 1970s and 80s, they produced girl-centric stories as varied as Bella at the Bar (about a schoolgirl’s love of gymnastics) and The Land of No Tears (a glimpse of a future where emotions are forbidden). Following the success of the

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  • Is 2000 AD Sci-Fi Special More Than a Gimmick?

    Is 2000 AD Sci-Fi Special More Than a Gimmick?0

    You know, I’ve never really read Judge Dredd. I mean, I know of him, I’ve seen both film adaptations, but the one time I even attempted to read the comics, I started with the first of those complete volumes from a few years ago and found it very hard to even get started on. I

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  • Women Making Comics: Barbara Nosenzo on Coloring Halo Jones (EXCLUSIVE)1

    2000AD is a very British comics institution. One that, due to their very own post apocalyptic hot dad Judge Dredd, became an international cultural phenomenon. Their alumni include pretty much every male British cartoonist and comics creator, including Alan Moore and Ian Gibson– whose groundbreaking Halo Jones was published at the company in 1984. Though

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  • The Dracula File Offers Bite-Sized 1980s Horror

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    The Dracula File Gerry Finley-Day, Simon Furman and Ken Noble (writers); Eric Bradbury, Geoff Senior and Keith Page (artists) Rebellion: 2000 AD October 16, 2017 (Originally serialized in SCREAM! issues 1-15, 1984 and Holiday Specials 1985-1988) The Dracula File offers cozy horror nostalgia. Both the art style and the text—“Meanwhile, behind the Iron Curtain, a KGB

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  • Kingdom: Aux Drift – A Study in Power Fantasies

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    Kingdom: Aux Drift Dan Abnett (Writer), Richard Elson (Artist) 2000AD March 8, 2017 Kingdom: Aux Drift is the fifth installment of the Kingdom series by Dan Abnett and Richard Elson. The series follows Gene the Hackman, a part-dog, part-human hybrid known as Aux, as he makes his way through the post-apocalyptic wasteland that was once Earth,

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