In the seventies, the publishers of 2000 AD premiered a weekly horror comic aimed at a female audience – a kind of 2000 AD for girls. Misty ran for 101 issues and established a reputation for smart, sophisticated storytelling that has had fans clamoring for its return ever since.
Rebellion Publishing will be reprinting Misty from the beginning, with the first volume featuring Moonchild – about a girl with telekinetic powers -and The Four Faces of Eve. Misty, Volume One will premiere in September 2016. For further details, follow the jump.
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When you arrive at your local comics shop for Free Comic Book Day in 2016, you might forgiven if you were to think that something cool was missing.
The Powers That Be that decide what companies can participate in the annual event that brings in new readers every year, has decided that Judge Dredd is bad company. Rebellion Publishing, the publisher of Dredd, 2000 AD and many more excellent, if dark, comics has not been invited to the ball.
The company does have plans for the material that would have been released as part of FCBD – and a response to its unexpected removal from the event. Follow the jump for that.
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Everyone’s favorite fascist, Judge Dredd, is having his 25th Anniversary. 2000AD is releasing Judge Dredd Megazine #365 with a special cover by Barry Kitson (above) featuring Dredd – having disposed of a myriad of past foes – looking to the future and the taking down of many, many more.
Judge Dredd Megazine #365 hits comic shops tomorrow. for further details, follow the jump.
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Have you ever had a dream that haunted you? One that stayed with you long after you had awakened?
That’s the origin of a new series from 2000 AD by Dave Kendall – whose dream of the Dark Judges from Judge Dredd has resulted in a new series: Dreams of Deadworld.
Dreams of Deadworld features Dredd’s four post-mortem judges: Judge Death, Judge Mortis, Judge Fire and Judge Fear. Intriguing, right? Written by Kek-W and with fully painted art by Kendall, Dreams of Deadworld will appear in 2000 AD Prog 1946 on September 2nd.
Follow the jump for further details and another preview page.
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Judge Dredd (pictured above with fellow 2000 AD stalwart, Strontium Dog) co-creator Carlos Ezquerra is one of Comic-Con 2015’s Guests of Honor and 2000 AD will be hosting a Spotlight On Carlos Ezquerra panel to discuss his work over a long and illustrious career. Ezquerra will also be signing at the 2000 AD booth.
Also in attendance will be Andy Diggle and Jock.
For details on 2000 AD’s panels and a peek at the Comic-Con 2015 exclusives, follow the jump.
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Writer Peter Milligan has returned to Bad Company in the pages of 2000 AD after an absence of nearly thirteen years. In so doing, he paid tribute to recently deceased Bad Company co-creator, Brett Ewins – dedicating his return to the series to Ewins.
Milligan, Ewins and Jim McCarthy created the strip in 1986 and Milligan said he hoped it would be ‘a fitting tribute to a man without whom Bad Company would never have been what it was.’
For more, follow the jump.
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This week, fans of Judge Dredd, and other fine 2000 AD comics and graphic novels who use Android-based devices, can avail themselves of the 2000 AD app.
The app can be downloaded through the Google Store making the publisher’s catalogue of classic graphic novels available wherever and however you to read them
Even better, with the new log in system, readers who buy comics in the 2000 AD iPad and Android apps can download copies of them, DRM-free, from the 2000 AD Webshop. For details, follow the jump.
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One of the all-time classic characters from the pages of 2000 AD is being brought to life by threeAToys.
Mongrol is the first in a series of 1/6th figures of the ABC Warriors – a band of renegade robots designed to fight a future war and able to withstand ‘Atomic’, ‘Bacterial’ and ‘Chemical’ warfare – by renowned toys creators threeAToys.
Known for his brutal catchphrase „Mongrol smush!?, the immensely strong battle-droid is always itching for a fight. Standing at 30cm high, and with a shoulder width of 35cm, this fully articulated figure will make a thrilling addition to any fans? collection.
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Some of the most iconic figures in comics history have been published by 2000 AD: Judge Dredd, Rogue Trooper, DR & Quinch and Strontium Dog among them. Known for their cavalier attitude toward such niceties as ethics, morals and even the law, these characters have provided fans with unfettered action, seriously demented satire and enough pure adventure to satisfy even the legendary Joe Bob Briggs. For the first time, these iconic characters will be available in North America, as Rebellion Publishing announces the upcoming US launch of iconic British comic 2000 AD’s US Graphic Novel list this June.
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