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.
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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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.