This is the first in a series where I look at established artistic talents within the Comic book industry. This is a little different from the ‘Spotlight’ series which I created to focus on up and coming talents. These are creators who have achieved the heady heights of success in an extremely difficult industry. John […]Read more "The Genius of John Charles"
As it’s around the annual celebration of the galaxies greatest comic, what better time that to extol the various comic strips which have kept fans captivated throughout the years. 2000AD has grown from being a comic book which focused on Science Fiction and Fantasy tales, it’s characters bleeding onto various medium such as Video Games […]Read more "2000AD : A Celebration"
Coming up to the spooky spectacular that is Halloween, I love to read some great horror comics. Fiends of the Eastern Front is a classic 2000AD classic. It was written by the mighty team of writer Gerry Finley-Day and illustrated by the mighty Carlos Ezquerra, whom we unfortunately lost recently. It’s a World War II […]Read more "Halloween 2018: Fiends of the Eastern Front"
In 1990 Garth Ennis had replaced John Wagner as the lead writer of Judge Dredd’s 2000AD stories as the latter headed off to write for the Judge Dredd Megazine spin off publication. Ennis has since said, on retrospect that he believes that his Dredd stories weren’t as good as he had hoped that they would […]Read more "Judge Dredd : Judgement Day"
From Garth Ennis’ pen comes a might story of grit, determination and above all Justice. These series of stories were written at the end period of Ennis’ initially Judge Dredd run, published in 2001 by Titan, this was one of a series of Dredd books that hit the shelf. Ennis at this stage was a […]Read more "Judge Dredd : Goodnight Kiss"
This is one of the most stunning compilations I have ever had the pleasure of reading, Clint Langley takes over art duty as the ABC Warriors relive key moments in the Volgan War. Throughout the beloved and long running ABC Warriors strip, many fine artists have already contributed to this engaging narrative. With Clint Langley, […]Read more "ABC Warriors: The Mek Files 04"
Pat Mills doesn’t pull any punches, he’s become a legend in the comic book industry for not only his hyper violent content but his ability to make a reader think and question what they have grown up believing. In the first issue of 2000AD, Pat introduced readers to Bill Savage, a lorry driver who begins […]Read more "Savage : Taking Liberties"