This year marks the 40th anniversary of 2000AD, the British weekly science-fiction anthology comic, and here at Taint the Meat we’re celebrating this milestone by taking a look at some cool 2000AD merchandise. This week it’s the turn of this Robo-Hunter action figure from 3A. Continue reading 2000AD/Robo-Hunter action figure by 3A
Marvel Masterpieces 1994 Edition was a set of trading cards released by Fleer that featured the painted artwork of two artists whose name has become synonymous with fantasy art: the Brothers Hildebrandt. Continue reading Marvel Masterpieces 1994 Edition Trading Cards by The Hildebrandt Brothers, cards #1-25
We’re celebrating the 40th anniversary of 2000AD comic here at Taint the Meat, and this week we’re taking a look at this Judge Dredd statue based upon the artwork of Mick McMahon, one of the definitive Dredd artists. Continue reading Judge Dredd statue: Mick McMahon Artist Edition
This year marks the 40th anniversary of the launch of 2000AD, the weekly British science fiction anthology comic. For the last four decades 2000AD has been a mainstay of the British science fiction scene, and is responsible for introducing hundreds of characters to British comic book readers — including Judge Dredd, Strontium Dog, ABC Warriors, Rogue Trooper — as well as launching the careers of some of the comic book industry’s biggest creative talents. To help celebrate this landmark anniversary, Taint the Meat will spend the next few weeks showcasing ‘The Galaxy’s Greatest Comic’, beginning with a closer look at this classic issue, Prog #204. Continue reading 2000AD comic, Prog #204 (21st March 1981)
The Frazetta Portfolio 1993 was published by Kitchen Sink Press and contained full-colour illustrated plates by one of the masters of fantasy art, Frank Frazetta.
Continue reading The Frazetta Portfolio 1993
After the phenomenal success of his original Star Wars trilogy George Lucas tried his hand at another movie genre, albeit this time with limited success. This week’s entry in the Taint the Meat 1980s fantasy film season is Willow, from 1988. Continue reading Willow (1988)
It’s 1980’s fantasy movie season here at Taint the Meat, and this week it’s the turn of Ralph Bakshi and Frank Frazetta’s animated epic Fire and Ice, from 1983.