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
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)
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Continue reading Judge Dredd and Judge Death candles (1980s)
Sláine: The Horned God Portfolio was published in 1995 by SQP and featured six full colour paintings of the popular fantasy character by Simon Bisley. Continue reading Sláine: The Horned God Portfolio by Simon Bisley (1995)
In 1981 Titan Books began reprinting stories from 2000AD, the weekly British sci-fi comic. Fan-favourite Judge Dredd was the first to receive the reprint treatment and over the next decade other popular strips from ‘The Galaxy’s Greatest Comic’ saw print, including seven volumes starring genetic infantryman Rogue Trooper.
Continue reading Rogue Trooper, Books 1-7 (Titan Books)
Beginning in 1981, and continuing throughout the rest of the decade, Titan Books published dozens of softcover collections featuring reprinted stories from 2000AD, the UK anthology science fiction comic. The series, the first to feature reprints from the weekly title, proved a hit with readers and so more characters began to star in their own reprint collections. It was inevitable then that strips starring fan-favourite Johnny Alpha, the Strontium Dog, would be given the reprint treatment.