Category Archives: 2000AD Comic

The Ro-Busters Disaster Squad, Books One and Two (1983)

The Ro-Busters Disaster Squad, Book One. Artwork by Dave Gibbons

Beginning in 1981 Titan Books began publishing collections featuring reprinted stories from weekly British science-fiction comic 2000AD. Starting with the title’s most popular character, future lawman Judge Dredd, Titan published dozens of soft cover collections that showcased some of the UK comic-book industry’s biggest creative talents. Continue reading The Ro-Busters Disaster Squad, Books One and Two (1983)

2000AD Comic Prog #497 (22nd November 1986)

2000AD comic prog #497. Artwork by Kevin O'Neill

A look at some of my favourite covers from 2000AD comic

Toward the end of 1986 artist Kevin O’Neill contributed a handful of covers to weekly British science-fiction comic 2000AD. All those covers demonstrated his unique artistic style and the cover to Prog #497 is no exception.

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The Robo-Hunter Casebook, Books 1-4

The Robo-Hunter Casebook, Book 1. Artwork by Ian Gibson

A while back I posted an article extolling Titan Books’ 2000AD reprint series from the 1980’s. Beginning with The Chronicles of Judge Dredd in June 1981 these collections reprinted between 64 and 96 pages of material from weekly British science-fiction comic 2000AD. The books were a huge success and throughout the rest of the Eighties Titan released a further 39 volumes featuring the future lawman. To capitalise of the success of the Dredd books Titan also released dozens of volumes featuring reprints from other 2000AD strips, as well as those from daily newspapers, that showcased the work of some of the UK comic book industry’s biggest talents.

Continue reading The Robo-Hunter Casebook, Books 1-4