Category Archives: Comics

REVIEWED: Doctor Strange Statue (Diamond Select Toys)

This week’s entry marks a landmark for Taint The Meat — it’s our 300th post. Over the last few weeks I’ve been considering the most appropriate subject to help celebrate such an anniversary. Something comic related? Obviously. Something eye-catching and impressive? No doubt. And something pretty awesome? Definitely. Then I saw this wonderfully dramatic Doctor Strange Statue from Diamond Select Toys — problem solved! Continue reading REVIEWED: Doctor Strange Statue (Diamond Select Toys)

Marvel Masterpieces 1994 Edition Trading Cards by The Hildebrandt Brothers, cards #121-140

Marvel Masterpieces 1994 Edition was a trading card collection by renowned fantasy artists The Hildebrandt Brothers and featured paintings of heroes and villains from the Marvel Comics universe. This batch concentrates on the last cards in the collection, #121-140.
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2000AD comic, Prog #204 (21st March 1981)

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)