Rusty Staples was launched only about eight months ago as the fly crows, but already it's in the top 100% of the most popular comic blogs ever! Amazing, I know, but there you go: you wonderful people know awesomeness when you see it! Now, to welcome in the year 2019, I'd like to take you … Continue reading Most Popular Posts of 2018!
The British Science Fiction anthology comic 2000AD has, as of this week, reached issue 2104, which means it has overtaken War Picture Library (Amalgamated Press / Fleetway / IPC, from 1 Sep 1958 to 3 Dec 1984) in the number-of-issues stakes and thus moved into tenth place in the longevity charts. (I've decided to keep … Continue reading The British Comics Top-10 Longevity Chart!
(Update April 17, 2018: David Butler directed me to a tweet from DoubleZCreative -- who are certainly in a position to know -- dated 1 November 2017 that states the artist in question was John Moore.) Original post: August 1, 2017: Zig and Zag meet Judge Dredd in the first issue of Zig and Zag's … Continue reading Altered Images: Zig & Zag meet Judge Dredd!
Now on-line, totally free and ready for you to download - the Judge Dredd issue of Journey Planet, the Hugo Award-winning fanzine! 99 pages packed with all-new articles on Dredd, the creators that shaped him, features from the folks behind the Dredd fanzines Zarjaz and Sector 13, plus interviews with Patrick Mills, John Wagner, strips, … Continue reading Journey Planet #39: Judge Dredd
Judge Dredd meets the Honey Monster on this 1995 Sugar Puffs cereal box. There were two different boxes in the promotion, the other one being a rather not-bad cut-out ABC Warrior robot, which I never managed to get. 😦 Each box came with one of three free Judge Dredd "poster packs" -- Dredd's World, Dredd's … Continue reading Judge Dredd Sugar Puffs
The cover of the 1980 2000AD Annual (art by Gerry Woods) is a minor classic, but it’s always bugged me that Judge Dredd’s visor, glove and elbow-pad were the wrong colour… So I’ve fixed them... Some folks on-line pointed out that Bill Savage's head is disproportionately large, and Tharg isn't quite green enough, so I've … Continue reading Altered Images: 2000AD Annual 1980
(Originally published on Forbidden Planet International blog, September 8, 2012, edited by Richard Bruton.) The latest poor desert islander, marooned with just a single luxury and a set of their favourite 8 comics ever, is Michael Carroll. Michael’s the creator of the highly-acclaimed Quantum Prophecy series of young adult superhero novels, and the newest writer … Continue reading Desert Island Comics – Michael Carroll