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Doctor Who: The Comic Strip Adaptations are Gloriously Bonkers

'Doctor Who: The Comic Strip Adaptations' is Gloriously Bonkers [AUDIO DRAMA REVIEW]

Tom Baker returns in Big Finish Productions' newest Doctor Who audio drama line. The first volume of Doctor Who: The Comic Adaptations is an unexpected and welcome release: an adaptation of stories that were originally comics in Doctor Who Weekly Magazine back in the late 1970's and early 1980's. These stories were originally written by […]

BEEP THE MEEP RETURNS! - The Fourth Doctor Comic Strip Adaptations | Doctor Who

'Doctor Who': Big Finish Audio Drama Adapts 4th Doctor's 80's Comics [TRAILER]

Big Finish Productions released a trailer on Thursday announcing the Doctor Who audio drama adaptation of the Fourth Doctor's comic book adventures that originally ran in the early 1980s. Back in the early 80s, Doctor Who Monthly magazine ran comic strips featuring The Fourth Doctor drawn by Watchmen co-creator and artist Dave Gibbons and written by […]

John Wagner Writes Parody Judge Dredd Strip 'Judge Dreadz' For Ganjaman

At Brighton International Comic Expo this weekend, Jim Stewart was proud to debut the latest cannabis-themed anthology comic magazine, Ganjaman Presents, the first issue of which was published in 2008. The series so far has published the work of Gilbert Shelton, Hunt Emerson, Bryan Talbot, and plenty more. But the newly launched issue has quite […]

Fairly OK Heroes: Judge Dredd The Cape And Cowl Crimes

Judge Dredd is one of comic books most bad ass heroes. He's not super by any means, but that doesn't matter. In Judge Dredd: The Cape and Cowls Crimes he goes head to head with a few other superhero parodies in this book, each funnier than the last. The first story, "Fairly HyperMan" is a great […]

Judge Dredd's Creator, John Wagner, Plans To Kill Him Off Forever

By Olly MacNamee "I would like to write his death story, and have suggested it to Rebellion': John Wagner on Judge Dredd, The Cursed Earth and his possible death With the sell out success of The Cursed Earth hardback, both here in the UK and in the States, I caught up with John Wagner to discuss […]

John Wagner Plans To Kill Off A Major Judge Dredd Character In 2000 AD

The co-creator of Judge Dredd, John Wagner, has said that he plans to kill off a major character. Speaking on the latest episode of The 2000 AD Thrill-Cast podcast, Wagner said that although he tries to avoid killing beloved characters, he intends to dispatch a fan favourite in the near future. "I'm about to kill […]

Alan Moore And John Wagner's Monster, To Be Reprinted From 2000AD

Scream! was a British weekly horror comic anthology that ran for fifteen issues in 1984 from IPC, until a strike at the printers killed it off and it merged with Eagle. One of the strips, Monster, was a story about Uncle Terry, a physically deformed man locked up an attic who escaped, and accidentally murders people who get […]

Legendary Carlos Ezquerra Awarded Comic-Con Inkpot Achievement in Comics Arts

By Michele Brittany, West Coast Correspondent At the top of the hour for the Saturday panel titled "Spotlight on Carlos Ezquerra," a Comic-Con organizer announced that he had the honor to present Ezquerra with the Inkpot Award for Achievement in Comics Arts. The acknowledgement reaffirmed the artist's involvement in comics for 45 years. After the […]

From Strip To Script – Judge Dredd: Greatest Single Panel In Comics?

By Josh Hechinger Welcome once more to From Strip to Script, where I reverse-engineer a script from a finished page of someone else's comic. Now, I've been trying to hop around various types of comics with these so, and here's where I sell European comics profoundly short by just doing a bit on Judge Dredd: […]

Pop Culture Hounding Judge Dredd's John Wagner And Carlos Ezquerra

By Chris Thompson [audio:] After my last discussion with Jeff Smith as part of the Lakes International Comic Art Festival (which you can still listen to here), this time I'm back with Judge Dredd creators John Wagner and Carlos Ezquerra at the recent NICE Convention in Bedford. Instead of rehashing the same old stories about […]

If We Do Get A Dredd Sequel, This May Be The Source Material

A lot of fans (including myself) are still holding hope for a sequel to 2012's Dredd starring Karl Urban as Judge Dredd. Though the movie didn't do too well at the box office, the buzz of a sequel has never really calmed down and Urban himself is often urging fans to stay vocal about the […]

The Last 2000AD Of 2013

Alasdair Stuart writes: For many in the UK, Christmas is marked by the arrival of a double-sized Radio Times that, somehow, always seems to use the same Santa art for the front cover. For many others, Christmas only begins when 2000AD do their 100-page end of year blow out issue. It's like an office party […]

BC Mag #1: Gaze Into The Fist Of Dredd!

Bleeding Cool Magazine article by Gavin Lees In the mid-twentieth century, Britain began to build upwards. In place of the rubble and desolation caused by World War II, tower blocks were erected as quick solutions to house a booming population. They offered futuristic monuments to post-war progress and reassurance in the vision of government. It […]