Category Archives: 2000AD Comic

Nemesis Artifact vinyl toy from Unbox Industries

Over the last couple of months I’ve been taking a look at a selection of statues and action figures that I’ve purchased recently. But before I return to looking at comics I have one more one toy to look at: this week it’s the turn of Unbox Industries Nemesis the Warlock vinyl figure, designed by Pete Fowler. Continue reading Nemesis Artifact vinyl toy from Unbox Industries

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)

Rogue Trooper, Books 1-7 (Titan Books)

Rogue Trooper Book 2

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.
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Strontium Dog, Titan Books (1987)

Strontium Dog

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.

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