It’s been the cutting edge powerhouse of British comics since 1977 – and now 2000 AD is celebrating 35 years of Thrill-power with its first ever National Signing Event!
Just days before DREDD 3D hits movie screens, on Saturday 1st September five comic book stores in five cities from north to south will play host to a band, nay, a legion of top British comic book talent from the past three and a half decades. From old hands such as Dave Gibbons and Simon Bisley to the newest finds such as Al Ewing and Alec Worley, we’ll be celebrating Britain’s greatest export across the nation!
Forbidden Planet stores in London, Bristol, and Birmingham, along with Travelling Man stores in Leeds and Manchester, and the Forbidden Planet store in Edinburgh will be stuffed with artists and writers who have made 2000 AD what it is today.
Legendary writer, and Dredd and Strontium Dog co-creator, John Wagner will be headlining the day with a visit to Manchester and other big names now confirmed include Dave Gibbons (Rogue Trooper, Watchmen), Simon Bisley (Sláine: The Horned God, Lobo), Steve Yeowell (Zenith), Clint Langley (Sláine, ABC Warriors) Dan Abnett (Sinister Dexter, Kingdom), John Higgins (Judge Dredd), D’Israeli (Leviathan), Ian Edginton (Leviathan, Red Seas), and Mark Buckingham (Fables).
More big British names will be announced in the coming weeks – keep an eye on 2000adonline.com for all the latest updates!
Charlie Adlard, John Wagner, and David Hine sign on June 11th.
Infinity & Beyond celebrates 20 years in business this June with an exclusive Walking Dead #85 “celebration cover”. This exclusive edition is limted to 2,000 with art by regular Walking Dead artist Charlie Adlard.
Cover is printed on cardstock paper with the back blank allowing for sketches.
This offer is only available to people attending our “birthday bash” event on Saturday 11th June at our shop in Shrewsbury when Charlie Adlard will be signing and sketching copies.
Additional guests include John Wagner, co-creator of Judge Dredd and David Hine, writer of FVZA, Bulletproof Coffin, Spawn, and Detective Comics.
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