UK – 2000 AD 40th Anniversary Signings

Press Release:

2000 AD is to celebrate its birthday weekend in style with signings across the country!

With the massive success of the sold-out 40 Years of Thrill-power Festival in London last weekend and with its actual birthday of 26 February fast approaching, 2000 AD is delighted to announce new signing events in Manchester, Birmingham, and Scotland.

Earthlets who missed out on the historic event in Hammersmith will be able to meet just some of the incredible creators who’ve made 2000 AD the galaxy’s greatest comic.

The perfect tome to launch these celebrations is Thrill-power Overload, a whopping 300+ page hardcover containing the updated official history of 2000 AD, from its earliest days to its current success, from creator clashes to near-cancellation.

On Saturday 18 February, Biggar Library and Scottish independent Bookshop of the Year Atkinson-Pryce will host a Thrill-power Overload signing with artist Colin MacNeil (Judge Dredd: America) and former 2000 AD editor David Bishop from 1pm.

Then on Friday 24 February, Waterstones West End in Edinburgh will host Thrill-power Overload authors David Bishop and Karl Stock for a signing at 12.30pm.

At 1pm on Saturday 25 February, signings will take place at the Travelling Man comic book store in Manchester and the Nostalgia and Comics store Birmingham with topflight creators Steve Yeowell (Zenith), Leah Moore (Storm Warning), John Reppion (Storm Warning), Nick Percival (Judge Dredd), Ian Edginton (Scarlet Traces), D’Israeli (Scarlet Traces).

This year the legendary weekly British anthology comic 2000 AD celebrates forty years of innovative, provocative, and original sci-fi, fantasy, and horror action from the cream of comics creators. It has brought the industry some of its biggest talents, from Alan Moore, Grant Morrison, and Mark Millar, to Jock, Brian Bolland, Dave Gibbons, and many more. Published in print and digital every Wednesday, 2000 AD is the Galaxy’s Greatest Comic and remains at the industry’s cutting edge.

Full signing details:

18 February

Colin MacNeil, David Bishop – Biggar Library, Biggar, Scotland , 1pm

24 February

David Bishop, Karl Stock – Waterstones West End, Edinburgh, 12.30pm

25 February

Steve Yeowell, Leah Moore, John Reppion, Nick Percival – Travelling Man, Manchester, 1pm

Ian Edginton, D’Israeli – Nostalgia & Comics, Birmingham, 1pm

Get Radical at SDCC 2010 with Sam Worthington and Lots More

Via Radical Publishing:

The 2010 Radical Publishing Comic-Con Signing Schedule

The below takes place at the Radical Booth #3735!

Thursday, July 22nd
10:30 A.M. to 11:30 A.M.
Rick Remender (The Last Days of American Crime)
Peter Milligan (After Dark)
Arvid Nelson (Oblivion)

12:30 P.M. to 1:30 P.M.
Jimmy Palmiotti (Time Bomb)
David Hine (Ryder on the Storm, FVZA)
Nick Percival (Legends)

2:00 P.M. to 3:00 P.M.
Radical Publishing Panel
(Click here for panel details)

5:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M.
Creator, co-writer Matt Cirulnick
Co-writer M. Zachary Sherman
Artist Kyushik Shin

Friday, July 23rd
11:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.

Jimmy Palmiotti (Time Bomb)
David Hine (Ryder on the Storm, FVZA)
Arvid Nelson (Oblivion)

3:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M.
Peter Milligan (After Dark)
Rick Remender (The Last Days of American Crime)
Keith Arem (Call of Duty series, Radical’s upcoming Exile)
Jimmy Palmiotti (Time Bomb)
Paul Gulacy (Time Bomb)

Saturday, July 24th
11:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.

Special AFTER DARK signing
Co-creator Antoine Fuqua
(Director of Training Day and Brooklyn’s Finest)
Co-creator Wesley Snipes (Blade)
Writer Peter Milligan

1:00 P.M. to 2:00 P.M.
Special OBLIVION signing
Creator Joseph Kosinski (Director of Tron: Legacy)
Writer Arvid Nelson

3:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M.
Producer and star Sam Worthington
(Avatar, Clash of the Titans)
Creator and Writer Rick Remender.

Special Damaged & Patriots signing
Creators Michael Schwarz and
John Schwarz (Full Clip Productions).

Sunday, July 25th
11:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.

David Hine (Ryder on the Storm, FVZA)
Nick Percival (Legends)
Jimmy Palmiotti (Time Bomb)
Paul Gulacy (Time Bomb)

Artist Portfolio Reviews
Radical Publishing Art Director Jeremy Berger will be reviewing artist portfolios in the Portfolio Review Room located inside the Sales Pavilion everyday from 10:30 A.M. to 11:30 A.M.

* All guests subject to availability