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Also includes a critique of each episode, along with useful facts, details of the soundtracks and key character beats. It also includes a brief discussion of the hugely successful spin-off series, Lewis.
It’s 2672 AD, in a future where the Russian revolution never happened, and Nikolai Dante is the most wanted man in the Empire. Fifty million roubles have been put up as reward for his capture. Any sensible man would be hiding off-world, but the swashbuckling rogue enjoys living dangerously! Fighting to stop a terrifying weapon being unleashed by a shadowy doctor, the only thing that stands between Dante and success is a finishing school full of beautiful young ladies. How can the carousing scoundrel resist the temptation?
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The definitive history of the most influential British comic ever!
AD's humble and rocky beginnings to its current position as the Galaxy’s Greatest comic, Thrill-Power Overload charts the incredible history of this ground-breaking comic. With exclusive interviews, hundreds of illustrations and
rarely-seen artwork, former 2000 AD editor, David Bishop and journalist Karl Stock, guide the reader through four decades of action, adventure, excitement and the occasional editorial nightmare!
Told by the
people who were there, this is the definitive history of the comic that launched a thousand talents including legends such as John Wagner, Pat Mills,
Alan Moore, Neil Gaiman, Carlos Ezquerra, Brian Bolland, Dave Gibbons, Mick
McMahon, Grant Morrison, Kevin O'Neill, Simon Bisley and continues with 21st
Century breakthrough talents such as Jock, Rob Williams, Andy Diggle, Al Ewing,
Henry Flint, Frazer Irving - and many many more.
uncensored, and with remarkable frankness, Thrill-Power Overload demonstrates
how 2000 AD’s creators went on to change not only British comics, but also the
American comic book industry and its multi-billion dollar movie franchises.
When gangster Tommy Ramsey is released from prison, he is determined to retake control of his East End territory. But new arrivals threaten his grip on illegal activity in the area. An evangelical minister is persuading people to seek redemption for their sins. A new gang is claiming the streets. And a watchmender called Smith is leading a revolt against the Ramsey Mob's protection racket.
When Tommy strikes back at his enemies, a far more terrifying threat is revealed. Within hours the city's air turns into nerve gas and thousands succumb to the choking fumes. London is dying...
An adventure set in 1950s London, featuring the Third Doctor as played by Jon Pertwee and his companion Sarah Jane Smith.
WEST BERLIN, 1980. A GROUP OF WORKMEN UNCOVER A SHOCKING SECRET FROM THE PAST. Buried deep underground are the remains of Wehrmacht soldier, Hans Schmitt, and his diary, which journals his eerie encounter with the Romanian Captain Constanta and his platoon of blood-sucking freaks!
Back in 1943, with the Russians willing to fight until their last man in order to defend Stalingrad, Panzergrenadier Richter discovers Constanta’s secret and learns than sometimes your allies can be just as dangerous as the enemy!
This fiendishly-fun collection features the breathtaking art of Carlos Ezquerra (Judge Dredd) and Colin MacNeil (America, Chopper: Song of the Surfer), with stories from Gerry Finley-Day (Rogue Trooper) and David Bishop (Thrill-Power Overload).
Out on the streets, the city's top lawman is doing his job. A robot-torturing maniac has taken over Weather Control - but Judge Dredd can handle it. Then he finds out a satellite housing development is heading straight to the ground, and someone has let the supervillains out of iso-block 666. Meanwhile, a clone-killing virus is spreading through the ranks of the Judges . . .
Even for Mega-City One, it's shaping up to be a bad day.