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19/06/2016 Requiem Vampire Knight DRM free and stunning Sláine 2000 AD cover

Sláine makes the cover of this week's prog (with his mother Macha), courtesy of Mister Simon Davis..



While Requiem Vampire Knight digital collection will continue to be published through Comixology, a DRM free version (in .pdf or .cbz files) are now available to buy through Gumroad. The two first volumes are out following the 2016 Glénat reprint design and content.


Here is the wraparound cover for volume two in all its grandeur!


And the beauty of hi-res quality scans are we can zoom at will to admire all the detailed work of Olivier Ledroit, for instance:



The almost annual ECBT 2000 AD Pat Mills interview podcast is now available via itunes or at the Libsyn Webpage as a direct download, in three comprehensive parts. Some interesting info about Pat's projects (at the moment and future releases).


25/05/2016 Tome 3 of the French Reprint of Requiem Vampire Knight is out

This is the exclusive cover for the Glénat reprint, in its wraparound form (art by Olivier Ledroit):


Click on the picture to get an enlarged view, and go here for details about this reprint (list of extra material).

21/05/2016 Colin McNeil New Artist on Defoe and Forthcoming Releases

The announcement has been made in 2000 AD #1981, Colin McNeil will take the B&W art duties on Defoe in 2017:



Covers have been revealed for two Pat Mills related releases this summer and this fall. First, in August we will have the second (and final) volume of Ro-busters complete Nuts and Bolts:



And in November, some original scripts will be revealed in:



On the interview/chat/comic books panel front, let's pinpoint a three parts chat review on the Carabas Blog, and Pat Mills and Sylvain Runberg panel (hosting by Paul Gravett) at the London Book Fair coverage, including links to youtube videos here and here.

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17/05/2016 Pat Mills at Strasbulles, Cursed Earth uncensored limited edition, and Requiem volume 4 reprint cover revealed

British comics are invited to the 9th Strasbulles Bandes Dessinées convention that will take place in Strasbourg (France), the 10-12 June weekend. Announced guests are Hannah Berry, Dave McKean, Pat Mills, Kevin O'Neill and Posy Simmonds, as well as Paul Gravett. below are excerpts of the convention programme (full programme here).




In addition to signing session(s) during the weekend (scheduled are not known for the moment), Pat Mills will be interviewed by Paul Gravett Saturday 12th at 11.30 am.



A limited signed edition with bookplate of Judge Dredd The Cursed Earth Uncensored is now available for preorder, only through the 2000 AD webshop.


Volume 4 of Glénat Requiem Vampire Knight reprint will be issued in late June. Here is the new exclusive (half) cover produced by Olivier Ledroit:



And finally Pat Mills is interviewed in Undercover Capes podcast, in their Creators Spotlight series (a digital revised edition of American Reaper seems to be in the pipe for latter this year, and possibly - fingers crossed to the point of rupture but hush - a new Marshal Law story).

03/05/2016 Sláine Returns in 2000 AD, and Misty Reprint Cover Revealed

Tomorrow, book 3 of Sláine's Brutania Chronicles will start in the prog with Psychopomp (2000 AD #1979, art by Simon Davis also responsible for the cover):
You Should See The Other Guy

Rebellion, who will reprint with Egmont some stories from Misty in September including Pat Mills' Moonchild, have revealed the cover of the book using an illustration from the late Shirley Belwood. More details here.




Rebellion have also just released reprints of their Flesh and Harlem Heroes collected edition (exact same content than the previous ones, only the cover is different).