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28/09/2017 Sláine Returns in prog #2050

Need I say more?


The Brutania Chronicles Book Four: Archon. Cover by Simon Davis.

20/09/2017 Greysuit Final Installement

This is it, the Greysuit series has came to an end. The story finishes in this week 2000 AD #2049 (Alex Ronald cover).


Also, the floppy bagged in this Month Judge Dredd Megazine (#388) features the six pages story Whatever Happened to... Tweak?, by Pat Mills and Chris Weston, originally published in JDM #214.



And next week ...



17/09/2017 September News



In no particular order, last Month has marked the 30th anniversary of Marshal Law. Indeed, the first Epic Comic issue #1 was published in August 1987. Ready for a little birthday song anybody?

from UK CAC 1987 booklet

This week, the first volume of Claudia Chevalier Vampire, La Porte des Enfers, (set in the world of Requiem Vampire Knight), has been reprinted by Glénat. The series is illustrated by Franck Tacito, with a new cover by Olivier Ledroit. Next volumes are already scheduled (see here).


Notice that last week the digital edition of Requiem Vampire Knight vol 11 (Dead Love) has been uploaded on the Comixology platform.





The Hachette Partworks 2000 AD The Ultimate Collection has been officially launched with issue #1 Sláine The Horned God (August 23 2017, listen to Pat and Simon Bisley talk about it here). Notice that issue #5 will be dedicated to the first volume of Nemesis The Warlock (October 20 2017).


At the end of September Pat will attend an event (signing and talk) in the Orbital comics store in London, centered on his last book, Be Pure, Be Vigilant, Behave!




Next week will saw the very last installment of Greysuit in 2000 AD (prog #2049), and our hero will probably goes with a bang! Here is prog #2047 cover from early September.






On the interview front, let's pinpoint this very interesting piece on The Quietus, featuring an insightful interview of Pat by Joel McIver.

Oh, and here is a sneak peek of a colouring book that will be soon published by Millsverse.




13/08/2017 Requiem Vampire Knight Vol 11 Dead Love in English Language!



For the time being already available through Gumroad (and very soon on Comixology) , Requiem Vampire Knight Vol 11 Dead Love is finally available in English language (digital editions only).

Paul Goodwin's 2015 documentary, Future Shocks: The Story of 2000 AD, is available since July as a special bluray edition, with tons of extras contents (and an additional booklet limited to the first pressing).



In July 2017, Pat Mills has joined the Marxism Festival event to do a lecture about The Politics of 2000 AD (conference held by Sasha Simic). A video of this lecture has now been uploaded on Youtube.

And in newsstands since last June, one can put his hands on an interview of Pat by Mark Wright, in The Essential Doctor Who #11 Adventure in Space (related to The Song of the Space Whale, one of the most famous Doctor Who "lost stories", adapted as an audio drama The Song of Megaptera).



And to finish, a very interesting competition!




06/08/2017 Vampire Knights on the Radar!

The digital English version of vol 10 of the Requiem Vampire Knight series, Blood Bath, is out on Comixology since August the 2nd! Related links to get your copy are at the bottom section of this blog. Here is its uncensored cover (included in the comic):



Vol 11, Dead Love, never before published in English language, will follow soon.


One day before, on the 1st of August, SpokenWorld Audio have released the audio version of Be Pure! Be Vigilant! Behave!




Starting in September, Claudia Vampire Knight (drawn by Franck Tacito) will be reprinted in French by Glénat (books and digital) with new covers by Olivier Ledroit. The three first volumes, out of four (so far), are already planned. Go to the Forthcoming Releases section of this blog to get the expected issue dates.




Hope these reprints will feature the original covers by Franck Tacito (most probably, as it is the case for the Requiem Glénat reprints):