Saturday, August 19, 2017

Dan Cornwell makes his 2000AD debut

Having built up a fanbase with readers who admired his artwork on football/SF comic Rok of the Reds, Dan Cornwell joins 2000AD next week by illustrating a new five-part Judge Dredd serial.

The story, War Buds, sees Dan working again with his Rok of the Reds collaborators, writer John Wagner and colourist Abigail Bulmer. It's an impressive mainstream debut, as can be seen from the preview page above. 

As readers of this blog will know, I was one of the many people who enjoyed Dan's artwork on Rok of the Reds and I'm very pleased to see him in 2000AD, a natural home for his work. Let's hope this five parter is the first of many contributions to the comic.

Here's the info for 2000AD Prog 2045, on sale Wednesday 23rd August.

UK & DIGITAL: 23rd August 2017 £2.65
NORTH AMERICA: 23rd September 2017 $7.99
DIAMOND CODE: JUN171887
COVER: CLIFF ROBINSON

In this issue:
Judge Dredd: War Bugs by John Wagner (w) Dan Cornwall (a) Abigail Bulmer (c) Annie Parkhouse (l)
The Alienist: Inhuman Natures by Gordon Rennie, Emma Beebie (w) Eoin Coveney (a) Ellie De Ville (l)
Greysuit: Foul Play by Pat Mills (w) John Higgins (a) Sally Hurst (c) Ellie De Ville (l)
Hope: ... For The Future by Guy Adams (w) Jimmy Broxton (a) (c) Simon Bowland (l)
Tharg's 3rillers: Mechastopheles by Gordon Rennie, Lawrence Rennie (w) Karl Richardson (a) Annie Parkhouse (l)


Available in print from: UK newsagents and all good comic book stores via Diamond 

Available in digital from: 2000 AD webshop2000 AD iPad app, 2000 AD Android app, 2000 AD Windows 10 app


COVER: CLIFF ROBINSON

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