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Saturday, December 29, 2018

Preview: the first 2000AD of the New Year

I'm sure you all know by now that Black Max and his monster bats returned to the pages of a weekly comic in the Christmas issue of 2000AD! The WW1 villain (and his nemesis Wilson) have been rebooted for a new generation as characters in Fiends of the Western Front

The original Black Max series ran in Thunder comic in 1970, then into the merged Lion and Thunder, and has recently been collected in Black Max Vol.1 from Rebellion. The revamped Black Max has also appeared in new stories in the Scream and Misty specials published in 2017 and 2018.

The next issue of 2000AD, on sale January 2nd, cover features the strip, and has a great line-up of stories. Here's a taster... 

UK and DIGITAL: 2nd January 2019 £2.85
NORTH AMERICA: 2nd February 2018 $22.40 (per pack)
COVER: Tiernen Trevallion

In this issue:

JUDGE DREDD: THE ETERNITY HOTEL by Rory McConville (w) Dan Cornwell (a) Jim Boswell (c) Annie Parkhouse (l)

BRINK: HIGH SOCIETY by Dan Abnett (w) INJ Culbard (a) Simon Bowland (l)

SKIP TRACER: LOUDER THAN BOMBS by James Peaty (w) Paul Marshall Dylan Teague (c) (a) Ellie De Ville (l)

THARG'S 3RILLERS: THE SCORCHED ZONE by Eddie Robson (w) Nick Brokenshire (a) Gary Caldwell (c) Ellie De Ville (l)
FIENDS OF THE WESTERN FRONT by Ian Edginton (w) Tiernen Trevallion (a) Annie Parkhouse (l)
Available in print from: newsagents and comic book stores via Diamond.

Available in digital from: 2000 AD webshop and apps for iPadAndroidWindows 10

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