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Saturday, May 13, 2017


Out next month from Rebellion is The Complete Skizz, collecting the entire celebrated Skizz comic strip that appeared in 2000AD in 1983 by Alan Moore Jim Baikie, and the two full colour sequels that followed in the 1990s written and drawn by Baikie. Here's the info, along with previews of the first three pages...

CREATIVE TEAM: Alan Moore, Jim Baikie (w) Jim Baikie (a) Tony Jacob, Tom Frame, Annie Parkhouse (l)
REGIONS: UK & US print, worldwide digital
RELEASE DATE: 15 June 2017
PAPERBACK - 272 pages
PRICE: £19.99 (UK) $25 (US)
ISBN: 9781781085424

The ultimate illegal alien! Alan Moore's out of print classic returns in a brand new complete collection! When Interpreter Zhcchz of the Tau-Ceti Imperium crashed his ship into the small blue "Hellworld"-classed planet, the odds of surviving were stacked against him. Stranded in the polluted, hostile British city of Birmingham, Skizz is befriended by Roxy, a plucky young local girl. But danger is ever present - from bad food to Prime Minister Thatcher's hostile government alien-hunters, this E.T. may soon be R.I.P!

Available in print from: book stores, Amazon, and comic book stores via Diamond



Is the first page of the penultimate chapter from prog 329 included? It was omitted by Titan Books in 1989, the rotters, in order to keep to a specific page count and has since been reprinted thus by Dez Skinn’s Quality Comics and The Best of 2000AD Monthly. I’d hate to order it and then have to send it back because it's incomplete. Yes, I’m that fussy!

Lew Stringer said...

I don't know, Stephen, sorry. I've deleted my complimentary PDF of the book so I can't check. Best thing would be for you to have a browse through it in a bookshop.


Checked it out in Forbidden Planet – the missing page is no longer missing! I’ve still a grumble though as it features Cornelius a shade upset yelling, “You’ve had enough off me – ENOUGH!” As a concession to the cut, Titan originally copied this speech bubble over to the next page, overwriting his next expression of dissatisfaction, “I’VE had enough as well!” Alas, this is retained in this volume, meaning we’ve Cornelius’s first outburst twice. Ho-hum…

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