2017 is a big year for 2000 AD, the Galaxy's Greatest Comic book.
Not only does "Galaxy's Greatest Comic" celebrate its
40th anniversary, but it'll do so with a special one-day live event
being held in London next February which I will be attending and sketching at, I'll also have a special exclusive print on sale!
The comic helped creators such as Alan Moore, Brian Bolland, Dave
Gibbons and Grant Morrison find fame, and guests at the live event will
include those from the long history of the title, including Judge Dredd creators John Wagner and Carlos Ezquerra, as well as Watchmen artist Gibbons, Suicide Squad writer Rob Williams, Slaine artist Simon Bisley and Criminal and Kill Or Be Killed's
Sean Phillips. Alongside signings, programming at the day-long show
will also include what publisher Rebellion is calling "one-of-a-kind
spectacles befitting the legacy of the finest comic book export the U.K.
has ever produced."
"2000 AD is the crown jewel of British comics," 2000 AD
editor Matt Smith said in a statement. "February’s festival will be an
explosive celebration – not only of the achievements of the creators for
the past forty years, but also a chance to thank the fans for their
continued loyalty across the decades."
The event, titled 2000 AD: 40 Years of Thrill Power, will take place at the Novotel London West on Feb. 11! (It's sold out already!)
See you there!