Alan Moore And John Wagner's Monster, To Be Reprinted From 2000AD

Scream! was a British weekly horror comic anthology that ran for fifteen issues in 1984 from IPC, until a strike at the printers killed it off and it merged with Eagle.

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One of the strips, Monster, was a story about Uncle Terry, a physically deformed man locked up an attic who escaped, and accidentally murders people who get too close. The first episode was written by a young Alan Moore, with subsequent episodes by John Wagner, credited to his pseudonym Rick Clark. Monster continued as a strip in Eagle for a number of years.

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Well, now it's coming back.

It's one of a number of classic British comics that Rebellion, the publishers of 2000AD, are reprinting – and possibly reviving – Monster. Which means we will get the original story reprinted for the first time, with the complete 190 published pages.

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And here's a look at those first few pages…

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About Rich Johnston

Founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world, since 1992. Author of The Flying Friar, Holed Up, The Avengefuls, Doctor Who: Room With A Deja Vu, The Many Murders Of Miss Cranbourne, Chase Variant. Lives in South-West London, works from Blacks on Dean Street, shops at Piranha Comics. Father of two. Political cartoonist.

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