Rebellion / 2000AD


Penguin Random House Buys Simon &#038 Schuster For Over $2 Billion

Penguin Random House Buys Simon & Schuster For Over $2 Billion

The exclusive distributor of DC Comics, Dark Horse and IDW graphic novels to bookstores, Penguin Random House has just bought the exclusive distributor of Boom Studios, Oni Press and Rebellion to US bookstores, Simon & Schuster. Obviously, there are other factors involved as well, but that's the comic book relevance right there. Because ViacomCBS has […]

2000AD Announces More All-Ages Issues for 2021

2000AD Announces More All-Ages Issues for 2021

Rebellion announced that the all-ages 2000 AD Regened will be back in 2021 – with four more issues to be published throughout the year. The all-age issues have been some of the best-selling issues of 2000 AD of the year, and Rebellion plans to build on their success with another quartet of bumper all-age issues. […]

Rebellion To Publish Al Ewings The Fictional Man in January

Rebellion To Publish Al Ewing's The Fictional Man in January

In 2013, British book publisher REBCA published Al Ewing's novel, The Fictional Man, simultaneously published by Solaris in the USA. Since then, Ewing has become a bigger and bigger name in comic books, currently writing Guardians Of The Galaxy, Immortal Hulk, SWORD and We Only Find Them When They're Dead, as well as continuing work […]

Jim Killen of Barnes &#038 Noble Joins 2000AD and Rebellion Publishing

Jim Killen of Barnes & Noble Joins 2000AD and Rebellion Publishing

Earlier this year, Barnes & Noble Inc. laid off a number of employees at its New York head office, included senior staffers and buyers for specific categories of books. That includes sci-fi/fantasy and graphics novel buyer Jim Killen, who had been with Barnes & Noble for over forty years. Regularly featured on the Bleeding Cool Top […]

John Sanders Tell-All Book About Action and Other UK Comics Secrets

John Sanders Tell-All Book About Action and Other UK Comics Secrets

John Sanders was the editorial director at British comic and magazine publisher IPC/Fleetway in the seventies and eighties, publishing a tonne of British weekly comic books, including 2000AD. He was also the editor of Action, the controversial and early-cancelled comic book that directly paved the way for 2000AD. He hired many famous British comic book […]

The Right Honourable Joseph Rees-Mogg MP In This Weeks 2000AD

The Right Honourable Joseph Rees-Mogg MP, In This Week's 2000AD?

In a Tharg Thriller short-story in this week's upcoming 2000 AD Prog 2198, out on 9th Sept, there is one very familiar figure striking a very familiar pose. Compare and contrast… Jacob William Rees-Mogg is a British politician, Conservative MP for North East Somerset. During the premiership of David Cameron, Rees-Mogg was one of the parliamentary Conservative […]

The Spider Reprint Announced by 2000AD With Work From Jerry Siegel

The Spider Reprint Announced by 2000AD With Work From Jerry Siegel

Vintage comics fans, prepare yourselves for a treat. 2000AD and Rebellion Publishing have announced the forthcoming release of a classic from the archives: The Spider's Syndicate of Crime. The British series from the 1960s will be printed in archival quality in April 2021, along with a limited edition hardcover with a cover by Chris Weston on […]

Carlos Ezquerras Major Eazy Gets a Complete Collection in 2021

Carlos Ezquerra's Major Eazy Gets a Complete Collection in 2021

We mentioned over the weekend that Rebellion was soliciting a Battle Of Britain 2020 special, reviving the pre-2000AD comic book, Battle, with an all-star cast. Well, it looks like they are continuing that newly-revived brand name and publishing history, with the very first collection of the early (mid) adventures of iconic British war comics character, […]

Garth Ennis &#038 Glenn Fabrys Battle Of Britain in Rebellion Solicits

Garth Ennis & Glenn Fabry's Battle Of Britain in Rebellion Solicits

Promised last year, now coming to fruition, a Battle Of Britain Special with Garth Ennis, Keith Burns, Alex De Campi, Glenn Fabry, Staz Johnson, PJ Holden, Alan Grant, Alan Hebden, Dan Abnett, Rob Williams and many more, celebrating the classic British war comic, Battle, that very much set the space for 2000AD. Here's a look […]

Rebellion Announces America: Lost &#038 Found &#8211 The Rediscovered Scripts

Rebellion Announces America: Lost & Found – The Rediscovered Scripts

Rebellion, the publisher of 2000AD and Judge Dredd Megazine, announced America: Lost & Found – The Rediscovered Scripts. The book will be a new edition of the classic Judge Dredd serial "America", which kicked the series into an explicitly adult political tone. For decades the series skirted the teen market with its language and satire, […]

2000 AD Regened is Back Again for More All-Ages Fun

2000 AD Regened is Back Again for More All-Ages Fun

2000 AD Regened is back! The all-ages takeover boasts 52-pages chock full of nonstop action and adventure, including new stories with Cadet Dredd, Finder & Keeper, Anderson, Psi Division, Future Shocks, and Strontium Dog. Creators in this jam-packed issue include Davide Tinto (Marvel Action: Spider-Man), Cavan Scott (Doctor Who), Laura Bailey (Demarco), Andrea Mutti (Port of Earth), and more. This full-color […]

Spider-Woman Most Ordered Comic in Diamond March 2020 Marketshare

Spider-Woman Most Ordered Comic in Diamond March 2020 Marketshare

We were wondering where the Diamond Comic Distributors March 2020 marketshare statistics might have got to. Well, it has been a peculiar month. Rather than the usual Friday/Monday release, we are getting the marketshare and top tens today followed by the full stats tomorrow. So here we go, Spider-Woman and all. As it stands comic […]

All the Digital Comics Released This Week From Traditional Publishers

All the Digital Comics Released This Week From Traditional Publishers

All major comic book publishers have pulled digital comics versions of new titles out this week, as they are still unable to publish them in print. There are exceptions for Archie's general market titles, collections already sold into the book market, and original graphic novels such as DC's Alt-Hero out today. Smaller publishers are less […]

Rebellion Changes Print Schedules Will Publish Some Digitally Anyway

Rebellion Changes Print Schedules, Will Publish Some Digitally Anyway

Rebellion is a comic book publisher that has been relatively unaffected by the current global situation. While the likes of Marvel, DC, Image and others have had to cease publication, printing and distribution, Rebellion has not. Because their titles 2000AD and Judge Dredd Megazine are available on the newsstand and via subscription, as well as […]

All Comics Published This Week From Marvel DC Image and More

All Comics Published This Week From Marvel, DC, Image and More

Diamond Comic Distributors closed its doors to new product two weeks ago. This led to the biggest print comics publishers restricting their digital output as well. This was an attempt to support physical comic book stores, unable to receive print comics from Diamond. The suggestion is that continued digital publication right would cannibalise future print […]

Judge Dredd Brings Fan-Favourite Judge Back From The Dead [Spoilers]

Judge Dredd Brings Fan-Favourite Judge Back From The Dead [Spoilers]

Readers were saddened last year when a microbial virus first forced Hershey to resign her position as Chief Judge of Mega-City One and then took her life in John Wagner and Colin MacNeil's Guatemala (2000 AD Progs 2150-2157). In Hershey: Disease by Rob Williams (Suicide Squad, Unfollow) and Simon Fraser (Nikolai Dante, Kingsman) beginning in 2000 AD Prog 2175, published […]

Comprehensive Rundown of Every Comic Book Publishers Current Status

Comprehensive Rundown of Every Comic Book Publisher's Current Status

It's been a hectic month full of announcements from comic book publishers reacting to the rapidly-changing business conditions created by the coronavirus pandemic. We've been keeping you informed about current matters within the industry here at Bleeding Cool, as every comic book publisher in the business assesses how to navigate these unprecedented conditions. Here's a […]

The State of the Comics Industry Under Coronavirus &#8211 On Tuesday

The State of the Comics Industry Under Coronavirus – On Tuesday

I have been writing this article for almost twenty-four hours. Been talking to senior comic book industry figure after another. The problem is, the second I get a hold of what might actually be going on, the situation changes from under me. But everyone is agreeing that this current coronavirus pandemic, and the reaction to […]


The Complete Bleeding Cool Top 100 Power List of Comics 2019 in Full

The Complete Bleeding Cool Top 100 Power List of Comics 2019, in Full

Here you go folks, in full, the Top 100 Power List of Comics, 2019 Edition. Every year, Bleeding Cool runs its Top 100 Power List of members of the English-speaking comic book industry, weighted towards the direct market. It is judged by all manner of attributes, the ability to influence what comics exist and sell, […]