Margaret Thatcher – Brain Snatcher, At Kapow This Weekend

Margaret Thatcher – Brain Snatcher, At Kapow This Weekend

At the Kapow comic convention this weekend, a new anthology comic is launching called Overload, with a lead strip by Gordon Rennie, Emma Beeby and Eoin Coveney, with a zombie critique of modern Coalition Britain. So who better to lead the New Undead than Margaret Thatcher?

She shut the coal mines, privatised every major public utility in the UK, introduced the poll tax, pre-empted the banking crisis and stole the milk from our childrens' mouths – and now she's back from the dead to re-take her rightful place as the leader of the country from the weak-minded ConDem coalition.

The cover is by Graeme Neil Reid, depicting "the dead returning from the grave and former prime ministers attempting to re-take 10 Downing Street"

Margaret Thatcher – Brain Snatcher, At Kapow This Weekend

Other strips include Comfort by Dave Cook and Gary Crutchely, Staring Into The Eye Of A Blackbird, You Can See The Things He Likes And The Things He Doesn't by Martin Hayes and Graeme Howard, Omen by Geoffrey D. Wessel and Steve Penfold, 'Open Source by Cy Dethan and Aaron Moran, and Otherworld Sailor by Matt Gibbs and James Reekie

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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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