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2000 AD Encyclopedia

Foreword by Matthew Smith
Published by 2000 AD
Distributed by Simon & Schuster


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About The Book

From A.B.C. Warriors to Zenith! Meticulously researched and compiled for comics fans everywhere, the 2000 AD Encyclopedia is the essential fact compendium to the Galaxy’s Greatest Comic!

Wondering what the essential Judge Dredd stories are? Need to find out how long The Ballad of Halo Jones ran? Well look no further, Earthlets – the 2000 AD Encyclopedia is here!

Timed to concide with 2000 AD's landmark 45th anniversary, this 336-page hardcover with dustjacket and explosive brand new cover by artist Stewart K. Moore is a must have for comic book fans. For the first time, the 2000 AD Encyclopedia celebrates 45 years of cutting edge sci-fi, biting dystopian satire and glorious fantasy by giving readers chapter and verse on this enthralling universe of thrills, detailing the characters and stories that have helped make 2000 AD a groundbreaking comic book and major cultural force.

With jaw-dropping illustrations by some of the world’s top artists alongside detailed profiles on the stories and characters from the pages of this legendary comic, from the luckless Aaron A. Aardvark of Judge Dredd to the weaponised (but very polite) undead crusader Zombo.

Discover fascinating facts about the acclaimed art and script droids behind 2000 AD’s success, including industry legends such as John Wagner, Alan Grant, Alan Moore, Mark Millar, Grant Morrison, Jock, Brian Bolland, Mick McMahon, Carlos Ezquerra and many more. With a foreword by 2000 AD’s longest-serving editor Matt Smith, this hardcover collection is indispensable for all dedicated Squaxx Dek Thargo and an essential addition to any comic fan’s bookshelf.

About The Author

Since 1994 Scott Montgomery’s professional writing has encompassed journalism, comic scripts, prose fiction and radio comedy. For 2000 AD and Judge Dredd Megazine he wrote the history of Rogue Trooper in 1996, updated in 2006 - and compiled The Dredd Files – a detailed, monthly analysis of the early years of the Judge Dredd strip - which stood him in good stead for writing the 2000 AD Encyclopedia. He worked on the editorial teams of the Dandy and then Commando comics for publisher DC Thomson & Co. Ltd from 2004 till 2016 and has also scripted the iconic Oor Wullie and The Broons comic strips for the Sunday Post newspaper. Other credits include newsstand titles such as Beano, Thunderbirds Are Go, Doctor Who Magazine,The People’s Friend, Yours Fiction, My Weekly, Sunday Mail, The List and others – as well as contributing material to five series of BBC Radio Scotland’s topical comedy show Watson’s Wind-Up, which starred Jonathan Watson. Scott’s previous publications include The Long, Big Kiss Goodbye– an original crime novella for Telos and a puzzle book -James Bond Word Searches: Unofficial and Unauthorised,published by Amazon.

Product Details

  • Publisher: 2000 AD (February 16, 2022)
  • Length: 336 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781786185617

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“…the 2000 AD Encyclopedia is noteworthy for its effort to catalog the many strips and characters featured in Rebellion’s long-running British science fiction comics, for the information and enjoyment of new and veteran readers.” - Medium.

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