Prog 1830 - Retro Cover

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Digifiend wrote:Nope. I don't think either Rebellion or DCT participate in that?
Rebellion do, but this smashing retro cover isn't anything to do with that.

Rebellion are giving away a 48-page 2000 AD sampler, with new Judge Dredd and Zombo stories: http://www.freecomicbookday.com/Home/1/ ... =STK525394

Also of interest, IDW are giving away a "Judge Dredd Classics" sampler: http://www.freecomicbookday.com/Home/1/ ... =STK525516

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Robbie Moubert wrote:
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It was the striking logo with the accompanying words "Starring the New Dan Dare" that got me hooked even before I got the first issue. I got to know Eagle's Dan Dare through my father who bought me the Best of Eagle a few years earlier.
The Best of Eagle was published in 1977. Perhaps it was the 1974 Dan Dare Annual that you'd seen?
Just checked my copy and you are right - 1977. Obviously my memory is up the creek :) though Best of Eagle was undoubtably the first time I saw a Dan Dare strip.
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I saw this issue on the shelf & actually thought it was a special reprint issue, the cover stood out a mile in he shop & I hope they revert back to this logo permanently.

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It really is a corker of a cover - it does its job attracting the eye on the shelf in Smiths!
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It's a brilliant cover. I spotted it easily while engaged on a doomed search for Strip Magazine. I bought 2000AD instead, plus a Commando.

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Not surprisingly it is back to the normal logo this week.
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Funnily enough my local WH Smith's kept last week's issue on sale alongside the new one. Presumably they thought it was either a Special or a different comic altogether!

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philcom55 wrote:Funnily enough my local WH Smith's kept last week's issue on sale alongside the new one. Presumably they thought it was either a Special or a different comic altogether!
Ha, they did the same in WH Smith in Manchester Piccadilly station!

It'd be nice if they did another retro cover in a few years' time.

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It would be a good move to switch permanently back to the old logo for 2000AD, because the current one is entirely boring. If anyone's interested by the way, there's a huge stash of old 2000ADs running from about prog 400 in the Comic and Book Exchange in Notting Hill at the moment - all going for 10p each. They are in the basement of their second shop a few doors down from the main one.

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Wow, that is cheap.

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