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Sunday, 26 February 2012

Happy Birthday, 2000AD!

2000AD Prog 1
Last month, I mailed out to pretty much every British comic creator in my address book, asking them for their 2000AD memories, for a series of 'mini interviews' for the downthetubes blog to mark the weekly comic's 35th birthday this weekend.

I was blown away by the response. My thanks to everyone, be they 2000AD contributor or 2000AD fan, who took time out to pen a few words in reply, and send an image to boot, in some cases.

The whole series kicked off with Alan Grant at the beginning of February and includes pieces from Mike Perkins, Garth Ennis, Paul Cornell, John Higgins, US fans like Dan Goldman and many, many more.

I posted more than one interview a day on most days.

While the responses varied, it was Judge Dredd who proved the most popular character - perhaps no surprise, given his longevity - with artist Mick McMahon getting the most kudos, while Pat Mills and John Wagner vied for most mentions as most-mentioned writers.

Hopefully you should be able to see all the interviews posted using this tag: http://downthetubescomics.blogspot.com/search/label/2000AD%20at%2035.

Thanks to everyone who took part!

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