Future Shock! The Story of 2000AD – Trailer


Trailer zur kommenden Doku Future Shock! The Story of 2000AD, über die englische Comic-Anthologie, Ausgangspunkt der Karrieren von Giganten wie Alan Moore oder Neil Gaiman, und die mit Judge Dredd einen der bekanntesten Comic-Charaktere außerhalb des Marvel/DC-Dingsbums ausgespuckt hat.

In 1977, IPC Magazines began publishing 2000AD, a science-fiction comic that would come to change the face of the industry. Not only did it introduce seminal creators such as Alan Moore (WATCHMEN) and Grant Morrison (ALL-STAR SUPERMAN) to the comics world, it also had a profound influence on pop culture at large. Cult fan-favourites such as ROBOCOP and SPACED owe a clear debt to the magazine, with even perennial TV mainstay DOCTOR WHO paying homage to it in recent years.

Originally intended to cash in on the success of STAR WARS, 2000AD proved wildly popular with readers, but quickly forged its own distinct identity, light years away from the clear-cut heroes and villains of George Lucas' space operatics. 2000AD was violent, edgy, anti-authoritarian, blackly funny and above all, idiosyncratically British, and the recent UK success of DREDD demonstrates that there is a continued audience appetite for the brand of gritty futurism still to be found within the pages of the comic every week.

FUTURE SHOCK! The Story of 2000AD (via DJ Food)