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2000 AD's Sci-Fi Special To Have As Many Female Creators As Publishers Entire History

Written by Tim Midura on Thursday, February 08 2018 and posted in News with Benefits
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2000 AD's Sci-Fi Special To Have As Many Female Creators As Publishers Entire History

Looks to be a match of seven and seven.


Source: Bleeding Cool

June 20 will see the release of 2000 AD's Sci-Fi Special, one of three 48-page specials being released by the publisher this year. The special is of note because it features seven women creators: Alex De Campi (Archie Vs Predator, Grindhouse), Maura McHugh (Witchfinder, The Nail), Tillie Walden (On A Sunbeam, The End of Summer), Katy Rex (Jade Street Protection Services), Laura Bailey (Future Shocks), with covers from Tula Lotay (Supreme: Blue Rose, Bodies) and newcomer Emily Zeinner.

The addition of these creators will double the amount of women creators 2000 AD has had work on their titles in the publisher's 40 year history. They join the ranks of Emma BeebyFay DaltonAngela KincaidNatalie SandellsAnnie Parkhouse, and Leah Moore.

Characters that will be in the special include Judge Dredd, Rogue Trooper, Psi-Judge Anderson, and DeMarco, P.I. 2000 AD editor Matt Smith said:

"I'm especially excited to welcome a group of new creators to 2000 AD, most of whom are making their debuts at the House of Tharg. This year's historic Sci-Fi Special is going to be packed with unique voices and amazing talent."

2000 AD Sci-Fi Special is out June 20, 2018.





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