Archive for February 12th, 2020

February 12, 2020

Taggart!

Banned! Before 2000AD there was Action comic which first came out in early 1976. Due to the grisly nature of the storylines and illustration it was receiving bad press by late ’77. By that time Judge Dredd and his future brutal police state had become more popular and a dystopian hooligan theme was fading away. Pat Mills and John Wagner cut their teeth on this and the Mary Whitehouse PC crowd. Death Game 1999 – which later became a tamed down Spinball was rugby on bikes ridden by hardened criminals…