Future Shock! The Story Of 2000AD Review

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A lively documentary about the influential British comic, home of great strips like Judge Dredd, Halo Jones and Nemesis the Warlock, but occasionally also of duds like the Space Girls. Founded in 1977 by writer Pat Mills – the engaging, amusing and still angry voice at the centre of the film – the comic has nurtured generations of creators, who show up here to pay homage to great work and grumble about sometimes iffy business practices. The film matches the scurrilous energy, anarchic glee and political engagement of its subject – and there’s a happy ending in that 2000AD survives and thrives to this day.