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Space Spinner 2000 ep 70

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Space Spinner 2000 ep 70

In our thrilling seventieth episode Fox and Conrad continue their journey through the Galaxy's Greatest Comic with Progs 232-236 of 2000 AD, covering October of 1981. Join us as Ace Garp his crew and their ship the Speedo Ghost head out into the spaceways, Nemesis starts a jail break, Rogue Trooper heads out to sea, Mean Arena moves to Manchester, the Kid Knee Caper concludes, and Judge Dredd heads out on a Hot Dog Run before BLOCK MANIA BEGINS!

Thrills Covered: 

  • Ace Trucking Co.
  • Rogue Trooper
  • Judge Dredd
  • Nemesis the Warlock
  • Strontium Dog
  • Future Shocks
  • Mean Arena

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Song: It's My Party by Dave Stewart and Barbara Gaskin

11.48

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Space Spinner 2000 ep 69

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Space Spinner 2000 ep 69

In our thrilling sixty-ninth (nice) episode Fox and Conrad continue their journey through the Galaxy's Greatest Comic with the 1981 Sci-Fi Special of 2000 AD. This Special contains some excellent Judge Dredd and Nemesis the Warlock stories, and a pair of classic One-Eyed Jack stories that caused a fair amount of debate among the the hosts.

Thrills Covered:

  • Judge Dredd
  • Desert Asteroid Authors, Superman II
  • Southern Comfort
  • Night-Land
  • Tharg the Mighty in ALIEN!
  • One-Eyed Jack
  • Diary of an Alien Editor, Ro-Jaws Technicolour Book Review, Tharg’s Mighty Puzzle Pages
  • Future Shocks
  • Nemesis the Warlock

On the Wall

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Song: Vienna by Ultravox

11.24

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Space Spinner 2000 ep 68

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Space Spinner 2000 ep 68

In our thrilling sixty-eighth episode Fox and Conrad continue their journey through the Galaxy's Greatest Comic with Progs 228-231 of 2000 AD, covering September of 1981. Join us as Judges Dredd and Anderson settle Death’s hash, Nemesis plays the blues, we start the Kid-Knee Caper, and Rogue Trooper synths out across Nu-Earth for the first time!

Thrills Covered: 

  • Rogue Trooper
  • Nemesis the Warlock
  • Judge Dredd
  • Mean Arena
  • Strontium Dog
  • Future Shocks

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Song: Prince Charming by Adam and the Ants

11..24

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Space Spinner 2000 ep 67

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Space Spinner 2000 ep 67

In our thrilling sixty-seventh episode Fox and Conrad continue their journey through the Galaxy's Greatest Comic with Progs 223-227 of 2000 AD, covering August of 1981. Join us as we reach the end of Meltdown Man, Johnny Alpha returns to duty, we’ll see the face of Nemesis, and JUDGE DEATH LIVES! We are in goddamn flavor country here!

Thrills Covered: 

  • Tharg the Might
  • Strontium Dog
  • Nemesis the Warlock
  • Judge Dredd
  • Meltdown Man
  • Mean Arena
  • Future Shocks

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Song: Green Door by Shakin Stevens

11.05

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Space Spinner 2000 ep 66

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Space Spinner 2000 ep 66

In our thrilling sixty-sixth episode Fox and Conrad continue their journey through the Galaxy's Greatest Comic with Progs 219-222 of 2000 AD, covering July of 1981. Join us as we conclude Portrait of a Mutant, the Mega Rackets roll on, the Jensen Gang strikes, and Nemesis the Warlock returns! CREDO! The second half of 1981 is full of premieres of classic thrill-powered stories, and it all starts here!

Thrills Covered: 

  • Strontium Dog
  • Mean Arena
  • Judge Dredd
  • Future Shocks
  • Meltdown Man
  • Nemesis the Warlock
  • Tharg the Mighty

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Song: Ghost Town by The Specials

10.81

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Space Spinner 2000 ep 65

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Space Spinner 2000 ep 65

In our thrilling sixty-fifth episode Fox and Conrad continue their journey through the Galaxy's Greatest Comic with Progs 215-218 of 2000 AD, covering June of 1981. Join us as the mutant AND the yujee resistance runs into some trouble, we learn more about the mega-rackets of Mega-City One, and we reach the end of Return to Armageddon! Also this episode marks the one year anniversary of our show, we're every excited! Here's to many many more!

Thrills Covered: 

  • Strontium Dog
  • Future Shocks
  • Judge Dredd
  • Return to Armageddon
  • Meltdown Man
  • Mean Arena

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Song: One Day in Your Life by Michael Jackson

10.62

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Space Spinner 2000 ep 64

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Space Spinner 2000 ep 64

In our thrilling sixty-fourth episode Fox and Conrad continue their journey through the Galaxy's Greatest Comic with Progs 210-214 of 2000 AD, covering May of 1981. Join us as the mutant army attacks Upminster Palace, we travel the spaceways with Judge Dredd, head north with Meltdown Man, and near the conclusion of Return to Armageddon! Also we have an extended conversation about audio cassette tapes, and Fox's mind is blown by the existence of cassingles!

Thrills Covered: 

  • Strontium Dog
  • Future Shocks
  • Judge Dredd
  • Return to Armageddon
  • Meltdown Man

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Song: Stand and Deliver by Adam and the Ants

10.43

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Space Spinner 2000 ep 63

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Space Spinner 2000 ep 63

In our thrilling sixty-third episode Fox and Conrad continue their journey through the Galaxy's Greatest Comic with Progs 206-209 of 2000 AD, covering April of 1981. Join us as Judge Dredd choppers up Mega-City One's massive graffiti problem, young Johnny Alpha foments rebellion, our heroes finally Return to Armageddon, we meet lionmen and camelmen along with Meltdown Man, Future Shocks continue with the return of Abelard Snazz, and CROYDON IS MISSING!

Thrills Covered: 

  • Strontium Dog
  • Future Shocks
  • Judge Dredd
  • Return to Armageddon
  • Meltdown Man
  • Tharg the Mighty

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Song: Making Your Mind Up by Bucks Fizz

10.20

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Space Spinner 2000 ep 62

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Space Spinner 2000 ep 62

In our thrilling sixty-second episode Fox and Conrad continue their journey through the Galaxy's Greatest Comic with Progs 202-205 of 2000 AD, covering March of 1981. Join us as Judge Dredd deals with out of control superbikes and Pug Uglys, A robot rebellion beings in Return to Armageddon, we start arms running with Meltdown Man, a young Johnny Alpha joins the resistance, and Future Shocks return! I hope you brought your airhorns. Also this episode we reach an awesome milestone, we've now read 10 percent of 2000AD!

Thrills Covered: 

  • Strontium Dog
  • The Mean Arena
  • Return to Armageddon
  • Judge Dredd
  • Meltdown Man
  • Future Shocks

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Song: Jealous Guy by Roxy Music

10.00

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Space Spinner 2000 ep 61

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Space Spinner 2000 ep 61

In our thrilling sixty-first episode Fox and Conrad continue their journey through the Galaxy's Greatest Comic with Progs 198-201 of 2000 AD, covering February of 1981. Join us as Judge Dredd fights pirates and sows the seeds of the Apocalypse War, we get into showbiz with Return to Armageddon, we meet some animal brigands in Meltdown Man, and we start an amazing new story with Strontium Dog, Portrait of a Mutant!

Thrills Covered: 

  • Tharg the Might
  • The Mean Arena
  • Return to Armageddon
  • Judge Dredd
  • Meltdown Man
  • Strontium Dog

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Song: Woman by John Lennon

9.81

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Space Spinner 2000 ep 60

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Space Spinner 2000 ep 60

In our thrilling sixtieth episode Fox and Conrad continue their journey through the Galaxy's Greatest Comic with Progs 193-197 of 2000 AD, covering January of 1981. Join us as we meet some old friends as the Fink comes to Mega-City One, learn the history of street football and the Mean Area, beat some bad boys with Strontium dog, and melt down with...Return to Armageddon?

Thrills Covered: 

  • Strontium Dog
  • Mean Arena
  • Judge Dredd
  • Meltdown Man
  • Return to Armageddon
  • Ro-Jaws Robo-Tales

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Song: Imagine by John Lennon

9.62

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Space Spinner 2000 ep 59

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Space Spinner 2000 ep 59

In our thrilling fifty-ninth episode Fox and Conrad take a break from reviewing weekly progs to reminisce on the whole of 2000 AD comics for the year 1980. It's a chance to reflect, review, and give out awards! Welcome to the 1980 Spinnies! At the end of every chronological year in our prog timeline we'll give out awards to the storylines and thrills we liked best over the last year.

Award Categories:

  • Best Art
  • Best Story
  • Best Overall Thrill
  • Best Month
  • Best Year

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Song: There's No-One Quite LIke Grandma by St. Winifred's School Choir

9.38

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Space Spinner 2000 ep 58

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Space Spinner 2000 ep 58

In our thrilling fifty-eighth episode Fox and Conrad continue their journey through the Galaxy's Greatest Comic with Progs 189-192 of 2000 AD, covering December of 1980. Join us as we fight space zombies in Return to Armageddon, party hard with Johnny Alpha and Wulf, hit a pit stop with Judge Dredd, and consult with Abelard Snazz about Robots! Also, this is the month podcast host Conrad born! Hooray!

Thrills Covered: 

  • Strontium Dog
  • Ro-Jaws Robo-Tales
  • Mean Arena
  • Judge Dredd
  • Meltdown Man
  • Return to Armageddon

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Song: Super Trooper by ABBA

9.38

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Space Spinner 2000 ep 57

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Space Spinner 2000 ep 57

In our thrilling fifty-seventh episode Fox and Conrad continue their journey through the Galaxy's Greatest Comic with Progs 184-188 of 2000 AD, covering November of 1980. Join us as we meet a new entrepreneur on the scene of Mega-City 1, the Strontium Dogs go on travels with Hitler, the revolt begins in Meltdown Man, and we get thrown in the deep end immediately as we Return to Armageddon!

Thrills Covered: 

  • Strontium Dog
  • Mean Arena
  • Judge Dredd
  • Ro-Jaws Robo-Tales
  • Return to Armageddon
  • Meltdown Man

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Song: Woman in Love by Barbara Streisand

9.19

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Space Spinner 2000 ep 56

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Space Spinner 2000 ep 56

In our thrilling fifty-sixth episode Fox and Conrad continue their journey through the Galaxy's Greatest Comic with Progs 180-183 of 2000 AD, covering October of 1980. Join us as we finish the quest for the Judge Child, figure out how robots fit into the Mean Arena, and go to the vats with Meltdown Man! Also Johnny Alpha accepts a bounty on Hitler. LET THE SHOW BEGIN!

Thrills Covered: 

  • Strontium Dog
  • Meltdown Man
  • Judge Dredd
  • Mean Arena
  • Tharg the Mighty
  • Ro-Jaws Robo-Tales

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Song: Don't Stand So Close to Me by The Police

9.00

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Space Spinner 2000 ep 55 (New Listeners Start Here)

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Space Spinner 2000 ep 55 (New Listeners Start Here)

In our thrilling fifty-fifth episode Fox and Conrad continue their journey through the Galaxy's Greatest Comic with Progs 178-179 of 2000AD, covering September 1980. This episode is also designed for new listeners, with explanations about the nature of both the show and 2000AD. If you're interested in getting into either, this is a great place to start! As well as a recap and recommendations of thrills and episodes to listen to, this episode also marks the start of several classic 2000AD stories and the start of the dramatic climax to the Judge Child Saga!

Thrills Covered: 

  • Strontium Dog
  • Mean Arena
  • Judge Dredd
  • Meltdown Man
  • Killer Watt

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Song: Feels Like I'm in Love by Kelly Marie

8.81

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Space Spinner 2000 ep 54

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Space Spinner 2000 ep 54

In our thrilling fifty-fourth episode Fox and Conrad continue their journey through the Galaxy's Greatest comic with the 1981 Judge Dredd Annual (Annuals are dated by the following year). It's the first Dredd Annual, after a few years of Dan Dare Themed ones. Join us for the first great 2000AD annual, featuring Dredd, the whole Dredd, and nothing but the Dredd!

Thrills Covered:

  • PinBOING® Wizard
  • The Judge Dredd Story
  • The First Dredd
  • Max Normal the Pinstripe Freak
  • The Cursed Earth, You Are A Judge, The Changing Face of Dredd
  • Compulsory Purchase
  • The Fear That Make Milwaukee Famous
  • Trans-Time Guide to Mega-City One
  • Walter the Wobot
  • Walter's Works
  • Mad Tooth's Run
  • SHOK

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Song: Ashes to Ashes Takes All by David Bowie

8.67

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Space Spinner 2000 ep 53

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Space Spinner 2000 ep 53

In our thrilling fifty-third episode Fox and Conrad continue their journey through the Galaxy's Greatest comic with the 1981 2000 AD Annual (Annuals are dated by the following year). We've been pretty tough on annuals over the years, and this one has some pretty rough sections, but also has some extremely neat comics, articles, and features. For the first time ever we have two non-comics as the top thrill!

Thrills Covered:

  • Night of the Blood Freaks
  • The Mumps From Beyond The Moon!
  • Ro-Busters
  • Human On My Back
  • The Man From 2000
  • Blackhawk
  • Guinea Pig
  • Duel in the Dunes
  • The Retreat From Volgow
  • Smokeman
  • Tharg’s Guide To How 2000 AD Is Produced
  • Bang! Bang! Said the Green Cheese Man
  • Judge Dredd
  • Phantom Patrol

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Song: The Winner Takes All by ABBA

8.67

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Space Spinner 2000 ep 52

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Space Spinner 2000 ep 52

In our thrilling fifty-second episode Fox and Conrad continue their journey through the Galaxy's Greatest Comic with Progs 173-177 of 2000 AD, covering August and September of 1980. Join us as we clear the decks in advance of a thrill refresh in the second half of September! All thrills must end! (Except Judge Dredd, natch.) 

Thrills Covered: 

  • The Stainless Steel Rat Saves the World
  • The Mind of Wolfie Smith
  • Judge Dredd
  • The V.C.s
  • Robo Hunter
  • Ro-Jaws Robot Tales
  • The Great Human Rip-Off!

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Song: Use It Up and Wear It Out by Odyssey

8.67

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Space Spinner 2000 ep 51

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Space Spinner 2000 ep 51

In our thrilling fifty-first episode Fox and Conrad continue their journey through the Galaxy's Greatest Comic with Progs 168-172 of 2000 AD, covering July and August of 1980. Join us as the Stainless Steel Rat saves the world, for the first time, but not the last time, Wolfie Smith opens an evil door, the Geeks go undercover, the robot war begins, and we trip balls on Oracle Spice!

Thrills Covered: 

  • The Stainless Steel Rat Saves the World
  • The Mind of Wolfie Smith
  • Judge Dredd
  • The V.C.s
  • Robo Hunter
  • Ro-Jaws Robot Tales

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Song: Xanadu by Oliva Newton-John/Electric Light Orchestra

8.43

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