Prog 278 to 279 – The Game Show Show

CF06Story: The Game Show Show
Appears: 2000AD Prog 278-279
Issues: 2
Writers: John Wagner and Alan Grant
Art: Casanovas
Dated: 21 August 1982 to 28 August 1982

This is a superb satire of the cheesy game-show that dominated television of the period. The extrapolation of such entertainment to its logical dark end was a timely warning against the cruel and exploitative reality television of today. The story is packed with in-jokes and parodies of the celebrities of the day and makes a nostalgic read for anyone who watched through that era.

Casanovas is a new name but does a sterling job with clean lines and detailed faces.

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