The 2000 AD ABC #84: Sláine

Celtic mythology and extreme violence mix in Pat Mills and Angie Kincaid's barbarian epic, Sláine!

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He’s sliced and diced and warp-spasmed his way through history for almost 35 years – and he didn’t think it too many. He is the Celtic barbarian created by Pat Mills and Angie Kincaid known as Sláine.

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With duplicitous dwarf Ukko and his favourite weapon – a stone axe called Brainbiter – by his side, Sláine is a combination of Robert E Howard’s Conan and the ancient Irish hero Cú Chulainn. Headstrong, arrogant, brash, and not afraid to chop first and ask questions later, it is no exaggeration to say that, since his first adventure, Sláine MacRoth has become one of the mainstays of 2000 AD!

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