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'''''Deadline''''' was a comic magazine published from 1988 to 1995 by [[Deadline Publications]] (known as Cardrest Ltd. before the mag's second issue). Lasting for 69 issues - published on a quasi-monthly, 11-a-year basis - it is best known for introducing the character [[Tank Girl]].
 
'''''Deadline''''' was a comic magazine published from 1988 to 1995 by [[Deadline Publications]] (known as Cardrest Ltd. before the mag's second issue). Lasting for 69 issues - published on a quasi-monthly, 11-a-year basis - it is best known for introducing the character [[Tank Girl]].
   
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Created by [[Brett Ewins]] and [[Steve Dillon]] ''Deadline'' was first published in October 1988.<ref>Kibble-White, Graham (2005). ''Ultimate Book of British Comics''. London: Alison & Busby. pp.102-3. ISBN 0-74908-211-9</ref> In 1991 Dark Hiorse began publishing a US edition.<ref>Kibble-White, Graham (2005). ''Ultimate Book of British Comics''. London: Alison & Busby. p.104. ISBN 0-74908-211-9</ref>
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Created by [[Brett Ewins]] and [[Steve Dillion]] ''Deadline'' was first published in October 1988.<ref>Kibble-White, Graham (2005). ''Ultimate Book of British Comics''. London: Alison & Busby. pp.102-3. ISBN 0-74908-211-9</ref> In 1991 Dark Hiorse began publishing a US edition.<ref>Kibble-White, Graham (2005). ''Ultimate Book of British Comics''. London: Alison & Busby. p.104. ISBN 0-74908-211-9</ref>
   
 
The "Tank Girl" strip became popular enough to spawn a film, released in 1995. This was not well received and its commercial underperformance was a factor in ''Deadline'''s death in 1995.<ref>Kibble-White, Graham (2005). ''Ultimate Book of British Comics''. London: Alison & Busby. p.105. ISBN 0-74908-211-9</ref>
 
The "Tank Girl" strip became popular enough to spawn a film, released in 1995. This was not well received and its commercial underperformance was a factor in ''Deadline'''s death in 1995.<ref>Kibble-White, Graham (2005). ''Ultimate Book of British Comics''. London: Alison & Busby. p.105. ISBN 0-74908-211-9</ref>

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