Legendary Judge Dredd writer Pat Mills will be at the show with 2000 AD, which is putting out new editions of Dredd collections. Mills will also be signing outside of the show, in Costa Mesa. read on for details:
Multi-award-winning British sci-fi comic 2000 AD is happy to announce that comic industry legend Pat Mills will be attending the San Diego Comic-Con 2010, 22nd-25th of this month, with best-selling British comic and graphic novel publisher 2000 AD.
Mills, known as the ‘godfather’ of British comics launched 2000 AD in 1977 and is responsible for co-creating as well as scripting many of its iconic characters including Judge Dredd and ABC Warriors.
In addition to signing new editions of ABC Warriors Meknificent Seven & Judge Dredd Case Files 01 at the 2000 AD exhibition booth 2-4pm each day of the convention, Pat will be doing a pre–convention signing at Barnes & Noble’s Mira Mesa store, 10775 Westview Parkway San Diego. This signing will take place at 2 p.m. Tuesday 20th July where all attendees have the opportunity to win an original large scale piece of ABC Warriors artwork by current series artist Clint Langley.
Throughout his long career, Mills has continued to write for 2000 AD scripting such fan favourites as: Sláine, Nemesis the Warlock, Flesh, Mach 1, and Savage. Outside 2000 AD he is the writer and co-creator of the long- running classic anti-war story Charley’s War, and superhero killer Marshal Law and Vampire series Requiem. He has also written Batman, Star Wars and Zombie World series for the US market.
2000 AD will be trading throughout the convention, stocking both the European graphic novels and the newly launched US exclusive line. This will include advanced copies of the August US releases Harry 20 on the High-Rock & Judge Dredd: Mega-City Masters 01
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