British comics writer and editor who, along with John Wagner, revitalised British boys comics in the 1970s, and has remained a leading light in British comics ever since. He has been called “the godfather of British comics”.
His comics are notable for their violence and anti-authoritarianism, best known for creating 2000 AD and playing a major part in the development of Judge Dredd. Also: Sláine, Charley’s War, ABC Warriors, Nemesis the Warlock, Requiem Vampire Knight, Marshal Law, Defoe, Savage.
Thanks to: Lisa Mills for setting this up, Brian Moss for music, technical help and testing, Joseph Curwen for background music. Voice clip from The Great War Interviews – Stefan Westman, a Corporal with the German 29th Infantry Division 1914-17 (Full clip here).
With Pat Mills May 2015