Judge Dredd Creator John Wagner Comes To Stoke CON Trent #9

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Judge Dredd Creator John Wagner

Comes To Stoke CON Trent #9

John Wagner started his career in editorial with D. C. Thomson & Co. in the late 1960s before becoming a freelance writer and a staff editor at IPC in the 1970s.

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He has worked in children’s humour and girls’ adventure comics, but is most notable for his boys’ adventure comics; he helped launch Battle Picture Weekly (1975), for which he wrote “Darkie’s Mob”, and 2000 AD (1977), for which he created numerous characters, including Judge Dredd (named after a Ska singer!), Strontium Dog, Robo-Hunter and Button Man.

In the 1980s, he and co-writer Alan Grant wrote prolifically for IPC’s 2000 AD, Battle, Eagle, Scream! and Roy of the Rovers. They also wrote for DC Comics’ Batman in the U.S., created a series of Batman and Judge Dredd team-up comics, and started the British independent comic The Bogie Man.

Judge Dredd has twice been adapted for film, and David Cronenberg adapted Wagner’s graphic novel A History of Violence into the 2005 film of the same name.

Wagner continues to write for 2000 AD and Judge Dredd Megazine.

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