I’m on very good terms with quite a few people in the British comics industry and 2000 AD in general, so I’m absolutely delighted that they are coming together on this project. Congratulations to all; I hope it will be a success and will do everything I can to help.

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Pat Mills and some of the characters from 2000 AD

There’s a great bit of news for comics fans in today’s I. According to the article ‘Graphic Novelists Take on Gove over First World War’, Britain’s leading comic artists are to produce a graphic novel, To End All Wars. It’s going to be an anthology of 27 stories based on real events, some of which are told from the point of view of the soldiers themselves. The I states that the novel aims to undermine the jingoistic commemorations of the conflict’s centenary.

As part of this, it takes very firm aim at Michael Gove, who earlier this year complained that ‘left-wing academics’ were misrepresenting the War and casting aspersions over the courage and patriotism of the men, who fought in it. In the introduction, veteran British comics writers and editor, Pat Mills, states

Currently, we are fed the…

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