SPF-064: From Comic Book Hero to Indie Author – with 2000 AD’s Pat Mills

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Legendary comic book author, Pat Mills, creator of 2000 AD, featuring Judge Dredd, talks to SPF about the state of the nation in the comic book industry, his move to writing text novels, and what he’s learned from his experiences dealing with Hollywood.

This week’s key highlights:

  • How Pat began in the comics world
  • The state of the graphic novel / comic book industry now
  • The winding road that brought one of Pat’s most famous characters, Judge Dredd, into being
  • Pat’s experience of dealing with Hollywood
  • The possible sweet spot in the market right now for grittier YA novels and stories

Resources and links mentioned in this episode:

GIVEAWAY: Enter your email address here to win a copy of Pat Mill’s new novel, Serial Killer

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