Alan Grant Archives

Alan Grant at a comics convention in the early 1990s video still
Alan Grant, best known for writing Judge Dredd for 2000AD and Batman and Lobo for DC Comics, passed away this morning at the age of 73 His wife, Sue Grant, posted to Facebook "I have no words Alan died this morning." A longstanding comic book creator for fifty-five years, and born in 1949, he began[...]
The 47 Comics Creators Thanked In The Suicide Squad - And Those Not
But there are also a few notable names missing… Suicide Squad screencap John Ostrander (above) – creator of the modern-day Suicide Squad, co-creator of Amanda Waller, John Economos, Flo Crawley, and Briscoe. Luke McDonnell – artist on the original Suicide Squad series, co-creator of John Economos, Flo Crawley, and Briscoe. Ross Andru – co-creator of Rick Flag, co-creator of original[...]
Simon Bisley's Original Lobo Cover Goes To Auction
Working with his 2000AD/Judge Dredd partner, Alan Grant, they recreated the spandex-wearing neat-and-tidy intergalactic mercenary originally created by Keith Giffen by interpreting Lobo as the late Lemmy from Motorhead Long scraggly hair, overblown muscles, a wicked scowl, and a tongue too long for his face, the Simon Bisley version of the Last Czarnian was a world[...]
Jurassic World: Jeff Goldblum Recreates Iconic Scene with Park Costar
Alan Grant (Neill) with Dern appearing briefly Goldblum posted the following on his Instagram "That was fast! We've already hit 1,000 voting actions As a reward, please enjoy this re-enactment of the "Chaos Theory" scene with my original costars @samneilltheprop and @lauradern! AND! If we get 1,000 more voting actions through @headcountorg (link in bio),[...]
Rebellion Battle Of Britain Garth Ennis
Promised last year, now coming to fruition, a Battle Of Britain Special with Garth Ennis, Keith Burns, Alex De Campi, Glenn Fabry, Staz Johnson, PJ Holden, Alan Grant, Alan Hebden, Dan Abnett, Rob Williams and many more, celebrating the classic British war comic, Battle, that very much set the space for 2000AD. Garth Ennis & Glenn[...]
Mondo Jurassic Park Poster
The new poster features the dig from the beginning of the film, with Alan Grant and Ellie Sattler digginf up a raptor fossil, long before they could have ever imagined they would meet one (or three) face to face The poster features wonderful art by Claire Hummel It is limited to 300 pieces and will[...]
Jurassic Park Collectors: This is the Diorama You Have Been Waiting For
One will feature Ian Malcom and Alan Grant outside their jeep waving flares and standing in awe of what is front of them What is in front of them? Why, that would be the other statue The broken out T-Rex stands tall on the overturned jeep containing Lex and Tim (and yes they are in[...]
jurassic world figures
They also include a first wave of figures from the first film… #gallery-2 { margin: auto; } #gallery-2 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 50%; } #gallery-2 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-2 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode() in wp-includes/media.php */ And here they are! Alan Grant, Robert Muldoon, and Ellie Sattler make up the first wave of figures[...]
Fairly OK Heroes: Judge Dredd The Cape And Cowl Crimes
It's up to Dredd to stop him, but can he? My favorite story is "Chicken Run" written by Alan Grant and John Wagner The story in itself is classically-fun Dredd It's gloriously violent and gory, and un-apologetically brutal, thanks to artist Simon Bisley Bisley's art is ruthless The colors are bold and striking, due largely to[...]
From Strip To Script – Judge Dredd: Greatest Single Panel In Comics?
Chasing weekly deadlines demands a certain brevity. Wagner is writing here with Alan Grant, for Brian Bolland; this page, originally from Prog 227, can be found in the eBook The Dark Judges, containing a gang of Judge Death and co stories. Last bit before we get into it: here's the pain of doing pages in isolation[...]
DC Comics To Revive Shadow Of The Bat
It was mostly written by Alan Grant And it looks like it's coming back. DC Comics attourney Megan L Martin has registered the title as a trademark for, Downloadable publications in the nature of books featuring characters from animated, action adventure, comedy and/or drama features, comic books, graphic novels, magazines featuring characters from animated, action adventure, comedy[...]
Preview: Alan Grant's Tales Of The Buddha Before He Became Enlightened
Renegade Arts Entertainment are very pleased to announce that they will be publishing the first ever complete collection of Alan Grant, Jon Haward, & Jamie Grant's long running humor strip Tales Of The Buddha Before He Became Enlightened. Originally running in Wasted magazine, around twenty strips never saw the light of day, and this volume will[...]
When Gaiman, Millar, Milligan, Abnett And Grant Wrote Judge Dredd Prose Stories…
Rebellion have launched a 2000AD ebook containing short prose stories by Neil Gaiman, Mark Millar, Peter Miligan, Dan Abnett, Alan Grant and more. Originally appearing in 2000AD and Judge Dredd annuals, they have never been reprinted until now. The story by Neil Gaiman that gives the book its title, Sweet Justice, is one of his first published[...]
Alan Grant Tells The Anglo American War – From Canada's Point Of View
In April, to coincide with the bicentennial of the Anglo-American War of 1812, Renegade Arts Entertainment are publishing a graphic novel by Batman and Dredd writer Alan Grant, Claude St Aubin and Lovern Kindzierski, The Loxley's and the War of 1812. The story follows the Loxley's, a Canadian family living in the Niagara peninsula as they're[...]
Preview: Spirit Of Hope
Creators involved include Natalie Abadzis, Nick Abadzis, Adrian Bamforth, Jasper Bark, Donna Barr, Jordie Bellaire, Paul H Birch, Bolt-01, Dan Boultwood, Mark Buckingham, Jim Campbell, Richmond Clements, Jason Cobley, Simon Coleby, Mike Collins, Martin Conaghan, Gary Crutchley, Glenn Dakin, Al Davison, Brandon DeStefano, Benjamin Dickson, Martin Eden, Mats Engesten, Gary Erskine, Al Ewing, Glenn B[...]
Garth Ennis – When 2000AD Was The Future
A glance at the roster of talent involved is enough to take the breath away, and it should be remembered that a whole generation of readers was able to pick up almost any given issue and see a dozen of these guys at their very best. So thank you: Pat Mills, John Wagner, Gerry Finley-Day, Alan[...]