John Wagner


John Wagners Thirteenth Floor Returns to Rebellion Oct 2020 Solicits

John Wagner's Thirteenth Floor Returns to Rebellion Oct 2020 Solicits

Which, for Rebellion, means another trip to John Wagner, Alan Grant and Jose Ortiz's The Thirteenth Floor, a second volume of these twist-in-the-tale horror and ghost stories from IPC's deep and sordid past As well as a Dracula Files collection and the usual 2000AD and Judge Dredd titles...[caption id="attachment_1241441" align="aligncenter" width="350"] John Wagner's Thirteenth Floor[...]

Rebellion Announces America: Lost &#038 Found &#8211 The Rediscovered Scripts

Rebellion Announces America: Lost & Found – The Rediscovered Scripts

For decades the series skirted the teen market with its language and satire, but the inaugural serial in the then-new Judge Dredd Megazine staked out a claim as a Mature title.[caption id="attachment_1224520" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Panel from Judge Dredd: America, Rebellion[/caption]Rebellion’s press statement says it best:“Recently rediscovered scripts and new commentary from John Wagner go behind-the-scenes[...]


Doctor Who: Big Finish Audio Drama Adapts 4th Doctors 80s Comics [TRAILER]

'Doctor Who': Big Finish Audio Drama Adapts 4th Doctor's 80's Comics [TRAILER]

Big Finish Productions released a trailer on Thursday announcing the Doctor Who audio drama adaptation of the Fourth Doctor’s comic book adventures that originally ran in the early 1980s. Back in the early 80s, Doctor Who Monthly magazine ran comic strips featuring The Fourth Doctor drawn by Watchmen co-creator and artist Dave Gibbons and written[...]

John Wagner Writes Parody Judge Dredd Strip Judge Dreadz For Ganjaman

John Wagner Writes Parody Judge Dredd Strip 'Judge Dreadz' For Ganjaman

At Brighton International Comic Expo this weekend, Jim Stewart was proud to debut the latest cannabis-themed anthology comic magazine, Ganjaman Presents, the first issue of which was published in 2008. The series so far has published the work of Gilbert Shelton, Hunt Emerson, Bryan Talbot, and plenty more. But the newly launched issue has quite […]

Fairly OK Heroes: Judge Dredd The Cape And Cowl Crimes

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[...]


Judge Death Was Meant To Be In The Original Dredd Movie But Fox Turned It Down

Judge Death Was Meant To Be In The Original Dredd Movie But Fox Turned It Down

According to franchise co-creator John Wagner, speaking to ScreenGeek, an early draft by Garland featured Judge Death He said:That was actually the first script that Alex Garland did was a Judge Death script but Fox, who they were dealing with at the time, turned it down They wanted more nuts and bolts before they went[...]

Judge Dredds Creator John Wagner Plans To Kill Him Off Forever

Judge Dredd's Creator, John Wagner, Plans To Kill Him Off Forever

By Olly MacNamee“I would like to write his death story, and have suggested it to Rebellion’: John Wagner on Judge Dredd, The Cursed Earth and his possible deathWith the sell out success of The Cursed Earth hardback, both here in the UK and in the States, I caught up with John Wagner to discuss Dredd then,[...]

John Wagner Plans To Kill Off A Major Judge Dredd Character In 2000 AD

John Wagner Plans To Kill Off A Major Judge Dredd Character In 2000 AD

The co-creator of Judge Dredd, John Wagner, has said that he plans to kill off a major character.Speaking on the latest episode of The 2000 AD Thrill-Cast podcast, Wagner said that although he tries to avoid killing beloved characters, he intends to dispatch a fan favourite in the near future.“I'm about to kill an important[...]

Alan Moore And John Wagners Monster To Be Reprinted From 2000AD

Alan Moore And John Wagner's Monster, To Be Reprinted From 2000AD

The first episode was written by a young Alan Moore, with subsequent episodes by John Wagner, credited to his pseudonym Rick Clark Monster continued as a strip in Eagle for a number of years.Well, now it's coming back.It's one of a number of classic British comics that Rebellion, the publishers of 2000AD, are reprinting -[...]



From Strip To Script &#8211 Judge Dredd: Greatest Single Panel In Comics

From Strip To Script – Judge Dredd: Greatest Single Panel In Comics?

Many of them tell self-contained stories, or are parts of short serials.So while the tone of 2000AD promotes a certain kind of approach to comics (black humored, catholic towards genre, and entirely un-precious), the bit I find interesting is that everything else about it promotes balancing density of content with economy of storytelling, but on[...]

Pop Culture Hounding Judge Dredds John Wagner And Carlos Ezquerra

Pop Culture Hounding Judge Dredd's John Wagner And Carlos Ezquerra

By Chris Thompson[audio:http://popculturehound.net/podcast/PCHPodcastEpisode108.mp3]After my last discussion with Jeff Smith as part of the Lakes International Comic Art Festival (which you can still listen to here), this time I’m back with Judge Dredd creators John Wagner and Carlos Ezquerra at the recent NICE Convention in Bedford.Instead of rehashing the same old stories about Dredd, John and[...]


If We Do Get A Dredd Sequel This May Be The Source Material

If We Do Get A Dredd Sequel, This May Be The Source Material

It ran 23 episodes and was published in 2006-2007, the 30th anniversary of the character and the story was done by John Wagner and Carlos Ezquerra who created Judge Dredd in 1977.In Origins, a box is delivered to Chief Judge Hershey with a sample of living tissue and a ransom note The tissue belongs to[...]

Small Press Big Presence At Glasgow Comic Con With International Guests And SICBA Awards

Small Press, Big Presence At Glasgow Comic Con With International Guests And SICBA Awards

How will he top Mama Doop? Stay tuned.Also happily signing, sketching and posing for photos were beloved Con returnees John Wagner (Judge Dredd, A History of Violence), Rufus Dayglo (Tank Girl), Colin MacNeil (Judge Dredd, Chopper), Tanya Roberts (Star Wars: The Clone Wars) and a host of others. “And the award goes to...”The Scottish Independent Comic[...]


The Last 2000AD Of 2013

The Last 2000AD Of 2013

Casualties of WarJohn Wagner, Carlos Ezquerra and Simon Bowland close the issue out with 'The Life and Death of Johnny Alpha 4: Dogs of War' Superficially this is another in the long chain of action scenes that dominate this series For many people that's a recommendation but, for me, Strontium Dog hasn't felt interesting, or[...]