2000AD Script Book to reveal original work of comics giants

2000AD Script Book to reveal original work of comics giants

2000AD LogoSome of the world’s greatest comic writers have cut their teeth at the world famous 2000AD – and now readers will get to see their creative power laid bare with The 2000AD Script Book.

Published this October in the UK and North America, The 2000AD Script Book will feature original scripts and final art from internationally-acclaimed comics writers, many of whom have gone on to dominate the industry

Featured writers will include John Wagner (Judge Dredd), Pat Mills (Marshall Law), Peter Milligan (The Discipline), Al Ewing (Avengers), Dan Abnett (Guardians of the Galaxy), Rob Williams (Martian Manhunter), Alan Grant (Batman), Simon Spurrier (Cry Havoc), and more.

2000AD has long been seen as the testing ground for the biggest talent in comics, having published work by Alan Moore, Neil Gaiman, Peter Milligan, Mark Millar, Grant Morrison, and many more.

Providing an astonishing insight into the process behind the ‘Galaxy’s Greatest Comic’, The 2000AD Script Book will feature exclusive original script drafts and the final published artwork for comparison, allowing readers the chance to see behind-the-scenes at how their favourite writers craft the comics they love, and how the interplay between writer and artist has created some of the greatest moments in comic book history.

The book is an absolute ‘must have’ for fans of 2000AD and is an essential purchase for anyone interested in the process of writing comics.

• The 2000 AD Script Book will be available from all good bookshops and comic book shops, as well as online from Amazon UK and US, priced at £19.99 in the UK and Ireland (ISBN: 9781781084670) and $24.99 in the USA (9781781084687)

• The digital edition will be available DRM-free from 2000 AD’s webshop, and the 2000 AD apps for Apple, Android, and Windows 10 devices

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The founder of downthetubes, John works as a comics editor, writer, as Creative Consultant on the Dan Dare audio adventures for B7 Media, and on promotional work for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. Working in British comics publishing for over 30 years, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Star Trek Magazine and Babylon 5 Magazine. He also edited the comics anthology STRIP Magazine and edited several audio comics for ROK Comics. He has also edited several comic collections, including volumes of “Charley’s War and “Dan Dare”. He’s the writer of “Crucible”, a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz, published on Tapastic; and “Death Duty” and “Skow Dogs” with Dave Hailwood for digital comic 100% Biodegradable.

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John Freeman

The founder of downthetubes, John works as a comics editor, writer, as Creative Consultant on the Dan Dare audio adventures for B7 Media, and on promotional work for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. Working in British comics publishing for over 30 years, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Star Trek Magazine and Babylon 5 Magazine. He also edited the comics anthology STRIP Magazine and edited several audio comics for ROK Comics. He has also edited several comic collections, including volumes of “Charley’s War and “Dan Dare”. He’s the writer of “Crucible”, a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz, published on Tapastic; and “Death Duty” and “Skow Dogs” with Dave Hailwood for digital comic 100% Biodegradable.
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