“Charley’s War” co-creator Pat Mills condemns World War One apologists

Pat Mills, who co-created the seminal World War One-centred comic strip “Charley’s War” with artist Joe Colquhoun, has thanked fans still finding the strip first published in Battle, starting in 1979, in its collections – but has savaged those in the British establishment still trying to justify the senseless slaughter of millions. “Charley’s War” isContinue reading “Charley’s War” co-creator Pat Mills condemns World War One apologists

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Pat Mills to talk Charley’s War at Birmingham Creative Networks event, strip to get “reloaded” treatment

Pat Mills is to give a talk for Birmingham’s Creative Networks next week (Thursday 25th February). Pat is a UK comic legend – described by some as the ‘Godfather of British comics’, he was an integral part of the UK comics scene in the 1970s and 1980s and was part of the creative teams that boughtContinue reading Pat Mills to talk Charley’s War at Birmingham Creative Networks event, strip to get “reloaded” treatment

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Cine Excess Gets Graphic in Brighton with Pat Mills, Jim McCarthy and Martin Barker

The ninth annual Cine Excess international Festival turns its focus on the world of graphic novels for the first time this year, with a special panel discussion on violence in comics featuring Professor Martin Barker, comic book writer and editor Pat Mills (Judge Dredd, Charley’s War) and 2000AD artist Jim McCarthy.  The event takes place on SaturdayContinue reading Cine Excess Gets Graphic in Brighton with Pat Mills, Jim McCarthy and Martin Barker

Requiem 8: The Queen of Dead Souls

Music to Watch Vampires By, courtesy of Pat and Lisa Mills!

Do you have favourite tracks for favourite comics? Top British comics creator Pat Mills, whose latest creator-owned digital comic, Requiem Volume 8: The Queen of Dead Souls, is out now via Comixology, has always encouraged the inclusion of rock n roll in comics, both metaphorically and literally in his strips – but do you listen to music as youContinue reading Music to Watch Vampires By, courtesy of Pat and Lisa Mills!

Pat Mills to challenges Great War revisionists with University of Liverpool lecture

  Charley’s War co-creator Pat Mills will challenge the current revisionist “spin” of that century old conflict at a University of Liverpool talk this month. Pat, who is a Visiting Professor in the Department of English, (he was given an honorary professorship by the University back in 2011) created the story of Charley Bourne, the underage British soldier who joinsContinue reading Pat Mills to challenges Great War revisionists with University of Liverpool lecture