Top comics writer and former 2000AD editor Andy Diggle is the latest big name creator to confirm for the Shrewsbury International Comic Art Festival.
Andy’s most recent projects include Thief of Thieves with Robert Kirkman at Skybound, Uncanny and Control at Dynamite, Captain America: Living Legend at Marvel, Doctor Who at IDW Comics, and the creator-owned thriller Snapshot with long time collaborator Jock.
Andy and Jock are best known for creating the Vertigo thriller The Losers, which was adapted into a 2010 feature film starring Chris Evans, Zoe Saldana, Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Idris Elba, and Green Arrow: Year One, which inspired the hit TV show Arrow.
Lancaster-based Andy’s previous work includes the FBI thriller Rat Catcher for Vertigo Crime; Batman , Hellblazer, Swamp Thing and Adam Strange for DC Comics/Vertigo; Daredevil , Thunderbolts, Dark Reign: Hawkeye and Six Guns for Marvel; Guy Ritchie’s Gamekeeper for Virgin Comics; Bionic Commando for Capcom; “Lenny Zero” and “Snow/Tiger” for 2000AD; and the epic sci-fi action thriller Silent Dragon with superstar artist Leinil Yu.
“We are very happy to welcome Andy to Shrewsbury this year to be part of this very special weekend,” says organiser Shane Chebsey.