Creating Comics: Comics Laureate Charlie Adlard in Dundee this week

Comics Laureate Charlie Adlard

Comics Laureate Charlie Adlard

Acclaimed comics artist, and the UK’s Comics Laureate, Charlie Adlard will be in Dundee this Friday to give a free talk at Dundee Comics Creative Space on his career, and his work as Comics Laureate.

Charlie is of course best known as the artist of the hugely successful comic The Walking Dead, which has been adapted into a massively popular television series. He has also worked on comics such as 2000AD, The X-Files and various titles for both Marvel and DC.

The event, which is open to the public and will take the form of a Q&A session, chaired by Professor Chris Murray, followed by a wine reception.

• A Talk by Charlie Adlard 6.00pm Friday 10th November 2017 Dundee Comics Creative Space, The Vision Building, Greenmarket, Dundee DD1 4QB | If you’d like to meet Charlie Adlard and learn about his work in comics, and as Comics Laureate, please confirm attendance at the event’s Facebook page

Read our recent interview with Charlie here


The founder of downthetubes, which he established in 1998. John works as a comics and magazine editor, writer, and on promotional work for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. Working in British comics publishing since the 1980s, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Star Trek Explorer (previously known as Star Trek Magazine) and more. 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 "Pilgrim: Secrets and Lies" for B7 Comics; “Crucible”, a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz; and “Death Duty” and “Skow Dogs” with Dave Hailwood.

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