“Pat Mills is a punk … he has always written outrageously violent,
scabrously satirical and often hilariously funny attacks
on authority and the establishment.”

Jonathan Ross

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KISS MY AXE!

Part One

Get Part One of Kiss My Axe! Sláine The Warped Warrior: The Secret History, FREE with every purchase of Goodnight, John-boy.

IN PART ONE:

  • The key Celtic sources of myths & legends and where the warp-spasm comes from;
  • How Pat based the plot of Sláine on himself;
  • The secrets of Zarjaz and the failed artist coup d’etat;
  • The secret story of Mike McMahon’s incredible Sky Chariots and the special edition we all want to see;
  • With illustrations of key scenes such as the original helmeted version of Sláine!

 GOODNIGHT, JOHN-BOY IS OUT NOW 

Good, unclean fun
Amazon Reviewer

This series is an absolute f*****g joy to read”
  Tony Esmond, neverironanything.blogspot.com

HERE BE KNIGHTS

The Geek Detective is back! Now comic book editor and armchair serial killer, Dave Maudling, takes on a Masonic order of Knights in a bid to solve his mother’s murder.

And to save kids from the Knights’ Grand Master, depraved TV celebrity and charity fundraiser ‘Fabulous’ Keen, who is getting away with worse than murder. The ‘national treasure’ believes he is above the law, but not Dave’s law.

But Dave, the ‘lard-arse assassin’, can’t murder him by proxy like his other victims; he has to face and kill Keen himself.

And his ghostly femme fatale mother, a ‘ghost in mink’, is there to help him.

Goodnight, John-boy is the second book in the Read Em And Weep series. World-famous crime writer Ian Rankin, called Serial Killer (Book 1)  ‘twisted, very funny.’ 

Goodnight, John-boy (Read Em And Weep: 2)

IT ALL BEGAN IN A GARDEN SHED
IN SCOTLAND, SOME TIME IN 1971

As 2000AD and Judge Dredd celebrates its 40th birthday, Pat at last writes the definitive history of the Galaxy’s Greatest Comic, and the turbulent, extraordinary and exciting events that shaped it.

Everything you’ve always wanted to know about Judge DreddSlaineNemesisABC WarriorsFleshBill Savage and more, is in this book. Plus the writers and artists who created them and the real-life people and events they drew on for inspiration. The scandals, the back-stabbing and the shocking story that was regarded as “too sensitive” to ever see the light of day is finally told.

WHAT THE READERS ARE SAYING

“Entertaining and gripping”  “Interesting, informative and funny this is essential reading

A warts and all delve into British comic book history

“A JOYOUS RIDE.”

Introducing the Geek Detective

Meet comic book editor Dave Maudling, the world’s laziest serial killer. The world’s most cowardly serial killer. Actually, he’s never killed anyone himself – yet. His READERS do his killings for him.

Meet Jean, Dave’s femme fatale mother. She’s glamorous. She’s dangerous. She’s dead.

She tells the ‘lard-arse assassin’ he needs to grow up, sort his life out, lose some weight.

And solve her murder.

“Just finished this twisted, very funny novel – 1st in a series by Pat Mills and Kevin O’Neill. Brilliant skewering of 1970s kids’ comics.”

Ian Rankin
Inspector Rebus novels

 PRAISE FOR SERIAL KILLER

All the joy of a box set binge of your favourite sitcom wrapped up in a funny book.

Amazon Reviewer

This is a book with teeth, it will flick you in the balls with a towel and get off with your girlfriend behind your back. It is full of nuanced speech and setting, full of energy and cunning and most of all you will devour it and ask where the next serving is coming from.

Antony Esmond

DownTheTubes

Quite a few times I’d start laughing my head off reading this in the kitchen and my daughters would want to know what was so funny.

Amazon Reviewer

Get your paperback or ebook copy of Serial Killer now.

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I’m looking forward to going to Prague for an-all day comic event at Prague City Library on Friday 28th September. I’ll be chatting about my career, 2000 AD, and – most important of all – the return of 17th century zombie-hunter Defoe, drawn by Scottish...

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John Armstrong – A Tribute

I was so sad to hear of John’s recent passing. Many readers of girls comics will know of his legendary work on Bella at the Bar, the story of a working class gymnast for Tammy, and Moonchild, a Carrie-stye story published in Misty. Both serials were...

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MASTER OF BLACK COMEDY – KEN REID

I’ve just finished a preliminary read of these two incredible, beautifully printed volumes produced by Irmantas Povilaika. I can assure you they are works of absolute perfection. Here we can see just how fantastic Ken’s work was, especially when he was not held back...

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Be Vigilant!

The Vigilant, the new one-shot collection from Rebellion, has a really great cover and this looks like an impressive revival of stories that were loved by the readers. But I think it’s regrettable if the original creators of these characters, or their...

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Bolland’s Slaine

Just got my Hachette volumes of The Horned God. Very impressed with the accompanying poster by Brian Bolland showing Dredd, Strontium Dog and Slaine. Brian's depiction of Slaine is absolutely spot-on. Slaine's character is summed up perfectly in it - not...

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Change of credit on Goodnight, John-boy

    You will see in future ads for Goodnight, John-Boy that e-book and paperback editions now bear just my name, although the material inside is copyright by Kevin and myself. This was an amicable change, based on the fact that I’ve written the novelization and...

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10 OF THE BEST: CELEBRATING SOME OF 2000AD’S UNSUNG HEROES

Last month, we celebrated 2000AD's 40th Birthday in Hammersmith. It was a fantastic event: kudos to Rebellion and the entire team of staff and volunteers who made it such a huge success. Some good stuff has been written about it on DownTheTubes, BBC Arts and The...

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