Hampshire Writers’ Society - Pat Mills
Technique in Comics Writing and Graphic Novels
Pat Mills Comics writer and editor, Graphic novelist is arguably the most influential comics writer in Britain since the war. Creator and first editor of 2000AD, champion of girls' and political comics, writer of Requiem Vampire Knight, Marshal Law, Accident Man, Nemesis, Charley's War and much more. A reprint of Misty is imminent by 2000 AD, thanks to huge interest. Following an interview on BBC Radio 4’s art and culture show Front Row and a great in-depth Q&A with The Herald, Pat will share his award winning techniques with the writers of Hampshire.
Special Guest: Cllr Jane Rutter, the Mayor of Winchester.
Competition: Introduce a new comics character in 300 words: one picture may be included if desired. Hurry the deadline is Friday 25 November 2016
Adjudicator: Catherine Wild – Lecturer in Creative Writing, University of Winchester, PhD candidate on Comics Writing, with particular reference to Pat Mills.
The evening will start at 6.30pm with mince pies, wine bar and networking.
You are encouraged to come dressed as your favourite comics character or superhero.
P&G Wells Book Stall with books available for sale.
Cost: £5 non-members. Students free.