- 1978-2010 (Creation)
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Kelvin Gosnell is a British comics writer and editor who edited, co-created and wrote for 2000AD. Pat Mills has been referred to as the "Godfather of Comics" because he and John Wagner revolutionized British Boys Comics. Mills is best known for helping create Judge Dredd as well as his war comic "Charley's War" which revolutionized the telling of war comics and continues to be influential today. John Wagner is an American-born Scottish comics writer who began writing in Dundee as an editorial assistant at DC Thomson. He began submitting freelance work to IPC magazines and went on to co-create the character Judge Dredd. Wagner has written hundreds of comics for 2000AD, Marvel, DC, IPC, and Dark Horse among others.
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2000 AD (1978-1990, issues 39, 45, 49-54, 56-71, 73, 84-676); Donated by Douglas Noble, 2000 AD No's 676-780; 782-791; 795-849; 850-988; 990-999; 1000-1009; 1011-1024; 1026-1031; 1033-1034; 1041-1059; 1061-1067; 1069-1113; 1115-1201. Judge Dredd Law Man of the Future, No. 1; Judge Dredd Vol. 1 No. 2-20; Vol 2. No. 1-83; Vol. 3. No. 2; 4-7; 9-12; 14; 19-20; 22-23; 28; 34; Vol. 5 No. 248; 253; 267; 269; 270; 272; 274; 277; 282; 284-285; 287-288; 290; 292; 294-296; 298-300 (1990s-2000s). Donated by DC Thomson (Commando Office), 2000 AD 1210-1224; 1330-1331; 1337-1344; 1475-1481; 1494; 1499; 1500-1525; 1527-1545; 1549; 1551-1553; 1555-1592; 1600-1615; 1617-1622; 1624-1626; 1628-1640; 1643; 1645-1652; 1654-1664; 1666-1671; 1673-1677; 1679-1689; 1692; 1700; 1702-1706. (2000s)
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Open for consultation subject to preservation requirements. Access must also conform to the restrictions of the Data Protection Act (2018), General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR, 2018) and any other relevant legislation or restrictions. Clinical information is closed for 100 years.
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Reproduction is available subject to preservation requirements. Charges may be made for this service, and copyright and other restrictions may apply; please check with the Duty Archivist.
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Description compiled in line with the following standards: International Council on Archives, ISAD(G) General International Standard Archival Description; International Council on Archives, ISAAR(CPF): International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons, and Families; National Council on Archives, Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997
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