24/07/2008. Contributed by Jessica Martin
Alan Grant, Simon Bisley, Gibbons, and Glenn Fabry will be signing an exclusive cover variant of The Dead - a tale of zombies in the UK - at the Forbidden Planet Megastore, 179 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, WC2H 8JR, on Saturday 16th August 2008 1-2pm.
Simon Bisley was the artist picked by Pat Mills for the re-launched ABC Warriors strip. He then took over drawing Slaine and worked with Neil Gaiman on Batman: A Black and White World. He has collaborated with Alan Grant on Batman/Judge Dredd: Judgement In Gotham, Lobo, Lobos Back and Lobo Paramilitary Christmas.
Alan Grant is probably best known for writing Judge Dredd for 2000AD. As well as his collaborations with Simon Bisley he has written scripts for animations including Action Man, and is the main writer for Judge Anderson and Robo-hunter. He has also set up his own publishing company called Bad Press Ltd.
Glenn Fabry is an artist who has been creating images for the last 20 years. As well as working for 2000AD on Judge Dredd and Slaine, he has created artwork for Preacher, Neverwhere, and Hellblazer.
In The Dead, most of Britain has fallen to an invasion of zombies. There is no escape from their insatiable appetite for living flesh. But in Oxford an unlikely alliance between a crew of fire fighters and a pair of misfit soldiers has allowed them to survive. Now, with the city virtually overrun, it's time to strike back!!
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