Comic Con - An Audience with Alan Grant
|Date||Occurs 18/11/2017 - 18/11/2017|
Alan is the creator of characters Anarky and the Ventriloquist is also known for writing Judge Dredd in 2000AD and Batman from the 1980s to early 2000s. Alan’s work includes Detective Comics, Strontium Dog, The Bogie Man, Lobo, L.E.G.I.O.N. , The Demon and Batman: Shadow of the Bat.
He has written for virtually every American comic publishers. He has also written scripts for Action Man cartoons and original animé. Alan has written the novels, The Stone King, Justice League of America, and Last Sons. He also wrote Kidnapped, an adaptation of the novel by Robert Louis Stevenson, with art by Cam Kennedy as part of Edinburgh UNESCO City of Literature and a sequel to The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. His graphic novel The 1812 War won acclaim and awards in Canada.
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The Dick Institute
- Elmbank Ave
- East Ayrshire
- KA1 3BU
- Tel: 01563 554300
|Disabled toilet facilities||Yes|
|Museum and Gallery spaces||Yes|
|Central lending library||Yes|
|Permanent collections - local & social history, natural sciences & archaeology||Yes|
|Temporary displays & changing exhibitions||Yes|
|Events & workshops||Yes|
|Temporary & permanent museum & art displays||Yes|
|Contemporary and fine art displays||Yes|
|School & group visits welcome by appointment||Yes|
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