at Double Tree by Hilton
Saturday 28th May 2016
Guest Spotlight: Mick McMahon
2000AD was launched in February 1977 with Judge Dredd debuting in the second issue, or Prog 2. Judge Dredd was created by John Wagner and Carlos Ezquerra.
Lawgiver is an annual convention dedicated to Judge Dredd, from Comics and Screen.
We were fortunate to have John Wagner at the first Lawgiver convention. At this, the third year, we have Mick McMahon.
Though the look of Judge Dredd was created by Carlos Ezquerra the first published story was by Mick McMahon. McMahon also worked on Slaine, Ro-busters and ABC Warriors in the pages of 2000AD and Batman for DC Comics.
McMahon is one of the most influential Judge Dredd Artist from the 1970s and 1980s. many artists will site him as an influence in their development as an artist. I mentioned in a review once that the art reminded me of McMahon, the artist later thanked me for this comment. Continue reading