Andy Diggle

Infobox comics creator
name = Andy Diggle



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notable works = "The Losers"
"Adam Strange"
awards = "Favourite Comics Editor" Eagle Award (2000)
website = http://www.andydiggle.com/

Andy Diggle is a British comic book writer and former editor of "2000 AD". He is best known for his work on "The Losers", "Swamp Thing", "Adam Strange" and "Silent Dragon".

Biography

As editor, Diggle is often credited (most frequently by David Bishop, who originally employed him) as having spearheaded a return to the old skool values of "2000 AD".

He is currently working on "Batman Confidential", "" (with Jock) [ [http://forum.newsarama.com/showthread.php?t=87924 Back To The Future: DC Announces Five Year One Miniseries] , Newsarama] as well as unnamed projects including a comic mini-series and a computer game with a Japanese firm. He will also start writing "Hellblazer" as of issue #230. [ [http://forum.newsarama.com/showthread.php?t=88058 Andy Diggle Joins "Hellblazer" With #230, Newsarama] ] He will also be writing "Guy Ritchie's Gamekeeper" with Guy Ritchie - part of Virgin Comics' "Director's cut" line. [ [http://andydiggle.blogspot.com/2006/10/like-virgin.html Andy Diggle: Like A Virgin] ] Diggle is also writing the webcomic adaptation of the "Bionic Commando" game. [ [http://www.newsarama.com/comics/080718-BionicCommandoWeb.html Diggle: Bringing Bionic Commando to Webcomics] , Newsarama, July 18, 2008] At San Diego Comic-Con 2008, Andy Diggle was announced as the new writer of "Thunderbolts", his first work at Marvel Comics since his Punisher one-shot. [ [http://www.comicbookresources.com/?page=article&id=17455 CCI: Diggle and Rosemann Talk "Thunderbolts"] , Comic Book Resources, July 27, 2008]

After finishing his run on "Hellblazer" he will be working on a creator-owned project with Jock. [ [http://www.newsarama.com/comics/090805-AndyDiggle.html Catching Up With Andy Diggle] , Newsarama, August 5, 2008]

Bibliography

Comics work includes:

*"Lenny Zero" (with Jock, collected in "Mega-City Undercover ", 160 pages, Rebellion, January 2008, ISBN 1905437528):
** "Lenny Zero" in "Judge Dredd Megazine" #3.68, 2000)
** "Dead Zero" in "Judge Dredd Megazine" #4.01-4.02, 2001)
** "Wipeout" in "Judge Dredd Megazine" #4.14-4.15, 2002)

*"Judge Dredd vs. Aliens: Incubus" (with co-author John Wagner and art by Henry Flint, in "2000 AD" #1332-1335, 2003, tpb, 104 pages, Rebellion, 2003, ISBN 1-904265-10-3, Dark Horse, 2004, ISBN 1-56971-983-7)

*"Snow/Tiger": "Pax Americana" (with Andy Clarke, in "2000 AD" #1336-1342, 2003)

*"Payback" (with Henry Flint, in "Star Wars Tales 18", 2003)

*"Hellblazer":
**"Lady Constantine" (with Goran Sudzuka, DC, 4 issue mini-series, 2003, tpb, 96 pages, 2006, Titan, ISBN 1-84576-263-0 DC, ISBN 1-4012-0942-4) [ [http://www.dccomics.com/graphic_novels/?gn=5047 "Lady Constantine" trade details at DC Comics] ]
**"Hellblazer" #230-onwards (March 2007, ongoing):
***"Joyride" (with Leonardo Manco, 192 pages, Vertigo, February, 2008, ISBN 1-40121-651-X, Titan, April 2008, ISBN 1845767756) [ [http://www.dccomics.com/graphic_novels/?gn=8671 "Hellblazer: Joyride" tpb details] ] collects:
**** "In at the Deep End" ("Hellblazer" #230-231, 2007)
**** "Wheels of Chance, Systems of Control" ("Hellblazer" #232-233, 2007)
**** "Joyride" ("Hellblazer" #234-237, 2007)
*** "The Laughing Magician" (128 pages, August 2008, ISBN 1-40121-853-9) collects:
**** "The Smoke" (with Danijel Zezelj, 2007)
**** "The Passage" (with Leonardo Manco, 2007)
**** "The Laughing Magician" (with Leonardo Manco, "Hellblazer" #240-242, 2008)
*** Uncollected:
**** The Mortification of the Flesh" (with Giuseppe Camuncoli, "Hellblazer" #243-244, 2008)

*"The Losers" (with Jock, DC, 32 issues, 2003-2006)

*"Swamp Thing: Bad Seed" (with Enrique Breccia, DC, 2004, tpb, collects "Swamp Thing" #1-6, 144 pages, 2005, Titan ISBN 1-84023-954-9 DC ISBN 1-4012-0421-X) [ [http://www.dccomics.com/graphic_novels/?gn=2417 "Swamp Thing: Bad Seed" trade details at DC Comics] ]

*"Tharg's Future Shocks": "Red Moon" (with Kev Walker, in "2000 AD" #1398, 2004)

*"Adam Strange: Planet Heist" (with Pascal Ferry and Dave McCaig, DC, 8 issue mini-series, 2004-2005, tpb, 192 pages, 2005, ISBN 1-4012-0727-8) [ [http://www.dccomics.com/graphic_novels/?gn=3995 "Adam Strange: Planet Heist" trade details at DC Comics] ]

*"Silent Dragon" (with Leinil Francis Yu, Gerry Alanguilan, Wildstorm, 6 issue mini-series, 2005, tpb, 144 pages, 2006, ISBN 1-4012-1104-6) [ [http://www.dccomics.com/graphic_novels/?gn=5382 "Silent Dragon" trade details at DC Comics] ]

*"Punisher": "Silent Night" (with Kyle Hotz, one shot, collected in "Punisher: Very Special Holidays", 120 pages, Marvel, May 2006, ISBN 0-7851-2220-6)

*"Batman Confidential" (with Whilce Portacio and Richard Friend, DC, 6-issue mini-series, December 2006-June 2007, collected in "Batman: Rules of Engagement", 160 pages, ISBN 1401214814) [ [http://www.dccomics.com/graphic_novels/?gn=8056 "Batman: Rules of Engagement" hardcover details at DC Comics] ]

*"Guy Ritchie's Gamekeeper" (with Guy Ritchie and Mukesh Singh, Virgin Comics, March 2007)

*"" (with Jock, 6-issue mini-series, DC, July-September 2007, tpb, hardcover, 160 pages, Titan Books, May 2008, ISBN 1845767276, DC, April 2008, ISBN 1401216870) [ [http://www.dccomics.com/graphic_novels/?gn=8823 "Green Arrow: Year One" hardcover details at DC Comics] ]

* "Bionic Commando: Chain of Command" (with Colin Wilson, game tie-in, forthcoming) [ [http://www.bioniccommando.com/en/comics/ Bionic Commando comic page] ]

* "Thunderbolts" #125- (with Roberto De La Torre, Marvel Comics, November 2008, forthcoming)

Awards

* 2000: won the Eagle Award for Favourite Comics Editor

Notes

References

*comicbookdb|type=creator|id=71|title=Andy Diggle
* [http://www.2000adonline.com/?zone=droid&page=profiles&choice=ANDYD 2000 AD profile]

External links

*official|http://www.andydiggle.com
* [http://andydiggle.blogspot.com Andy Diggle Blog]
* [http://marvel.com/catalog/?writer=Andy%20Diggle Andy Diggle] at Marvel.com

Interviews

* [http://www.2000adreview.co.uk/features/diggle/diggleinterview1.shtml 2003 interview with 2000ADReview] conducted by Richmond Clements
* [http://www.comicbookresources.com/news/newsitem.cgi?id=4835 2005 interview about "Silent Dragon", "The Losers" and "Adam Strange"]
* [http://www.wizarduniverse.com/031108megacityoneundercover.html Wizard Q&A: Andy Diggle & Jock] , "Wizard", March 11, 2008


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