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The story begins in a garden shed in Scotland sometime in 1971 As 2000AD and Judge Dredd celebrates its 40th birthday in 2017 Pat at last writes the definitive history of the Galaxy’s Greatest Comic and the turbulent extraordinary and exciting events that shaped it Be Pure Be Vigilant Behave is the infamous slogan of Toruemada the comic’s favourite villain It once appeared on the Berlin Wall and symbolizes the subversive nature of 2000AD that changed so many readers’ lives and influenced generations of film directors actors rock bands novelists and even school headmasters Everything you’ve always wanted to know about Judge Dredd Slaine Nemesis ABC Warriors Flesh Bill Savage and is in this book Plus the writers and artists who created them and the real life people and events. Just finished reading Be Pure Be Vigilant Behave by Pat Mills It's been a few years since I was unable to put a book down and I now realise how much I miss that Mills is a creative force of nature whose anger and frustration are barely restrained companions to his unblinking honesty and scrupulous need to give credit where it's due After the hollow pointlessness of Steve McManus's The Mighty One My Life Inside the Nerve Centre a soulless enumeration of his time as Tharg that lacks any insight humour or charm this was a truck driven through someone's living room by a laughing maniac uoting Orwell and wiping his arse with the Union Jack I loved it I can even forgive him his contempt for superheroes Just don't tell Captain America I said that Robert Menzies
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Be Pure Be Vigilant BehaveThey drew on for inspiration The scandals the back stabbing and the shocking story that was regarded as “too sensitive” to ever see the light of day is finally told Pat relates the dark story of the maths teacher who inspired his version of Judge Dredd the creators’ angry battles with the censors and each other why certain writers stories and even readers have been banished from the comic a step by step account of how Judge Dredd was created and how to write or draw for 2000AD today There are new insights on the 2000AD creators' invasion of American comics their failed French invasion the Judge Dredd films the forthcoming Judge Dredd TV series other possible films featuring 2000AD heroes the unusual secret of the comic’s current success the tough challenges it faces today. After 50yrs of creating and writing for comics Pat Mills finally tells his side of the storyThe Be Pure book is much than its title states It falls into three areas 1 Pat Mills memoirscareer2 The Secret History of 2000AD and Judge Dredd 3 Polemic on comic creators rights rightly so and the current comic marketEach one is as enjoyable as the last
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Be Pure! Be Vigilant! Behave! Download ✓ 0 Ï The story begins in a garden shed in Scotland sometime in 1971 As 2000AD and Judge Dredd celebrates its 40th birthday in 2017 Pat at last writes the definitive history of the Galaxy’s Greatest Comic and the turbulent extraordinary and exciting events that shaped it Be Pure Be Vigilant BehAnd its exciting future From the hilarious origins when Judge Dredd writer creator John Wagner and Pat began their careers writing together in a garden shed by paraffin lamp to the tragic stories of legendary comic artists who have passed and the challenges as 2000AD fought for survival against The Suits determined to destroy it this is a uniue personal and passionate account by the man who made 2000AD happen Funny sad angry defiant and outrageous it’s the Comic Book memoir of the year What the reviewers say It moves like a boxing match if you don't mind me saying Addictive and with raw character an engaging riveting read I loved this Getting an insight into the things Pat and John Wagner read and were inspired by was enlightening especially when they are things I have read mysel. It's a bit rambling and a bit ranty but if you have any interest in the history of 2000AD and the creation of some of it's most iconic and enduring characters then this is a must read