Alan Mitchell (comics)

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Alan Mitchell
Born 1960
London, England
Died June 2016
Nationality British
Area(s) Writer
Notable works
Third World War

Alan Mitchell (born 1960 in London, England) was a writer. He died on 22 June 2016.[1]

Biography[edit]

When Mitchell was working as a shop manager for Acme Comics in Coldharbour Lane in Brixton, South London in 1988, he met Pat Mills. The two became writing partners.

In Crisis, a political comic from Fleetway, Mitchell worked on Books 2 and 3 of Third World War. The story covered issues including matriarchy, police racism, no-go areas, private police forces, class war, and black resistance (Newsinger, 1999[specify]). Mitchell also wrote the Amnesty International story "Prisoner of Justice" with artist Glenn Fabry. Mitchell partnered Mills in the first ABC Warriors novel The Medusa War for Black Library based on elements changed or removed from the scripts. According to Mills:

Bibliography[edit]

Comics[edit]

  • Third World War (with co-author Pat Mills):
    • Book II:
      • "Here be dragons" (with art by Angela Kincaid (1) and John Hicklenton (2), in Crisis #15-16, 1989)
      • "Back in Babylon" (with art by Carlos Ezquerra, in Crisis #17, 1989)
      • Untitled (with art by Carlos Ezquerra, in Crisis #18, 1989)
      • "Liats law" (with art by Duncan Fegredo, in Crisis #19, 1989)
      • "All about Eve" (with art by Carlos Ezquerra, in Crisis #20-21, 1989)
      • "Symphony of splintered wood" (with art by Sean Phillips, in Crisis #22-23, 1989)
      • "Remembering Zion" (with art by Sean Phillips, in Crisis #24, 1989)
      • "The world according to Ryan" (with art by John Hicklenton, in Crisis #25, 1989)
      • "Liats law II" (with art by Duncan Fegredo, in Crisis #26, 1989)
      • "Book of Babylon" (with art by Sean Phillips, in Crisis #27, 1989)
      • "The Dark other" (with art by John Hicklenton, in Crisis #29, 1989)
      • "The rhythm of resistance" (with art by John Hicklenton, in Crisis #30, 1989)
      • "The calling" (with art by Sean Phillips, in Crisis #31, 1989)
      • "The man with the child in his eyes" (with art by Sean Phillips, in Crisis #33-34, 1989)
      • "Black man's burden" (with art by John Hicklenton, in Crisis #35, 1990)
      • "Ivan's story: Why me?" (with art by Steve Pugh, in Crisis, #36, 1990)
    • Book III:
      • "Killing Me Softly" (with art by Glyn Dillon, in Crisis, #43-44, 1990)
      • "Anchorman" (with art by Steve Pugh, in Crisis, #50, 1990)
  • "Prisoner of Justice" (with Glenn Fabry, in Crisis #52, 1990)
  • Coffin (with co-author Pat Mills and art by Morak Oguntade, in Toxic! #13-23, June–August 1991)

Novels[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ (June 29, 2016), "Can You Help With The Funeral Costs For Comics Writer Alan Mitchell," Bleeding Cool. Retrieved December 20, 2016
  2. ^ Clements, Richmond (August 21, 2004). "Pat Mills Interview". 2000AD Review. Archived from the original on May 15, 2013. Retrieved March 26, 2010. 

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