John Tomlinson (comics)

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John Tomlinson
Nationality British
Area(s) Writer, editor
Notable works
Knights of Pendragon
Armoured Gideon
Mercy Heights
Tor Cyan

John Tomlinson is a British comic book writer and editor known for his work on various 2000 AD strips.[1] He has occasionally been credited as Sonny Steelgrave.[2]


Tomlinson worked at Marvel UK in the early 1990s[3] and helped nurture various talents, including Matthew Bingham and John Freeman. He has co-written strips with Nick Abadzis.[4]

He was editor of 2000 AD from 1994 to 1996 and the Judge Dredd Megazine briefly in 1996. He also wrote several stories for 2000 AD.

Tomlinson currently works for British part work publisher Eaglemoss.


His comic work includes:


  1. ^ "Dredd Again: An interview with John Tomlinson - Forbidden Planet Blog". Forbidden Planet Blog. 2011-08-05. Retrieved 2017-04-23. 
  2. ^ Bishop, David (2009-02-15). Thrill-Power Overload: Thirty Years of 2000 AD. Rebellion. ISBN 9781905437955. 
  3. ^ "Marvel UK in the spotlight for latest Marvel Fact Files |". Retrieved 2017-04-23. 
  4. ^ "Laika's Nick Abadzis Finds a New Orbit". Retrieved 2017-04-23. 

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Preceded by
Alan McKenzie
2000 AD editor
Succeeded by
David Bishop
Preceded by
David Bishop
Judge Dredd Megazine editor
Succeeded by
David Bishop