Sláine: The Horned GodWritten By
The comic book that changed comic books – Simon Bisley’s lush artwork for Pat Mill’s epic The Horned God sparked a million imitators and revolutionised the way comics looked. In this enduring classic, now released as a hard cover edition for the US, meet the warrior barbarian Sláine, master of the warp spasm, wielder of the mighty axe Brainbiter, Celtic warrior king - faces his greatest challenge: the existence of his world is at stake as he prepares to follow the ways of the Horned God. It is a path that can give him control over nature itself or unleash a new age of witchcraft and dark forces.
ABOUT THE AUTHORS
Pat Mills is the creator and first editor of 2000 AD. For the Galaxy’s Greatest Comic he is the writer and co-creator of ABC Warriors, Nemesis the Warlock and Sláine. Outside 2000 AD he has also worked on Batman, Star Wars and Marshal Law for the US market. Currently Mills is writing the best-selling series Requiem: Vampire Knight for Editions Nickel of France with artist Olivier Ledroit, and a spin-off series, Claudia: Vampire Knight, with artist Frank Tacito.
Simon Bisley occupies an almost unique place in 2000 AD history, as one of the first UK artists to popularise the fully-painted style. He also illustrated Heavy Metal Dredd, an ultra-graphic, adults-only take on the lawman, before going on to pencil the hugely successful first Batman/Judge Dredd crossover story, Judgement on Gotham. Bisley has provided countless pin-ups and short pieces across an astonishing variety of comics, from legendary fantasy anthology Heavy Metal to anarchic DC superhero series Lobo, and has an even more extensive CV in Europe, where his painted style enjoys enormous success.