♦ Artist and co-creator of many of the major characters that have been used in AMC’s hit TV show The Walking Dead Charlie Adlard came to Waterstones in Tottenham Court Road in London’s West End on Monday, in a Q and A and interview hosted by Jonathan Ross. He spoke about working on a major comic series, collaborating with Robert Kirkman and more. Here’s the audio from that talk plus a few photos taken by Tripwire editor-in-chief JOEL MEADOWS…
Charlie Adlard (born 4 August 1966) is a British comic book artist, known for his work on books such as The Walking Dead and Savage.
Adlard began his work in the UK on White Death with Robbie Morrison and 2000 AD series including Judge Dredd, and Armitage. He also worked for them on the series Savage.
In the United States he is best known for his work on The X-Files (for Topps), Astronauts in Trouble (for AiT/Planet Lar) and The Walking Dead (for Image Comics). He has been the penciller on The Walking Dead since 2004.
Other work includes: Mars Attacks! (also for Topps); The Hellfire Club and Warlock for Marvel Comics; Batman: Gotham Knights and Green Lantern/Green Arrow for DC Comics; White Death for Les Cartoonistes Dangereux; Blair Witch: Dark Testaments and Codeflesh for Image; Shadowman for Acclaim Comics; and The Establishment for Wildstorm, among many others.
He illustrated a graphic novel, Playing the Game, written by Nobel Prize winner Doris Lessing.