International Festival of Authors, Toronto
Sunday 30th October, 3pm
Harbourfront Centre, Toronto
Rodge Glass will be reading from and discussing Dougies War at one of the worlds leading author events in Toronto, Canada
Dougies War Nominated for two Scottish Creative Awards 2011
Dougies War has been nominated for two Scottish Creative Awards, the leading design and advertising awards in Scotland. The book has received nominations for Best Publication and Craft: Best Use of Illustration. The final winners will be announced in a few months time.
Sunday 28th August, 12.30-1.30pm
Edinburgh International Book Festival
Charlotte Square, Edinburgh
Rodge Glass, award winning author of No Fireworks, Hope for New Borns, Alasdair Gray: A Secretarys Biography and the forthcoming Bring Me the Head of Ryan Giggs, and Pat Mills, widely acknowledged as 'the godfather of British comics' through his work on Charleys War, 2000AD and Judge Dredd and many subsequent comics and graphic novels, discuss Dougies War, Rodges graphic novel (with Dave Turbitt) about one soldiers return from Afghanistan and the long terms psychological effects of combat.
Meticulously researched and based on the testimonies of real veterans, Dougies War, nominated for the SCIBA Graphic Novel of the Year, tells the bleak and gripping story of Dougie Campbell, a fictional soldier who suffers from post-traumatic stress syndrome, something first dealt with in comic form by Pat Millss pioneering Charleys War in the late 1970s.
10 March 2011, 6-7pm
Mitchell Library, Charing Cross, Glasgow
Rodge Glass and Dave Turbitt will be discussing Dougies War, the war in Afghanistan and the process of making a graphic novel.
Tuesday 16th November, 2010, 6.30pm
Waterstones, 91 Deansgate, Manchester
Come and meet Rodge Glass, the author of Dougies War and discover more about the creation of the book.