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  International Festival of Authors, Toronto
Sunday 30th October, 3pm

Harbourfront Centre, Toronto

Rodge Glass will be reading from and discussing Dougie’s War at one of the world’s leading author events in Toronto, Canada



Dougie’s War Nominated for two Scottish Creative Awards 2011

Dougie’s 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


Tickets: £10/£8
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Rodge Glass, award winning author of No Fireworks, Hope for New Borns, Alasdair Gray: A Secretary’s 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 Charley’s War, 2000AD and Judge Dredd and many subsequent comics and graphic novels, discuss Dougie’s War, Rodge’s graphic novel (with Dave Turbitt) about one soldier’s return from Afghanistan and the long terms psychological effects of combat.

Meticulously researched and based on the testimonies of real veterans, Dougie’s 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 Mills’s pioneering Charley’s War in the late 1970s.


10 March 2011, 6-7pm
Mitchell Library, Charing Cross, Glasgow

Rodge Glass and Dave Turbitt will be discussing Dougie’s War, the war in Afghanistan and the process of making a graphic novel.


Tuesday 16th November, 2010, 6.30pm
Waterstone’s, 91 Deansgate, Manchester

Come and meet Rodge Glass, the author of Dougie’s War and discover more about the creation of the book.


 

Rodge Glass

Pat Mills

 
 
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