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Alan Grant

Tributes have flooded in for Alan Grant who died on 20 July 2022 at the age of 73. He was a prolific and much respected comics writer whose work included Judge Dredd, Batman, the Bogie Man, Lobo, and Rok of the Reds.

He was involved in a huge number of other creative projects large and small from an adaptation of Kidnapped by Robert Louis Stevenson celebrating Edinburgh as the first UNESCO City of Literature, to setting up his own comics company, children’s books with his daughter, and a community project for his local village Moniaive.

A selection of the many obituaries and tributes include:

Tributes paid after comic book writer Alan Grant dies: BBC website 21 July 2022

Alan Grant 1949-2022: 2000 AD website 21 July 2022

Tributes paid to 2000AD and Batman comics writer Alan Grant: John Freeman 21 July 2022 on

Alan Grant: Tributes flood in for Scottish comic book writer behind Batman and Judge Dredd stories: Brian Ferguson in The Scotsman 21 July 2022