Set in the heart of Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, the second Moniaive Comics Festival will take place on 7-8th September, and features an impressive line-up of past and present 2000AD/ Megazine creator droids.

Judge Dredd co-creator John Wagner will be in attendance: alongside top artists such as Cam Kennedy, Frank Quitely, Greg Staples, Carl Critchlow and Alex Ronald; all of whom will be signing autographs and sketching. Other guests include writers and artists from The Dandy, The Beano and Warhammer monthly.

The event is organised by Judge Anderson writer Alan Grant, and his wife Sue, and there will be panels, competitions and workshops to suit comic fans of all ages. It'll be zarjaz!

For further information, visit, or telephone Sue Grant on 01848 200331

Reporter: Scott Montgomery