Alumni Spring 2016

Emma Beeby

Scotland, UK

Based in Scotland, Emma Beeby is best known as the first woman to write Judge Dredd for 2000 AD in its 38-year history. A professional writer for nine years, Emma has worked on films, games and audio plays, as well as comics.

Emma has written for other comics titles such as Judge Anderson and created two original series for 2000 AD comics: Survival Geeks and The Alienist. She is currently co-writing a Doctor Who series for Titan Comics.

Her writing has been nominated for awards by the Writers’ Guild of Great Britain and the British Comics Awards. Her first creator-owned graphic novel, Robbie Burns: Witch Hunter, co-written with Gordon Rennie, won Best Graphic Novel, and Emma also won Best Writer and Best Newcomer in the 2015 Scottish Independent Comic Book Awards.