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John Hicklenton

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John Hicklenton
JH at SXSW 2008.JPG
Born (1967-05-08)8 May 1967
Guildford, Surrey, England
Died 19 March 2010(2010-03-19) (aged 42)
Schwerzenbach, ZH, Switzerland
Nationality British
Area(s) Penciller, Artist, Inker
Pseudonym(s) John Deadstock
Notable works Nemesis the Warlock
Awards Eagle Award, Grierson documentary award x 2

John Hicklenton (8 May 1967 – 19 March 2010), aka John Deadstock, was a British comics artist best known for his brutal, visceral work on flagship 2000 AD characters like Judge Dredd (in particular Heavy Metal Dredd) and Nemesis the Warlock during the eighties and nineties.

He suffered from multiple sclerosis and recorded an award-winning documentary about living with the condition. On 19 March 2010, Hicklenton chose to end his life at Dignitas in Switzerland.

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