Rory McConville’s Devlin Waugh Work Collected

Rory Conville’s contribution to my favourite 2000AD character Devin Waugh’s lore is to be collected in May. I believe he was the first writer outside of creator John Smith to write Devlin. Here’s the details of the collection featuring his, and another great writer, Ales Kot’s writing (art by Mike Dowling & Quinton Winter):

  • CREATIVE TEAM: Rory McConville, Aleš Kot (w) Mike Dowling (a) Simon Bowland (l)
  • RELEASE DATE: 13 May 2021
  • PAPERBACK, 176 pages
  • PRICE: £16.99
  • ISBN: 9781781087671

Vatican exorcist, freelance paranormal investigator and altogether dashing rogue, Devlin Waugh is in the business of getting up close and extremely personal with the occult! This time he’ll have to rescue his debtor brother Freddy from a casino suspended over an unending interdimensional void, save Brit-Cit from a plague of mutagenic nightmare spores, and befriend a possessed demonic dildo, all while negotiating boyfriends ex- and current…

I’ve already ordered a copy from my comic shop.

The trade collects the following stories:

  • “Blood Debt” (written by Rory McConville, art by Michael Dowling, in Judge Dredd Megazine #388–393, 2017–2018)
  • “Kiss of Death” (written by Rory McConville, art by Michael Dowling, in Judge Dredd Megazine #397–399, 2018)
  • “Call Me By Thy Name” (written by Ales Kot, art by Mike Dowling & Quinton Winter, in Judge Dredd Megazine #400, 2018)
  • “A Very Large Splash” (written by Ales Kot, art by Mike Dowling, in Judge Dredd Megazine #415–420, 2020)