Mark Millar is unusual for a Brexiteer.
A staunch socialist, the Scottish comic book legend most identifies with Jeremy Corbyn in supporting the left-wing and an EU exit.
Millar’s own protest vote for Brexit in 2016 was not a symbol of dissatisfaction with immigration – as has been the subject of debate in some EU elections clashes and campaigns – but was instead done for “democracy and renationalising the railways”.
It is with a certain annoyance that he feels like this protest has been hijacked in recent times.
Anybody who remembers before 1988 knows it was always the position of the left, of people like Tony Benn.
“For me, it is quite irritating that the right have hijacked Brexit,” he says. “But anybody who remembers before 1988 knows it was always the position of the left, of people like Tony Benn. It’s kind of been hijacked by the right and that’s annoying and also at the same time it has become about immigration which is nothing to do with what left-wing people voted for Brexit for. It was to do with democracy and renationalisation as opposed to immigration, which is something we actually need.”
Despite that experience, he will be heading to the polling station on Thursday still certain that it is the best place to settle pitched political battles.