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Print Edition - 12th Dec 2009
The Ten-Seconders » The American Dream (Part 12)
The near future. Human society has all but been destroyed, with ragtag bands of survivors existing amongst the ruins and trying to escape the attention of the Gods and their Followers. The Gods came to Earth several years ago, offering to help makind with their incredible powers, and for a time it seemed the planet had its own protectors - but the Gods wanted humanity to bow down before them and accept them as their rulers. Those that refused are now fighting a guerrilla war against the superbeings - but a person's life expectancy in such a battle is just ten seconds...
A.B.C. Warriors » The Shadow Warriors: Book 3 (Part 4)
Mars, the far future. War droids created for a conflict that ended centuries ago, the A.B.C. WARRIORS are resistant to Atomic, Bacterial and Chemical warfare. Recruited to bring peace to the civil war-ravaged frontier colonies on the Red Planet, the Mek-nificent Seven comprise leader Hammerstein, the mystical Deadlock, sharpshooter Joe Pineapples, the brutish Mongrol, voice of Mars Steelhorn, the treacherous Blackblood, and the pin-headed battle-tank Mek-Quake.
Judge Dredd » Direct Action (Part 3)
Mega-City One, 2130 AD. This vast urban nightmare on the east coast of post-apocalyptic North America is home to 400 million citizens, every one a potential criminal. With lawlessness rife, only the Judges can prevent total anarchy. These future lawmen are judge, jury and executioner. Toughest of them all is Judge Dredd - he is the Law! Inspired by Clint Eastwood in Dirty Harry; the film poster for Death Race 2000. The name Judge Dredd came from Pat Mills who was originally going to use it for a different character. The first Judge Dredd story published was drawn by Mike McMahon, not co-creator Carlos Ezquerra. Ezquerra was so upset that he didn't draw Dredd for five years afterwards, only returning for the Apocalypse War mega-epic.
Rogue Trooper » New Model Army (Part 3)
The last of the Genetic Infantrymen, clone-soldier Rogue went hunting the Traitor General that sold out his comrades on the war-blasted planet of Nu Earth, accompanied by the digitized souls of his dead friends Gunnar, Helm and Bagman...
Bec & Kawl » Freakshow (Part 3)
Sharing a flat in the less-than-salubrious Swineboil Apartments, BECCY Miller and Jarrod KAWL are students at the local art college. She's a goth-chick aspiring artist with a death obsession, he's a movie-geek film student. Magnets for every ectoplasmic event, they could be our last hope against the horrors of the beyond - if only they could get off their arses...
Droid Life » Typecasting (Part 1)
Comical tales from the Nerve Centre sub-basement as Tharg's minions put together the Galaxy's Greatest Comic.