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Judge Dredd » Violent Night (Part 1)
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.
Absalom » Dirty Postcards (Part 1)
London, 2011. Inspector Harry ABSALOM is an old-school copper – curmudgeonly anti-authoritarian, he’s been with the force for over forty years. Suffering from an inoperable cancer, he’s also the head of a special squad that enforces The Accord, a diplomatic treaty made in the sixteenth century between the throne of England and the powers of Hell, which means his team are responsible for tracking down and taking to task those demonic entities that break that agreement...
Savage » Rise Like Lions (Part 1)
In 1999, Britain was invaded by the Volgans. When lorry driver BILL SAVAGE learned his family had been killed by a Volgan shell, he began a one-man war against the aggressors. Currently based in an e-bombed London and living under an alias, Savage continues to lead the resistance...
Ampney Crucis Investigates » The Entropy Tango (Part 1)
England, 1930. Lord AMPNEY CRUCIS was one of the bright young hopes of his generation but then came the Great War, and witnessing an otherworldly sight drove him temporarily insane. Following his recovery, he found himself sensitive to the entities that exist outside of everyday reality...
Ack-Ack Macaque » Indestructible (Part 1)
In 1944, as wave after wave of lethal German ninjas parachute into Kent, Britain’s best hopes for repelling the aggressors lie with a wisecracking Spitfire pilot codenamed ‘ACK-ACK MACAQUE’. But Ack-Ack is a cynical, one-eyed, cigar-chomping monkey, and he’s starting to doubt everything, including his own existence... Read an exclusive comic-strip prologue to the highly anticipated Solaris novel published in January 2013!
The Red Seas » Fire Across The Deep (Part 1)
1775. Captain Jack Dancer and his motley crew were one of the most infamous band of pirates sailing the southern seas. But wanted by the British Navy and exiled from their home on New Providence Island, they sought adventure elsewhere...
Aquila » Quo Vadis, Domine? (Part 1)
Following the gladiator slave Spartacus’s failed revolt against his Roman masters, his army of rebels was crucified along the Via Apia. Among the six thousand screaming figures is the former slave-turned-gladiator known only as AQUILA.
The Visible Man » Scars (Part 1)
Britain, 2012. At the Sizeness Nuclear Centre in Suffolk, a very special subject is being experimented on. Once he was Frank Hart, a thrill-seeking ex-soldier, whose car collided with a tanker containing radioactive material. His skin and tissue became transparent, turning him into THE VISIBLE MAN.
Strontium Dog » Mutant Spring (Part 1)
Late 22nd century. After the Atomic Wars of 2150, many survivors were warped by the Strontium 90 fallout. These 'mutants' became a vicitmised underclass, and the only job open to them was bounty hunting. One such STRONTIUM DOG is Johnny Alpha, partnered with his Viking buddy Wulf Sternhammer.