Judge Dredd Megazine 287
Print Edition - 10th Jun 2009
Judge Dredd » Old Wounds (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 he didn't draw Dredd for five years afterwards, only returning for the Apocalypse War mega-epic.
Tank Girl » Sunrise Doesn't Last All Morning (Part 1)
Australia, the near future. In this post-apocalyptic wasteland, the former bounty hunter turned outlaw known only as Tank Girl spends her days drinking, fighting and getting herself into all kinds of trouble. Armed with a massive tank, TG is accompanied by her partner and lover, the mutated kangaroo Booga, whose obsession with online shopping could prove costly...
Meet Darren Dead » Eats, Shoots and Kills (Part 1)
Mega-City One, 2131 AD. Back in Brit-Cit in 2070, illusionist George Smith attempted his greatest trick and locked himself in a titanium coffin. Alas, the Atomic Wars occurred soon after, and George was only discovered fifty-eight years later, now a zombie that could talk to the dead. Renaming himself Darren Dead, he moved to the Big Meg to make his fortune...
Armitage » The Mancunian Candidate (Part 1)
Brit-Cit, 2130 AD. Detective-Judge Armitage is the best plainclothes operative in the Brit-Cit Justice Department, trawling the seamy underbelly of a rotten state. Often clashing with the bureaucracy that he sees as hindering any CID investigation, he's also arrogant, opinionated and stubborn - as his long-suffering partner Treasure Steel knows all too well...