Judge Dredd Megazine 318
Print Edition - 11th Jan 2012
Judge Dredd » Let's Kill Santa (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.
American Reaper » American Reaper (Part 3)
New York City, 2062. Fifty years in the future, identity theft has taken a new and deadly twist – victims have their minds and personalities erased and their bodies stolen by the elderly rich seeking another chance of youth, or by criminals and terrorists with even more sinister motives. A team of special agents, known as Reapers, has been formed to hunt down those that have illegally transplanted their identities into others and terminate them with extreme prejudice...
Cursed Earth Koburn » Going After Billy Zane (Part 5)
The Cursed Earth, 2127 AD: Cool, calculating, deadly, Judge-Marshal Koburn is a future lawman unlike any other. A stickler might call him a disgrace to the uniform - but out in the irradiated wilderness, as he tells his idealistic partner Bonaventura, the only way to survive is to take it easy...
Armitage » The Underground (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...