Judge Dredd Megazine 338
Dredd Comes Down Hard on Crime
Print Edition - 17th Jul 2013
Judge Dredd » Downside (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.
Mega-City One, 2135 AD. Judge Dan Francisco was a vid-star, presenting his show The Streets of Dan Franciscoto viewers across the metropolis as he tackled crime live on air. Becoming Chief Judge, his tenure was cut short by the events of Chaos Day, and he resigned. Now, he returns to the streets, haunted by guilt, and determined to bring stability to a broken city...
Tales from the Cursed Earth » Gamma Tan (Part 1)
The Cursed Earth, 2135 AD. This inhospitable, irradiated wasteland covers much of what used to be the United States of America. A desolate, blasted plain, the result of the devastating Atomic Wars, it is home to all manner of mutants and strange lifeforms, scratching an existence from the barren rock, far from the walls of the Big Meg. These are their stories..
Insurrection III » Insurrection III (Part 5)
Mega-City colonial space, 2135 AD. Mining colony K Alpha 61 renamed itself Liberty after cutting loose from the Big Meg. Furious at this outright display of dissent, and in a bid to stop the revolt spreading to other colonies, the SJS launched a blistering attack on Colonial Marshal Karel Luther’s forces. Now, the Gateway colony has been destroyed by the alien Zhind...
Bob Byrne's Twisted Tales » The Coins (Part 1)
Picture a grotesque imaginary land, somewhere in the outer reaches of reality – a dark landscape of strange figures and weird machinations, seemingly conjured from the very depths of a terrifying fever-dream. Here, what you never thought possible can come true, and the stuff of nightmares is part of the everyday. Welcome to the warped world of Bob Byrne...