Scotland, the 22nd century: warped by radioactive fallout and oppressed by the vicious Kreelers, mutants are the underclass of future Britain. After leading a Glasgow jailbreak, teenager Archibald ‘Middenface’ McNulty has joined the Highlands Resistance ...
Mega-City One, 2126 AD: Cassandra Anderson used to be PsiDivision’s top telepath, saving the city from all manner of supernatural nasties. But after many months out of action – in a coma, and infected with the psychicallyactive ‘Half-Life’ virus concocted by the terrible Judge Death – can she still cut it on the streets?
Glasgow, 2004 AD ... Bogart, Humphrey: film actor, born 1899. Oscar-nominated as Rick in Casablanca, 1941. Met and married Lauren Bacall, 1944. Died 1957.
Clunie, Francis Forbes: schizophrenic, born 1952. Started believing himself to be
Humphrey Bogart, committed to Spinbinnie Hospital 1986. First escaped 1991 ...
Mega-City One, 2127 AD – a vast metropolis of 400 million citizens ruled over by the Judges. Across the Black Atlantic in blighted Cal-Hab lives the cartoonist Kenny Who?, who still remembers when he dreamed of making it big in Big Meg comics – before Judge Dredd sent him packing. Will Who?’s dream never die?
Hondo City, 2127 AD: ancient Samurai values clash with high technology in the Japan of the 22nd century. Nine years ago, determined to fight organised crime and corruption, Judge-Inspector Shimura turned ronin. But now a ghost from the past is about to reveal itself to his former partner, Aiko Inaba ...
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, 2127 AD: In the Big Meg’s Barrio Blocks, they call Carlito Agarra the ‘Bato Loco’ – ‘Crazy Guy’! He’s just tryin’ to make a dishonest cred in a mad city – but if it ain’t the Judges on his back, it’s Don Morte’s Mob, and if it ain’t the Mob it’s sure to be something else. Madon’!