Digital Edition - 16th Sep 2009
Judge Dredd » Snakebite (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.
Deep in the heart of the Grand Hall of Justice lies the Black Museum, Justice Department’s permanent exhibition of the relics from bygone crimes. Whether it’s a notorious serial killer’s trophies or the weapons of the Dark Judges, the violent history of the Big Meg is laid bare here. Let guide Henry Dubble show you around...
Meet Darren Dead » Eats, Shoots and Kills (Part 3)
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 4)
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...