Big Trouble in Hondo-City
Digital Edition - 18th Jul 2012
Judge Dredd » Great Executions (Part 2)
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.
San Francisco, 2012 AD. Jake Dobson is an easy-going slacker in his twenties, content to live in a fantasy world of comic books and videogames. Working behind the counter at comic-book store Near-Mint Rhino, he’s content with a life free of responsibilities – but when he finds a smartphone in Golden Gate Park one morning, that life comes under threat...
Hondo-City Justice » Project Behemoth (Part 3)
Hondo City, 2134 AD, where ancient samurai values clash with high technology in the Japan of the twenty-second century. Aiko Inaba is a rarity – a woman rightfully wearing the uniform of a Hondo City Judge Inspector. Once Judge Shimura’s cadet partner, she is now a rising star in Justice Central, but some of her mentor’s cynicism and distrust of authority has rubbed off...
Samizdat Squad » Grey Zone (Part 4)
Samizdat - a form of Soviet dissent. The Sov Block radwastes, 2133 AD. Captain Rykov and Lieutenant Tereshkova were formerly of the Sov military, fighting the separatists, but their refusal to follow orders meant they became enemies of the state. Sentenced to spend the rest of their days in a gulag, they're now free and forming their own rebel strike squad...