Mega-City One, 2143 AD. This vast urban hell on the east coast of post-apocalyptic North
America is home to over 160 million citizens. With unemployment at ninety per cent and boredom
universal, crime is rampant. Stemming the tide of chaos are the Judges, future law-enforcers
empowered to dispense instant justice. Toughest of them all is Judge Dredd – he is the Law!
Imagine a Mega-City One from an alternate timeline – less the gleaming metropolis of the twenty-second century but instead an art deco retro-future variation. Joe
Rico is the one good cop in a police department riddled with corruption, and he’s about to get a new partner in the shape of Amy Jara...
USA, 2035 AD. The new Justice Department is still in its early years, with Judges working alongside the police, military and the government, though Fargo’s people are slowly taking over. It’s proving an explosive transition, with many citizens – and more than a few cops – unhappy with these helmeted officers taking to the streets...
Brit-Cit, 2142 AD. Four different people in Ciudad Barranquilla – academic Barrancourt, exJudge Mineiro, gangbanger Correira, and transgender street-walker Chavez – all awoke from near-death experiences, and as consequence are capable of dealing with the supernatural. Now, they’ve fled to Brit-Cit, hoping to find a way to escape their curse...
After the events on the Mayflower, the cargo ship the Solips discovered the Dark Judges Death, Fire and Mortis floating in space, and the alien superfiends murdered the crew. They subsequently also decimated a colony, Dominion, and when marines were sent in, they were joined by Fear. Dominion was destroyed, and Death was trapped in a Boing® bubble...
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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, 2138 AD. Home to 72 million citizens, this urban hell is situated along the east coast of post-apocalyptic North America, where unemployment is endemic, boredom universal, and crime is rampant. Tensions run a constant knife-edge, and only the zero-tolerance Judges — empowered to dispense instant justice — can stop total anarchy. Toughest of them all is JUDGE DREDD — he is the Law!