Mega-City One, 2126 - a vast metropolis on the eastern seaboard of post-apocalyptic North America, where crime spirals out of control. This urban nightmare is home to 400 million citizens - every one a potential criminal - and with unemployment endemic and boredom universal, tensions run a constant knife-edge. Only the Judges can prevent total anarchy - empowered to dispense instant justice, these future lawman are judge, jury and executioner. Toughest of them all is Judge Dredd - he is the Law!
The Crab Nebula. Three thousand years have passed since former artist and nun TYRANNY REX had her mercenary instincts reawakened in a bid to protect her convent from raiders. She was killed and her consciousness merged with the universe. In the meantime, fast-breeding clone technology has developed to the point where the body is disposable and minds can be 'faxed' across the galaxy as information, to be downloaded into a new vat-grown form. Now, a job calls for the return of the Sauron agent...
Mega-City One, 2126 AD. Justice Department has many divisions within it - Med and Tek deal with medical and technical applications. Psi-Division handles telepathy and precognition, the SJS are the internal affairs unit. But for undercover operations there is Wally Squad. So called because the Judges have to adopt the bizarre fashions of Big Meg citizens to blend in, Aimee Nixon is one such Wally Squad Judge. An accomplished liar and hardened by her time of the streets, she can handle the strangest of cases...
The swollen city of Downlode lies sprawled across the heart of future Europe like a hit-and-run victim. Here, life is cheap - if you want someone whacked, you can't buy better bullet monkeys than Finnigan SINISTER and Ramone DEXTER, the city's primo hitmen.
Inspired by John Travolta and Samuel L. Jackson in Pulp Fiction.
Artist Jason Brashill declined the chance to co-create Sinister Dexter but he did paint the cover image to promote the characters' first appearance in Prog 981.
Sinister is Latin for left, while Dexter is Latin for right.
Out in the vast reaches of the universe, there are an infinite number of tales waiting to be told. From the personal stories of the lowliest swamp denizens in backwater galaxies to the downfall of rulers of entire star systems, from empire-spanning wars on the boundaries of the cosmos to one man's struggle here on Earth, anything is possible in these stories of courage, greed, power and revenge. Abandon your preconceptions, expect the unexpected and take a trip beyond the edges of the imagination...
Comical tales from the Nerve Centre sub-basement as Tharg's minions put together the Galaxy's Greatest Comic.