2000 AD Prog 2061
Leading the Thrill-Charge!
The Galaxy's Greatest Comic rounds out its fortieth
anniversary year with the traditional bumper Xmas special, a 100-page beast of
an issue featuring a stunning line-up of creators and characters!
are hunted men as they search for the truth behind the Ararat war in
'Terrorists' by Peter Milligan and Rufus Dayglo; the ABC Warriors are at each
other's throats as Mars descends into chaos in 'Fallout' by Pat Mills and Clint
Langley; Merlin has awoken and unleashed the Motherless Men in Book 5 of Brass
Sun, 'Engine Summer,' by Ian Edginton and INJ Culbard; Bill Savage discovers
the reality behind the 'Thousand Year Stare,' courtesy of Pat Mills and Patrick
Goddard; we flashback to a significant Justice Department character in a
one-off The Fall of Deadworld story by Kek-W and Dave Kendall; Ace Garp
celebrates the festive season in his own unique way, by Eddie Robson and Nigel
Dobbyn; the long-awaited tale of what became of Starlord can finally be told,
courtesy of Kenneth Niemand and Henry Flint; and lawman Judge Dredd is caught
in a fix... Plus much more!
Eddie Robson &
Rufus Dayglo &
Dom Regan &
Ellie De Ville &
- Cover Colourer
- Cover Artist
Mega-City One, 2139 AD. Home to over 72 million citizens, this urban hell is situated along the east coast of post-apocalyptic North America, where unemployment is rife, boredom universal and crime is rampant. Tensions rest on a knife-edge and only the zero-tolerance Judges can stop total anarchy. Toughest of them all is JUDGE DREDD — he is the Law! Now, he’s flying away from a mission that took him to Siberia...
The Orrery is a clockwork solar system, a clutch of planets orbiting a vast BRASS SUN, but the outer worlds are freezing as the sun dies. Young Wren must find the elements of the key that will restart the sun, and has embarked on an epic quest with conductor novice Septimus. An aspect of the Blind Watchmaker, The Orrery’s creator, was implanted in Wren’s head, and she’s now transferred it to Arthur, a robot assassin...
In 1999, Britain was invaded by the Volgans, and lorry driver BILL SAVAGE’s family were killed. He led the resistance to victory in 2010, when the enemy surrendered. Now, in 2015, Savage has been stationed in Volgan-occupied Berlin under the guise of bar owner Herr Wilder, but his hatred of Volgans caused him to go on killing sprees. He has teamed up with Volgan police officer Nika Volodina to investigate Volgan experiments...
It has been a decade since man fought the Krool on the planet Ararat. Danny Franks was just a raw recruit until he was drafted into the guerrilla unit known as BAD COMPANY. Kano, Fly-Trap, Mad Tommy and Thrax were living in a veterans’ compound, dosed in psyche-chem to keep the memories at bay, when they realised the truth about the war had been hidden from them. They busted out, and are now enemies of the state...
The planet that eventually became known as DEADWORLD was once a regular civilisation existing in a dimension parallel to our own. But a psychopathic cadet Judge named Sidney De’Ath made a pact with the Sisters of Death, and he became the supernatural entity Judge Death, who believes all life is a crime. Together with his lieutenants, he began to murder the world. But some will not go down easy...
The universe is a big place, and if you want cargo delivered from one planet to another you’re going to need a shipping company you can rely on. Fortunately, there’s ACE TRUCKING CO., the premier courier service for all your transportation needs. Captain of the Speedo Ghost is Ace Garp, and together with his engineer Feek and bodyguard GBH they’re the galaxy’s most tucker truckers!
Mars, the far future. War droids created for a conflict that ended centuries ago, the ABC WARRIORS are resistant to Atomic, Bacterial and Chemical warfare. Charged with bringing peace to the civil war-ravaged frontier colonies on the Red Planet, the Mek-nificent Seven have recently recruited the mechanic Tubal Caine, who was once Happy Shrapnel. Now, they’re determined to take down the villainous Howard Quartz...
A year after The Mighty Tharg landed on Earth to gift to mankind the cosmic force of Thrill-power via the Galaxy’s Greatest, another interstellar editor joined him. His name was STARLORD, and through the pages of his eponymous anthology he sought to galvanise his readers to be ready for the coming space-war. But after twenty-two issues Starlord declared his mission over and vanished. Was he truly all that he seemed...?