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2000 AD Prog 2073

2000 AD Prog 2073

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48-page Prog 2073 –  5 new stories start this issue!

Dredd crosses paths once more with the terrifying Judge Pin in ‘Fit for Purpose’ by Rob Williams and Chris Weston.

Mutant bounty hunter Johnny Alpha is back and partnered with the offspring of his old buddy Wulf Sternhammer in Strontium Dog: The Son by John Wagner and Carlos Ezquerra.

Nort war-crimes investigator Atalia Jaegir returns to the hellworld that is Nu Earth in ‘In the Realm of Pyrrhus’ by Gordon Rennie and Simon Coleby.

Psi-Judge Anderson must face a new threat rising from the Undercity in ‘Undertow’ by Emma Beeby and David Roach.

Hitmen Sinister Dexter are back in a new story by Dan Abnett and Steve Yeowell and John Charles!

Dan Abnett, Gordon Rennie, John Wagner, Rob Williams, Emma Beeby, James Peaty & Kek-W
Carlos Ezquerra, Chris Weston, David Roach, Dylan Teague, Simon Coleby, Steve Yeowell & Dan Cornwell
John Charles, Len O'Grady, Dylan Teague & Jose Villarrubia
Annie Parkhouse, Ellie De Ville & Simon Bowland
Cover Artist
Greg Staples


Episodes include:

Judge Dredd » Fit for Purpose (part 1)

Mega-City One, 2140 AD. Home to 72 million citizens, this urban hell is situated along the east coast of post-apocalyptic North America, where crime is rampant. 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! Now, the psychopathic Pin of the SJS (internal affairs) has her sights set on Gerhart, one of the lawman’s chief allies...

Jaegir » In The Realm Of Pyrrhus (part 1)

The Greater Nordland Republic. While the Norts are currently engaged in a galaxy-wide war with the Souther forces, it falls to military officers such as Kapiten-Inspector Atalia JAEGIR of the Nordland State Security Police to investigate war criminals amongst her own ranks. She’s also suffering from the Strigoi curse, a fault in the Nort DNA that can bring out the beast within. Now, she’s on a mission with her team to Nu Earth...

Tharg's Future Shocks » Freedom Wears Two Faces (part 1)

Out in the vast reaches of the universe, there are an infinite number of stories waiting to be told. These cautionary tales pass from traveller to traveller in the spaceports and around campfires on distant planets, acquiring the status of legend, their shocking ends a salutory lesson in hubris. Anything is possible in these twisted trips into the galaxy’s dark side. Abandon your preconceptions, and expect the unexpected…

Sinister Dexter » The Salad Of Bad Cafe (part 1)

Gun-sharks Finnigan SINISTER and Ramone DEXTER are the best hitmen money can buy in the future city of Downlode. Having spent the last year offworld hunting for Holy Moses Tanenbaum, a ganglord from an alternate dimension whose presence threatened the fabric of reality, they’ve returned home, and are getting back to business. But whacking Tanenbaum has reset the continuum, meaning no one knows who they are...

Judge Anderson » Undertow (part 1)

Mega-City One, 2140 AD. Psi-Division is a section of Justice Department that specialises in Judges with accentuated psychic talents — from precognition to exorcism, it deals with all manner of paranormal crimes. Cass ANDERSON is Justice Dept’s top telepath, and has saved the city on numerous occasions from all manner of supernatural threats. Recently she’s taken the rookie Psi-Judge Flowers, a danger pre-cog, under her wing...

Judge Fear » Memories Are Made Of This (part 1)

JUDGE FEAR is one of the four Dark Judges, twisted creatures from a parallel dimension, who believe that since all crime is committed by the living then life itself is a crime. Together with his brothers Death, Fire and Mortis, they purged their own world, and have sought to do the same to Mega-City One. Recently, they instigated a massacre on the colony spaceship the Mayflower, and Fear’s spirit was captured in a suction trap...

Strontium Dog » The Son (part 1)

Late 22nd century. After the Atomic Wars, many survivors were warped by the Strontium 90 fallout. These ‘mutants’ became a victimised underclass, forced into ghettos, and the only job open to them was bounty hunting. One such Search/Destroy agent, or STRONTIUM DOG, is Johnny Alpha, who recently led a mutant revolt against the norms. Now, the Doghouse, orbiting base of the S/D agency, had reopened for business...