Dreadnoughts: Breaking Ground
Michael Carroll &
Acclaimed as one of the
best comics of 2020, this is the first collection of Dreadnoughts.
Written by Michael
Carroll (Judges, Proteus Vex) with art by John Higgins (Before
Watchmen, Batman: The Killing Joke) and colour by Sally Jane Hurst (Before
Watchmen), Dreadnoughts explores the origins of Judge Dredd's
dystopian police state and, in doing so, provides chilling insight into our own
The year is 2035 and
American society is crumbling. State brutality in response to public protests
sparks even greater restrictions on what American citizens are free to do. The
police force are being replaced by Judges, paramilitary cops who can dispense
summary justice on the streets.
This is the horror story
of a descent into fascism and the beginnings of the world of Judge Dredd.
of the best comics of 2020" - The Hollywood Reporter
more culturally relevant to our world today ... "Found myself Immersed in
Higgins' world" - The Comics Journal
cannot recommend it enough" - Comics the Gathering
intriguing and harrowing read" - Grimdark Magazine
and dynamic" - Multiversity Comics