THRILL-CHARGE YOUR XMAS WITH 2000 AD PROG 2111!
Bumper 100-page end-of-year issue hits newsstands and digital with EIGHT high-powered Thrills to keep you warm and cozy this Christmas!
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Seasons Greetings! It’s that time of year again where we bring you lucky Earthlets 100 pages of bumper, tinsel flavoured ThrillPower™ guaranteed to bring a smile to even the most curmudgeonly Christmas Scrooge - 2000 AD Prog 2111 is out now!
All new Thrills begin in this end-of-year special including suitably seasonal tales from Judge Dredd and Durham Red. There are also a brand new adventure for Celtic berserker Sláine and sinister shambling in Fall Of Deadworld, alongside Skip Tracer, Fiends Of The Western Front, and Brink. Plus there's the long-awaited, eleven-years-in-the-making final episode of horror favourite, Caballistics Inc.
If all that weren’t enough there are a pair of insightful interviews from two of the driving forces behind the success of the Galaxy’s Greatest Comic, former editors Kelvin Gosnell and Richard Burton.
Beautifully wrapped with a cracking Christmas cover by veteran UK comic great, John Higgins, plus a terrific Judge Dredd pin-up from 2000 AD Art Stars winner, Mark Montague, this year’s Xmas prog will be sure to bring Yuletide joy to your Thrill circuits!
2000 AD Prog 2111 is out now from all good newsagents and comic book stores, plus digitally from our webshop and apps! Don't forget that if you buy an issue of 2000 AD in the first week of its release then postage in the UK is free!
Cover by John Higgins
JUDGE DREDD // JINGLE ALL THE WAY
by T.C. Eglington (w) Boo Cook (a) Annie Parkhouse (l)
Mega-City One, 2140 AD. Home to over 100 million citizens, this urban hell is situated along the east coast of post-apocalyptic North America, with the irradiated wasteland known as the Cursed Earth to the west. 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!
CABALLISTICS, INC. // VISITING HOUR
by Gordon Rennie (w) Dom Reardon (a) Simon Bowland (l)
During the Second World War, a department was formed within the Ministry of Defence to combat Nazi occult warfare. When its funding was scrapped it was bought up by reclusive millionaire rock star Ethan Kostabi and turned into a new paranormal investigation outfit CABALLISTICS, INC. However, Kostabi had his own agenda, and his employees had to battle to bring him down. Now they’re counting the cost…
THE FALL OF DEADWORLD // RUNNING SCARED
by Kek-W (w) Dave Kendall (a) Ellie De Ville (l)
The planet that eventually became known as DEADWORLD was once a regular civilisation existing in a dimension parallel to our own. But the end of days is coming, and creatures known as the Dark Judges are spreading their contagion, exterminating all life. A band of resistance fighters has attacked Sector House 13, but two of them, Spike and Patti, have become separated, and are at the mercy of Judge Fear…
SKIP TRACER // LOUDER THAN BOMBS
by James Peaty (w) Paul Marshall (a) Dylan Teague (c) Ellie De Ville (l)
The Cube, the 27th century. This vast city floating in the depths of space was once a monitoring station, but has been refitted by the Earth-led Consociation as a solution to a universal housing problem. It’s now home to every kind of undesirable and wanted criminal. That’s where SKIP TRACER Nolan Blake comes in, a former soldier turned tracker, who was left with psychic abilities after a clash on an alien planet…
SLÁINE // THE BOGATYR
by Pat Mills (w) Chris Weston (a) Ellie De Ville (l)
Albion. Celtic warrior SLÁINE united the tribes of the Earth Goddess Danu and became the first High King of Ireland, but is now a wanderer, seeking adventure where the Goddess directs him. Having battled the Drune Lords on the Isle of Monadh, he’s now travelled to the city of New Troy, with the intention of taking the fight for Albion’s freedom to the tyrannical Emperor Brutus…
BRINK // HIGH SOCIETY
by Dan Abnett (w) INJ Culbard (a) Simon Bowland (l)
The late 21st century, and through environmental catastrophe and industrial overload Earth has been reduced to a wasteland. Mankind finally evacuated the planet in 2072 and millions were housed in a number of deep-space Habitats. Bridget Kurtis, investigator with the Habitat Security Division, was involved in a sect-crime case that saw her partner murdered. Now, she’s gone undercover on Yuliya Habitat, but she’s been discovered, and is desperately trying to talk her way out of summary execution…
FIENDS OF THE WESTERN FRONT
by Ian Edginton (w) Tiernen Trevallion (a) Annie Parkhouse (l)
In 1980, the diary of German soldier Hans Schmitt was discovered in Berlin, detailing events that occurred in 1941, when he and his comrades encountered the terrifying Captain Constanta and his Romanian platoon, who feasted on the blood of their Russian enemies. But Schmitt was not the first trooper to encounter Constanta on the battlefield — the vampire was on the Western Front too, in France in 1916...
DURHAM RED // THREE GIFTS
by Alec Worley (w) Ben Willsher (a) Annie Parkhouse (l)
Late 22nd century. After the Atomic Wars, many survivors were warped by Strontium 90 fallout. These ‘mutants’ became a victimised underclass, forced into ghettos, with bounty hunting the only job open to them. One such former Search/Destroy agent is vampire DURHAM RED, who requires blood to survive. Feared by both the criminals she hunts and her fellow Stronts, Red has a formidable reputation that precedes her…