OUT TODAY: 2000 AD Prog 2049

Prepare for a brain-sizzling, eye-popping experience with four explosive finales and one brand new Future Shock in the latest issue of 2000 AD!

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All beginnings must have an end - and what an explosive conclusion to the current roster of strips! 2000 AD Prog 2049 is on sale now!

Prepare for a brain-sizzling, eye-popping experience, courtesy of the legendary SF anthology, with Judge Dredd, Hope, and The Alienist all ending their current stories while Greysuit reaches its final mission in typical Mills-ian style! PLUS you get a brand new Future Shock - THARG THE MIGHTY DOTH SPOIL YOU ALL!

And all of this clears the decks for the all-new roster of stories to commence in Prog 2050 - out on 27th September!

2000 AD Prog 2049 is out now from all good newsagents and comic book stores, plus digitally from our webshop and apps!

JUDGE DREDD // WAR BUDS
by John Wagner (w) Dan Cornwell (a) Abigail Bulmer (c) Annie Parkhouse (l)
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. Unemployment is rife, and crime is rampant. Only the Judges — empowered to dispense instant justice — can stop total anarchy. Toughest of them all is JUDGE DREDD — he is the Law! Now, former members of the Apocalypse Squad are fleeing the city, having freed a friend...
Judge Dredd created by John Wagner & Carlos Ezquerra

THE ALIENIST // INHUMAN NATURES
by Emma Beeby, Gordon Rennie (w) Eoin Coveney (a) Ellie De Ville (l)
England, 1908. Madelyn Vespertine, an Edwardian woman of unknown age and origin, investigates strange events of an apparently occult nature, accompanied by Professor Sebastian Wetherall. Little do those that meet the pair know that the Professor is actually an out-of-work actor called Reginald Briggs, a stooge covering for the fact that Madelyn is not human. Now, the host body of the sinister Professor Praetorius has been destroyed...
The Alienist created by Gordon Rennie, Emma Beeby & Eoin Coveney

GREYSUIT // FOUL PLAY
by Pat Mills (w) John Higgins (a) Sally Hurst (c) Ellie De Ville (l)
Bolivaria, 2014. John Blake is a GREYSUIT, a Delta-Class assassin working for a branch of British Intelligence. Given superhuman powers through extreme mental conditioning, Greysuits are feared for their ruthlessness. But Blake's programming has broken down, and his memories have returned. Now, he’s getting payback on his handlers, and has returned to the training ground of Smithereens, intent on bringing it crashing down...
Greysuit created by Pat Mills & John Higgins

FUTURE SHOCKS // ALT-LIFE
by Rory McConville (w) Jake Lynch (a) Annie Parkhouse (l)
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…
Alt-Life created by Rory McConville & Jake Lynch

HOPE // ...FOR THE FUTURE
by Guy Adams (w) Jimmy Broxton (a) Simon Bowland (l)
An alternate 1940s Hollywood. WWII is over, victory having been secured by occult means. Now, magic is a part of everyday life, its practitioners commonplace. Mallory HOPE is one such skilled operative, though calling on the dark arts takes its toll on the user. He’s also a private investigator, hired for all manner of down n’ dirty jobs, and now, tasked with finding missing child star Buster Ritz!, he’s uncovered the kid’s murderer...
Hope created by Guy Adams & Jimmy Broxton