OUT NOW: Judge Dredd Megazine #398

New series based on Rebellion's latest video game release begins this issue!

8 months ago

Judge Dredd Megazine #398 is out now!

Megazine publisher Rebellion has a new videogame coming out at the end of August in the shape of the 1930s-set Strange Brigade, a thirdperson action-adventure thriller that sees you explore ancient ruins, solve perilous puzzles and blast through legions of undead enemies, and this issue we start an exclusive two-part tie-in story scripted by Gordon Rennie and illustrated by Tiernen Trevallion (don’t miss either the short-story collection The True History of the Strange Brigade, which is out from Abaddon Books on 9 August and features tales by Guy Adams, Gaie Sebold, Cassandra Khaw and more).

Elsewhere, we have the explosive finale to the Dredd/Razorjack crossover This Corrosion plus the penultimate parts of Devlin Waugh, The Returners and Chopper as everything wraps up next month in time for a whole new roster of strips to commence in Meg 400 in September!

Don't forget that if you buy this issue in print direct from our webshop within the next month you'll not pay a penny in postage fees in the UK!

And if you subscribe to the Megazine you'll get a FREE print of each month's cover with each issue!

Judge Dredd Megazine #398 is out now from all good newsagents and comic book stores, plus digitally from our webshop and apps!

Cover by Tiernan Trevallion

JUDGE DREDD: THIS CORROSION
by Michael Carroll (w) John Higgins (a) Sally Hurst (c) Annie Parkhouse (l)
Mega-City One, 2140 AD. This vast urban hell on the east coast of post-apocalyptic North America is home to over 100 million citizens. Crime is rampant, and stemming the tide of chaos are the Judges, empowered to dispense instant justice. Toughest of them all is Judge Dredd – he is the Law! Now, the lawman and his team have entered another dimension in a bid to stop Razorjack...

THE RETURNERS: IRMAZHINA
by Si Spencer (w) Nicolo Assirelli (a) Eva De La Cruz (c) Annie Parkhouse (l)
Ciudad Barranquilla, 2140 AD. This South American metropolis, sometimes referred to as ‘Banana City’, is a notoriously poor and corrupt enclave, ruled over by a Justice Department in the pockets of the cartels. Life on its streets can be short and violent. Four different people have awoken from NDEs, and have been tasked with investigating a mysterious temple...

DEVLIN WAUGH: KISS OF DEATH
by Rory McConville (w) Mike Dowling (a) Simon Bowland (l)
Brit-Cit, 2140 AD. A freelance paranormal troubleshooter and exorcist for the Vatican, Devlin Waugh is the world’s foremost supernatural investigator. In a bid to do his own public image a bit of good, young celebrity Mercury has gone on a date with Devlin, but the evening has turned into something of a disaster as an entire city suffers from a fungal spore attack...

CHOPPER: WANDERING SOUL
by David Ballie (w) Brendan McCarthy (a) Ellie De Ville
The Oz Radback, 2140 AD. Marlon Shakespeare was once one of MC-1’s greatest skysurfers, winning the illegal Supersurf 7 before escaping from the cubes to travel to Oz to participate in Supersurf 10. After the slaughter of Supersurf 11 in MC-2, he retired to Oz, where he’s mostly led a trouble-free life. After a stint as a beachguard, he’s now back in the Radback...

STRANGE BRIGADE
by Gordon Rennie (w) Tiernen Trevallion (a) Annie Parkhouse (l)
NEW STORY! It is the 1930s, and Department of Antiquities head Lady Imelda Webster has assembled a team to battle the unnatural and uncanny – comprising sniper Frank Fairburne, Oxford academic Professor Archimedes De Quincey, brash Northern demonslayer Gracie Braithwaite and Maasai spirit-warrior Nalangu Rushida, they are the Strange Brigade!

BAGGED CONTENT: THE STREETS OF DAN FRANCISCO by Arthur Wyatt, Al Ewing (w) Paul Marshall (a) Chris Blythe (c) Annie Parkhouse (l)