OUT NOW: Judge Dredd Megazine #405

Gaze into the face of fear as the fourth Dark Judge arrives to rejoin his evil comrades!

3 months ago

If comics are visual meals then prepare to well and truly gorge yourselves on the latest Judge Dredd Megazine!

With the main course of Judge Dredd, Lawless, Blunt, Storm Warning, and The Dark Judges, then you'll want to settle back and enjoy feasting on the second volume of the first English translation of the critically-acclaimed best-selling French graphic novel series, Operation: Overlord.

Elsewhere, we pay tribute to art droid Ron Smith, there's an interview with IDW Judge Dredd sries writer Paul Jenkins, and we take a look at a new release from Osprey, Judge Dredd: The Cursed Earth, the exciting new card game that sees Ol’ Stoney-Face head into the atomic wasteland along with Anderson and Giant on a perilous quest. With brand-new art from Dan Cornwell and Rufus Dayglo, old-school fans will want to check this out!

Judge Dredd Megazine #405 is now available from all good comic book shops and newsagents - as well as 2000 AD's webshop and apps. It can be ordered from comic book stores via Diamond Distribution using code DEC182016.

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!

Cover by Nick Percival

JUDGE DREDD // PLANTED
by Rory McConville (w) Dan Cornwell (a) Jim Boswell (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. Unemployment is rife, boredom universal, and crime is rampant. Stemming the tide of chaos are the Judges, future law-enforcers empowered to dispense instant justice. Toughest of them all is Judge Dredd – he is the Law!

LAWLESS // ASHES TO ASHES
by Dan Abnett (w) Phil Winslade (a) Ellie De Ville (l)
Colonial Marshal Metta Lawson was appointed to the frontier township of Badrock on the planet 43 Rega, intent on stamping her authority on the colony. But in doing so, Lawson made many enemies, including Munce, Inc., the mega-corporation that funds Badrock. Now, an older Lawson is the last one left, and the planet is going to be nuked...

STORM WARNING // GREEN AND PLEASANT LAND
by Leah Moore, John Reppion (w) Tom Foster (a) Eva De La Cruz (c) Simon Bowland (l)
Brit-Cit, 2140 AD. Much like its Mega-City counterpart, Brit-Cit Justice Department has its various departments, from Tek to plainclothes, Tactical to Psi-Division, and one of its more prickly operatives in the latter is Lillian Storm, a psychically powerful Judge with the ability to talk to the dead, and is often accompanied by her ghostly helpers. Now, she’s investigating the mysterious murder of three people...

BLUNT II
by TC Eglington (w) Boo Cook (a) Simion Bowland (l)
The Mega-City One colony Getri-1, 2138 AD. On this remote outpost, Earth colonists have been attempting to make a new home on the planet, cataloguing and exploring its unusual flora and fauna. But a shuttle crash led to a desperate rescue mission, headed by the halfape Blunt, and upon their return they found the colonists had been kidnapped...

THE DARK JUDGES // THE TORTURE GARDEN
by David Hine (w) Nick Percival (a) Annie Parkhouse (l)
After the events on the Mayflower, the cargo ship the Solips discovered the Dark Judges Death, Fire and Mortis floating in space, and the alien superfiends murdered the crew. Landing on a remote Mega-City colony world called Dominion, Death and co used their powers to decimate the population. Now, it’s been discovered that Judge Fear has been freed from his cell...

BAGGED REPRINT: Operation: Overlord Vol.2