OUT NOW: 2000 AD Prog #2139

The latest issue of the Galaxy’s Greatest Comic sees the finale of Judge Dredd: The Samaritan, more Anderson, Sci Division, Thistlebone, and Absalom, plus brand new Indigo Prime!

3 months ago

BORAG THUNGG, EARTHLETS!

Welcome to the weekly circuit-shatterer that is the Galaxy’s Greatest Comic, Terrans, and once again our crack team of creator droids bring you a stunning selection of stories that are guaranteed to set your pulses racing!

Alongside the finale to Judge Dredd thriller The Samaritan and the ongoing instalments of Thistlebone, Absalom and Anderson, Psi- Division, this prog we welcome back interdimensional troubleshooters Indigo Prime for the start of the latest arc Fall of the House of Vista by Kek-W and LeeCarter, picking up almost straight away from where we left off at the close of A Dying Art back in Prog 2058.

Those of you that need a recap of all the goings-on that have shaken the multiverse need look no further than the handy ‘Story So Far...’ blog post published recently!

Such is the rich history of this pulse-pounding publication that you never know when a character may make a return appearance. Wondering, for example, what may have become of the psychopathic SJS Judge Pin, who was zeroing in on Dredd? Look no further than Prog 2141, my Squaxx, as Rob Williams and Chris Weston are back with the scrotnig Control!

2000 AD Prog 2139 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!

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Cover by Aneke

JUDGE DREDD // THE SAMARITAN

By Kenneth Niemand (w) Staz Johnson (a) Chris Blythe (c) Annie Parkhouse (l)

Mega-City One, 2141 AD. Home to over 130 million citizens, this urban hell is situated along the east coast of post-apocalyptic North America. Crime is rampant, and only the Judges — empowered to dispense instant justice — can stop total anarchy. Toughest of them all is JUDGE DREDD — he is the Law! Now, Dredd has been severely injured in a shoot-out and abducted by the psychic medical practitioner known as The Samaritan...

 

INDIGO PRIME // FALL OF THE HOUSE OF VISTA

Kek-W (w) Lee Carter (a)  Ellie De Ville (l)

The multiverse. There are an infinite number of parallel realities, and all need managing in case of dimensional instability. This is where INDIGO PRIME comes in, the multiverse’s troubleshooters, whose agents — recruited post-death — are trained to deal with space/time catastrophes. Now, following the Christhulhu event, in which Major Arcana forced the Lanzer Corporation into the open, IP’s HQ is breaking apart...

 

ANDERSON, PSI-DIVISION // MARTYRS

Emma Beeby (w) Aneke (a) Barbara Nosenzo (c) Simon Bowland (l)

Mega-City One, 2141 AD. Psi-Div is a section of Justice Department that specialises in Judges with accentuated psychic talents — from precognition to exorcism, its operatives deal with all manner of paranormal crimes, and Cassandra ANDERSON is Psi-Div’s top telepath. Now she’s been trying to rehabilitate Psi-Judge Karyn, who can’t control the monster that dwells within her — but Karyn’s been attacked by a mysterious creature...

 

ABSALOM // TERMINAL DIAGNOSIS

Ian Edginton (w) Leigh Gallagher (a) Ellie De Ville (l)

UK, 2017. Inspector Harry ABSALOM is an old-school copper — curmudgeonly antiauthoritarian, he’s been with the force for over forty years. Suffering from cancer, he’s the head of a special squad that enforces The Accord, a diplomatic treaty made in the 16th century between the throne of England and the powers of Hell. Now, he’s leading a unit that is storming The Mills, a demon stronghold, to rescue his grandchildren...

 

THISTLEBONE // PART FIVE

T.C. Eglington (w) Simon Davis (a) Annie Parkhouse (l)

England, 2019. The rural village of Harrowvale holds a dark past — namely that, on a farm bordering the vast tracts of woodland, it hosted a cult seeking to escape civilisation, worshipping an ancient deity called THISTLEBONE. Led by the charismatic Jasper illman, their pagan beliefs grew ever more radical to the point where they tried to  sacrifice the young Avril Eason. She escaped, and now, years later, Avril has returned to Harrowvale with journalist Seema Chaudry to ensure that the cult is truly dead...