2000 AD Prog 2240 is out now! Featuring more new Judge Dredd, Skip Tracer, Department K, Chimpsky’s Law and Aquila!

PROG 2240 out now


Prepare for hyper-law enforcement, Terrans, as we count down the top cops in Mega-City in zarjaz new Judge Dredd story Now That’s What I Call Justice by John Wagner and John Higgins, starting within this very pulse-pounding prog.

Elsewhere, Chimpsky’s Law comes to its scrotnig finale, plus there’s more eye-scorching action in Aquila, Skip Tracer and Department K — with that little lot to consume, I believe you may be at very real risk of Thrill-power Overload, Squaxx, so ensure all necessary precautions are taken before venturing forth into the wild, wild world of the Galaxy’s Greatest Comic.

Clothe yourselves in vacuum-sealed haz-mat suits to contain any spontaneous explosions of excitement — terminal brainstorm will almost certainly cause cranial trauma — and keep hydrating fluids to hand that can be piped in directly.

Many atomised husks have been found clutching this Mighty Organ, the sheer blazing energy emanating from the pages having burnt them from the inside out. Don’t be that hume, Earthlets, and think it won’t happen to you.

Be safe — be Thrill-safe!



2000 AD Prog 2240 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 Art by Toby Willsmer

Script: John Wagner / Art: John Higgins / Colours: Sally Hurst / Letters: Annie Parkhouse

JUDGE DREDD // Now That’s What I Call Justice: All Time Top Fifty // No. 11!

Mega-City One, 2143 AD. Home to over 160 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!

Script: Gordon Rennie / Art: Patrick Goddard / Colours: Dylan Teague / Letters: Annie Parkhouse

AQUILA // The Rivers of Hades //Book One // Part Three!

Following Spartacus’s failed revolt against his Roman masters, his rebel army was crucified. Amongst these was the slave-turned-gladiator AQUILA, who cried out to the gods for vengeance — and was answered by Ammit the Devourer, a deity that gifted him with immortality in return for keeping her fed with evil men’s souls. Now, Aquila has travelled into Hades to seek out the spirit of Nero, who knows Ammit’s location…

Script: Rory McConville / Art: Dan Cornwell / Colours: Len O’Grady / Letters: Simon Bowland

DEPARTMENT K // Cosmic Chaos // Part Seven!

Mega-City One, 2143 AD. Justice Dept has many divisions tasked with dealing with the threats that face the metropolis, and DEPARTMENT K is a branch of Tek-Div, whose brief is to tackle interdimensional enemies. Headed by Judge Kirby, and comprising of intern Afua, Mechanismo droid Estabon and the alien Blackcurrant, they’re now helping a neighbouring reality. But a dead Locust is raising even more questions…

Script: James Peaty / Art: Paul Marshall / Colours: Dylan Teague / Letters: Jim Campbell

SKIP TRACER // Eden // Part Four!

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, after a battlefield injury, was left with powerful psi-abilities. Now, he’s been contacted by old flame Hastings…

Script: Ken Niemand / Art: PJ Holden / Colours: Chris Blythe / Letters: Simon Bowland

CHIMPSKY’S LAW // The Talented Mr Chimpsky // Part Seven!

Mega-City One, 2143 AD. Late 21st-century science gave primates the ability to speak and socialise with humans, and there’s an enclave within the metropolis, Apetown, where simian citizens can live and work. Noam Chimpsky is a super-intelligent ape, who has chosen to look after the human civilians in his local sector. But now, on the orbiting mansion of the Jepperson clan, he has to escape before it all falls apart…