2000 AD Prog 2254 is out now! Featuring more new Judge Dredd, The Diaboliks, Scarlet Traces, Pandora Perfect and The Out!

PROG 2254 out now


If you want Thrills, Terrans, guaranteed to shatter your senses and rewire your imagination-circuits, then you’ve come to the right place — within these scrotnig pages you’ll find high-octane action in Judge Dredd, cosmic comedy in Pandora Perfect,
deep-space destruction in Scarlet Traces, demonic double-dealing in The Diaboliks and interplanetary antics in The Out.

If that ghafflebette roster doesn’t leave you laid out, reeling from the diode-frying zarjazness of it all, then it sounds like you need an upgrade — or maybe an injection of the Judge Dredd Megazine, which, as luck would have it, has a new issue out this very week, packed with the kind of Mega-City mayhem we know you Squaxx crave.

So don’t miss Meg 437 for you’ll find inside a complete Dredd thriller from Ken Niemand and Colin MacNeil as well as a Tale From the Black Museum by David Barnett and Stewart Moore alongside the penultimate parts of Devlin Waugh, Angelic and The Returners.

As well as that, there’s chats with Roger Langridge and Brett Parson, and a look at the Fleetway Files, Hibernia Press’s new imprint collecting the gems of yesteryear. Grab it, humes!



2000 AD Prog 2254 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 Mark Harrison

Script: Rob Williams & Arthur Wyatt / Art: Jake Lynch / Colours: Jim Boswell / Letters: Annie Parkhouse

JUDGE DREDD // The Hard Way // Part Five!

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 that is the Cursed Earth to the west. Unemployment is rife, boredom universal an
violent 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! Now crime-boss La Reine Rouge has hired a band of mercenaries to take out Maitland on Atlantis…

Script: Gordon Rennie/ Art: Antonio Fuso / Letters: Jim Campbell

THE DIABOLIKS // Arrivederci Roma // Part Five!

Solomon Ravne and Jennifer Simmons were once part of Caballistics, Inc., a private paranormal troubleshooting outfit put together by reclusive rock star Ethan Kostabi. Jennifer, however, was thrown into Hell, and became possessed by a demon. After Caballistics was disbanded with the death of Kostabi, Ravne and Jenny became a couple, and are now working on behalf of the Malleus. Now, Jenny is freeing the ‘living books’ the Vatican has been keeping…

Script: Ian Edginton / Art: D’Israeli / Letters: Simon Bowland

SCARLET TRACES // Storm Front // Part Five!

1968. It is decades since Mars waged war on Earth, and the major nations have access to Martian-derived technology, but Britain is still recovering from Martian bombardment in the 1940s, when much of the south of England was destroyed. This was followed by the arrival in the 1950s of two million Venusians, seeking refuge from Martian occupation. Now, the Martians are on the attack, and Jupiter has come to Earth’s aid…

Script: Roger Langridge / Art: Brett Parson / Letters: Simon Bowland

PANDORA PERFECT // Mystery Moon // Part Five!

Earth, the far future. No felon is more notorious than Pandora Perez — burglar, safe-cracker, armed bandit and all-round career criminal. Just when the authorities thought that they’d finally managed to incarcerate her, her loyal robot assistant Gort came to her rescue and succeeded in breaking her out of her cell. Now, after being set up by Bartleby Spugg, she’s entered his sausage moon to rescue her droid pal…

Script: Dan Abnett / Art: Mark Harrison / Letters: Annie Parkhouse

THE OUT // Book Two // Part Five!

The furthest edge of the universe, far into the future. Cyd Finlea is photo-journalist working for the publishers Global Neographic, travelling deep into outer space — otherwise known as THE OUT — and cataloguing the alien societies that she encounters. She left Earth ten years ago and has lost track of how far she is from home, but regardless she keeps going, accompanied by her sentient flatspace bag, seeking other ex-pat humans…