Cover by Stewart Kenneth Moore


Engage Thrill-receptors, Squaxx, and prepare for another scintillating thirty-two pages of stunning sci-fi excitement as our autumnal onslaught marches on!

Lawman Judge Dredd meets with the dictatorial droid El Presidente in Guatemala; zombie-hunter Defoe fights his way out of a pit of reeks in The Divisor; Bridget Kurtis is brought up to speed on life on the Salma Habitat in Brink: Hate Box; Mallory Hope follows the money but comes a cropper in …Under Fire; and Jess Childs finds an unexpected ally as she battles her way through the Deadhead horde in The Fall of Deadworld: Doomed!

Now, does that line-up get your diodes tingling, Terrans?

The nights may be drawing in as we head into the middle of October, but this is the ideal time of year to be curling up with some spooktastic titles from the House of Tharg — so make sure you keep your optical sensors peeled for Scream Presents The Thirteenth Floor: Home Sweet Home, the latest of our 48-page specials, which hits Thrill-merchants’ shelves next week.

An all-new Thirteenth Floor thriller from writer Guy Adams, it features art by John Stokes, Frazer Irving, Vince Locke, Kelley Jones and many more!

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John Wagner (Script) Colin MacNeil (Art) Chris Blythe (Colours) Annie Parkhouse (Letters)

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, he’s travelled to the rogue nation of Guatemala, site of a robot coup, to investigate its nuclear capabilities…

HOPE // UNDER FIRE – Part Three

Guy Adams (Script) Jimmy Broxton (Art) Ellie De Ville (Letters)

An alternate 1940s USA. WWII is over, victory having been secured by occult means. Now, magic is a part of everyday life, its practitioners commonplace. Mallory HOPE is one such skilled operative, though calling on the dark arts takes its toll on the user. He’s also a private investigator, hired for all manner of down n’ dirty jobs, and now his services have taken him to New York at the behest of an old army colleague…

BRINK // HATE BOX – Part Three

Dan Abnett (Script) I. N. J. Culbrad (Art) Simon Bowland (Letters)

The late 21st century, and through environmental catastrophe and industrial overload Earth has been reduced to a wasteland. Mankind finally evacuated the planet in 2072 and millions were housed in a number of deep-space Habitats. But life on these cramped, overcrowded stations is tense, with many spilling over into madness. Now, HSD cop Bridget Kurtis has been made head of Major Case Division on Salma Habitat…


Pat Mills (Script) S. K. Moore (Art) Ellie De Ville (Letters)

London, 1668. It is two years since the city was devastated by the Great Fire. From the ashes rose the undead, hungry for the flesh of the living. Protecting the populace are zombie hunters like Titus DEFOE, a former Leveller, who now makes it his mission to rid the capital of the ghouls. Now, following the disaster of the moon-bound rocketship the Isaac Newton, he’s investigating what’s behind targeted zombie attacks…


Kek-W (Script) Dave Kendall (Art) Annie Parkhouse (Letters)

The planet that eventually became known as DEADWORLD was once a regular civilisation existing in a dimension parallel to our own. But the end of days is coming, and creatures known as the Dark Judges are spreading their contagion, exterminating all life. While the survivors attempt to resist the undead horde, the neighbouring Soviets have seen the chaos as an ideal time to launch an attack on their enemies…