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OUT NOW: Judge Dredd Megazine 436

More thrills abound in Megazine 436, with new Dredd, Devlin Waugh and Diamond Dogs and The Returners and Angelic!

MEG 436 out now

Judge Dredd Megazine 436 is out now!

Welcome to the September Megazine, and alongside the latest instalments of Devlin Waugh, Angelic and The Returners we have the final episode of Diamond Dogs II and a complete Dredd thriller from Rory McConville and Nick Dyer, How Do You
Solve a Problem Like Francisco?, that acts as an epilogue to the Project Providence storyline as Ol’ Stoney-Face assesses the fitness of Dan Francisco post-kidnapping.

We’ll be returning to the consequences of MC-1’s PP scandal, and its place in the global community, in McConville and Staz Johnson’s four-parter Praise Zort!, coming early next year. Elsewhere in this issue, we’ve got interviews with former editorial droid Simon Geller and designer turned prose novelist Rian Hughes, plus Rob Williams reveals the secrets of Out, his and Will Conrad’s new WWII/vampire title from US publishers AWA.

The Williams script-bot returns to Dredd in 2000 AD this month, partnering with Arthur Wyatt and Jake Lynch for the Atlantis-set The Hard Way, starting in jumping-on issue Prog 2250, where you’ll also find new series of Scarlet Traces, The Diaboliks, Pandora Perfect and, er, The Out! (Hmm, could this get confusing…?)


Cover by Paul Williams & Chris Blythe

Script: Rory McConville / Art: Nick Dyer / Colours: Gary Caldwell / Letters: Annie Parkhouse

JUDGE DREDD // How Do You Solve A Problem Like Francisco!

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, 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! Now, the fallout continues from Project Providence and Francisco’s kidnapping…


Script: Si Spencer / Art: Nicolo Assirelli / Colours: Eva de la Cruz / Letters: Jim Campbell

THE RETURNERS// Amazonia // Part Five!

South-Am, 2142 AD. Four different people in Ciudad Barranquilla – academic Barrancourt, ex-Judge Mineiro, gangbanger Correira, and transgender street-walker Chavez – all awoke from near-death experiences, and as a consequence encounter supernatural entities. Now, after having been transported back to their home country, they seek a mysterious pyramid…


Script: Aleš Kot⁣⁣ / Art: Mike Dowling / Colours: Quinton Winter / Letters: Simon Bowland

DEVLIN WAUGH // The Reckoning // Part Five!

Brit-Cit, 2142 AD. A freelance paranormal troubleshooter and exorcist for the Vatican, Devlin Waugh is the world’s foremost supernatural investigator. Despite becoming a vampire after getting bitten tackling an outbreak in an underwater prison, Devlin continues to enjoy the finer things in life. Having recently befriended a demon, Tittivillus, he’s given it up to Hell…


Script: James Peaty / Art: Warren Pleece / Letters: Simon Bowland

DIAMOND DOGS // Book Two // Part Six!

Brit-Cit, 2142 AD. The remnants of old Britain still exist alongside the twenty-second century Mega-City, and these ruins are fought over by the Brit-Cit street gangs, who see them as valuable territory. Nia Jones used to run with the Diamond Dogs, but she was also a Justice Dept informer, often playing both sides against each other. Now, she’s discovered her handler Judge Magellan’s secret…


Script: Gordon Rennie / Art: Lee Carter / Letters: Annie Parkhouse

ANGELIC // Restitution// Part Three!

The Texas City Radlands, 2077. He emerged out of the desolate wastelands without a name or able to remember much of his past. Injured, clearly fleeing from individuals who want to do him harm, all he could do was mouth the word ‘Angel’. Now, having made a home in the Cursed Earth with his adopted son Linc, he’s tracked the missing Varmint to the town of Restitution…

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OUT NOW: Judge Dredd Megazine 435

More thrills abound in Megazine 435, with new Dredd, Devlin Waugh and Diamond Dogs and The Returners and Angelic!

MEG 435 out now

Judge Dredd Megazine 435 is out now!

If you’re a subscriber you may have received this on Saturday 14 August (another good reason, of course, to have your Thrill-power delivered direct to your door), in which case there’s just enough time to remind you that it’s Free Comic
Book Day on the 14th, moved from its usual May slot because of the pandemic.

As usual, lots of freebies to be snaffled from the participating comic stores, including another special 2000 AD issue, which features the opening chapters of Rob Williams and Si Fraser’s Hershey: Disease and Mike Carroll and John Higgins’ Dreadnoughts: Breaking Ground (ahead of their imminent graphic-novel collections) as well as a corking all-new Judge Dredd six-page story from Al Ewing and Caspar Wijngaard.

If you miss FCBD, these issues can usually be picked up online, but the initiative is intended to encourage in-store shopping, and Thrill-merchants, like most retailers, could do with your support in the wake of a devastating eighteen months.

Meanwhile, in this Meg, we’ve got more Dredd, Devlin Waugh, Diamond Dogs, The Returners and Angelic plus chats with artists Steve Roberts and Lee Sullivan. Enjoy!


Cover by Alex Ronald

Script: Rory McConville / Art: Staz Johnson / Colours: Pippa Bowland / Letters: Annie Parkhouse

JUDGE DREDD // Project Providence // Part Three!

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, 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! Now, a Sino secret agent is seeking to infiltrate a Tek department…


Script: Si Spencer / Art: Nicolo Assirelli / Colours: Eva de la Cruz / Letters: Jim Campbell

THE RETURNERS// Amazonia // Part Four!

South-Am, 2142 AD. Four different people in Ciudad Barranquilla – academic Barrancourt, ex-Judge Mineiro, gangbanger Correira, and transgender street-walker Chavez – all awoke from near-death experiences, and as a consequence encounter supernatural entities. Now, after being trapped in a eerie house in Brit-Cit, they’ve been transported back to their home country…


Script: Aleš Kot⁣⁣ / Art: Mike Dowling / Colours: Quinton Winter / Letters: Simon Bowland

DEVLIN WAUGH // The Reckoning // Part Four!

Brit-Cit, 2142 AD. A freelance paranormal troubleshooter and exorcist for the Vatican, Devlin Waugh is the world’s foremost supernatural investigator. Despite becoming a vampire after getting bitten tackling an outbreak in an underwater prison, Devlin continues to enjoy the finer things in life. Having recently befriended a demon, Tittivillus, he’s given it up to Hell…


Script: James Peaty / Art: Warren Pleece / Letters: Simon Bowland

DIAMOND DOGS // Book Two // Part Five!

Brit-Cit, 2142 AD. The remnants of old Britain still exist alongside the twenty-second century Mega-City, and these ruins are fought over by the Brit-Cit street gangs, who see them as valuable territory. Nia Jones used to run with the Diamond Dogs, but she was also a Justice Dept informer, often playing both sides against each other. Now, she’s been given the opportunity to kill the man who murdered her father…


Script: Gordon Rennie / Art: Lee Carter / Letters: Annie Parkhouse

ANGELIC // Restitution// Part Two!

The Texas City Radlands, 2077. He emerged out of the desolate wastelands without a name or able to remember much of his past. Injured, clearly fleeing from individuals who want to do him harm, all he could do was mouth the word ‘Angel’. Now, escaping his former life, Angel is making a home in the Cursed Earth with his adopted son Linc. . But The Varmint’s gone missing…

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OUT NOW: Judge Dredd Megazine 434

More thrills abound in Megazine 434, with new Dredd, Devlin Waugh and Diamond Dogs and The Returners! Plus all new Angelic!

MEG 434 out now

Judge Dredd Megazine 434 is out now!

As well as working as a warning about a future society being ruled by a militarised polise force, the Judge Dredd strip has also presented a twenty-second century in which the planet is irrevocably scarred by nuclear war and environmental collapse.


The Cursed Earth is an irradiated wasteland, the Black Atlantic polluted to the point where any life within it isseverely mutated, and most produce is now synthetically created. It’s a bleak vision of a post-apocalyptic Earth, and if we want to stop it becoming a reality we all need to play a part in preventing climate change.

Paul Goodenough’s Rewriting Extinction project is the latest to draw attention to the crisis with a massive comic-book populated by three hundred writers, artists, activists and film-makers, from Alan Moore to Ricky Gervais. You can find out more about the initiative within this Meg.

Elsewhere, we have the return of Gordon Rennie and Lee Carter’s Angel Gang reimagining Angelic, plus Dredd, Devlin Waugh, Diamond Dogs and The Returners, plus interviews with two writers from very different publishing eras – 2000 AD and Action sub-editor Roy Preston, and up-and-comer Ram V. Enjoy!


Cover by Cliff Robinson & Dylan Teague

Script: Rory McConville / Art: Staz Johnson / Colours: Pippa Bowland / Letters: Annie Parkhouse

JUDGE DREDD // Project Providence // Part Two!

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, 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! Now, a Sino secret agent is seeking to infiltrate a Tek department…


Script: Si Spencer / Art: Nicolo Assirelli / Colours: Eva de la Cruz / Letters: Jim Campbell

THE RETURNERS// Amazonia // Part Three!

South-Am, 2142 AD. Four different people in Ciudad Barranquilla – academic Barrancourt, ex-Judge Mineiro, gangbanger Correira, and transgender street-walker Chavez – all awoke from near-death experiences, and as a consequence encounter supernatural entities. Now, after being trapped in a eerie house in Brit-Cit, they’ve been transported back to their home country…


Script: Aleš Kot⁣⁣ / Art: Mike Dowling / Colours: Quinton Winter / Letters: Simon Bowland

DEVLIN WAUGH // The Reckoning // Part Three!

Brit-Cit, 2142 AD. A freelance paranormal troubleshooter and exorcist for the Vatican, Devlin Waugh is the world’s foremost supernatural investigator. Despite becoming a vampire after getting bitten tackling an outbreak in an underwater prison, Devlin continues to enjoy the finer things in life. Having recently befriended a demon, Tittivillus, he’s given it up to Hell…


Script: James Peaty / Art: Warren Pleece / Letters: Simon Bowland

DIAMOND DOGS // Book Two // Part Four!

Brit-Cit, 2142 AD. The remnants of old Britain still exist alongside the twenty-second century Mega-City, and these ruins are fought over by the Brit-Cit street gangs, who see them as valuable territory. Nia Jones used to run with the Diamond Dogs, but she was also a Justice Dept informer, often playing both sides against each other. Now, she’s been given the opportunity to kill the man who murdered her father…


Script: Gordon Rennie / Art: Lee Carter / Letters: Annie Parkhouse

ANGELIC // Restitution// Part One!

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The Texas City Radlands, 2077. He emerged out of the desolate wastelands without a name or able to remember much of his past. Injured, clearly fleeing from individuals who want to do him harm, all he could do was mouth the word ‘Angel’. Now, escaping his former life, Angel is making a home in the Cursed Earth with his adopted son Linc and strange mutant The Varmint…

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OUT NOW: Judge Dredd Megazine 433

More thrills abound in Megazine 433, with new Dredd, Deliverance, Devlin Waugh and Diamond Dogs and The Returners!

MEG 433 out now

Judge Dredd Megazine 433 is out now!

The latest Dark Judges epic Deliverance comes to its thrilling finale this issue, suitably marked by another spectacular wraparound cover by series artist Nick Percival.

Elsewhere, we have the start of a new Judge Dredd story, Project Providence, by Rory McConville and Staz Johnson, picking up on plot threads from last year’s The Fugitive, plus there’s the latest instalments of Devlin Waugh, Diamond Dogs and The Returners.

In addition, we have a chat with the creative teams behind this summer’s pair of specials – Alec Worley and Dani spill the beans on Black Beth and the Devils of Al-Kadesh, a fantasy saga featuring the character that sprang out of Scream!, which hits the racks at the end of this month; and Mike Carroll, Maura McHugh and Liam Johnson reveal all about the 2021 2000 AD Sci-Fi Special, out 7 July, a Dreddverse-centric collection of tales linked by over-arching narrative.

On a final note, we were saddened to hear last month that Dave Evans had died. Often credited as Bolt-01, he was the editor of 2000 AD fanzines Zarjaz, Dogbreath and Futurequake, and a friendly and enthusiastic regular at conventions. He’ll be much missed. RIP, Bolt.


Cover by Nick Percival

Script: Rory McConville / Art: Staz Johnson / Colours: Pippa Bowland / Letters: Annie Parkhouse

JUDGE DREDD // Project Providence // Part One!

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, 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! Now, Tek-Div has been utilising scientists from other cities to develop chrono-tech…


Script: Si Spencer / Art: Nicolo Assirelli / Colours: Eva de la Cruz / Letters: Jim Campbell

THE RETURNERS// Amazonia // Part Two!

South-Am, 2142 AD. Four different people in Ciudad Barranquilla – academic Barrancourt, ex-Judge Mineiro, gangbanger Correira, and transgender street-walker Chavez – all awoke from near-death experiences, and as a consequence encounter supernatural entities. Now, after being trapped in a eerie house in Brit-Cit, they’ve been transported back to their home country…


Script: Aleš Kot⁣⁣ / Art: Mike Dowling / Colours: Quinton Winter / Letters: Simon Bowland

DEVLIN WAUGH // The Reckoning // Part Two!

Brit-Cit, 2142 AD. A freelance paranormal troubleshooter and exorcist for the Vatican, Devlin Waugh is the world’s foremost supernatural investigator. Despite becoming a vampire after getting bitten tackling an outbreak in an underwater prison, Devlin continues to enjoy the finer things in life. Having recently befriended a demon, Tittivillus, he’s become suspicious of it…


Script: James Peaty / Art: Warren Pleece / Letters: Simon Bowland

DIAMOND DOGS // Book Two // Part Three!

Brit-Cit, 2142 AD. The remnants of old Britain still exist alongside the twenty-second century Mega-City, and these ruins are fought over by the Brit-Cit street gangs, who see them as valuable territory. Nia Jones used to run with the Diamond Dogs, but she was also a Justice Dept informer, often playing both sides against each other. Now, she’s been given the opportunity to kill the man who murdered her father…


Script: David Hine / Art: Nick Percival / Letters: Annie Parkhouse

DARK JUDGES // Deliverance // Part Ten!

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. They subsequently also decimated a colony, Dominion, before Mega-City marines destroyed the planet. Rescued by the Mortarian death-cult, the creatures are worshipped as gods…

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OUT NOW: Judge Dredd Megazine 432

More thrills abound in Megazine 432, with new Dredd, Deliverance, Devlin Waugh and Diamond Dogs! Plus the start of the final series of The Returners.

MEG 432 out now

Judge Dredd Megazine 432 is out now!

Two new stories start this issue – Devlin Waugh commences a major arc in The Reckoning by Aleš Kot and Mike Dowling, and The Returners are back for their final series, Amazonia, scripted by the much-missed Si Spencer and drawn by Nicolo Assirelli.

Elsewhere, there’s the latest instalment of Diamond Dogs II, the concluding chapter of Judge Dredd: Don’t Drokk With Bob, and the penultimate part of Deliverance, plus we chat with writer Cavan Scott – who collaborates with Paul Davidson on another Anderson, Psi-Division strip in the new 2000 AD Regened prog, out 26 May – and ahead of this month’s new Adam Eterno collection from the Treasury of British Comics Stephen Jewell takes a deep dive into the history of one of the UK’s most
popular newsstand anthologies, Valiant, home to The Steel Claw, Captain Hurricane, and many others.

May is traditionally the time for Free Comic Book Day, but Covid has meant it’s been moved to 14 August. Nevertheless, there’ll be another 2000 AD special, featuring a new Dredd story by Al Ewing and Caspar Wijngaard – check out the preview at 2000AD.com!


Cover by Cliff Robinson & Dylan Teague

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Script: Ken Niemand / Art: Ian Richardson / Colours: Jim Boswell / Letters: Annie Parkhouse

JUDGE DREDD // Don’t Drokk With Bob // Part Two!

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, 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: Si Spencer / Art: Nicolo Assirelli / Colours: Eva de la Cruz / Letters: Jim Campbell

THE RETURNERS// Amazonia // Part One!

South-Am, 2142 AD. Four different people in Ciudad Barranquilla – academic Barrancourt, ex-Judge Mineiro, gangbanger Correira, and transgender street-walker Chavez – all awoke from near-death experiences, and as a consequence encounter supernatural entities. Now, after being trapped in a eerie house in Brit-Cit, they’ve been transported back to their home country…


Script: Aleš Kot⁣⁣ / Art: Mike Dowling / Colours: Quinton Winter / Letters: Simon Bowland

DEVLIN WAUGH // The Reckoning // Part One!

Brit-Cit, 2142 AD. A freelance paranormal troubleshooter and exorcist for the Vatican, Devlin Waugh is the world’s foremost supernatural investigator. Despite becoming a vampire after getting bitten tackling an outbreak in an underwater prison, Devlin continues to enjoy the finer things in life. Having recently befriended a demon, Tittivillus, he’s become suspicious of it…


Script: James Peaty / Art: Warren Pleece / Letters: Simon Bowland

DIAMOND DOGS // Book Two // Part Two!

Brit-Cit, 2142 AD. The remnants of old Britain still exist alongside the twenty-second century Mega-City, and these ruins are fought over by the Brit-Cit street gangs, who see them as valuable territory. Nia Jones used to run with the Diamond Dogs, but she was also a Justice Dept informer, often playing both sides against each other. Now, though, the Dogs have disbanded…


Script: David Hine / Art: Nick Percival / Letters: Annie Parkhouse

DARK JUDGES // Deliverance // Part Nine!

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. They subsequently also decimated a colony, Dominion, before Mega-City marines destroyed the planet. Rescued by the Mortarian death-cult, the creatures are worshipped as gods

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OUT NOW: Judge Dredd Megazine 431

More thrills abound in Megazine 431, with new Dredd, Deliverance, Megatropolis, Devlin Waugh and Diamond Dogs!

Judge Dredd Megazine 431 is out now!

This month we reach the final episode of Ken Niemand and Dave Taylor’s Megatropolis, another hugely popular series that commenced in last year’s thirtieth anniversary Meg, but, fear not, we’ll be returning to this beautifully realised alternate Mega-City at some point in the future.

Elsewhere, alongside the latest instalment of Deliverance, we have three new stories – Dredd learns that you don’t drokk with Bob, courtesy of Niemand and Ian Richardson; James Peaty and Warren Pleece reunite for another visit to the streets of Brit-Cit in Diamond Dogs II, following on from the debut series that ran in Megs 409-414; and we have another complete Devlin Waugh tale, The Lord of Lies, by Aleš Kot and Mike Dowling, setting up a major arc that starts next issue.

Plus there’s a chat with possibly heavy metal’s biggest Dredd fan, Anthrax guitarist Scott Ian, about Z2 Comics’ new project Among the Living, a graphic-novel adaptation of the seminal thrash album, which features Chris Weston drawing the ‘I am the Law’ story, scripted by Ian himself. Look out for it in May!


Cover by Dave Taylor

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Script: Ken Niemand / Art: Ian Richardson / Colours: Jim Boswell / Letters: Annie Parkhouse

JUDGE DREDD // Don’t Drokk With Bob // Part One!

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, 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: Kenneth Niemand / Art: Dave Taylor / Letters: Jim Campbell

MEGATROPOLIS // Part Eight!

Imagine a Mega-City One from an alternate timeline – less the gleaming metropolis of the twenty-second century but instead an art deco retro-future variation. Joe Rico is the one good cop in a police department riddled with corruption, and he’s just been joined by a new partner in the shape of Amy Jara. Now, the Dredd vigilante has crashed the mayor’s ball…


Script: Aleš Kot⁣⁣ / Art: Mike Dowling / Letters: Simon Bowland

DEVLIN WAUGH // The Lord of Lies

Brit-Cit, 2142 AD. A freelance paranormal troubleshooter and exorcist for the Vatican, Devlin Waugh is the world’s foremost supernatural investigator. Despite becoming a vampire after getting bitten tackling an outbreak in an underwater prison, Devlin continues to enjoy the finer things in life. Having recently befriended a demon, Tittivillus, he’s become suspicious of it…


Script: James Peaty / Art: Warren Pleece / Letters: Simon Bowland

DIAMOND DOGS // Book Two // Part One!

Brit-Cit, 2142 AD. The remnants of old Britain still exist alongside the twenty-second century Mega-City, and these ruins are fought over by the Brit-Cit street gangs, who see them as valuable territory. Nia Jones used to run with the Diamond Dogs, but she was also a Justice Dept informer, often playing both sides against each other. Now, though, the Dogs have disbanded…


Script: David Hine / Art: Nick Percival / Letters: Annie Parkhouse

DARK JUDGES // DELIVERANCE // Part Eight!

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. They subsequently also decimated a colony, Dominion, before Mega-City marines destroyed the planet. Death was trapped in a Boing® bubble, and has been recovered by the Mortarian cult…

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OUT NOW: Judge Dredd Megazine 430

More thrills abound in Megazine 430, with more Dredd, The Returners, Deliverance, Megatropolis and brand new Devlin Waugh!

Judge Dredd Megazine 430 is out now!

This month we reach the final episode of The Returners: Heartswood, and we were very sad to hear of the sudden death of writer Si Spencer in February. Si had been a part of the creative line-up of the Meg during its formative years in the nineties,
creating Harke & Burr with Dean Ormston, and The Creep with Kevin Cullen, and had a parallel career working in TV, script-editing the likes of Eastenders, The Bill and Grange Hill.

He’d returned to the Meg in the last four years, writing HAVN and The Returners, the last arc of which, Amazonia, he’d just about completed. That series will commence in a couple of issues’ time, but in the meantime inside you’ll find an obituary from Karl Stock as creators such as Ormston, Gordon Rennie, Garth Ennis and David Bishop warmly recollect the memories of their friend.

Elsewhere, we have the latest episodes of Megatropolis and Deliverance, a complete Dredd thriller, and the first of two Devlin Waugh single-parters by Aleš Kot and Mike Dowling that will lead into a major storyline, The Reckoning, starting in Meg 432!


Cover by Nick Percival

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Script: Rory McConville / Art: Karl Richardson / Letters: Annie Parkhouse

JUDGE DREDD // One For The Ages

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, 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: Kenneth Niemand / Art: Dave Taylor / Letters: Jim Campbell

MEGATROPOLIS // Part Seven!

Imagine a Mega-City One from an alternate timeline – less the gleaming metropolis of the twenty-second century but instead an art deco retro-future variation. Joe Rico is the one good cop in a police department riddled with corruption, and he’s just been joined by a new partner in the shape of Amy Jara. Together they’re investigating a series of vigilante killings…


Script: Aleš Kot⁣⁣ / Art: Mike Dowling / Letters: Simon Bowland

DEVLIN WAUGH // A Question of Trust

Brit-Cit, 2142 AD. A freelance paranormal troubleshooter and exorcist for the Vatican, Devlin Waugh is the world’s foremost supernatural investigator. Despite becoming a vampire after getting bitten tackling an outbreak in an underwater prison, Devlin continues to enjoy the finer things in life. Recently, he trapped the spirit of the demon Titivillus in a dildo…


Script: Si Spencer / Art: Nicolo Assirelli / Colours: Eva de la Cruz / Letters: Simon Bowland

THE RETURNERS // HEARTSWOOD // Part Seven!

Brit-Cit, 2142 AD. Four different people in Ciudad Barranquilla – academic Barrancourt, exJudge Mineiro, gangbanger Correira, and transgender street-walker Chavez – all awoke from near-death experiences, and as a consequence encounter supernatural entities. Now, they’ve fled to Brit-Cit, hoping to find a way to escape their curse, and entered a strange house…


Script: David Hine / Art: Nick Percival / Letters: Annie Parkhouse

DARK JUDGES // DELIVERANCE // Part Seven!

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. They subsequently also decimated a colony, Dominion, before Mega-City marines destroyed the planet. Death was trapped in a Boing® bubble, and has been recovered by the Mortarian cult…

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OUT NOW: Judge Dredd Megazine 429

More thrills abound in Meg 429, with more Dredd, The Returners, Deliverance, Megatropolis and Dreadnoughts!

Judge Dredd Megazine 429 is out now!

The opening story arc of the acclaimed Dreadnoughts – named by The Hollywood Reporter, no less, as one of the best comics of 2020 – reaches its finale this issue, but writer Mike Carroll has already scripted the follow-up, The March of Progress, as this fascinating early era of the Judges proves both popular and remarkably prescient.

Given the USA managed to have a failed insurrection attempt between the last Meg going to press and this one, who knows how quickly current events will catch up with the Dreddverse?

Inside these pages of course, it’s more of the same high-octane thrillers that you’ve come to expect, with the latest instalments of Megatropolis, Dreadnoughts, Deliverance and The Returners, plus a one-off Judge Dredd story from Ken Niemand and Patrick Goddard!

Artist John Higgins, meanwhile, is as we speak drawing a six-part John Wagner-written Dredd for 2000 AD, Now That’s What I Call Justice, before he returns to the world of Dreadnoughts – look out for that in June!

Elsewhere, there’s the latest instalments of Megatropolis, The Returners and Deliverance, plus another complete Judge Dredd thriller, this time from Ken Niemand and Simon Coleby.

We also take a look at the slate of new digital GNs released this year, the new Steel Claw collection, and chat with Nat Tapley, the producer behind Future Shocks Radio. Enjoy, creeps!


Cover by John Higgins

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Script: Kenneth Niemand / Art: Simon Coleby / Colours: Len O’Grady / Letters: Annie Parkhouse

JUDGE DREDD // Destiny’s Child

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, 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: Kenneth Niemand / Art: Dave Taylor / Letters: Jim Campbell

MEGATROPOLIS // Part Six!

Imagine a Mega-City One from an alternate timeline – less the gleaming metropolis of the twenty-second century but instead an art deco retro-future variation. Joe Rico is the one good cop in a police department riddled with corruption, and he’s just been joined by a new partner in the shape of Amy Jara. Together they’re investigating a series of vigilante killings…


Script: Mike Carroll / Art: John Higgins / Colours: Sally Hurst / Letters: Simon Bowland

DREADNOUGHTS // Breaking Ground // Part Six!

USA, 2035 AD. The new Justice Department is still in its early years, with Judges working alongside the police. It’s proving an explosive transition, with many citizens – and more than a few cops – unhappy with these helmeted officers taking to the streets. Judge Veranda Glover is a recent transfer to Boulder, Colorado, and now she’s leading a kidnapping investigation…


Script: Si Spencer / Art: Nicolo Assirelli / Colours: Eva de la Cruz / Letters: Simon Bowland

THE RETURNERS // HEARTSWOOD // Part Six!

Brit-Cit, 2142 AD. Four different people in Ciudad Barranquilla – academic Barrancourt, exJudge Mineiro, gangbanger Correira, and transgender street-walker Chavez – all awoke from near-death experiences, and as a consequence encounter supernatural entities. Now, they’ve fled to Brit-Cit, hoping to find a way to escape their curse, and entered a strange house…


Script: David Hine / Art: Nick Percival / Letters: Annie Parkhouse

DARK JUDGES // DELIVERANCE // Part Six!

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. They subsequently also decimated a colony, Dominion, before Mega-City marines destroyed the planet. Death was trapped in a Boing® bubble, and has been recovered by the Mortarian cult…

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OUT NOW: Judge Dredd Megazine 428

More thrills abound in Meg 428, with more Dredd, The Returners, Deliverance, Megatropolis and Dreadnoughts!

Judge Dredd Megazine 428 is out now!

Welcome to the first Megazine of 2021, and I’m sure we’re all hoping that, outside of the comic, this year’s a decided improvement on the last.

Inside these pages of course, it’s more of the same high-octane thrillers that you’ve come to expect, with the latest instalments of Megatropolis, Dreadnoughts, Deliverance and The Returners, plus a one-off Judge Dredd story from Ken Niemand and Patrick Goddard!

To coincide with the release this month of his memoir King’s Reach: 25 Years at the Top of Comics, former 2000 AD publishing director John Sanders gets the Interrogation treatment courtesy of Stephen Jewell, and he talks about his fascination with picture-strips, the brutal realities of the ‘hatch, match and despatch’ policy, and managing a vast portfolio of titles during a period that saw a cultural shift in the way that newsstand comics are consumed.

The management of the Galaxy’s Greatest Comic has been often derided in the past over thorny issues such as rights and royalties so it makes for interesting reading to hear his side of the debate and his side of the debate and his thoughts on why 2000 AD survived!


Cover by Ben Willsher

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Script: Kenneth Niemand / Art: Patrick Goddard / Colours: Pippa Bowland / Letters: Annie Parkhouse

JUDGE DREDD // The Night Flyer

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, 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: Kenneth Niemand / Art: Dave Taylor / Letters: Jim Campbell

MEGATROPOLIS // Part Five!

Imagine a Mega-City One from an alternate timeline – less the gleaming metropolis of the twenty-second century but instead an art deco retro-future variation. Joe Rico is the one good cop in a police department riddled with corruption, and he’s just been joined by a new partner in the shape of Amy Jara. Together they’re investigating a series of vigilante killings…


Script: Mike Carroll / Art: John Higgins / Colours: Sally Hurst / Letters: Simon Bowland

DREADNOUGHTS // Breaking Ground // Part Five!

USA, 2035 AD. The new Justice Department is still in its early years, with Judges working alongside the police. It’s proving an explosive transition, with many citizens – and more than a few cops – unhappy with these helmeted officers taking to the streets. Judge Veranda Glover is a recent transfer to Boulder, Colorado, and now she’s leading a kidnapping investigation…

Script: Si Spencer / Art: Nicolo Assirelli / Colours: Eva de la Cruz / Letters: Simon Bowland

THE RETURNERS // HEARTSWOOD // Part Five!

Brit-Cit, 2142 AD. Four different people in Ciudad Barranquilla – academic Barrancourt, exJudge Mineiro, gangbanger Correira, and transgender street-walker Chavez – all awoke from near-death experiences, and as a consequence encounter supernatural entities. Now, they’ve fled to Brit-Cit, hoping to find a way to escape their curse, and entered a strange house…

Script: David Hine / Art: Nick Percival / Letters: Annie Parkhouse

DARK JUDGES // DELIVERANCE // Part Five!

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. They subsequently also decimated a colony, Dominion, before Mega-City marines destroyed the planet. Death was trapped in a Boing® bubble, and has been recovered by the Mortarian cult…

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OUT NOW: Judge Dredd Megazine 427

More thrills abound in Meg 427, with more Dredd, The Returners, Deliverance, Megatropolis and Dreadnoughts!

Judge Dredd Megazine 427 is out now!

Despite the tinsel and jollities associated with the festive season (and after a dumpster-fire of a year we could all frankly do with some seasonal cheer), there’s also a tradition for Christmas ghost stories that no doubt has a lot to do with Charles Dickens.

If you fancy some chills to go with your eggnog, make sure you check out the Misty Winter Special, on sale now, which features two unsettling tales ideal for reading on dark evenings – Karl Stock catches up with the creators in this issue as they reveal more about their stories.

Indeed pair it with this month’s The Alienist mini-trade and you can have your own Xmas horror double bill!

Elsewhere, there’s the latest instalments of Dreadnoughts, Megatropolis, The Returners and Deliverance, plus a festive Judge Dredd one-off and a chat with artist Wayne Reynolds.

Stick with the Meg into 2021 as we’ve got some stunning stories coming your way including the returns of both Devlin Waugh by Aleš Kot and Mike Dowling, and Angelic by Gordon Rennie and Lee Carter. Happy new year, citizens, and stay safe!

Judge Dredd Megazine 427 is now available from all good comic book shops and newsagents – as well as 2000 AD‘s webshop and apps.

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

BUY MEG 427!

Buy print edition >>

Buy digital edition >>

Download the iPad app >>

Download the Android app >>

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Script: Rory McConville / Art: Augustin Padilla / Colours: Chris Blythe / Letters: Annie Parkhouse

JUDGE DREDD // He Sees You When You’re Sleeping

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, 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: Kenneth Niemand / Art: Dave Taylor / Letters: Jim Campbell

MEGATROPOLIS // Part Four!

Imagine a Mega-City One from an alternate timeline – less the gleaming metropolis of the
twenty-second century but instead an art deco retro-future variation. Joe Rico is the one good
cop in a police department riddled with corruption, and he’s just been joined by a new partner in
the shape of Amy Jara. Together they’re investigating a series of vigilante killings…


Script: Mike Carroll / Art: John Higgins / Colours: Sally Hurst / Letters: Simon Bowland

DREADNOUGHTS // Breaking Ground // Part Four!

USA, 2035 AD. The new Justice Department is still in its early years, with Judges working
alongside the police. It’s proving an explosive transition, with many citizens – and more than
a few cops – unhappy with these helmeted officers taking to the streets. Judge Veranda Glover
is a recent transfer to Boulder, Colorado, and now she’s leading a kidnapping investigation…

Script: Si Spencer / Art: Nicolo Assirelli / Colours: Eva de la Cruz / Letters: Simon Bowland

THE RETURNERS // HEARTSWOOD // Part Four!

Brit-Cit, 2142 AD. Four different people in Ciudad Barranquilla – academic Barrancourt, exJudge Mineiro, gangbanger Correira, and transgender street-walker Chavez – all awoke from near-death experiences, and as a consequence encounter supernatural entities. Now, they’ve fled to Brit-Cit, hoping to find a way to escape their curse, and entered a strange house…

Script: David Hine / Art: Nick Percival / Letters: Annie Parkhouse

DARK JUDGES // DELIVERANCE // Part Four!

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. They
subsequently also decimated a colony, Dominion, before Mega-City marines destroyed the
planet. Death was trapped in a Boing® bubble, and has been recovered by the Mortarian cult…