Posted on

Mega-City One as you’ve never seen it before – pre-order Megatropolis

This is the world of Judge Dredd – as you’ve never seen it before!

The spectacular Megatropolis is now available to pre-order. This visionary ‘Elseworlds‘-style series by writer Kenneth Niemand (Judge Dredd) and artist Dave Taylor (Batman & Superman: World’s Finest) radically reimagines the world of Judge Dredd, creating a stunning retro techno-futurist city inspired by Fritz Lang’s 1927 film, Metropolis.

Disgraced Officer Amy Jarra and Detective Joe ‘Choirboy’ Rico navigate the crime-ridden underbelly of the glamourous Metropolis, attempting to solve the murder of undercover Detective Fisher.

Transforming Mega-City One into an art deco cityscape, Niemand and Taylor spin a tale of futuristic noir with luscious art and jaw-dropping set pieces. This over-sized hardcover collection includes a gallery of cover art and never seen before concept sketches.

Out on 13 October, this collection is now available to pre-order as a standard hardcover collection and webshop-exclusive hardcover with gorgeous design-led cover.









Posted on

Pre-order now – Judge Dredd: The Small House

“One of the best runs ever. This is special.” – Mark Millar

“The character, and the strip,  at its very best” – Hollywood Reporter

“One of the pivotal moments of Judge Dredd history” – Multiversity Comics

The paperback collection of Judge Dredd: The Small House, the critically-acclaimed and fan-lauded story by Rob Williams (Suicide Squad) and Henry Flint (Fear Itself) with colurs by Chris Blythe & Gary Caldwell and letters by Annie Parkhouse, is now available to pre-order!

Everything is at stake and no-one is safe in the critically-acclaimed storyline from Rob Williams and Henry Flint, Judge Dredd and his team of hand-picked allies finally takes on the nefarious Judge Smiley, Mega-City One s behind-the-scenes manipulator but who will be left standing at the end? And with tensions with Chief Judge Hershey at breaking point, has Dredd finally met his match?

Pre-order now >>
Posted on

PRE-ORDER NOW: Fran of the Flood

A book that couldn’t be more relevant if it tried – from the pages of the legendary Jinty comes a story for our times that is ideal for young readers and nostalgists alike.

Fran of the Floods by Alan Davidson and Phil Gasgoine is available to pre-order now >>

Due to increased climate change the sun melts the ice caps, causing an onslaught of never ending rain. As Fran Scott’s town begins to disappear underwater and, after losing her parents in the chaos, she decides to seek out her sister June in Scotland.

But as society begins to crumble around her, Fran must overcome a vast array of dangers, including disease, wild animals, marauding gangs of vicious thugs and most bizarre of all, the self-proclaimed King of Glasgow!

Topical and prescient, Fran of the Floods is the latest release from the Treasury of British Comics, which is bringing back the greatest stories from the heyday of British comics.

Posted on

Judge Dredd vs ‘Harry Snotter’

The boy wizard meets the lawman of the future in the latest installment of the bestselling Judge Dredd: The Complete Case Files series!

Pre-order Judge Dredd: The Complete Case Files #31 now >>

Available from 5th April, the next installment of the long-running series sees the galaxy’s number one bounty hunter, Trapper Hag, escape his Iso-Cube prison with only one thing on his mind – the death of Judge Dredd!

Meanwhile, the miniature robotic garden guardians, the Banzai Battallion, help Dredd foil a kidnapping; the legacy of Uncle Umpty, the man who created the most addictive candy ever, returns to plague the city; Hogwash College’s greatest pupil (who’ll be familiar to millions around the world … well, sort of…) makes the mistake of getting on the wrong side of Mega-City One’s top cop; and the first published work on Judge Dredd by superstar artist Jock sees a cunning plan to prevent a diplomatic incident go awry!

Case Files #31 is available to pre-order now from: Amazon UK and the 2000 AD webshop

RELEASE DATE: 5th April 2018
PAPERBACK, 288 pages
PRICE: £19.99 (UK) TBC (US)
ISBN: 9781781086315

CREATIVE TEAM: John Wagner, Alan Grant (w) Siku, Colin Wilson, Andy Clarke, Paul Marshall, Peter Doherty, Steve Parkhouse, Simon Davis, Mick Mcmahon, Cam Kennedy, Jason Brashill, Dean Ormston, Wayne Reynolds, Ben Willsher, Henry Flint, Duncan Fegredo, Jock, Simon Coleby, Anthony Williams, Ben Oliver, Richard Elson (a) Chris Blythe, Janet Gale, Trevor Hairsine, Gary Caldwell, Dylan Teague, Sam Carlisle (c) Tom Frame, Annie Parkhouse, Ellie De Ville (l)

Posted on

Pre-order ‘The Cursed Earth Uncensored’ now!

For the very first time the ‘banned’ episodes of Judge Dredd from the late 1970s are to be reprinted – and you can now pre-order the collection from the 2000 AD shop!

Published in 2000 AD in 1978, The Cursed Earth was the first great Judge Dreddepic, but the story ran into trouble when two episodes – ‘Burger Wars’ and ‘Soul Food’ – featured parodies of Burger King, Ronald McDonald, the Jolly Green Giant, the Michelin Man, and a number of other prominent corporate characters in a raucous and shameless satire of American consumer culture. After concerns of legal action at the time the then publisher IPC decided all subsequent collections of this classic strip would omit the satirical stories.

Now, following recent changes in UK law governing parody, Judge Dredd: The Cursed Earth Uncensored will reprint the story in its entirety for the first time this July – a hardback edition full of sparkling action-packed parody from Pat Mills and John Wagner, complete with restored sumptuous colour spreads from Brian Bolland and Mick McMahon!

The most-requested reprint in 2000 AD history, The Cursed Earth saw Judge Dredd travel into the irradiated wastelands of middle America to deliver a vaccine to Mega-City Two on the West Coast, encountering a bizarre world of dinosaurs, murderous mutants, aliens, and deadly terrain in an insanely imaginative rollercoaster ride through the twisted landscape of American culture.

In ‘Burger Wars’, after World War III self-styled ‘burger barons’ had taken control of whole areas of middle America and were worshipped with religious zeal. Dredd and his comrades are captured and forced to consume burgers and shakes, only escaping thanks to the guards being fat and lazy due to too much fast food. They are then captured by the rival side and placed on trial for eating “the wrong kind” of burger.

In ‘Soul Food’, on their way through the Great Utah Dustbowl Dredd encounters the copyright infringing creations of Dr. Moreau-like scientist Dr Gribbons – including a Jolly Green Giant, a Michelin Man, and others – who drugs Dredd’s team in order to remove fluid from their nervous systems to keep his creations alive.

Comics Alliance recently featured some of the restored art from The Cursed Earth while you can get up close and personal with some of the original art from the series over the 2000 AD Tumblr, courtesy of generous Earthlet Mark Perry.