The world stands on the brink of nuclear war and, as tensions between the superpowers boil over, a woman called Lori LeMayne is being hunted by a ruthless and mysterious killer – the Bad Man. This is Armageddon!

Scripted by Alan Grant and illustrated by Carlos Ezquerra, Armageddon: The Bad Man ran in the then-fortnightly Judge Dredd Megazine in 1992 and was intended as the opening chapter in the origin story of Judge Dredd’s world, years before John Wagner and Ezquerra embarked on the Origins epic.

It remains a fascinating, and oft-forgotten, early attempt to marry contemporary politics with the rise of the Judges!

Read the collected Armageddon with Judge Dredd Megazine #300 >>

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