British superheroes, folk horror, and elseworld crimebusting – get all the skinny on what’s coming out from the House of Tharg this April!

Issues of 2000 AD and the Judge Dredd Megazine, and our new graphic novels are available to order from comic book stores from Diamond Distribution’s Previews magazine, which is out now!

If you want to order any of these titles through your local comic book store, you must place your order by 25th February.

Art by Tom Foster

2000 AD Progs 2226-2229 (April Prog Pack)

Prog 2226 on sale 7 April 2021
Prog 2227 on sale 14 April 2021
Prog 2228 on sale 21 April 2021
Prog 2229 on sale 28 April 2021

In North American stores: 28 April 2021

Incredible SF action from the Eisner-nominated UK anthology! A former Judge returns from his prison-stretch on Titan but faces a toxic welcoming committee in Judge Dredd: ‘A Penitent Man’; the cult’s influence continues to be felt in folk-horror Thistlebone: ‘Poisoned Roots’; Bode and Wrath battle a necromancer in Feral & Foe; there’s more terrifying Visions of Deadworld; and we have short, sharp thrills in Tharg’s 3rillers, featuring the return of the Intestinauts, and deep-space action in ‘Chorus & the Ring’!

32 pages, weekly, £3.10 / $26.25 (per pack)

Art by Dave Taylor

JUDGE DREDD MEGAZINE #431

On sale 15 April 2021 (UK) 20 May 2021 (US)

More action and adventure in the future-shocked world of Judge Dredd! A new case for Dredd starts as a mysterious figure stands up for Mega-City’s vagrants in ‘Don’t Drokk with Bob’; the first book of ‘Megatropolis’ comes to its explosive finale; the killing ceremony begins in ‘Deliverance’; Devlin Waugh’s relationship with his demon friend reaches breaking point in ‘Lord of Lies’; and a new series of Brit-Cit gang thriller Diamond Dogs starts! Plus there’s interviews, features and more – and in the bagged mini-trade, it’s the latest instalment of the 2000 AD Encyclopedia!

64 pages (+ bagged 64-page supplement), £5.99 / $10.99

Cover by Simon Davies

THISTLEBONE

  • ISBN: 9781781087787
  • 29 April 2021 (UK)
  • £12.99
  • Pages: 64 // Hardcover

England, 2019. The secluded rural village of Harrowvale holds a dark past—that years earlier, on a farm bordering the vast tracts of woodland, it hosted a cult that was seeking to escape civilisation and find purity in the old ways, namely worshipping an ancient deity called Thistlebone. Led by the charismatic Jasper Hillman, their pagan beliefs grew ever more radical to the point where they held the young Avril Eason captive with the intention of sacrificing her. But Avril escaped…

Cover by Simon Coleby

THE VIGILANT

  • ISBN: 9781781088593
  • 15 April 2021 (UK)
  • £14.99
  • Pages: 144 // Paperback

Lost in the mists of time, home-grown British superheroes once entertained and enthralled millions of kids… Now, the likes of Adam Eterno, Blake Edmonds, Thunderbolt the Avenger, and The Leopard from Lime Street are back for a new generation of readers.

This volume collects the trilogy of Vigilant stories written by Simon Furman (Transformers) and drawn by an all-star roster of artists including Simon Coleby (Dark Souls), DaNi (Coffin Bound), Henrik Sahlstrom (Thirteenth Floor), Warwick Fraser-Combe, Staz Johnson (Spider-Man), Will Sliney (Spider-Man 2099) and Jake Lynch (Judge Dredd).

Cover by Reg Bunn

THE SPIDER’S SYNDICATE OF CRIME / JERRY SIEGEL’S THE SYNDICATE OF CRIME

  • ISBN: 9781781089057
  • 15 April 2021 (UK) 28 April 2021 (US)
  • £14.99 / $17.99
  • Pages: 144 // Paperback

Enter The Spider – comics’ lost Golden Age supervillain from the co-creator of Superman, Jerri Siegel!

Equipped with a razor-sharp mind, superb athletic ability and a vast array of cutting edge gadgets, The Spider has his sights set on taking over the New York underworld and establishing a ‘Syndicate of Crime’.

Join the menacing Spider on his earliest adventures, recruiting other fiends into his fledging empire and seeing off competition from other villainous foes, including the master of illusion, Mirror Man!

Fully remastered and collected for the first time, this volume presents many of the super-crook’s exciting 1960’s adventures which featured the most popular British comic book villain and sprang from the imagination of Superman co-creator, Jerry Siegel.