From the far future to the football pitch – get all the skinny on what’s coming out from the House of Tharg this August!
Issues of 2000 AD and the Judge Dredd Megazine, and our 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 24 June.
2000 AD Progs 2234-2238 (July Prog Pack)
Prog 2243 on sale 4 August 2021
Prog 2244 on sale 11 August 2021
Prog 2245 on sale 18 August 2021
Prog 2246 on sale 25 August 2021
Incredible SF action from the Eisner-nominated UK anthology! In Progs 2243-2245, Judge Dredd tracks down the Judge-killer in ‘Now That’s What I call Justice’ by John Wagner and John Higgins; Dexter and his comrades brave the sewers in a bid to escape Downlode in ‘Somewhere, Beyond the Sea’ by Dan Abnett and Tazio Bettin; Nolan Blake battles an old enemy in Skip Tracer: ‘Eden’ by James Peaty and Paul Marshall; and Aquila faces off against a Titan in ‘The Rivers of Hades’ by Gordon Rennie and Patrick Goddard!
And Prog 2246 is the third of 2021’s Regened all-ages bumper issues, and it’s another rip-roaring line-up of stories, including Cadet Dredd, sky-surfer Chopper, the dimension-jumping ‘Splorers, and more!
32 pages, weekly, £3.10 / $21 (per pack)
JUDGE DREDD MEGAZINE #435
On sale 18 August
More action and adventure in the future-shocked world of Judge Dredd! Justice Department must prevent an international fallout in the final part of ‘Project Providence’ by Rory McConville and Staz Johnson; Devlin Waugh faces the Devil himself in ‘The Reckoning’ by Ales Kot and Mike Dowling; The Returners battle monsters and madness in ‘Amazonia’ by Si Spencer and Nicolo Assirelli; Nia’s in the frame to be targeted by gang bosses in Diamond Dogs II by James Peaty and Warren Pleece; and Angel metes out Cursed Earth violence in a frontier town in Angelic: ‘Restitution’ by Gordon Rennie and Lee Carter. Plus there’s interviews, features, and in the bagged GN it’s the latest instalment of the epic 2000 AD encyclopedia!
64 pages (+ bagged 64-page supplement), £5.99 / $10.99
- ISBN: 9781781089019
- 17 August 2021
- £12.99 / $17.99
- Pages: 112 // Paperback
Hell hath no fury like Barbara Hershey! You think you know her story. Chief Judge of Mega-City One, Barbara Hershey had been a powerful ally to Judge Dredd, until she became infected with an alien pathogen and – supposedly – died. But little do the citizens and judges of Mega-City One suspect that Hershey’s death was faked. Now, join fan favourite character Judge Hershey as she embarks on a new adventure beyond the grave and beyond the walls of Mega-City One, to right the wrongs of her past and dispense justice! Critically acclaimed creative team Rob Williams (Judge Dredd, Doctor Who) and Simon Fraser (Judge Dredd, Doctor Who) tell a globe-spanning, gritty story of retribution.
THE STAINLESS STEEL RAT DELUXE EDITION
- ISBN: 9781781088999
- 19 August 2021
- Pages: 208 // Paperback
James Bolivar diGriz aka ‘The Stainless Steel Rat’ is many things, including a con man, a thief and a member of an elite law-enforcement agency known as the Special Corps. After escaping the corps, the Rat crosses paths with the beautiful but deadly Angelina. Like Jim diGriz she is also a master criminal, albeit a lot more ruthless. They are a match made in hell! After marrying Angelina, the Rat has to travel through time to stop a master criminal meddling with the past and then later help overthrown an evil President by running for the job himself! Based on Harry Harrison’s science-fiction classic, this collection features the stunning artwork of Carlos Ezquerra, including the stunning colour centre spreads as they originally appeared in 2000 AD.
KEN REID’S FOOTBALL FUNNIES
- ISBN: 9781781088838
- 5 August 2021
- Pages: 140 // Hardcover
Go football crazy with comics’ comedy master, Ken Reid! The first time that many of these uproarious strips have been reprinted, Football Funnies collects silly scores and chucklesome kick-offs from the imagination of one of Britain’s greatest cartoonists. Drawn for Scorcher and Score between 1970 and 1972, this collection includes strips such as Sub, Manager Matt, Hugh Fowler and the Football Forum pundits.