2000 AD Prog 2126Published: 9th April, 2019
Cover Series: Scarlet Traces
Creators: D'Israeli (Cover Artist)
Judge Dredd » The Long Game (Part 1)
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 populace crammed into vast city blocks, unemployment is rife, boredom universal, and crime is rampant. Only the Judges — a zero-tolerance police force empowered to dispense instant justice — can stop total anarchy. Toughest of them all is JUDGE DREDD — he is the Law!
Survival Geeks » Dungeons & Dating (Basic) (Part 4)
Somewhere in the outer limits of space/time, plunging through the planes of reality, is what looks like a regular suburban two-up two-down, but it is in fact powered by misfiring trans-dimensional technology. Inside live sci-fi obsessives Clive, Rufus and Simon, plus reluctant housemate Sam and pet Cthulhu Howard: explorers on the edge of beyond, they’re never far from trouble on the worlds they visit. Now, tensions are rising within the group, but Clive has invention that may help them pull together...
Kingmaker II » Ouroboros (Part 4)
The people of the Nine Kingdoms may have defeated Ichnar the Wraith King to live in relative peace and harmony, but they hadn’t reckoned on the Thorn — a race of aliens that occupied their world, destroying those that stood in their way. Recruiting the locals to aid their Shrike troopers, the Thorn are hunting down all those with magical abilities, a power they’ve been strip-mining for their own ends. Wizard Ablard, ork Crixus and dryad Princess Yarrow believe they may have the means to stop them...
Max Normal » How the Max got his stripes (Part 3)
Mega-City One, 2141 AD. MAX NORMAL was once Dredd’s go-to informer, the Pinstripe Freak who had his ear permanently to the slab, the shuggy-playing legend with a taste for shampagne and the high life, who cruised the streets of the metropolis picking up all manner of info. Forty years later, he’s left much of his nark larks behind him, but the city’s coolest cat can still get himself into trouble, especially with ape pal Vito...
Scarlet Traces » Home Front (Part 1)
1968. It is decades since Mars waged war on Earth, and the major nations have access to Martian-derived technology, but Britain is still recovering from Martian bombardment in the 1940s, when much of the south of England was destroyed. This was followed by the arrival in the 1950s of two million Venusians, seeking refuge from Martian occupation. Now, the Martians have weaponised the sun, and are on the attack...