OUT NOW: 2000 AD Prog 2072
Four Earth-shattering conclusions and the debut of brand new talent with the Future Shock by 2017's Thought Bubble competition winners!
6 months ago
All good things must come to an end - and 2000 AD Prog 2072 is packed with nerve-jangling conclusions!
The line-up that commenced in the Christmas prog comes to its electrifying climax this issue as ABC Warriors, Bad Company and Brass Sun all reach the final episodes of their three-month runs, plus Dredd thriller Live Evil barrels to its zarjaz end!
Completing the top-notch roster is Future Shock: Sunday Scientist, Laura Bailey’s script for which was the winning entry in last year’s Thought Bubble pitchfest competition, and it’s drawn by art-comp winner Paul Williams. It's always a pleasure to see new creators step up to the plate - remember, you too could win a paying gig working by entering 2018’s Thought Bubble 2000 AD art and script competitions, the details of which will be announced later in the year...
Back to the here and now, the bumper jumping-on issue is coming your way in just seven days’ time — Judge Dredd! Strontium Dog! Anderson, Psi-Division! Jaegir! Sinister Dexter! All this and more awaits you in the 48-page Prog 2073!
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JUDGE DREDD: LIVE EVIL
by Ian Edginton (w) Dave Taylor (a) Annie Parkhouse (l)
Mega-City One, 2140 AD. Home to over 72 million citizens, this urban hell is situated along the east coast of post-apocalyptic North America. Crime is rampant, and only the Judges — empowered to dispense instant justice — can stop total anarchy. Toughest of them all is JUDGE DREDD — he is the Law! Now, a spacecraft has crash-landed in the city, and Dredd and Exorcist Judge Lamia are tackling the ethereal culprit...
BAD COMPANY: TERRORISTS
by Peter Millian (w) Rufus Dayglo (a) Dom Regan (c) Simon Bowland (l)
It has been a decade since man fought the Krool on the planet Ararat. Danny Franks was just a raw recruit until he was drafted into the guerrilla unit known as BAD COMPANY. Kano, Fly-Trap, Mad Tommy and Thrax were living in a veterans’ compound, dosed in psyche-chem to keep the memories at bay, when they realised the truth about the war had been hidden from them. They busted out, and are now enemies of the state...
ABC WARRIORS: FALLOUT
by Pat Mills (w) Clint Langley (a) Annie Parkhouse (l)
Mars, the far future. War droids created for a conflict that ended centuries ago, the ABC WARRIORS are resistant to Atomic, Bacterial and Chemical warfare. Charged with bringing peace to the civil war-ravaged frontier colonies on the Red Planet, the Mek-nificent Seven have discovered they’ve been manipulated by Blackblood and Volkhan, working in league with the evil Howard Quartz, and are now fighting back...
FUTURE SHOCKS: SUNDAY SCIENTIST
by Laura Bailey (w) Paul Williams (a) Ellie De Ville (l)
Out in the vast reaches of the universe, there are an infinite number of stories waiting to be told. These cautionary tales pass from traveller to traveller in the spaceports and around campfires on distant planets, acquiring the status of legend, their shocking ends a salutory lesson in hubris. Anything is possible in these twisted trips into the galaxy’s dark side. Abandon your preconceptions, and expect the unexpected…
BRASS SUN: ENGINE SUMMER
by Ian Edginton (w) INJ Culbard (a) Ellie De Ville (l)
The Orrery is a clockwork solar system, a clutch of planets orbiting a vast BRASS SUN, but the outer worlds are freezing as the sun dies. Young Wren was charged with finding the elements of the key that would restart the sun, and embarked on an epic quest with conductor novice Septimus. He freed Wren from the clutches of the Motherless Men, and together they escaped, but not without consequence. Now, it is several years later...