Terrific Judge Dredd pin-up from veteran innovator, the Great Reverso himself Brendan McCarthy!

👀: @charlie_adlard’s cover for the #BestOf2000AD!

Launching from comic book stores this April, #Bestof2000AD will be the ultimate 2000 AD mixtape – a 100-page US-format full-colour anthology perfect for new readers who may have never picked up 2000 AD before! 💥 Love comics but never got into 2000 AD? 💥 Bored at the comic racks? 💥 Need a dirty great slab of something different?
GO TELL YOUR LOCAL COMIC BOOK SHOP YOU WANT IT!
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Becky Cloonan, Charlie Adlard & Erica Henderson cover Best of 2000 AD!

As revealed by The Hollywood Reporter, superstar artists Becky Cloonan (Punisher), Charlie Adlard (The Walking Dead), and Erica Henderson (The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl) are the next big names to be announced on cover duties for Rebellion’s Best of 2000 AD, the new series debuting in April 2020.

The trio join issue #1’s cover artist Jamie McKelvie, with brand new covers featuring the world-famous future lawman, Judge Dredd.

The covers represent Cloonan and Henderson’s first work for 2000 AD; Adlard began his career on the Judge Dredd Megazine and 2000 AD but last worked for them in 2007.

Best of 2000 AD #1 Jamie McKelvie – on sale 29 April 2020

Best of 2000 AD #2 Becky Cloonan – on sale 27 May 2020

Best of 2000 AD #3 Charlie Adlard – on sale 24 June 2020

Best of 2000 AD #4 Erica Henderson – on sale 29 July 2020

Launching in April 2020, Best of 2000 AD is intended as the ultimate 2000 AD mix-tape – an anthology of full-colour stories specially chosen to be accessible to a whole new generation of comic readers who may never have picked up 2000 AD in its traditional format.

The first new major monthly title from the British publisher in almost 30 years, the first 100-page issue will be headlined by a self-contained 48-page Judge Dredd adventure and supported by three of the stand-out series from the ‘Galaxy’s Greatest Comic’, primarily focusing on the critically-acclaimed Rebellion era.

The title boasts brand-new covers from an all-star line-up of New York Times best-selling and Eisner award-winning artists, with more to be revealed. The entire 12-issue volume will feature design by highly-acclaimed designer Tom Muller (House of X/Powers of X).

Best of 2000 AD #1 will be available from comic book stores in April 2020.

BREAKING NEWS!!

Tharg the Mighty has chosen his winner for the most recent Art Stars competition – the glorious Dan Chase’s Halo picture will be seen within the pages of 2000 AD itself in the near future!

There are details of the two runners-up in the Geek Syndicate news story here: http://www.geeksyndicate.co.uk/comics-2/comic-news/2000ad-reveals-winner-of-its-art-stars-competition/

We’ll be announcing a new competition soon – and we will also be sharing all the other fantastic Halo entries that we haven’t yet seen over on our Facebook page in the next few days!

Thank you so much to all who entered and made the Halo theme one of the most memorable and varied so far….!

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Patrick Goddard’s entry for “#Inktober2019 featuring Judge Dredd’s nemesis alien superfiend, Judge Death 💀

Prog 2152 

Rollicking adventure on all fronts this week with our current lineup revving along nicely with all our protagonists in genuine peril!

Red-hot cover art from veteran ace droid, Cliff Robinson.

Handle this Prog with care, Earthlets serious Thrillpower™️ inside…!

JUDGE DREDD // GUATEMALA
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. 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, he’s travelled to the rogue nation of Guatemala, site of a robot coup, to investigate its nuclear capabilities… John Wagner (w). Colin MacNeil (a).

Judge Dredd created by John Wagner & Carlos Ezquerra 


DEFOE
// THE DIVISOR
London, 1668. It is two years since the city was devastated by the Great Fire. From the ashes rose the undead, hungry for the flesh of the living. Protecting the populace are zombie hunters like Titus DEFOE, a former Leveller, who now makes it his mission to rid the capital of the ghouls. Now, following the disaster of the moon-bound rocketship the Isaac Newton, he’s investigating what’s behind targeted zombie attacks… Pat Mills (w). Stewart Moore (a).
Defoe created by Pat Mills & Leigh Gallagher


BRINK
// HATE BOX
The late 21st century, and through environmental catastrophe and industrial overload Earth has been reduced to a wasteland. Mankind finally evacuated the planet in 2072 and millions were housed in a number of deep-space Habitats. But life on these cramped, overcrowded stations is tense, with many spilling over into madness. Now, HSD cop Bridget Kurtis has been made head of Major Case Division on Salma Habitat…

Brink created by Dan Abnett & INJ Culbard


HOPE
// …UNDER FIRE
An alternate 1940s USA. WWII is over, victory having been secured by occult means. Now, magic is a part of everyday life, its practitioners commonplace. Mallory HOPE is one such skilled operative, though calling on the dark arts takes its toll on the user. He’s also a private investigator, hired for all manner of down n’ dirty jobs, and now his services have taken him to New York at the behest of an old army colleague…

Hope created by Guy Adams & Jimmy Broxton 


THE FALL OF DEADWORLD
// DOOMED
The planet that eventually became known as DEADWORLD was once a regular civilisation existing in a dimension parallel to our own. But the end of days is coming, and creatures known as the Dark Judges are spreading their contagion, exterminating all life. While the survivors attempt to resist the undead horde, the neighbouring Soviets have seen the chaos as an ideal time to launch an attack on their enemies…

The Fall of Deadworld created by Kek-W & Dave Kendall

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Free Poster Prog containing an all-new Judge Dredd story by top scribe Rob Williams and cracking fully-painted art from veteran droid,  Will Simpson, exclusive to 2000AD subscribers.

Prog 2150

The perfect jumping-on point for new & lapsed readers, this bumper-sized Prog is the last of what has been a zarjaz summer of ThrillPower™.
Featuring the best of recent and classic Thrills, this landmark issue is a fitting entrée to the Autumn lineup in the Galaxy’s Greatest Comic….

JUDGE DREDD // GUATEMALA
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, 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, former Chief Judge Hershey has revealed that she’s dying from a pathogen, and is facing her final days…
Judge Dredd created by John Wagner & Carlos Ezquerra

HOPE // …UNDER FIRE
An alternate 1940s USA. WWII is over, victory having been secured by occult means. Now, magic is a part of everyday life, its practitioners commonplace. Mallory HOPE is one such skilled operative, though calling on the dark arts takes its toll on the user. He’s also a private investigator, hired for all manner of down n’ dirty jobs, and now his services have taken him to New York at the behest of an old army colleague…
Hope created by Guy Adams & Jimmy Broxton

BRINK // HATE BOX
The late 21st century, and through environmental catastrophe and industrial overload Earth has been reduced to a wasteland. Mankind finally evacuated the planet in 2072 and millions were housed in a number of deep-space Habitats. But life on these cramped, overcrowded stations is tense, with many spilling over into madness — as HSD cop Bridget Kurtis has discovered in her investigations into violent sect crimes…
Brink created by Dan Abnett & INJ Culbard

FUTURE SHOCKS // RESTRUCTURING
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, so abandon your preconceptions, and expect the unexpected…
Restructuring created by Karl Stock & Will Simpson

ANDERSON; PSI-DIVISION // JUDGE DEATH: THE MOVIE Mega-City One, 2141 AD. Psi-Division is a section of Justice Department that specialises in Judges with accentuated psychic talents — from precognition to exorcism, astral projection to pyrokinesis, its operatives deal with all manner of paranormal crimes. Cassandra ANDERSON is Psi-Div’s top telepath, who’s been responsible for saving the city on numerous occasions — not least against the undead superfiend Judge Death…
Psi-Judge Anderson created by John Wagner & Brian Bolland

DEFOE // THE DIVISOR
London, 1668. It is two years since the city was devastated by the Great Fire. From the ashes rose the undead, hungry for the flesh of the living. Protecting the populace are zombie hunters like Titus DEFOE, a former Leveller, who now makes it his mission to rid the capital of the ghouls. In this strange, clockpunk alternate past, supernatural entities have been passing info to humanity, enabling them to build rocketships…
Defoe created by Pat Mills & Leigh Gallagher

SINISTER DEXTER // WAITING IN CHAIRS
Downlode gun-sharks Finnigan SINISTER and Ramone DEXTER are the best triggers money can buy. Having whacked Holy Moses Tanenbaum, a ganglord from an alternate dimension whose presence threatened the fabric of reality, they’ve found killing him reset the continuum, meaning no one knows who they are, apart from hacker Billi Octavo. Now, after a bodyguarding gig went south, Dexter has been badly injured…
Sinister Dexter created by Dan Abnett & David Millgate

THE FALL OF DEADWORLD // DOOMED
The planet that eventually became known as DEADWORLD was once a regular civilisation existing in a dimension parallel to our own. But the end of days is coming, and creatures known as the Dark Judges are spreading their contagion, exterminating all life. While the survivors attempt to resist the undead horde, the neighbouring Soviets have seen the chaos as an ideal time to launch an attack on their enemies…
The Fall of Deadworld created by Kek-W & Dave Kendall

Chris Fretty – Halo

An entry for our Halo Jones competition – all details here: https://2000ad.com/artcomp

Gavin Pollock – Halo Jones

An entry for our Halo Jones competition – all details here: https://2000ad.com/artcomp