Preview: Prog 2100
Welcome to another magic milestone in the illustrious history of the Galaxy’s Greatest Comic™.
Buckle up for this bumper 52-page landmark Prog 2100, featuring a mouthwatering line up of tasty ThrillPower™, with a stellar cast of creators and fan favourite characters old & new.
Meet new guy, Skip Tracer, galactic bounty hunter, welcome back Judge Dredd, Sinister Dexter, Anderson Psi-Division, Brink and Kingdom. Shiver in the presence of the Dark Judges and a new incarnation of the vampiric classic, Fiends of the Eastern Front.
A worthy special edition of everyone’s favourite sci-fi anthology appropriately marked with a stunning cover by comics legend, George Pérez (Teen Titans, Wonder Woman, etc!).
If all that was not incentive enough, all stories within start this Prog – a perfect jumping-on point for new readers seeking Thrills!
JUDGE DREDD // THE SMALL HOUSE
Mega-City One, 2140 AD. Home to over 100 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, Dredd and a small team of colleagues have been tracking covert operatives, under the command of the mysterious Smiley… Rob Williams (w). Henry Flint (a).
Judge Dredd created by John Wagner & Carlos Ezquerra
BRINK // HIGH SOCIETY
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. Bridget Kurtis, investigator with the Habitat Security Division, was involved in a sect-crime case that saw her partner murdered. Now, she’s gone undercover on Yuliya Habitat…
Brink created by Dan Abnett & INJ Culbard
SKIP TRACER // LEGION
The Cube, the 27th century. This vast city floating in the depths of space was once a monitoring station, but has been refitted by the Earth-led Consociation as a solution to a universal housing problem. It’s now home to every kind of undesirable and wanted criminal. That’s where SKIP TRACER Nolan Blake comes in, a former soldier turned tracker-for-hire, whose experiences on an alien battlefield left him with psi-powers…
Skip Tracer created by James Peaty & Paul Marshall
ANDERSON, PSI-DIVISION // DEATH’S DARK ANGELS Mega-City One, 2140 AD. Psi-Division is a section of Justice Department that specialises in Judges with accentuated psychic talents — from precognition to exorcism, it deals with all manner of paranormal crimes. Cassandra ANDERSON is Justice Department’s top telepath, and has saved the city on numerous occasions from all manner of supernatural threats, most notably the four Dark Judges — Death, Fear, Fire and Mortis… Alan Grant (w). Jake Lynch (a).
Psi-Judge Cassandra Anderson created by John Wagner & Brian Bolland
SINISTER DEXTER // TIGHT GROUPING
Gun-sharks Finnigan SINISTER and Ramone DEXTER are the best triggers money can buy in the future city of Downlode. 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, they’re taking stock after a brush with lethal hitman the Devil… Dan Abnett (w). Steve Yeowell (a).
Sinister Dexter created by Dan Abnett & David Millgate
FIENDS OF THE EASTERN FRONT // 1812
In 1980, the diary of German soldier Hans Schmitt was discovered in Berlin, detailing events that occurred in 1941, when he and his comrades encountered the terrifying Captain Constanta and his Romanian platoon, who feasted on the blood of their Russian enemies. But Schmitt was not the first trooper to encounter Constanta on the battlefield, as General Armand D’Hubert of Napoleon’s Grand Armée recounts… Ian Edgington (w). Dave Taylor (a).
Fiends of the Eastern Front created by Gerry Finley-Day & Carlos Ezquerra
KINGDOM // ALPHA AND OMEGA
Earth, the far future. Mankind has been all but destroyed, those still surviving forced into hiding by Them — insectile creatures that have taken over the world. Charged with protecting humanity are genetically engineered dog-soldiers like Gene the Hackman — savage warriors that patrol the wilderness. Now, Gene, fellow Aux Pause and human Leezee Sower have escaped the Masters’ orbital and crash-landed back on Earth…
Kingdom created by Dan Abnett & Richard Elson