Siberian slaughter for Judge Dredd in the all-new 2000AD!

2000AD Prog 2057 - Cover

On sale today in all good newsagents and comic shops – and various digital platforms- is 2000AD Prog 2057, sporting a knock out cover by Boo Cook.

Lurking behind this is an enjoyable line-up of thrills, with Dredd’s mission into icy Siberia heating up really fast – and not in a good way! Plus, there’s continued entertainment in “Absalom”, with all sorts of creepy machinations crunching nastily into gear…

In this issue:

2000AD Prog 2057 - Judge DreddJUDGE DREDD: BLACK SNOW
by Michael Carroll (Writer) PJ Holden (Artist) Quinton Winter (Colourist) Annie Parkhouse (Letterer)

Mega-City One, 2139 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 zero-tolerance Judges — empowered to dispense instant justice — can stop total anarchy. Toughest of them all is JUDGE DREDD — he is the Law! Now, MC-1 has intercepted a distress call from a Siberian mining facility that has come under attack..

2000AD Prog 2057 -  Slaine

SLÁINE: ARCHON
by Pat Mills (Writer) Simon Davis (Artist) Ellie De Ville (Letterer)

Albion. Celtic warrior SL ÁINE united the tribes of the Earth Goddess and became the first High King of Ireland, but is now a wanderer. Having journeyed to Monadh to rescue Sinead from the Drune Lords, he’s discovered that they have been experimenting on their own creations, much to the displeasure of the Cyths’ jailer, the Archon Yaldabaoth.

Now, having escaped the island, Sláine wants to learn the truth behind his parentage…

2000AD Prog 2057 - Indigo Prime

INDIGO PRIME: A DYING ART
by Kek-W (Writer) Lee Carter (Artist) Simon Bowland (Letterer)

The multiverse. There are an infinite number of parallel realities, and all need managing in case of dimensional instability. This is where INDIGO PRIME comes in, the multiverse’s troubleshooters, whose agents — recruited post-death — are trained to deal with space/time catastrophes. Now, IP’s Imagineers have been sent into psychic shock following the Christhulhu event, and a team have entered their heads to save them…

2000AD Prog 2057 - Sinister Dexter

SINISTER DEXTER: THE SIGHTS
by Dan Abnett (Writer) Steve Yeowell (Artist) John Charles (Colourist) Annie Parkhouse (Letterer)

Gun-sharks Finnigan SINISTER and Ramone DEXTER are the best hitmen money can buy in the future city of Downlode. Having spent the last year offworld hunting for Holy Moses Tanenbaum, a ganglord from an alternate dimension whose presence threatened the fabric of reality, they’ve returned home, and are getting back to business.

But whacking Tanenbaum has reset the continuum, meaning no one knows who they are…

2000AD Prog 2057 - Absalom

ABSALOM: TERMINAL DIAGNOSIS
by Gordon Rennie (Writer) Tiernan Trevallion (Artist) Ellie De Ville (Letterer)

UK, 2017. Inspector Harry ABSALOM is an old-school copper — curmudgeonly anti-authoritarian, he’s been with the force for over forty years. Suffering from cancer, he’s the head of a special squad that enforces The Accord, a diplomatic treaty made in the 16th century between the throne of England and the powers of Hell. Now, he’s preparing to enter The Mills, a demon stronghold, to rescue his grandchildren…

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2000AD is available in print from: UK newsagents and all good comic book stores via Diamond, and digitally from the 2000AD web shop, or via the 2000AD iPad app, Android app or Windows 10 app

John Freeman

The founder of downthetubes, John describes himself as is a “freelance comics operative”, currently working as a freelance editor for TITAN COMICS, as Creative Consultant on the new DAN DARE audio adventures for B7 Media, and on promotional work for the LAKES INTERNATIONAL COMIC ART FESTIVAL and LANCASTER COMICS DAY.

John has worked in British comics publishing for over 30 years, starting out at Marvel UK, where he edited a number of the Genesis 1992 books with Paul Neary. His numerous credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine at Marvel and Star Trek Magazine and Babylon 5 Magazine at Titan Magazines, where he was Managing Editor.

He also edited STRIP Magazine and worked as an editor on several audio comics for ROK Comics, including TEAM M.O.B.I.L.E. and THE BEATLES STORY.

Most recently he is writing CRUCIBLE as a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz, published on Tapastic; and DEATH DUTY and SKOW DOGS with Dave Hailwood for the digital comic 100% Biodegradable.

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