2000AD’s Dark Judges stalk into New Scientist – the strangest crossover yet?

New Scientist - Christmas 2017 - Dark Judges

You cannot kill what doesss not liiiive – but how will the future cope with the four alternative horsemen of the apocalypse?

For a darkly gothic Christmas treat, Britain’s biggest comic – 2000AD – has teamed up with New Scientist, Britain’s top science magazine, for a special story that flings Judge Dredd’s arch-nemeses, the infamous Judge Death and his Dark Judges, into a future they never thought to visit!

A brand new Dark Judges strip, No Future, appears in Christmas issue of New Scientistavailable now in print and digitally.

 New Scientist - Christmas 2017 - Dark Judges Strip Sample

They’re far from the bones of Deadworld and the streets of Mega-City One but what will they do when they reach a very different Earth?

In a grim, grisly tale, writer Kek-W, artist Patrick Goddard, colourist Abigail Bulmer, and letterer Simon Bowland bring you a story of death, destruction, and woe from the far flung future – straight from the pages of the Galaxy’s Greatest Comic, 2000AD!

New Scientist - Christmas 2017 CoverWhat fate awaits the Earth, what does the distant hereafter hold for mankind, and can they cope with the unexpected return of the four horsemen of the apocalypse – Judge Death, Judge Fear, Judge Fire, and Judge Mortis!

• New Scientist‘s Christmas issue is out now from all good newsagents and digitally from newscientist.com

The founder of downthetubes, which he established in 1998. John works as a comics and magazine editor, writer, and on promotional work for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. Working in British comics publishing since the 1980s, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Star Trek Explorer (previously known as Star Trek Magazine) and more. He also edited the comics anthology STRIP Magazine and edited several audio comics for ROK Comics. He has also edited several comic collections, including volumes of “Charley’s War and “Dan Dare”. He’s the writer of "Pilgrim: Secrets and Lies" for B7 Comics; “Crucible”, a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz; and “Death Duty” and “Skow Dogs” with Dave Hailwood.

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