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Blazing into newsagents today to you – 2000 AD Prog 2152

2000AD Prog 2152 - CoverThere’s rollicking adventure on all fronts this week in 2000 AD Prog 2152, an issue packed with peril for Judge Dredd and more, featuring a sizzling cover from Cliff Robinson.

Here’s a rundown of what’s in this week’s issue… and as if the thrills here weren’t enough to delight, be ready for the latest Treasury of British Comics Special, a 48-page treat on sale next week!

Scream Presents The Thirteenth Floor: Home Sweet Home is sheer Halloween horror, that includes an all-new “Thirteenth Floor” thriller from writer Guy Adams, with art by John Stokes, Frazer Irving, Vince Locke, Kelley Jones and many more…

2000 AD Prog 2152 is on sale now in all good comic shops and newsagents, including most WHSmiths – buy it online, along with the latest Judge Dredd Megazine and more, from 2000ad.com

IN THIS PROG…

JUDGE DREDD // GUATEMALA
Writer: John Wagner Artist: Colin MacNeil Colourist: Colin Blythe Letterer: Annie Parkhouse

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…

DEFOE // THE DIVISOR
Writer: Pat Mills Artist: SK Moore Letterer Ellie de Ville

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…

BRINK // HATE BOX
Writer: Dan Abnett Artist: INJ Culbard Letterer Simon Bowland

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…

HOPE // …UNDER FIRE
Writer: Guy Adams Artist: Jimmy Broxton Letterer Ellie de Ville

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…

THE FALL OF DEADWORLD // DOOMED
Writer: Ken-W Artist: Dave Kendall Letterer Annie Parkhouse

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…

2000 AD Prog 2152 is on sale now in all good comic shops and newsagents, including most WHSmiths – buy it online, along with the latest Judge Dredd Megazine and more, from 2000ad.com

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John Freeman

The founder of downthetubes, John works as a comics editor, writer, as Creative Consultant on the Dan Dare audio adventures for B7 Media, and on promotional work for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. Working in British comics publishing for over 30 years, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Star Trek Magazine and Babylon 5 Magazine. 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 “Crucible”, a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz, published on Tapastic; and “Death Duty” and “Skow Dogs” with Dave Hailwood for digital comic 100% Biodegradable.

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