Back in May, 2000AD appealed to its readers to help solve a mystery – and they replied in spades!
The legendary British comic book asked fans to track down key episodes from the Judge Dredd comic strip that ran for around 2,980 episodes from 1981-1998 in the national Daily Star newspaper.
Thanks to their detective work all but four episodes have been rediscovered for reprinting in the first volume of the Daily Dredds collection, due out later this year, and now 2000AD is making a final appeal for help from readers and collectors in finding the final strips, all drawn by fan favourite artist Ron Smith.
While low resolution scans have been found, high resolution digital versions or good quality physical versions have eluded 2000AD’s graphic novels team – leading to this unusual appeal fromthe comic’s publishers, Rebellion.
The missing strips are:
17th September 1983: Baffin Island
10th December 1983: Manta Tank
30th June 1984: Strike Bound
4th August 1984: Glaring
• Any Earthlets who have access to either scans or good physical copies should contact 2000AD by e-mailing email@example.com