Megazine DREDD Special prepped for release

The eagerly awaited arrival of DREDD 3D in UK cinemas takes place on 7th September and in North America on 21st September.

To mark this return to the big screen for Britain’s biggest comic book character, Judge Dredd Megazine #328 will be a bumper issue featuring new and exclusive DREDD movie features, interviews, comic strip, and concept art.

Released on 12th September, it includes the specially commissioned DREDD 3D prologue story – “Top of The World, Ma-Ma” – written by 2000AD editor Matt Smith and drawn by fan favourite artist Henry Flint. It charts the rise of the ruthless gang leader who Dredd and Anderson must confront in the Alex Garland-scripted movie.

This 144-page issue also features insightful interviews with screenwriter Alex Garland and Judge Dredd himself, actor Karl Urban, as well as exclusive never-before-seen movie concept art and designs from artist Jock.

Alongside this is Andy Diggle and Jock’s Snapshot, Alan Grant and Boo Cook on Judge Anderson, and Grant and Tiernen Trevallion on Judge Dredd: Ratfink’s Revenge – plus the winner of the Judge Dredd short story competition!

• Available from all good newsagents in the UK and worldwide online on 12th September through www.2000adonline.com on 12th September, priced at £5.99.

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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