Pitch perfect! 2000AD Prog 2088, on sale now

2000AD Prog 2088 Cover

With a stunning cover by Neil Roberts (he’s doing some great covers for Commando, too) the latest issue of 2000AD – Prog 2088 – come packed with some terrific strips.

i’m really enjoying new thrill “Skip Tracer“, and theres a cracking new “Judge Dredd ” launching in this issue, from Rob Williams, with stunning art by Chris Weston.

In this issue:

2000AD Prog 2088 - Judge Dredd

JUDGE DREDD: ELEVETATOR PITCH
by Rob Williams (Writer) Chris Weston (Artist) Annie Parkhouse (Letterer) Chris Blythe (Colourist)

Mega-City One, 2140 AD. Home to over 100 million citizens, this urban hell is situated along the east coast of post-apocalyptic North America. With unemployment endemic and boredom universal, tensions are always on a knife-edge. Crime is rampant, and only the Judges — future law-enforcers empowered to dispense instant justice — can stop total anarchy. Toughest of them all is JUDGE DREDD — he is the Law!

2000AD Prog 2088 - Skip Tracer

SKIP TRACER: HEAVY IS THE HEAD
by James Peaty (Writer) Paul Marshall (Artist) Dylan Teague (Colourist) Simon Bowland (Letterer)

The Cube, the twenty-seventh century. This vast city floating in the depths of space was once a monitoring station, but has been refitted by the Earth-led Consociation as a solution to a universal housing problem. It’s now home to every kind of undesirable, and an easy refuge for wanted criminals and fugitives. That’s where SKIP TRACER Nolan Blake comes in, a former soldier turned tracker-for-hire…

2000AD Prog 2088 - The Order

THE ORDER: THE NEW WORLD
by Kek-W (Writer) John Burns (Artist) Annie Parkhouse (Letterer)

Throughout history, mankind has been under threat of extermination by the Wyrms, creatures from another plane that systematically break into our reality. Defending humanity are the men and women of THE ORDER, a secret band of warriors that have fought the entities across the centuries. But the Wyrms have fractured time, noble robot knight Ritterstahl has been lost, and The Order themselves are splintering…

2000AD Prog 2088 - Deadworld

THE FALL OF DEADWORLD
by Kek-W (Writer) Dave Kendall (Artist) Ellie De Ville (Letterer)

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: riots, storms, food shortages. Creatures known as the Dark Judges are spreading their contagion, exterminating all life. Now, Judge Fairfax is in the hands of the enemy, and his young ward Jess has teamed up with a rebel militia fighting the creatures…

2000AD Prog 2088 - Durham Red

DURHAM RED: BORN BAD
by Alec Worley (Writer) Lee Carter (Artist) Ellie De Ville (Letterer)

Late 22nd century. After the Atomic Wars, many survivors were warped by Strontium 90 fallout. These ‘mutants’ became a victimised underclass, forced into ghettos, with bounty hunting the only job open to them. One such Search/Destroy agent is ruthless vampire DURHAM RED, who requires blood to survive. Feared by both the criminals she hunts and her fellow Stronts, Red has a formidable reputation that precedes her…

• 2000AD PROG 2088 is available now in print in the UK from newsagents, book stores, Amazon, and comic book stores via Diamond. On sale in print in the US Available in digital from: 2000AD webshop, 2000AD iPad app, 2000AD Android app, 2000AD Windows 10 app

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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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