Here’s your lowdown on this week’s Rebellion releases, including the latest 2000AD (Prog 2103), featuring a cover by Adam Brown. Plus, don’t miss the Scream & Misty Special 2018, also on sale now – reviewed here!
2000AD Prog 2103
JUDGE DREDD: THE SMALL HOUSE by Rob Williams (Writer) Henry Flint (Artist) Chris Blythe (Colourist) Annie Parkhouse (Letterer)
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. 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, Dredd and a small team of colleagues have been tracking covert operatives, under the command of the mysterious Smiley…
BRINK: HIGH SOCIETY by Dan Abnett (Writer) INJ Culbard (Artist) Simon Bowland (Letterer)
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. Bridget Kurtis, investigator with the Habitat Security Division, was involved in a sect-crime case that saw her partner murdered. Now, she’s gone undercover on Yuliya Habitat…
FIENDS OF THE EASTERN FRONT: 1812 by Ian Edginton (Writer) Dave Taylor (Artist) Annie Parkhouse (Letterer)
In 1980, the diary of German soldier Hans Schmitt was discovered in Berlin, detailing events that occurred in 1941, when he and his comrades encountered the terrifying Captain Constanta and his Romanian platoon, who feasted on the blood of their Russian enemies. But Schmitt was not the first trooper to encounter Constanta on the battlefield, as General Armand D’Hubert of Napoleon’s Grand Armée recounts…
SKIP TRACER: LEGION by James Peaty (Writer) Colin MacNeil (Artist) Dylan Teague (Colourist) Ellie De Ville (Letterer)
The Cube, the 27th 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 wanted criminal. That’s where SKIP TRACER Nolan Blake comes in, a former soldier turned tracker-for-hire. Now, he’s been ordered to enter the mind of his comatose brother…
KINGDOM: ALPHA AND OMEGA by Dan Abnett (Writer) Richard Elson (Artist) Abigail Bulmer (Colourist) Ellie De Ville (Letterer)
Earth, the far future. Mankind has been all but destroyed, those still surviving forced into hiding by Them — insectile creatures that have taken over the world. Charged with protecting humanity are genetically engineered dog-soldiers like Gene the Hackman — savage warriors that patrol the wilderness. Now, Gene, Pause and Leezee Sower have escaped the Masters’ orbital, but are being tracked by Major Canis and his battle-aux…
Scream and Misty Special 2018
Following the success of last year’s fright-filled outing, the Scream and Misty Special returns this Hallowe’en!
With a creepy cover by Kyle Hotz and a 2000AD webshop exclusive cover by Lenka Šimečková, two of Britain’s best loved comics reunite for an anthology of brand new tales – guaranteed to terrify and entertain you!
REBELLION GRAPHIC NOVELS
Dark Justice: Dominion by John Wagner & Nick Percival
The crime is life, their sentence is death – welcome to the dominion of the Dark Judges!
The next chilling installment in the grotesque body horror story from the legendary writer John Wagner and fan favourite artist Nick Percival sees the Dark Judges, previously marooned in space after the events of Dark Justice, recovered and restored to their mission of mass murder!
The cargo ship Solips, en-route to a colony on a remote planet, finds three figures drifting through space. But these might prove to be the last passengers the ship ever pick up! Judges Death, Fire, and Mortis soon find they have an entire colony where they can administer their twisted justice to the living. Can the colonists survive their dominion?
The Thirteenth Floor Volume One by John Wagner, Alan Grant & Jose Ortiz
AN EXPRESS ELEVATOR TO HELL – GOING UP!
Maxwell Tower is a state-of-the art tower block: a bold, experimental council tenement, run by an A.I. called Max. As building superintendent, Max’s primary function is the welfare of his tenants, a duty which he takes very very seriously.
If anyone threatens his precious residents or the building itself, they can expect a visit to the thirteenth floor… A place where nightmare and reality become one.
The iconic series from classic British weeklies Scream! and Eagle returns in this terrifying collection…
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. He is currently editor of Star Trek Explorer, published by Titan – his third tour of duty on the title originally titled Star Trek Magazine.
Working in British comics publishing since the 1980s, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Babylon 5 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.