Cliff Robinson has provided a stonking cover to the latest Judge Dredd Megazine (Issue 313) on sale now in all good newsagents and digital platforms.
In this issue:
Mega-City One, 2130 AD. This vast urban nightmare on the east coast of post-apocalyptic North America is home to 400 million citizens, every one a potential criminal. With lawlessness rife, only the Judges can prevent total anarchy. These future lawmen are judge, jury and executioner. Toughest of them all is Judge Dredd – he is the Law!
Mega-City One, 2135 AD. Judge Dan Francisco was a vid-star, presenting his show The Streets of Dan Franciscoto viewers across the metropolis as he tackled crime live on air. Becoming Chief Judge, his tenure was cut short by the events of Chaos Day, and he resigned. Now, he returns to the streets, haunted by guilt, and determined to bring stability to a broken city…
The Cursed Earth, 2135 AD. This inhospitable, irradiated wasteland covers much of what used to be the United States of America. A desolate, blasted plain, the result of the devastating Atomic Wars, it is home to all manner of mutants and strange lifeforms, scratching an existence from the barren rock, far from the walls of the Big Meg. These are their stories..
Mega-City colonial space, 2135 AD. Mining colony K Alpha 61 renamed itself Liberty after cutting loose from the Big Meg. Furious at this outright display of dissent, and in a bid to stop the revolt spreading to other colonies, the SJS launched a blistering attack on Colonial Marshal Karel Luther’s forces. Now, the Gateway colony has been destroyed by the alien Zhind…
Picture a grotesque imaginary land, somewhere in the outer reaches of reality – a dark landscape of strange figures and weird machinations, seemingly conjured from the very depths of a terrifying fever-dream. Here, what you never thought possible can come true, and the stuff of nightmares is part of the everyday. Welcome to the warped world of Bob Byrne…
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.