New 2000AD gets set to haunt comic shops and newsagents

Behind a cover from Tazio Bettin, there are plenty of thrills on offer in this week’s 2000AD, Prog 2302, on sale from Wednesday 5th October!

2000AD, Prog 2302, Cover by Tazio Bettin

2000AD 2302 is available in print from: newsagents and comic book stores via Diamond | Available in digital from: 2000AD webshop & apps for iPad, Android and Windows 10

In This Issue…

Judge Dredd: The Pitch by Rob Williams & Arthur Wyatt (Writers) Boo Cook (Artist) Annie Parkhouse (Letterer)

Mega-City One, 2144 AD. Home to over 180 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, Accounts Judge Maitland has been pushing for funding to be diverted into education as a way to combat crime…

2000AD, Prog 2302 - Judge Dredd

Chimpsky’s Law: A Terrifically Disturbing Adventure by Ken Niemand (Writer) PJ Holden (Artist) Chris Blythe (Colourist) Simon Bowland (Letterer)

Mega-City One, 2144 AD. Noam Chimpsky is a super-intelligent ape living in Ludi Wittgenstein block, and he sees it as his mission to protect his fellow residents from the various threats and problems that can befall a citizen of the Big Meg. He does all this secretly, allowing others to take the credit, such as Wittgenstein’s useless block Judge Stan. But now a malicious pair of psychic juves have moved into the block…

2000AD, Prog 2302 - Chimpsky’s Law

Hope… In The Shadows: Reel Two by Guy Adams (Writer) Jimmy Broxton (Artist) Jim Campbell (Letterer)

An alternate 1940s USA. World War Two is over, victory having been secured by occult means, and consequently magic is a part of everyday life. Mallory HOPE is one such skilled operative, though calling on the dark arts takes its toll on the user. He’s also a P.I., hired for all manner of down n’ dirty jobs — and an investigation into a cursed movie has led to the reappearance of Hope’s missing wife, Alice, who has plans for the film…

2000AD 2302 - Hope... In The Shadows: Reel Two

Enemy Earth: Book One by Cavan Scott (Writer) Luke Horsman (Artist) Annie Parkhouse (Letterer)

The near future. Mother Nature has turned against the people that live upon the Earth’s surface. Now, the planet’s flora and fauna have mutated and are viciously attacking humanity. As society crumbles, and survivors seek safety, young Zoe, who has lost her own family, has discovered an underground bunker in London, in which a young boy has been living for five years with his protective robot…

2000AD 2302 - Enemy Earth

Hershey by Rob Williams (Writer) Simon Fraser (Artist) Simon Bowland (l)

Judge Barbara Hershey was one of Justice Department’s most respected and capable young officers before she became Chief Judge. Leading the city through numerous challenges, she only occasionally clashed with Dredd — until the ‘Small House’ affair and the revelation of Judge Smiley’s clandestine operations on her watch. Now, seriously ill from a microbial virus, she’s faked her death to deal with Smiley’s legacy…

2000AD 2302 - Hershey

Available in print from: newsagents and comic book stores via Diamond | Available in digital from: 2000AD webshop & apps for iPad, Android and Windows 10

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. Working in British comics publishing since the 1980s, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Star Trek Explorer (previously known as Star Trek 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.



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