Today, Gizmodo UK have a handy reading list of what they consider the best of 2000AD’s lawman, Judge Dredd. It misses my favourite Dredd story, The Dead Man, (the slickest bluff ever) but they do have the follow on, Tale of the Dead Man, tucked away in one of those volumes. Hopefully the John Cassavetes story as well.
So it seems there is this rebellious fiefdom in Oxfordshire ruled by a King-sley, Jason who lives as a knight by day. Never mind Judge Dredd’s Lawmaster bike for getting around, the 2000AD boss is in to jousting.
Monsters seem to be in at the moment. Last week I caught The Great Wall which has Matt Damon and company squaring off against a horde of reptilian creatures that swarm over China’s famous landmark. It came with the inevitable trailer for Kong: Skull Island which promises lots more bangs and explosions when it reaches…
If you are in London during the next two months (ending April 23rd) then the Cartoon Museum is having a bit of a beano celebrating forty years of 2000AD. Judge Dredd, Dan Dare, Slaine et al are all on display.
Rebellion have dusted off a strange piece of history from the 2000AD archives, namely the Seventies reworking of the classic Pilot of the Future, Dan Dare.