Comic book cop judge joe dredd, as played in the 2012 movie by karl urban. This summer, the law returns to comic book stores and its got something to say. Beginning with a special free comic book day issue on may 4, judge dredd classics will bring the stories that started it all to a new audience and a new age. Written by andrew helfer, with art and cover by michael avon oeming.
Judge dredd, who made his first appearance on march 5th. Coming from another dimension, judge death operates with the motto the crime is life, the sentence is death. This eagle series is in more demand than the 2nd series quality issues and the first few issues are all brian bolland colour artwork surrounded by terrific covers. Rare 2000ad comic prog 2 5th march 1977 no free legendary comic book heroesjudge dredd authentic accessories loose, displayed, good jointsshipped to paypal address. A longrunning scifi comic created by john wagner, carlos ezquerra and pat mills, and starring the iconic character from the british anthology comic 2000 ad, judge dredd follows the adventures of brutal knight templar lawman joe dredd, who cleans the streets of the grim, farfuture megapolis megacityone, a gigantic, decaying and crimeridden. Judge dredd first appeared in 2000ad comic in 1977 in issue two, since then hes be taking down bad guys, fighting aliens, worked on the moon and starred in two major feature films. A click on the cover leads to the large cover view. The best of judge dredd i write this as someone who, even in middle age, still buys what he brought as a child.
As well as numerous appearances in judge dredd, in 1978 walter had his own eponymous comedy series onepage episodes, in 2000 ad progs 5061, 6768, and 8485. Ushering in a brave new era, judge dredd awakens to find that megacity one has been sent back to the stone age, with. Judge dredd 2000 ad judge dredd is a law enforcement officer in the dystopian future city of megacity one in north america. Ben willsher, henry flint, leigh gallagher, colin macneil, edmund bagwell first published. It was indeed a new thrill from the fledgling 2000 ad, as they introduced the toughest. Judge dredd first appeared in prog 2 of 2000 ad and is the longest running character therein, having. Judge dredd is a comic book franchise based on the longestrunning comic strip in 2000 ad 1977, a british weekly anthology comic the franchise is centered around judge dredd, a law enforcement and judicial officer in the dystopian future city of megacity one, which covers most of the east coast of north america. This was a most amazing beginning to what i hope is a continuing series of judge dredd. These were almost entirely drawn by brian bolland, with the first couple by ian gibson, and the last couple by brendan mccarthy. A click on the cover leads to the large cover view, a click on the issue number to the issue data.
A cover gallery for the comic book judge dredd 2000 ad. Judge joseph dredd is the titular character of the judge dredd universe. Arguably dredds most popular foe, judge death gets his first appearance here. Its a british book, though, and effectively the second half of a long storyline the first half has been collected as judge dredd. First appearance, and death, of rico dredd, judge dredds clone brother. Top 10 best judge dredd comicbook stories scifinow. Karl urban stars as judge dredd, a law enforcer given the power of judge, jury and executioner in a vast, dystopic metropolis called megacity one that lies in a. He is a street judge, empowered to summarily arrest, convict, sentence, and. Use something that tells us more about the city to flesh out both the judges and the challenges they face, which is quite effective. Unfollow judge dredd costumes to stop getting updates on your ebay feed. The sequel story from arthur wyatt and henry flint was originally published as three serialized installments in the ukdistributed judge dredd megazine, but is now headed for a full release in the us.
This issue chronicles judge dredds first period of office as judgemarshal on the lunaone. Judge dredd comics 199420 quality comics dc comics idw comics judge dredd vol. In april 20, 2000 ad released an image teasing a continuation of the film in comic book form with a release date scheduled for september 20. Judge dredd quotes 3 quotes meet your next favorite book. The original judge giant first appeared in prog 27 of the comic 1977 as a rookie judge who had just graduated from the academy of law. Judge dredd comics for sale in uk view 80 bargains. Sep 28, 2016 while 2000 ad isnt the first comic to hit the 2000 issue mark, it is an odd book to hit such a longrunning milestone.
The most recent material thats been collected is judge dredd. Media release following the success of their ongoing series of new judge dredd comics, idw is bringing 2000 ads classic stories back as theyve never been seen before in color. Appearing in collected form only haphazardly well over 20 years ago, this is the first time the entire collection has been reprinted and assembled in a single volume. The comic book price guide for great britain judge dredd. Joseph dredd was cloned from the bloodline of judge fargo in 2066. Dredd is a 2012 science fiction action film directed by pete travis and written and produced by alex garland. Judge dredd is a clone of the father of justice eustace t. Book 1 of 24 in the judge dredd the complete case files series. Here the people are policed by the judges, elite cops prepared to do whatever it takes to keep. Dredd 2 comic book sequel coming to the us is the film dead. They are difficult to find, especially in high grade and cgc does not grade them. While 2000 ad isnt the first comic to hit the 2000 issue mark, it is an odd book to hit such a longrunning milestone.
With karl urban in talks to star and the first season being written, our very first pieces of concept artwork for judge dredd. Top 10 best judge dredd comicbook stories scifinow the. In the 22nd century, crime runs rampant in megacity one, home to over 400 million citizens, robots, criminals and lunatics. Apr 23, 20 this was a most amazing beginning to what i hope is a continuing series of judge dredd.
Judge dredd made his first appearance in the comic 2000 ad issue 2 and his. According to thr, who spoke with 2000ad editor matt smith, the choice to bring the comic over to the us was the result of increased interest in the character following the positive buzz from. Purists will balk at the inclusion of this batmanjudge dredd oneshot rather than total war or the day the law died, or some equally worthy contribution to dredd lore, but this was simultaniously the first judge dredd story and the first batman story i read, and it holds up brilliantly as a snapshot of both characters. First appearing in prog 2 of 2000ad in 1977, dredd became a firm favourite of the comic. At that time reprints from 2000ad, or any other british comic for that matter, were extremely rare and were mainly utilised as content padding for summer specials or. I liked how the first stories switched perspectives between dredd and benny making it like a dialogue between the two about liberty, justice and america.
Unamerican graffiti featuring choppers first appearance is written by john. The comic book adaptation of the stallone film was drawn by ezquerra, whose take on stallone still. The only line of defense between anarchy and chaos are the judges. The chronicles of judge dredd was a high quality reprint series first released by titan books the publishing arm of the forbidden planet comic shop chain in the early 80s. The powerful warlock known as doctor dredd is a member of the dire wraith race. As judge, jury and executioner, joe dredd is empowered to dispense instant justice. It is based on the 2000 ad comic strip judge dredd and its eponymous character created by john wagner and carlos ezquerra. Find great deals on ebay for judge dredd comic books.
Where judge dredd succeeds is keeping the action moving and the pace of the comic alive, joe would get tossed from one strange situation to another. Classic marvel forever msh classic rpg judge dredd. Make no mistake dredd is mean but fair and dont argue or its six months in an iso cube. Judge dredd is an interesting and cool character i think. Index status cover scan status 33 covers for 33 issues available.
Judge dredd viewcomic reading comics online for free 2019. Fargo, and is the most feared, respected, and widely known of all the judges. So, when i heard through the internet that there was going to be a best of book i thought that that would be something of interest to me. Dredd can mentally alter his shape and generally takes the form of a human, however, when he is under attack he morphs into a large fanged serpent. Judge dredd uncovers the identity of the man behind the ministry of fear, the slaughter of megacity ones cops, and the assassination of the u. This judge dredd would not be ready for the first issue of 2000 ad, launched in february 1977. For the very first time the banned episodes of judge dredd from the late 1970s are to. The year is 2099 at that time, and dredd is already a hardened street judge of many years. Essential comic book reading material for the movie reboot we bring you our top five judge dredd storylines ahead of the movie reboot. He is a street judge, empowered to summarily arrest, convict, sentence, and execute criminals. For the most part the series is set in the future in mega city 1 nominally new york city and the a portion of eastern seaboard. None of the files shown here are hosted or transmitted by this server. With the movie reboot being decent and this comic being awesome, im glad to see the big guy return to fourcolor pages.
Judge dredd 1983 eaglequality comic books mycomicshop. Ushering in a brave new era, judge dredd awakens to find that megacity one has been sent back to the stone age, with city blocks overgrown and nary a citizen to be found. Megacity one have been released online, showing off the futuristic city. By delivering the weekly list of new releases, along with news concerning current and future products available in local and online comic book shops, we enable consumers to meet their goals more effectively. In the dystopian postapocalyptic future of the 22nd century, crime runs rampant in megacity one. A fter two attempts to bring classic british comic character judge dredd to the big screen, the publishers of 2000ad have decided that the only way. Most comic book readers expect a big shakeup in the storytelling by at least the third issue. Judge dredd goes under siege in new comic book series. Judge dredd is the flagship title in the 2000ad anthology, first appearing in its second issue in 1977.
John giant clay made a cameo appearance in the judge dredd strip in prog 28. The chronicles of judge dredd was a high quality reprint series first released by titan books the publishing arm of the forbidden planet comic shop chain in the early 80s at that time reprints from 2000ad, or any other british comic for that matter, were extremely rare and were mainly utilised as content padding for summer specials or annuals hardback editions published as christmas. Judge dredd comics, rare and classic judge dredd comic books. Rebellion most fans would rather forget sylvester stallones 1995 movie judge dredd. This revamp only lasted 7 issues before the company was sold to fleetway who published the comic from issues. Art for first published judge dredd story in upcoming auction. Duane swierczynski w nelson daniel, brendan mccarthy a zach howard, greg staples c. It is revealed that judge dredds first name is joe. An expert listing of 28 key comics from the comic book series 2000 a. The administrator of this site cannot be held responsible for what its users post, or any other actions of its users. Tour of duty megacity justice, which collects a pretty terrific 20092010 serial. When it comes to crushing crime, judge dredd is the embodiment of zero. The complete case files 2 is the second sequential volume starring judge dredd, the venerable english comic book hero, who has been in print, in one form or another, for well over 30 years. Judge dredd the mega collection of 90 comic books sealed randalstown, county antrim this is a full set of 90 books most of them still sealed, all brand new and unmarked.
What started out as a comic strip in a british mag called 2000 a. What stallones judge dredd got right and dredd got. Judge dredd is a comic book franchise based on the longestrunning comic strip in 2000 ad. From 1981 to 1986 the daily star ran a judge dredd comic strip written by john wagner and alan grant, illustrated by ron smith. Idw is proud to reintroduce judge dredd to america in this allnew ongoing series. Dredd 2 comic book sequel coming to the us is the film. Find out in this excellent series from eaglequality comics. Judge dredd first appeared in prog 2 of 2000 ad and is the longest running character therein, having appeared in all but a handful of progs. Writer mark russell is behind a relaunch of idw publishings judge dredd series, beginning with the four. His popularity was such that in 1981 the publisher was approached by british tabloid newspaper, the daily. Idw is proud to reintroduce judge dredd to america in. I grew up with 2000ad and judge dredd in particular. Pat mills and john wagner started the book in 1977, after their contemporary action comic action was banned for violence.
Dredd grew up in the academy of law and soon proved to be the finest judge in megacity one history. Dredd movie comic badge replica planet replicas ltd buffy contre les. Judge whitey the very first dredd story is written by pat mills and john wagner, with art. Judge dredd made his first appearance in the comic 2000 ad issue 2 and his been a main. The chronicles of judge dredd titan books taint the. May 23, 2019 judge dredd is the flagship title in the 2000ad anthology, first appearing in its second issue in 1977. This is a list of characters in the british comic strip judge dredd appearing in 2000 ad, judge. The art of the first story is quite different from the other judge dredd comics, but the stories in the comic are good. Dc comics 18issue series of allnew judge dredd stories the first twelve issues establish its own continuity different from the judge dredd in 2000ad. Chief judge fargo convenes a congress of judges to implement changes in the way justice is dispensed in megacity one, while judge dredd confronts a group of media terrorists and offers them a whole new meaning to getting killed in the ratings.1542 210 1293 1198 1101 165 516 924 1185 1501 208 1188 754 719 1375 689 959 597 1505 440 933 159 594 662 129 898 1471 592 824 678 57 351