Friday, September 10, 2010

2000 AD #1700 - Jump On Point!

#1700 of 2000 AD is a great starting point for new readers as all the features will be on first parts of new stories. If you've ever been curious about it but unsure of where to begin, here's that time.
Available right now at Clickwheel.

2000 AD Prog #1700
Judge Dredd: The Skinning Room (Part 1 of ?)
(John Wagner/Chris Blythe)
MegaCity One, 2132 AD. Home to 400 million citizens, this vast urban nightmare is situated along the eastern coast of postapocalyptic North America. With overcrowding rife and unemployment endemic, crime is rampant. Empowered to dispense instant justice, only the Judges can prevent total anarchy. Toughest of them all is JUDGE DREDD – he is the Law!

Defoe: A Murder of Angels (Part 1 of ?)
(Pat Mills/Leigh Gallagher)
1669. It is three years since London was devastated by the Great Fire, the inferno caused by a comet passing over the capital. But from the ashes rose the undead, hungry for the flesh of the living. Protecting the populace is Titus DEFOE, who leads an elite squad of zombie hunters. Now the undead hordes have been released from their pens and are besieging the Tower of London...

Age of the Wolf: Age of the Wolf (Part 1 of ?)
(Alec Worley/Jon Davis-Hunt)
London, November 2016. The world has found itself living under a permanent full moon. Scientists are baffled, while religious groups believe it’s the end of days. As winter falls and tensions rise, young Rowan Morrigan is attempting to flee the city, only to discover that something more than panic has brought out the beast in man...

Low Life: Hostile Takeover (Part 1 of ?)
(Rob Williams/D'Israeli)
MegaCity One, 2132. Justice Department has many divisions within it – Tek, PsiDiv, PSU – and for undercover operations there is Wally Squad. So called because Judges have to adopt the bizarre fashions of the citizens to blend in, it’s a dangerous job living on the streets – and for Judges like Dirty Frank, operating in the Big Meg’s most rundown area, insanity is a way of life...

Nikolai Dante: City of the Damned (Part 1 of ?)
(Robbie Morrison/Simon Fraser)
Year of the Tsar 2676 AD, and bastard son of the Romanovs NIKOLAI DANTE led a revolutionary army to oust the tyrannical Tsar Vladimir the Conqueror from power. They succeeded, but their victory was shortlived when Arkady Romanov revealed himself to be the resurrected Dmitri Romanov, the dynasty’s ruthless patriarch, and Dante’s cyborganic Weapons Crest was destroyed...

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