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Judge Dredd: Megacity Masters 01

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A showcase of the most amazing artwork from the industry's biggest artists to have taken on Judge Dredd and his universe.

2000 AD is Britain’s most celebrated sci-fi comic anthology, which has been at the cutting edge of contemporary pop culture since 1977. The longest running strip in 2000 AD is Judge Dredd and over the years many internationally renowned artists have cont
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Paperback, 272 pages
Published August 17th 2010 by 2000 AD (first published March 17th 2010)
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Alejandro
He is the Law!!!


This is the first volume in a series of 3 tomes collecting a selection of stories of “Judge Dredd” taken from its different kind of publications by 2000AD. They are taken from its “classic” era as well from more modern times. And they are presented using color only if the original publication had it.


The general rating is an average sum of the ratings given to each story contained in this book.


DREDD & THE MOB BLITZERS

Rating: ** ( 2 stars )

Writer: John Wagner

Illustrator: Da
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Kirsten Coniglio
Sep 17, 2012 Kirsten Coniglio rated it liked it
All about the art: all the beautiful Brits have done a Dredd or two (or 200...), & the Masters series highlights the evolution of the style of today's icons rather brilliantly. In doing so, however, some of the VERY WORST writing is showcased, & complete story arcs are completely overlooked. Not a good intro to the written character for fans of the new film, but a great discussion piece for fanfolk who yell things like "LOOK AT THAT EARLY STEVE DILLON JAWLINE!".
John
Sep 26, 2010 John rated it really liked it
I'm not sure if the authors knew how good an idea this was (is). MegaCity 1 and Megacity 2 separated by a desert full of mutants? It's America, as seen by someone whose never been there. Judge Dread, the top man of the elite judges, dispenses justice on the spot, being both Judge, Jury and Cop.
The judge himself is rather nebulous as a character; really it's the unfortunate population of the cities that are the stars, always into some new fad that threatens to go kablooey. It's a comedy of hyperb
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Vicki-shawn
Jan 20, 2013 Vicki-shawn rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: old school gritty comic fans
Recommended to Vicki-shawn by: intuition
A fantastic collection of stories and artists from multiple points in the comics life. I have never been a huge fan short stories (which this book mainly contains) But my love for the world of Dredd made that a non issue. This is an awesome book that I am proud to have in my collection. It's not my favorite but it is nonetheless kick-ass.
Lord Humungus
Jun 20, 2011 Lord Humungus rated it it was ok

Mostly reprints of much older material that I'd read already. Nothing outstanding, but I appreciate the quality of the printing job since many of these works never received the high quality printing treatment they deserved.
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John Wagner is a comics writer who was born in Pennsylvania in 1949 and moved to Scotland as a boy. Alongside Pat Mills, Wagner was responsible for revitalising British boys' comics in the 1970s, and has continued to be a leading light in British comics ever since. He is best known for his work on 2000 AD, for which he created Judge Dredd. He is noted for his taut, violent thrillers and his black ...more
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