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Monday, January 22, 2018

More collections from 2000AD...

It's going to be a cracking year of graphic novel collections from 2000AD. As well as the aforementioned full colour Halo Jones books, there will also be many other titles to look forward to throughout 2018. Here's the press release with the full information...

The best-selling low price pocket-sized digest editions of Judge Dredd classics move into colour with two all-time great stories in May and August – Dredd teams up with DC Comics’ Batman in the famous Judgement on Gotham while a former Mega-City space marine returns home to find only despair and revenge in Mandroid.

The ever-popular Dark Judges dominate 2018 with two collections. October’s Dominion by John Wagner and Nick Percival follows on from 2015’s Dark Justice and sees the Fearsome Foursome, previously marooned in space, plunge a planet into absolute horror.

The final story in the comic book tie-in to DREDD brings Judge Death to the world of Alex Garland’s gritty, violent 2012 movie. Collected in December, Karl Urban’s version of Dredd confronted with his strangest and most challenging case yet in The Dead World by Arthur Wyatt, Alex De Campi, and Henry Flint.

Collections of the best of the 2000 AD archive continue with secret-agent-turned-secret-weapon M.A.C.H.1, and the first volume of the seminal Future Shocks reveals the extraordinary breadth of 2000 AD’s nursery for new talent for the first time.

Set in a post-war LA where magic is a fact of life, Guy Adams and Jimmy Broxton’s Hope was one of the breakout hits of 2017 and the collection in November is a claustrophobic, atmospheric noir thriller for fans of James Elroy and Vertigo’s Hellblazer, where a magic-wielding private eye investigating the kidnap of a child movie star gets caught in a web of intrigue and betrayal he could never have imagined. All the while being stalked by a nun in a gasmask…

And in October, Alan Grant and Arthur Ranson’s breathtaking Mazeworld will be republished in a larger format Collector’s Edition. Condemned murderer Adam Cadman who as he is hanged finds himself transported to a fantasy world, the executioner’s hood and noose both fixed to his skin. Is Cadman the fabled ‘Hooded Man’ who will overthrow the tyrant of Mazeworld? And what of his comatose body back in the ‘real’ world?

The full 2000 AD graphic novel schedule for 2018:

16/01/2018  9781781086025  Grey Area (TPB £16.99/$19.99)
08/02/2018  9781781086223  Ant Wars (TPB £10.99/$17.99)
22/03/2018  9781781086230  ABC Warriors: The Mek Files Vol. 4 (HB £25/$35.99)
22/03/2018  9781781086438  Strontium Dog: Repo Men (TPB £14.99/$17.99)
22/03/2018  9781781086131  M.A.C.H. 1: The John Probe Mission Files (TPB £16.99/$23)
05/04/2018  9781781086315  Judge Dredd Case Files 15 (US edition) (TPB £19.99/$24.99)
05/04/2018  9781781086315  Judge Dredd: Case Files 31 (TPB £19.99/$24.99)
04/05/2018  9781781086278  2000 AD Digest: Judge Dredd/Batman (Digest TPB £6.99)
17/05/2018  9781781086353  Halo Jones Book 1 (TPB £9.99/$9.99)
14/06/2018  9781781085592  The Complete Future Shocks Vol. 1 (TPB £19.99/$25.99)
12/07/2018  9781781086360  Halo Jones Book 2 (TPB £9.99/$9.99)
26/07/2018  9781781086285  Brink Volume 2 (TPB £12.99/$13.99)
26/07/2018  9781781086292  Lawless Volume 2 (TPB £14.99/$17.99)
09/08/2018  9781781086308  2000 AD Digest: Judge Dredd - Mandroid  (Digest TPB £6.99)
09/08/2018  9781781086322  Sláine: The Brutania Chronicles Book 4 (HB £15.99/$23.99)
23/08/2018  9781781086339  Judge Dredd: Nobody Apes The Law (TPB £14.99/$17.99)
18/09/2018  9781781086377  Halo Jones Book 3 (TPB £9.99/$9.99)
16/10/2018  9781781086544  Dark Justice: Dominion (HB £19.99/$24.99)
04/10/2018  9781781086568  Mazeworld (TPB £19.99/$24.99)
13/11/2018  9781781086582  Hope (TPB £10.99/$14.99)
29/11/2018  9781781086612  Judge Dredd Case Files 32 (TPB £19.99/$24.99)
29/11/2018  9781781086629  Dredd: Final Judgement (TPB £12.99/$17.99)


SID said...

My poor wallet! ;)

Lew Stringer said...

Plus there's also be more in the Treasury of British Comics line that we don't know about yet!

PhilEdBoyce said...

Nice to see more than one Case File for Dredd this year, although I'm far behind anyway. Reading one a month and about to start volume 9.

Lew Stringer said...

Yeah, I have loads of graphic novel collections and books piled up that I haven't read yet. I really need to stop buying so many until I've read the ones I have!

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