Borag Thungg, Earthlets! (And possibly a few undeclared aliens.)
One of the innovative steps Pat Mills took when helping create 2000 AD (also including hiring the Mighty Tharg as editor) was fixing the standard chapter length of stories at six pages. While this meant fewer serials per issue, it also allowed more space to tell stories than the standard three or four pagers favored by the traditional British weeklies. Check back a few pages to my Victor post to see the "wall of text" this induced in the more complicated stories.
What this means for us at Scans Daily is that two pages of any given chapter of a 2000 AD story can be posted here. Still a bit choppy, I'm afraid, can't be helped. I'll just hope that the pages I've chosen from these five chapters are zarjaz for my first DW SD post.
Some quick background on Judge Dredd for the three of you who are new here. In the dystopian future, a nuclear war and various ecological disasters have transformed the bulk of North America into a howling wilderness known as the Cursed Earth. Most of the remaining population is crammed into metroplexes called Mega-Cities. Mega-City One (formerly the East Coast) is a police state run by the Judges. The Judges were initially created as "super-cops" to deal with skyrocketing crime, but a series of disasters have left them as the only functioning government.
Judge Dredd himself is the best of the lot, who has been described as "tough but fair." While he serves an oppressive system and enforces its harsh, nay, draconian laws, Dredd tries to do the right thing within those parameters. He's not a nice man by any measuring stick, but he's an excellent Judge. For more deep background, see Wikipedia or TV Tropes.( Too bad the current administration doesn't see it that way... )
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