After last weeks thrill-packed prog, excitement should be high for what 2000 AD are producing right now. Withing 2000 AD Prog 2264, you'll find sky-courier Mona Plankhurst trying to avoid the full arsenal of Justice Department in part two of Working Girl; Proteus Vex is a wanted being in Desire Paths; we learn something of Cassi’s past in The Order; Ichnar establishes his powerbase in Kingmaker; and we reach the final instalment of The Out Book Two.
An action-packed issue that we're sure will delight fans.
- UK and DIGITAL: 12 January 2022 £3.25
- NORTH AMERICA: 23 February $22.99
- DIAMOND: NOV211626
- COVER: PATRICK GODDARD (artist) DYLAN TEAGUE (colourist)
In this issue:
Judge Dredd: Working Girl
by Kenneth Niemand (writer) Patrick Goddard (artist) Dylan Teague (colourist) Annie Parkhouse (letterer)
Mega-City One, 2144 AD. Home to over 180 million citizens, this urban hell is situated along the east coast of post-apocalyptic North America. Crime is rampant and only the Judges — zero-tolerance cops empowered to dispense instant justice — can stop total anarchy. Toughest of them all is JUDGE DREDD — he is the Law! Now, courier Mona Plankhurst had become involved in a highly dangerous delivery scheme...
Proteus Vex: Desire Paths
by Michael Carroll (writer) Jake Lynch (artist) Jim Boswell (colourist) Simon Bowland (letterer)
Another galaxy, the far future. The centuries-long war between the Alliance and the Obdurate people is over, a conflict brought to an end with the deaths of billions when the Alliance teleported a dying white dwarf star into the Obdurate system. Imperium agent PROTEUS VEX — who is operated by a flesh-pilot — has now become an enemy of the Alliance when he released information about past war crimes...
The Order: Fantastic Voyage
by Kek-W (writer) John Burns (artist) Simon Bowland (letterer)
Throughout history, mankind has been under threat of extermination by the Wurms, creatures that break into our reality. Defending humanity are the men and women of THE ORDER, a band of warriors that have fought the entities across the centuries. But time has become fractured, and now the despotic Francis Bacon is determined to rule a vast empire. Anna Kohl and the others, fleeing Bacon, have tumbled over Times Edge...
Kingmaker: Falls The Shadow
by Ian Edginton (writer) Leigh Gallagher (artist) Jim Campbell (letterer)
The Nine Kingdoms may have defeated Ichnar the Wraith King to live in relative peace, but they hadn’t reckoned on the Thorn — a race of aliens that occupied their world with the intention of strip-mining its magic. Wizard Ablard, ork Crixus and dryad Princess Yarrow believed they may have the means to stop them — but Ichnar manifested in Ablard, and Crixus and Yarrow were forced to kill him. Ichnar’s spirit escaped...
The Out Book Two
by Dan Abnett (writer) Mark Harrison (artist) Annie Parkhouse (letterer)
The furthest edge of the universe, far into the future. Cyd Finlea is photo-journalist working for the publishers Global Neographic, travelling deep into outer space — otherwise known as THE OUT — and cataloguing the alien societies that she encounters. She left Earth ten years ago and has been seeking other ex-pat humans — but now she’s discovered that she’s been contaminated by the Tankinar, turning her into a cyborg...