Preview: 2000 AD Prog 2382

by Benjamin Williams
12th May, 2024
2 minutes

Welcome to the latest preview of the Galaxy's Greatest Comic, 2000 AD Prog 2382.

In this issue, we have two new stories starting: future lawman Judge Dredd investigates a mythical monster in Iron Teeth by Ken Niemand and Nick Percival; and the microscopic heroes, Intestinauts, return for another adventure in Busted Flush by the regular creative team of Arthur Wyatt and Pye Parr.

You'll also find more Brink and Proteus Vex, and Aquila reaches the climax of its current arc! This is a prog to look forward to with a line-up this incredible.

  • UK and DIGITAL: 15 May £3.60
  • NORTH AMERICA: 3 July $29.50 (per pack)
  • DIAMOND: MAR241873
  • COVER: NICK PERCIVAL

2000 AD Prog 2382 cover

In Prog 2382

Judge Dredd: Iron Teeth

Writer: Ken Niemand
Art: Nick Percival
Letters: Annie Parkhouse

Mega-City One, 2146 AD. Home to over 200 million citizens, this urban hell is situated along the east coast of post-apocalyptic North America, where poverty and overcrowding is rife and tensions run a constant knife-edge. Crime is rampant, and only future cops the Judges — empowered to dispense instant justice — can stop total anarchy. Toughest of them all is JUDGE DREDD — he is the Law!

Judge Dredd: Iron Teeth

Aquila: The Rivers of Hades

Writer: Gordon Rennie
Art: Patrick Goddard
Colours: Dylan Teague
Letters: Annie Parkhouse

Following Spartacus's failed revolt against his Roman masters, his rebel army was crucified. Amongst these was the slave-turned-gladiator AQUILA, who cried out to the gods for vengeance — and was answered by Ammit the Devourer, a deity that gifted him with immortality in return for keeping her fed with evil men's souls. Now, Aquila has travelled into Hades and retrieved the spirit of Nero, who knows Ammit's location...

Aquila: The Rivers of Hades

New! Intestinauts: Busted Flush

Writer: Arthur Wyatt
Art/Lettering: Pye Parr

For stomach upsets, future technology has developed nano-robots called INTESTINAUTS, who fight parasites in the gut. These micro-droids are ingested orally, then once their brave battle against the various horrors that can be found in the stomach is over, they take the Big Flush, ready to be uploaded back to headquarters, where their accrued knowledge of the enemy will help them in future missions...

Intestinauts: Busted Flush

Brink: Consumed

Writer: Dan Abnett
Art: INJ Culbard
Letters: Simon Bowland

The late 21st century, and through environmental catastrophe and industrial overload Earth has been reduced to a wasteland. Mankind finally evacuated the planet in 2072 and millions were housed in a number of deep-space Habitats. But life on these cramped, overcrowded stations is tense, often spilling over into madness. Sects are rife, and Bridget Kurtis of the Habitat Security Division is investigating their reach...

Brink: Consumed

Proteus Vex: Devious

Writer: Mike Carroll
Art: Jake Lynch
Colours: Jim Boswell
Letters: Simon Bowland

The far future. The centuries-long war between the Alliance and the Obdurate people is over, a conflict ended when the Alliance teleported a dying white dwarf star into the Obdurate system. Imperium agent PROTEUS VEX — who is operated by a flesh-pilot — became an enemy of the Alliance when he released info about past war crimes. In the wake of the war with the Scorchers, Vex is missing, presumed dead...

Proteus Vex: Devious

Available in print from: newsagents and comic book stores via Diamond
Available in digital from: 2000 AD webshop and apps for iPad, Android, Windows 10

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