This is a custom made mega city 1 book of law from judge dredd. Karl urban wants to play judge dredd on megacity one tv show. An officer of mega city one, he polices a vast decaying urban civilization packed with over 400 million poverty stricken citizens that. Mega city one is set in a future where the entire east coast of the united states has become one crowded metropolis. This was partly diplomatic exercise, designed to renew and cement relations with texas city. In 2088, the city of luna 1 was formally established by mega city one, mega city two, and texas city.
The untold story behind mega city ones most famous telepath and judge dredd partner, judge anderson, in her first year on the job. Whilst i loved urbans portrayal of the character, i didnt like the aesthetic of mega city one as depicted in dredd, the stallone version got a bit closer with the look i thought. Aug 19, 2014 judge dredd is going from the action of mega city one to the spotlight of mega city two and without a real punch packing gun, he is seriously getting irked. It was announced in june 2016 that dredd 2 wont be moving forward despite a prolonged development phase because the film bombed at the box office. Mega city one is gone in some distant future and judge dredd finds himself outside of it with limited ammo and a need to find out what happened to his city. The overbearing deputy chief judge honus refused him a warrant out of spite but dredd exploited the local laws, capturing the fugitives as a debt recovery officer. Mega city 1 book of law i came across this one day on the 2000ad forum and just had to get one. Mar 11, 2020 whilst dredd is seen as the faceless lawman, each story adds a little bit of a human side to him this is shown more in megacity zero with the bond dredd shares with the outcast children. I was a bit confused after reading it the first time, but after rereading it i understood what was going on a lot better.
The news comes from judge dredd owners rebellion at comiccon international. May 10, 2017 the next chapter of the judge dredd franchise is starting to get off of the ground. Originally designed to house 350 million citizens, the population of megacity one soon swelled to an astounding 800 million people, a number that would remain constant until the city was devastated by the effects of the. Judge dredd is a comic book franchise based on the longestrunning comic strip in 2000 ad 1977, a british weekly anthology comic the franchise is centered around judge dredd, a law enforcement and judicial officer in the dystopian future city of mega city one, which covers most of the east coast of north america. Rebellion, which prints the characters stories in 2000 ad, is teaming up with.
Mega city one will be an ensemble drama that follows a team of judges futuristic cops invested with the power to be judge, jury, and executioner as they encounter the myriad. Established in 2032, mega city one was conceived as an answer to the massive overcrowding plaguing the cities of north america. Sure, he may protect some citizens within mega city one, but. Megacity zero, volume 1 starts with judge dredd outside in a green field and just gets stranger from there. Ew can exclusively report that the iconic comic book character will be turned into a tv show called judge dredd. It includes rules for fighting within buildings and using vehicles, as well as a number of scenarios. Rating is available when the video has been rented. Judge dredd audiobook by matt smith, al ewing, michael. The planned series will feature an ensemble cast of judges in dredd s futuristic world. Mega city one television series will be nothing if not authentic. Mega city one is a vast, violent metropolis where felons rule the streets. Urban said in 2018 that he was in talks to star in the series. Megacity one is a huge fictional postnuclear megalopolissize megacity citystate covering much of what is now the eastern united states and some of canada in the judge dredd comic book series and its spinoff series. In between are related stories about a rogue psi judge, and a subplot around rich people being cloned and then being kidnapped and held for ransom.
Mega city one story mega city one is described as a dramatic series focused on a team of street judges, law enforcement officers who act in a dystopian future as judge, jury, and. In may 2017, it was announced a judge dredd liveaction tv series was in the works entitled judge dredd. Judge dredd book of law props replica notebook mega city 1. Even with the armed, foreboding image of judge dredd on the front of this collection brilliantly produced by tim bradstreet, some american readers will need a serious dose of brain bleach or selfinflicted head trauma to erase any semblance of memory.
Megacity one is set in a future where the east coast of the u. Judge dredd patrols an overpopulated metropolis in the 22nd century, where he has the powers of a judge, jury and executioner. Cassandra anderson is destined to become psidivisions most famous judge, foiling supernatural threats and policing mega city ones hearts and souls. Judge dredd is a comic book franchise based on the longestrunning comic strip in 2000 ad. Judge dredd is a 1995 american science fiction action film, based on the comic book character of the same name, directed by danny cannon, produced by edward r. Hopefully editorial will step in and help with script clarity for the next issue. Following a short but succinct and wellinformed history of judge dredd and his various creators over the years by editor and thargs representative on earth, matt smith, judge dredd. British comic book icon judge dredd is to star in his own tv show. Considering dredd has always been a humorous lens to view science fiction we have ourselves a pretty impressive premise to. Witness as dredd struggles to unravel the mystery as he copes with being just an ordinary joe. In a world ravaged by atomic war, one man will bring law to the lawless. Judge dredd is going from the action of mega city one to the spotlight of mega city two and without a real punch packing gun, he is seriously getting irked. Watch out perps, the iconic british comic book character judge dredd is coming to the small screen, with im global and rebellion teaming up for the liveaction series judge dredd.
Megacity masters 01 is not a chronological catalog of every single dredd strip in order. It will be an ensemble drama about a team of judges futuristic. The only law lies with cops called judges, who act as judge, jury and executioner, and dredd karl urban is one of the. Judge dredd book of law props replica notebook mega city 1 ebay. May 23, 2015 megacity one judge dredds city explained duration. Fan page for dredd 2012 movie and for judge dredd as a whole. He is a street judge, empowered to summarily arrest, convict, sentence, and. I enquired about the book and then followed the info that was given to me and went across to an old site that i used to frequent and found what i needed here on the megacity justice forum. The storytelling has some flaws but the book is worth giving a shot.
Mega city one, something series producer, jason kingsley, confirmed while also speaking about writing the first season. All eyes are on him, but the city of courts has one last trial to put him throug. This is volume 1 of a series of judge dredd stories by idw. Originally designed to house 350 million citizens, the population of mega city one soon swelled to an astounding 800 million people, a number that would remain constant until the city was devastated by the effects of the. Megacity one follows a team of judges futuristic cops invested with the power to be judge, jury, and executioner as they encounter the myriad. So, thank goodness, then, for, well, mega city one, the new judge dredd tv series, which hopes to take everything that was great about the movie and turn it into a drokkin great television show. Now you can rediscover the roots of this legendary character in this vast and thrillpacked series of graphic novels collecting together all of dredd s adventures in chronological order. The new zealand actor played the titular character in the 2012 sciencefiction action film dredd, which is based on the 2000 ad comic strip judge dredd. In an allnew adventure from joe dredd s early days as a mega city one judge, writer and eagleawardwinning 2000 ad editor matt smith presents a tale where all the young juves, carry the news, only in this case, the.
Megacity one was a giant metropolis of the late 21st and 22nd century it was ruled over by a chief judge, elected from among the judges timeline edit. Honus ordered the texan judges to stop dredd but they deliberately let him succeed. Originally designed to house 350 million citizens, the population of megacity one soon swelled to an astounding 800 million people, a number that would remain constant until the city was devastated by the. He helps three young kids who and they become kind of like his tribe. Aug 09, 2017 karl urban has said that he is in talks to put on the helmet for judge dredd. Mega city one has been the target of violent coups, crime wars, otherworldly onslaughts and foreign invasions each being the brainchild of a villain wanting to see the city, justice department andor dredd himself perish. Judge dredds mega city vice book 1 first edition 1990.
Mega city one is haphazard by design, and everything is piled on top of one another, in a multimultilevel metropolis. The show will feature an ensemble of judges future cops who are endowed with the power of a traditional judge, jury, and executioner as they attempt to curb crime in the 22nd century. The story is centred on the megalopolis of megacity one, on the east coast of north america. Sure, he may protect some citizens within megacity one, but hes still doing his handlers work like a fascist lapdog. See more ideas about judge dredd, judge dreed and judge dread. Make no bones about it, judge dredd is not a character to admire. Welcome to mega city one, population 800,000,000, a metropolis that sprawls the entire length of the eastern seaboard of the us. Megacity one is gone in some distant future and judge dredd finds himself outside of it with limited ammo and a need to find out what happened to his city. The plot is primarily one large chase between judge dredd and a courier hired to transport a package.
May 10, 2017 im global to produce comic adaptation judge dredd mega city one. Dredd s west coast adventure comes to an explosive conclusion. The next chapter of the judge dredd franchise is starting to get off of the ground. Ushering in a brave new era, judge dredd awakens to find that mega city one has been sent back to the stone age, with city blocks overgrown and nary a citizen to be found. Law enforcement officers known as judges patrol the future dystopia of mega city one. Megacity zero volume 1 farinas, ulises, freitas, erick, mcdaid, dan on. The main story is about the prelude to the big fail, where robots and automation is apparently starting to fail around mega city one. He is a street judge, empowered to summarily arrest. It was announced today that rob williams, longtime judge dredd writer for 2000 ad, has boarded the show as creative lead. Aug 05, 2019 a significant question surrounding mega city one has been whether or not it would feature karl urbans judge dredd, who has been a bonafide fanfavorite since 2012s dredd. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.
Jul 20, 2012 an officer of megacity one, he polices a vast decaying urban civilization packed with over 400 million poverty stricken citizens that have survived world war iiis great atomic wars. And what about the enormous maneating shrimp thats. On monday, producer jason kingsley took to twitter to share a photo of himself reading a judge dredd art book, while the pilot script for the longgestating television adaptation, judge dredd. The cameras are on dredd as he patrols the coastline of mega city two, but what happens when disaster strikes at an immigration checkpoints citizenship pageant. As judges from around the world gather for lawcon, dredd s secret mission leads him into highspeed mayhemand toward a potentially catastrophic revelation.
If you find a number of things you are interested in. Megacity masters 01 bolland, brian, bisley, simon, oneill, kevin on. Mega city one was a giant metropolis of the late 21st and 22nd century it was ruled over by a chief judge, elected from among the judges timeline edit. Megacity one is a huge fictional postnuclear megalopolissize megacity city state covering much of what is now the eastern united states and some of canada in the judge dredd comic book series and its spinoff series. Nostalgia critic s2 e45 judge dredd nostalgia critic duration. Sov agent orlok the assassin nearly brought the city to its knees with the block mania drug. A large number of perps fled to texas city to escape mc 1 justice and in 2114, dredd was sent to collect dozens of them. In an allnew adventure from joe dredd s early days as a mega city one judge, writer and eagleawardwinning 2000 ad editor matt smith presents a tale where all the young juves, carry the news, only in this case, the news is delivered with a lethal blow. Established in 2032, megacity one was conceived as an answer to the massive overcrowding plaguing the cities of north america. Ushering in a brave new era, judge dredd awakens to find that mega city. He is judge, jury and executioner, a merciless farfuture lawman delivering justice with an iron fist on the mean streets of mega city one. The exact geography of the city depends on which writer and artist has done which story, but from its first appearance it has been associated with new york city s urban sprawl. Judge dredd liveaction tv series megacity one announced.47 1381 1459 1522 230 1214 480 1458 169 695 509 89 944 705 897 1027 142 1583 85 543 557 657 1464 615 1296 1290 1116 204 319 1175 1388 1373