Here are my thoughts on this weeks 2000 AD – Prog 2088
In this issue:
JUDGE DREDD: ELEVETATOR PITCH by Rob Williams (w) Chris Weston (a) Annie Parkhouse (l) Chris Blythe (c)
We get a look at a new area in Mega City One, somewhere for the mega-rich to go to. Knowing how MC1 works you can see this is trouble, and Dredd seems to agree. I like the section with the rookie making a new alert on the spott, and the senior Judge’s reaction.
The problem seems to start pretty quickly, and Dredd is prepared. I like the art in this one, with some good shots and clean lines.
Mar-O-Larger Than Yours Indeed!
SKIP TRACER: HEAVY IS THE HEAD by James Peaty (w) Paul Marshall (a) Dylan Teague (c) Simon Bowland (l)
the action picks up here, and we get some understanding of what has been happening. Both in the cube and in the mind of Skip Tracer. Things start to make sense here, and Skip is working things out. It looks like we’re coming towards a conclusion!
THE ORDER: THE NEW WORLD by Kek-W (w) John Burns (a) Annie Parkhouse (l)
The Order continues the action here, and it seems that both sides get what they want – it’s a race to the finish! I liked the interactions between the characters in this prog.
THE FALL OF DEADWORLD by Kek-W (w) Dave Kendall (a) Ellie De Ville (l)
The attack on the Judges kicks off here, and the Sisters are also under attack. Things look really bleak here, and the attack looks doomed to fail. The concentration on the Judge Child is interesting, and I wonder how this will all link up!
Psiren’s attack looked too easy and now she has her own problems!
DURHAM RED: BORN BAD by Alec Worley (w) Lee Carter (a) Ellie De Ville (l)
Red gets a bit of revenge here, and some healing. She’s not the nicest, but she’s not the bad one in this story. She also works out why this job has gone south, with some information that makes sense. The action is really good, and Red plays on the fears of the mercs!
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