The Judge Dredd Megazine is to pay tribute to the late, great Carlos Ezquerra with a special reprint edition featuring just some of his key works.
Ezquerra, who co-created Judge Dredd and Strontium Dog, died unexpectedly on 1st October after a battle with lung cancer.
As part of Rebellion’s plans to honour Ezquerra and his legacy, Judge Dredd Megazine #402 will include an extended obituary and will come bagged with a special reprint collection featuring seven stories spanning his 41-year career with 2000 AD. This will include Bank Raid, the ‘first’ Judge Dredd story that was not published until years later.
The bagged special will feature the following iconic stories featuring Carlos’ stunning art:
Judge Dredd: Bank Raid
Script: John Wagner and Pat Mills Artist: Carlos Ezquerra
The original ‘first’ Dredd story that wasn’t published in 2000 AD
Judge Dredd: Halloween
Script: John Wagner Art: Carlos Ezquerra Letters: Tom Frame
Originally published in Judge Dredd Annual 1984
Strontium Dog: Incident on Zeta
Script: Alan Grant & Carlos Ezquerra Art: Carlos Ezquerra Letters: Gordon Robson
Originally published in 2000 AD Prog 573
Future Shock: A Close Encounter of the Fatal Kind
Script: Alan Grant Artist: Carlos Ezquerra Letters: Pete Knight
Originally published in 2000 AD Prog 102
Judge Dredd: By Private Contract
Script: John Wagner Artist: Carlos Ezquerra Letters: Annie Parkhouse
Originally published in 2000 AD Prog 2000 (2016)
What if… Max Bubba Hadn’t Killed Wulf?
Writer: Alan Grant Artist: Carlos Ezquerra Letters: Ellie De Ville
Originally published in 2000 AD Prog 1772
Tharg the Mighty: This is Your Life
Artist: Carlos Ezquerra Letters: Jack Potter
Originally published in 2000 AD Prog 155