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Megatropolis: Book One

By (artist) Dave Taylor
Published by 2000 AD
Distributed by Simon & Schuster

About The Book

Step in the unknown… step into Megatropolis

Experience the iconic city of Mega-City One as never before, in this visionary comic from Kenneth Niemand (Judge Dredd) and Dave Taylor (Judge Dredd, Batman). In this radical reimagining of the world of Judge Dredd, join disgraced Officer Amy Jarra and Detective Joe ‘choirboy’ Rico as they navigate the crime-ridden underbelly of the glamourous Metropolis, attempting to solve the murder of undercover Detective Fisher.

Transforming Mega-City One into an art deco cityscape, Niemand and Taylor spin a tale of futuristic noir with luscious art and jaw-dropping set pieces. This over-sized hardcover collection includes a gallery of cover art and never seen before concept sketches.

About The Author

A Forces brat, Kenneth Niemand's first exposure to the world of Judge Dredd was through random copies of 2000AD circulating in various RAF bases around the world. He now writes radio comedy, video games and, increasingly, bits and pieces of the world of Judge Dredd.

Product Details

  • Publisher: 2000 AD (October 14, 2021)
  • Length: 96 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781781089354

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Raves and Reviews

"Fabulously enjoyable… what if MC-1 was more like James Elroy’s LA Confidential, just with more tech.” - Comicon

"A beautiful piece of comics work." -

'Writer Kenneth Niemand keeps the pace brisk, layering in enough recognisable characters for fans but making sure the story remains accessible on its own terms, while Dave Taylor does an incredible job with his textured, cinematic art, shifting this gloriously retro thriller from enjoyable to unmissable. 5 stars.' - SFX 

"Dave Taylor's art can only be described as sumptuous... the lights and colours really pop.... the characters and cityscape designs are excellent." - Grovel

"Gorgeous art and clever storytelling." - Grovel

"Dave Taylor’s art is a wonder to behold, beautiful line work, sumptuously and atmospherically coloured, with a wonderful and believable design sense." - Comicscene 

'This book is gorgeous. [...] I highly recommend Megatropolis to fans of Dredd, Noir, and Art Deco design; and if, like me, you're a fan of all three, then it's an absolute triple lock.' - Fortean Times

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