Judge Dredd Megazine To Honour Carlos Ezquerra With Issue #402

by Oliver MacNamee

With a release date of November 21st, Judge Dredd #402 will be an issue that comes bagged and will be a special edition of the comic featuring 7 of the best of the late Carlos Ezquerra’s work on old stoney face himself. Ezquerra, who co-created Judge Dredd and Strontium Dog, died unexpectedly on 1st October after a battle with lung cancer. It’ll feature, amongst other strips, his first Dredd strip, ‘Bank Raid‘ which wasn’t published until years later.

Here’s the fullest of content for this special commemorative issue and the progs they originally appeared in:

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

Page 1 of ‘Bank Raid’

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


Carlos Ezquerra

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