Judge Dredd: The Mega Collection #32 - The Cursed Earth
(2015)

Hachette Partworks, 2015 Series
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Price
9.99 GBP; 19.99 AUD; 24.99 NZD; 109.90 SAR
Pages
208
On-sale Date
2015
Publisher's Age Guidelines
This book contains nudity and adult themes. May not be suitable for readers under 15 years old.
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Hachette Partworks Ltd.
Brand
Hachette Partworks Ltd
Barcode
9772055766026 08
Editing
Sarah Gale (managing editor)
Color
Duotone covers; colour and black-and-white interior
Dimensions
19.5 cm x 25.5 cm
Paper Stock
Glossy
Binding
Hardcover
Publishing Format
Collected Editions

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Judge Dredd / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mike McMahon
Inks
Mike McMahon
Colors
? (red tones)
Letters
?; typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This Cursed Earth will not break me
Genre
detective-mystery; science fiction
Characters
Judge Dredd
Reprints

Introduction (Table of Contents: 1)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
Matt Smith
Pencils
Mike McMahon
Inks
Mike McMahon
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Judge Dredd
Reprints

The Story So Far.. (Table of Contents: 2)

Judge Dredd / recap / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?; ?
Inks
?; ?
Letters
typeset

Genre
detective-mystery; science fiction
Characters
Judge Dredd

The Cursed Earth Chapter One: Forbidden Fruit! (Table of Contents: 3)

Judge Dredd / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Pat Mills
Pencils
Mike McMahon (signed)
Inks
Mike McMahon (signed)
Letters
Tom Frame

Genre
detective-mystery; science fiction
Characters
Judge Dredd
Synopsis
Judge Dredd is called in when another Judge returns from Mega City 2. The plague has Mega City 2 and Dredd must bring the antidote before the inhabitants become bloodthirsty mutants.
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Indexer Notes

The Cursed Earth part 1 of 25.

The Cursed Earth Chapter Two Into the Darkness (Table of Contents: 4)

Judge Dredd / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Pat Mills
Pencils
Mike McMahon
Inks
Mike McMahon
Letters
Tom Frame

Genre
detective-mystery; science fiction
Characters
Judge Dredd; Spike
Synopsis
Dredd "volunteers" a former gun-runner to guide him across the Cursed Earth to Mega City 2.
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Indexer Notes

The Cursed Earth part 2 of 25.

Judge Dredd Brings Law to the... Cursed Earth! (Table of Contents: 5)

Judge Dredd / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mike McMahon
Inks
Mike McMahon
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery; science fiction
Characters
Judge Dredd
Reprints

The Cursed Earth Chapter 3: The Devil's Lapdogs (Table of Contents: 6)

Judge Dredd / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Pat Mills
Pencils
Mike McMahon
Inks
Mike McMahon
Letters
? [as R. O. Bott]

Genre
detective-mystery; science fiction
Characters
Judge Dredd; Samuel; Rebecca; Lawgiver; Spikes Harvey Rotten; Judge Jack
Synopsis
Dredd and Rotten chance upon the town of Deliverance, where two citizens are about to become victims of mob law. Dredd, thinking Rotten has his back, rides to the rescue but is captured as Rotten disappears. It appears the citizens are to be victims of mutated flying rats which plague the town. As Dredd stews in jail, a swarm descends.
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Indexer Notes

The Cursed Earth part 3 of 25.

Beware of... Rats! The Devil's Lapdogs (Table of Contents: 7)

Judge Dredd / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mike McMahon
Inks
Mike McMahon
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery; science fiction
Characters
Judge Dredd
Reprints
Keywords
rats

The Cursed Earth Chapter 4 (Table of Contents: 8)

Judge Dredd / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Pat Mills
Pencils
Mike McMahon
Inks
Mike McMahon
Letters
Tom Frame

Genre
detective-mystery; science fiction
Characters
Judge Dredd
Synopsis
Dredd barely escapes being torn apart by the rat-gods of a badlands village.
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Indexer Notes

The Cursed Earth part 4 of 25.

The Cursed Earth Chapter Five: The Mutie Mountains (Table of Contents: 9)

Judge Dredd / comic story / 7.5 pages (report information)

Script
Pat Mills
Pencils
Brian Bolland
Inks
Brian Bolland
Letters
Tom Frame

Genre
detective-mystery; science fiction
Characters
Judge Dredd
Synopsis
Dredd battles mutant raiders who live in Mount Rushmore.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The Cursed Earth part 5 of 25.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Judge Dredd / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

The Cursed Earth Chapter 6 Dark Autumn! (Table of Contents: 11)

Judge Dredd / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Pat Mills
Pencils
Mike McMahon
Inks
Mike McMahon
Letters
Tom Frame

Genre
detective-mystery; science fiction
Characters
Novar; Judge Dredd
Synopsis
Dredd discovers there are good mutants, as well. And they help him hold off an attack by raiders by using odd powers.
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Indexer Notes

The Cursed Earth part 6 of 25.

The Cursed Earth Chapter 7. Night of the Vampire! (Table of Contents: 12)

Judge Dredd / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Pat Mills
Pencils
Mike McMahon
Inks
Mike McMahon
Letters
Tom Frame

Genre
detective-mystery; science fiction
Characters
Judge Dredd; Spike
Synopsis
In a small Kentucky community, Dredd has to deal with medical robots that have become vampiric.
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Indexer Notes

The Cursed Earth part 7 of 25.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Judge Dredd / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mike McMahon
Inks
Mike McMahon
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
O.K., come quietly - or else there'll be trouble!
Genre
detective-mystery; science fiction
Characters
Judge Dredd; Tweak
Reprints

The Cursed Earth Chapter 8. The Sleeper Awakes! (Table of Contents: 14)

Judge Dredd / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Pat Mills
Pencils
Mike McMahon
Inks
Mike McMahon
Letters
Tom Frame

Genre
detective-mystery; science fiction
Characters
Judge Dredd; Robert L. Booth; Spikes Harvey Rotten; Snap; Crackle; Pop; Ikkabod
Synopsis
Bob Booth, last president of the USA, is accidentally freed from suspended animation by some hillbillies who think he's a vampire. Dredd shows up in time and explains Booth was sentenced to 100 years suspended animation for starting the Atomic Wars. Then sentences him to life - helping the hillbillies reclaim the badlands.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The Cursed Earth part 8 of 25.

The Cursed Earth Chapter 9. The Slay-Riders! (Table of Contents: 15)

Judge Dredd / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Pat Mills
Pencils
Brian Bolland
Inks
Brian Bolland
Letters
Tom Frame

Genre
detective-mystery; science fiction
Characters
Judge Dredd; Tweak (introduction)
Synopsis
Dredd once again finds himself in a fight -- this time with the Alien Catchers.
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Indexer Notes

The Cursed Earth part 9 of 25.

Cursed Earth Chapter 10. Requiem for an Alien! (Table of Contents: 16)

Judge Dredd / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Pat Mills
Pencils
Brian Bolland
Inks
Brian Bolland
Letters
Tom Frame

Genre
detective-mystery; science fiction
Characters
Judge Dredd; Tweak
Synopsis
Dredd saves an aardvark-like alien from slavers.
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Indexer Notes

The Cursed Earth part 10 of 25.

The Cursed Earth Chapter 13 The Coming of Satanus! (Table of Contents: 17)

Judge Dredd / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Pat Mills
Pencils
Mike McMahon
Inks
Mike McMahon
Letters
Tom Frame

Genre
detective-mystery; science fiction
Characters
Judge Dredd
Synopsis
Dredd's actions catch the attention of Satanus: a huge tyrannosaur.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The Cursed Earth part 13 of 25.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

Judge Dredd / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mike McMahon
Inks
Mike McMahon
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery; science fiction
Characters
Judge Dredd; Satanus
Reprints

The Cursed Earth Chapter 14 For Whom the Bell Tolls! (Table of Contents: 19)

Judge Dredd / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Pat Mills
Pencils
Mike McMahon
Inks
Mike McMahon
Letters
Tom Frame

Genre
detective-mystery; science fiction
Characters
Judge Dredd; Satanus
Synopsis
Dredd is captured and left as a sacrifice for the Tyrannosaur, Satanus.
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Indexer Notes

The Cursed Earth part 14 of 25.

The Cursed Earth Chapter 15 Picnic at Black Rock! (Table of Contents: 20)

Judge Dredd / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Pat Mills
Pencils
Mike McMahon
Inks
Mike McMahon
Letters
Tom Frame [as T. Frame]

Genre
detective-mystery; science fiction
Characters
Judge Dredd; Satanus
Synopsis
Dredd escapes Satanus the tyrannosaur and it goes berserk, slaughtering its "worshippers".
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The Cursed Earth part 15 of 25.

The Cursed Earth Chapter 16 Black Sabbath! (Table of Contents: 21)

Judge Dredd / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Pat Mills (credited)
Pencils
Mike McMahon (credited)
Inks
Mike McMahon (credited)
Letters
Tom Frame (credited)

Genre
detective-mystery; science fiction
Characters
Judge Dredd; Satanus
Synopsis
Judge Dredd's vehicle is attacked by Satanus, a T-rex.
Reprints

The Cursed Earth Chapter 19 Loser's Leap (Table of Contents: 22)

Judge Dredd / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
John Wagner [as T. B. Grover] (credited)
Pencils
Mike McMahon (credited)
Inks
Mike McMahon (credited)
Letters
John Aldrich [as Johnny Aldrich] (credited)

Genre
detective-mystery; science fiction
Characters
Judge Dredd
Synopsis
Judge Dredd enters Las Vegas and finds the Judges there have become corrupt.
Reprints

The Cursed Earth Chapter 20 The God Judge! (Table of Contents: 23)

Judge Dredd / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
John Wagner [as T. B. Grover] (credited)
Pencils
Mike McMahon (credited)
Inks
Mike McMahon (credited)
Letters
John Aldrich [as Johnny Aldrich] (credited)

Genre
detective-mystery; science fiction
Characters
Judge Dredd
Synopsis
Judge Dredd defeats the corrupt Judges of Las Vegas.
Reprints

Alien Roots (Table of Contents: 24)

Judge Dredd / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Brian Bolland
Inks
Brian Bolland
Letters
typeset

Genre
detective-mystery; science fiction
Characters
Tweak
Reprints

The Cursed Earth Chapter 21 Tweak's Story! (Table of Contents: 25)

Judge Dredd / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Pat Mills
Pencils
Brian Bolland
Inks
Brian Bolland
Letters
Peter Knight

Genre
detective-mystery; science fiction
Characters
Judge Dredd; Tweak
Synopsis
The story of Tweak's past continues.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The Cursed Earth part 21 of 25.

The Cursed Earth Chapter 22 Tweak's Story (Table of Contents: 26)

Judge Dredd / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Pat Mills
Pencils
Brian Bolland
Inks
Brian Bolland
Letters
Pete Knight

Genre
detective-mystery; science fiction
Characters
Judge Dredd; Tweak
Synopsis
The story of Tweak's past continues.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The Cursed Earth part 22 of 25.

Judge Dredd vs. the Legion of the Damned! (Table of Contents: 27)

Judge Dredd / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mike McMahon
Inks
Mike McMahon
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery; science fiction
Characters
Judge Dredd
Reprints
Keywords
zombies

The Cursed Earth Chapter 23 Legion of the Damned! (Table of Contents: 28)

Judge Dredd / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Pat Mills [as P. Mills] (credited)
Pencils
Mike McMahon [as M. McMahon] (credited)
Inks
Mike McMahon [as M. McMahon] (credited)
Letters
John Aldrich (credited)

Genre
detective-mystery; science fiction
Characters
Judge Dredd
Synopsis
On his way to Mega City 2, Dredd and his retinue stop at a monument in Death Valley that commemorates a battle between Judges and robots. As Dredd reminisces about the battle, the still-extant robot forces attack.
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Indexer Notes

The Cursed Earth part 23 of 25.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 29)

Judge Dredd / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mike McMahon
Inks
Mike McMahon
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This Cursed Earth won't break me
Genre
detective-mystery; science fiction
Characters
Judge Dredd
Reprints

The Cursed Earth Chapter 24 Dredd's Last Stand! (Table of Contents: 30)

Judge Dredd / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Pat Mills (credited)
Pencils
Mike McMahon (signed, credited)
Inks
Mike McMahon (signed, credited)
Letters
Pete Knight (credited)

Genre
detective-mystery; science fiction
Characters
Judge Dredd; Tweak; Spike
Synopsis
In a desperate battle against a robot army, the former gun-runner Spikes, inspired by all he's seen while traveling with Dredd, heroically gives his life to save many others.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The Cursed Earth part 24 of 25.

The Cursed Earth Final Chapter Death Crawl! (Table of Contents: 31)

Judge Dredd / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Pat Mills (credited)
Pencils
Mike McMahon (credited)
Inks
Mike McMahon (credited)
Letters
Tom Frame (credited)

Genre
detective-mystery; science fiction
Characters
Judge Dredd; Tweak
Synopsis
After a long and harrowing voyage, Dredd finally delivers the antidote to the Plague that has been ravaging Mega City 2.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The Cursed Earth part 25 of 25.

Last of the Bad Guys (Table of Contents: 32)

Judge Dredd / comic story / 29 pages (report information)

Script
John Wagner; Alan Grant
Pencils
John Higgins (signed, credited)
Inks
John Higgins (signed, credited)
Colors
John Higgins (signed, credited)
Letters
Tom Frame [as T. Frame] (credited)

Genre
detective-mystery; science fiction
Characters
Judge Dredd
Reprints

Judge Dredd Brings Law to the... Cursed Earth! (Table of Contents: 33)

Judge Dredd / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mike McMahon
Inks
Mike McMahon
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery; science fiction
Characters
Judge Dredd; Spike
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 34)

Judge Dredd / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mike McMahon
Inks
Mike McMahon
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I think I smell a rat!
Genre
detective-mystery; science fiction
Characters
Judge Dredd
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 35)

Judge Dredd / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mike McMahon
Inks
Mike McMahon
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
O.K., come quietly - or else there'll be trouble!
Genre
detective-mystery; science fiction
Characters
Judge Dredd; Tweak
Reprints

Alien Roots (Table of Contents: 36)

Judge Dredd / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Brian Bolland
Inks
Brian Bolland
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
detective-mystery; science fiction
Characters
Tweak
Reprints

What Is the Cursed Earth? (Table of Contents: 37)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Molcher
Pencils
various
Inks
various
Letters
typeset

Characters
Judge Dredd; Burger King; Spike
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["This Cursed Earth will not break me"]
    Judge Dredd
  2. 1. Introduction
  3. 2. The Story So Far..
    Judge Dredd
  4. 3. The Cursed Earth Chapter One: Forbidden Fruit!
    Judge Dredd
  5. 4. The Cursed Earth Chapter Two Into the Darkness
    Judge Dredd
  6. 5. Judge Dredd Brings Law to the... Cursed Earth!
    Judge Dredd
  7. 6. The Cursed Earth Chapter 3: The Devil's Lapdogs
    Judge Dredd
  8. 7. Beware of... Rats! The Devil's Lapdogs
    Judge Dredd
  9. 8. The Cursed Earth Chapter 4
    Judge Dredd
  10. 9. The Cursed Earth Chapter Five: The Mutie Mountains
    Judge Dredd
  11. 10. ["What vile madness"]
    Judge Dredd
  12. 11. The Cursed Earth Chapter 6 Dark Autumn!
    Judge Dredd
  13. 12. The Cursed Earth Chapter 7. Night of the Vampire!
    Judge Dredd
  14. 13. ["O.K., come quietly - or else there'll be trouble!"]
    Judge Dredd
  15. 14. The Cursed Earth Chapter 8. The Sleeper Awakes!
    Judge Dredd
  16. 15. The Cursed Earth Chapter 9. The Slay-Riders!
    Judge Dredd
  17. 16. Cursed Earth Chapter 10. Requiem for an Alien!
    Judge Dredd
  18. 17. The Cursed Earth Chapter 13 The Coming of Satanus!
    Judge Dredd
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Judge Dredd
  20. 19. The Cursed Earth Chapter 14 For Whom the Bell Tolls!
    Judge Dredd
  21. 20. The Cursed Earth Chapter 15 Picnic at Black Rock!
    Judge Dredd
  22. 21. The Cursed Earth Chapter 16 Black Sabbath!
    Judge Dredd
  23. 22. The Cursed Earth Chapter 19 Loser's Leap
    Judge Dredd
  24. 23. The Cursed Earth Chapter 20 The God Judge!
    Judge Dredd
  25. 24. Alien Roots
    Judge Dredd
  26. 25. The Cursed Earth Chapter 21 Tweak's Story!
    Judge Dredd
  27. 26. The Cursed Earth Chapter 22 Tweak's Story
    Judge Dredd
  28. 27. Judge Dredd vs. the Legion of the Damned!
    Judge Dredd
  29. 28. The Cursed Earth Chapter 23 Legion of the Damned!
    Judge Dredd
  30. 29. ["This Cursed Earth won't break me"]
    Judge Dredd
  31. 30. The Cursed Earth Chapter 24 Dredd's Last Stand!
    Judge Dredd
  32. 31. The Cursed Earth Final Chapter Death Crawl!
    Judge Dredd
  33. 32. Last of the Bad Guys
    Judge Dredd
  34. 33. Judge Dredd Brings Law to the... Cursed Earth!
    Judge Dredd
  35. 34. ["I think I smell a rat!"]
    Judge Dredd
  36. 35. ["O.K., come quietly - or else there'll be trouble!"]
    Judge Dredd
  37. 36. Alien Roots
    Judge Dredd
  38. 37. What Is the Cursed Earth?
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