Judge Dredd: The Mega Collection #36 - The Apocalypse War
(2015)

Hachette Partworks, 2015 Series
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Price
9.99 GBP; 19.99 AUD; 24.99 NZD; 109.90 SAR
Pages
240
Indicia Frequency
Fortnightly
On-sale Date
2015-02-18
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 03
Editing
Keith Richardson (graphic novels editor)

Issue Notes

Originally serialised in 2000 AD Progs 236-270.

The Apocalypse War (Table of Contents)

Judge Dredd / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Carlos Ezquerra
Inks
Carlos Ezquerra
Colors
? (red tones)
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Judge Dredd

Indexer Notes

Image is taken from the first page of the Judge Dredd story from 2000 AD Prog 245.

Introduction (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Matt Smith
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Reprints a detail from the opening panel of 'The Apocalypse War Part 7' (Script: John Wagner; Alan Grant; Art: Carlos Ezquerra; Letters: Tom Frame).

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

Judge Dredd / recap / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction; war

Indexer Notes

This recap reprints a panel from 'The Apocalypse War Part 1' for which part there are no published credits.

Block Mania (Table of Contents: 3)

Judge Dredd / comic story / 57 pages (report information)

Script
John Wagner; Alan Grant
Pencils
Mick McMahon; Ron Smith; Brian Bolland; Steve Dillon
Inks
Mick McMahon; Ron Smith; Brian Bolland; Steve Dillon
Letters
Tom Frame

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Judge Dredd; Melda Dreepe (Dan Tanna Blocker); Ollie Mabon (head of Dan Tanna Block Citi-Def); Judge Flinn; Fogerty (Riot Squad); Chief Judge Griffin; Max Normal (informer); Doctor Feenya Morgan; Sandy (Charlton Heston Blocker); Judge Oliver; Judge Lowe; Lorien Speck (Frank Zappa Blocker); Orlok (villain); Judge Giant; Judge Kent; Judge Creal; Judge Shaver; Judge Glyn
Reprints
Keywords
acid tankers; artificial cyclone; Atlantic Water Purification Plant; atmospheric modulators; Barnaby Jones Overzoom; Betty Crocker Block; block mania; Booker T. Parkway; Bronte Conurb (building); Buddy Ebsen Spiral; Chapman Pincher Block; Charlton Heston Block; Charlton Heston Convoy (tankers); cylic acid; Dan Tanna Block; David Niven Block; Dixy Plasteen Complex; East Sector 29; electro-cordons; Enid Blyton Block; Fats Domino Block; Frank Zappa Block; Fred Gee Block; Garner Ted Armstrong Block; Googie Withers Block; H-wagon (hover-wagon); Hall of Justice Med-Bay; Henry Kissinger Block; inter-block wars; Jed Clampett Block; Joan Collins Block; judge defectors; Martin Sheen Block; mass hysteria; Matt Hodgman Block; Max Jaffa Block; Mega-City One; missile defence laser; mopad (vehicle); Ned Kelly Block; North Sector; Pancho Villa Block; pat-wagons; Paul Gadd Block; plasteen; Quincy Street; Ray Reardon Block; Ricardo Montalban Block; Rikki Fulton Block; riot foam; Rita Hayworth Overzoom; Rudi Valli Block; sattelat (multi-role combat device); seeding crystals; sludgetruk; sonic anti-missile cannons; South Sector; South Sector 7; stumm gas; Tom Mix Block; toxic gas; toxic rain; Vic Hugo Block; viro-chemical; weather control; Weather Control Central; West Sector

Indexer Notes

Originally published in nine weekly parts in 2000 AD, #236-#244. Note that Alan Grant and John Wagner are credited as T. B. Grover, a pseudonym they shared when writing the script for the original comic story.

The Apocalypse War (Table of Contents: 4)

Judge Dredd / comic story / 155 pages (report information)

Script
John Wagner; Alan Grant
Pencils
Carlos Ezquerra
Inks
Carlos Ezquerra
Letters
Tom Frame

Genre
science fiction; war
Characters
Judge Dredd; Chief Judge Griffin; Judge Daley; Judge Snekov (East-Meg judge); Judge Vlad (East-Meg judge); Supreme Judge Josef Bulgarin (East-Meg judge); Judge Gunton (staff controller, Tactical Command Bunker East); Judge Ecks; Judge McGruder; Cy (singer); War Marshal Kazan [Mad Dog Kazan] (East-Meg general); Judge Izaaks (East-Meg judge); Judge Paski (East-Meg judge); Judge Domer; Judge Hodge; Judge Spitz; Walter (Judge Dredd's house robot); Maria (Judge Dredd's landlady); Judge General Pukov (East-Meg judge); Judge Windermere; Judge Lesney; Judge Perrier; Judge Kramski; Judge Wilson; Judge Souster; Judge Lieberman; Judge Tolstoi (East-Meg judge); Judge Schmidt; Judge Tucker; Judge Teape; Judge Gogol (East-Meg judge); Mikhael Parkinov (propaganda show host); Judge McIntyre; Judge Underhill; Judge Ocks; Judge Kwan; Judge Costa; Judge Hershey; Judge Anderson; Judge McDonald; Judge Hamble; Judge Morant; Judge Zoltan (East-Meg judge)
Reprints
Keywords
anti-grav chutes; apocalypse fever; Apocalypse Warp (force field); Atlantic Wall; ballistic missiles; Betty Boop Block; Betty Crocker Hoverport; Betty Crocker Zipstrip; Billy Smart Block; blizzard; block mania; block mania antidote; Blyton Fly-By; Bob Oppenheimer Block (under construction); Boop Parkway; Bostok 7 missile silo (East-Meg); Bugs Bunny Block; Citi Def (Mega-City One defence); City Bottom; command bunker (East-Meg One); Curfew Talk (propaganda show); Cursed Earth; Dan Tanna Junction; Dave Attenborough Block; Downside Pipeway; East-Meg Diktorat; East-Meg One; Grand Hall of Justice; H-wagons (hover wagons); Hall of Heroes; hurricane; Jacques Cousteau Block; Judge Fargo's sepulchre; Justice 2 (spacecraft); Karpov MF7 sentenoids (war robots); Kremlin; laser mesh (anti-missile defence); Magnus Pyke Block; Mariana Trench; Mario Lanza Block; metal legions; Miriam Stoppard Block; Operation Apocalypse; Parasite Boulevard; phobic pulser (weapon); psycho-surgery; refugees; Rikki Fulton Block; robots; rockcrete (road material); Sector 499; Sector 500 (the Fleapit - slum); Sector East; Sirhan Sirhan Block; skimmer (vehicle); Solo-operated Concealed Underwater Nuclear Kill-pods (skunks); sonic anti-missile cannon; South Sector; South Sector 403; Southbound 66; Strato-V Assault Craft (East-Meg fighters); stub gun; SV2210 (captured Strato-V Assault Craft); T1000 Rad-Sweepers (East-Meg tanks); Tactical Command Bunker East; Tactical Command Bunker Wast; talking leaflets; thermal charges; Total Annihilation Device (nuclear missile); Trans-Tanna Slidewalk; tsunami; twister bomb; von Braun Bridge; war satellites; Weather Control; West 17 Test Lab

Indexer Notes

Originally published in twenty-five weekly parts in 2000 AD, #245-#267, #269-#270. Note that, as with the story 'Block Mania', Alan Grant and John Wagner are credited as T. B. Grover, a pseudonym they shared when writing the script for the original comic story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Gallery / cover reprint (on interior page) / 11 pages (report information)

Pencils
Brian Bolland; Carlos Ezquerra; Robin Smith; Brett Ewins
Inks
Brian Bolland; Carlos Ezquerra; Robin Smith; Brett Ewins
Colors
Brian Bolland; Carlos Ezquerra; Robin Smith; Brett Ewins
Letters
typeset; Brian Bolland; Carlos Ezquerra; Robin Smith; Brett Ewins

Genre
science fiction; war
Characters
Judge Dredd; Max Normal (informer); Orlok (villain); War Marshal Kazan (East-Meg general)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Reproduces the covers of 2000 AD, issues #236, #240, #242, #245, #250, #254, #256, #262 and #267, as well as the left half of the opening panel on the first page of 'The Apocalypse War Part One' from 2000 AD Prog 245, which is here rendered in colour.

Apocalyptic Fallout (Table of Contents: 6)

In Detail / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Michael Molcher
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Reprints a detail from the first panel of 'Block Mania Part 7' (Script: John Wagner; Alan Grant; Art: Steve Dillon; Letters: Tom Frame).

Graphic Novels From 2000 AD (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Further Reading / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Apocalypse War
    Judge Dredd
  2. 1. Introduction
  3. 2. The Story So Far...
    Judge Dredd
  4. 3. Block Mania
    Judge Dredd
  5. 4. The Apocalypse War
    Judge Dredd
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Gallery
  7. 6. Apocalyptic Fallout
    In Detail
  8. 7. Graphic Novels From 2000 AD
    Further Reading
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