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Dredd strip in UKCAC 1987 brochure
« on: 01 May, 2022, 06:55:50 AM »
Not sure how well-known / rare this is but anyway...here's a Wagner/Grant Judge Dredd strip (illustrated by Robin Smith) from the UKCAC 1987 brochure...

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Re: Dredd strip in UKCAC 1987 brochure
« Reply #1 on: 01 May, 2022, 11:32:40 AM »
I didn't know this existed, thank you!

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Re: Dredd strip in UKCAC 1987 brochure
« Reply #2 on: 01 May, 2022, 12:06:04 PM »
That's a great find, cheers!

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Re: Dredd strip in UKCAC 1987 brochure
« Reply #3 on: 01 May, 2022, 03:16:12 PM »
I didn't know this existed, thank you!

hey, no problem - there's plenty of other 2000AD / Dredd stuff to check out on the blog - fill yer boots!
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Re: Dredd strip in UKCAC 1987 brochure
« Reply #4 on: 01 May, 2022, 05:52:28 PM »
I remember this, because I was there. Someone posted it on Twitter recently, with the comment "The Grant is strong with this one."
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Re: Dredd strip in UKCAC 1987 brochure
« Reply #5 on: 01 May, 2022, 07:15:26 PM »
When I saw the thread title, I was thinking this was the Maggie Thatcher one - forgot about this one!

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Re: Dredd strip in UKCAC 1987 brochure
« Reply #6 on: 01 May, 2022, 09:24:48 PM »
What is the Thatcher one?

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Re: Dredd strip in UKCAC 1987 brochure
« Reply #7 on: 02 May, 2022, 06:48:00 AM »
yeah - what IS that one? Come on, spill the beans!
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Re: Dredd strip in UKCAC 1987 brochure
« Reply #8 on: 02 May, 2022, 10:17:35 AM »
I don't remember all the details, but one of the UKCAC booklets had a strip with what initially appears to be Dredd talking to the the other Judges about the need to crack down on criminal scum, and to hell with the bleeding-heart soft-on-crime brigade. Pull back to reveal that it's actually Thatcher talking to her cabinet.
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Re: Dredd strip in UKCAC 1987 brochure
« Reply #9 on: 03 May, 2022, 09:41:32 AM »
This strip is kind of amazing, a real window on how Wagner and Grant c. 1987 were thinking about Dredd, somewhat more actively nasty than he maybe is now. But also that much more of a comedy strip, too.

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Re: Dredd strip in UKCAC 1987 brochure
« Reply #10 on: 03 May, 2022, 11:20:27 AM »
I was at a couple of the UKCACs, but its all a bit hazy... surprisingly! Had these booklets and remember the Thatcher strip,
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Re: Dredd strip in UKCAC 1987 brochure
« Reply #11 on: 05 May, 2022, 06:21:49 AM »
I'll have to find that Thatcher strip
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