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Chopper: Wandering Spirit

Published by 2000 AD
Distributed by Simon & Schuster

About The Book


The Oz Radback, 2140 AD. Legendary Mega-City skysurfer Marlon Shakespeare has retired to Oz, where he has been living a trouble-free life. But when he goes in pursuit of the mutants that kidnapped his friend Wally during a radstorm, the ageing skysurfer gets far more trouble than he bargained for!

This book collects the latest adventure of Mega-City One’s greatest skysurfer as well as several Judge Dredd stories also featuring the vibrant psychedelic art of Brendan McCarthy.

About The Authors

Al Ewing has been a Judge Dredd aficionado since the age of nine, and is best known in the UK for his work on Dredd in 2000 AD, where he also co-created Zombo and Damnation Station. In addition, Ewing has written various novels for Solaris and Abaddon Books, including The Fictional Man, Pax Omega and Gods of Manhattan, and is currently writing Mighty Avengers and Loki: Agent of Asgard for Marvel Comics.

Rob Williams is the writer of Suicide Squad and Martian Manhunter for DC Comics, Unfollow for Vertigo and Doctor Who: The Eleventh Doctor for Titan Comics. His previous work for 2000 AD includes Judge Dredd: Titan, The Grievous Journey Of Ichabod Azrael (And The Dead Left In His Wake) and The Ten-Seconders, and he is currently writing Roy of the Rovers for Rebellion.

Brendan McCarthy began working for 2000 AD in its early days and as his style developed, he created and designed many memorable strips for the comic, including the British, Japanese and OZ judges, the Judda/Chopper storyline, Zenith and Sooner or Later. His later comics work includes the celebrated Rogan Gosh, the controversial, banned Skin, the influential Strange Days, the Dr Strange/Spider-Man series Fever for Marvel and more recently. The Zaucer of Zilk for 2000 AD (being re-published by IDW in the US). During the eighties, he moved into designing pop videos and then went on to create the visuals for the groundbreaking hit cgi animated TV series Reboot. This led to work in Hollywood on such projects as the first Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie, Lost In Space and Highlander. He also co-wrote and designed the new instalment of the Mad Max franchise called Fury Road, with director George Miller. Brendan currently has a big new cgi animated feature film and a bizarre new comic series (Nano Nano) in the works.

David Baillie is a Scottish writer and artist who works in comics, film and television. As well as various strips for 2000 AD and the Megazine, he also created and wrote the series Red Thorn for Vertigo/DC. He lives in London with his darling wife, mischievous daughter and a multitude of unforgiving deadlines.

Tom Eglington began writing for 2000 AD in 2010, his first work being on a Steve Yeowell illustrated Future Shock, Universal Masterchef. Since then, he has gone on to create scripts for numerous Future Shocks, 3rillers, Time Twisters and Mega-City One Tales. He has created original series Outlier, Blunt and Thistlebone. His run of scripts on Judge Dredd have seen him work with Boo Cook, Brendan McCarthy, Colin MacNeil, and Staz Johnson. His work beyond the Galaxy’s Greatest Comic includes two children’s novels, and he is known as an artist, with work appearing in galleries as far afield as New York, LA and Australia.

Product Details

  • Publisher: 2000 AD (June 11, 2019)
  • Length: 96 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781781087237

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