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Judge Death

From a dimension where life itself is a crime, Death is the dark mirror to Dredd, and is determined to exterminate all life on the basis that all crimes are committed by the living. Or, as he would have it: "The crime is life. The sentence is death!"

He is often supported by another three Dark Judges: Fear, Fire and Mortis (and all are anyway partly tools of the otherworldly Sisters of Death). There's recently been an extensive, yet relatively gentle retcon of the origin stories for the Dark Judges other-dimensional home of Deadworld by writer Kek-W, although it's difficult to marry exactly with previous versions, such as the Anderson tale Half-Life.

Art by Greg Staples

Story Title Parts Pages
w indicates a
wraparound cover
Covers
Year(s) Issues Writer Artist Colourist Letterer
From Judge DreddJudge Death
3 15 0 1980 149-151 John Wagner Brian Bolland [b&w] Tom Frame
From Judge DreddJudge Death Lives
5 32
224: Brian Bolland
225: Brian Bolland
2
1981 224-228
Alan Grant
John Wagner
vraious
Brian Bolland
pp1‑2 colour in each episode.
Episodes lengths: 7, 6, 6, 6, 7
<--
Tom Frame
From Anderson Psi Division
In‑page title seems to be: "Revenge".
Featuring Psi‑Judge Omar.
[Four Dark Judges]
12 61
418: Robin Smith
419: Kevin O'Neill
423: Cliff Robinson
427: Robin Smith
4
1985 416-427
Alan Grant
John Wagner
various
Brett Ewins: 1‑7
Cliff Robinson: 8‑10, 12
Robin Smith: 11
various
[b&w] Tom Frame
From Judge Dredd
A choose‑your‑own‑adventure comic.
You Are Judge Dredd in House of Death
1 20 0 1986
Reprints:

X1
DM1
Script: Alan Grant, John Wagner
Game: Pat Mills
various
Bryan Talbot [b&w] Tom Frame
From Judge DreddWhat if…the Judges Did the Ads?
1 6 0 1987
Reprints:

The Kevin O'Neill Judge Death ad page got reprinted for X1
521
Alan Grant
John Wagner
vraious
Brett Ewins
Ian Gibson
Robin Smith
Kevin O'Neill
Cam Kennedy
various
<-- 2pp, [b&w] Tom Frame
From Anderson Psi DivisionBeyond the Void
2 10
613: Steve Yeowell
1
1989 612-613 Alan Grant Mick Austin [b&w] Tom Frame
From Judge DreddTale of the Dead Man
7 54
662: Steve Cook
668: Jeff Anderson
2
1990 662-668 John Wagner
Will Simpson: 1‑4
Jeff Anderson: 5‑7
various
<-- Tom Frame
From Judge Dredd | Countdown to NecropolisDear Annie
2 13
673: Carlos Ezquerra
1
1990
Reprints:

M3.20
672-673
John Wagner Carlos Ezquerra <-- Tom Frame
From Judge DreddNecropolis
26 174
674: Carlos Ezquerra
685: Carlos Ezquerra
690: David Hine
691: Mick Austin
693: Mike Hadley
696: Steve Yeowell
699: Dermot Power
7
1990
Reprints:

M3.21‑M3.35
674-699
John Wagner Carlos Ezquerra <-- Tom Frame
From Young DeathThe Boyhood of a Superfiend
12 79
M1.03: Duncan Fegredo
M1.12: Peter Doherty
2
1990-1991 M1.01-1.12
listed as Brian Skuter (a character in the story)
John Wagner
Peter Doherty <--
Gordon Robson: 1‑6, 9
Ellie De Ville: 7‑8
Steve Potter: 10‑12
various
From Judge DreddTheatre of Death
2 12 0 1990
Reprints:

X1
700-701
John Wagner Ron Smith <-- Tom Frame
From Anderson Psi Division
Visions of the Dark Judges and the Sisters of Death.
Judge Death appears as an internal psychic projection.
Engram
12 64
713: Mick Austin
760: Mick Austin
2
1991 712-717, 758-763
Alan Grant
David Roach
various
David Roach [b&w] Steve Potter
Linked to The Dark Judges
No supertitle.
Masque of the Judge, Death
1 10
1
1991 JDMS4
Dean Ormston
Si Spencer
various
John McCrea [b&w] John McCrea
From Batman / Judge DreddJudgement on Gotham
1 62
Simon Bisley
1w
1991 DC, Fleetway
Alan Grant
John Wagner
vraious
Simon Bisley <-- Todd Klein
Linked to [Mrs. Gunderson]Tea With Mrs Gunderson
1
+ 1 credit pages8
0 1992 M2.15 John Wagner Dean Ormston <-- Ellie de Ville
From Judge DreddJudge Death: The True Story
2 12
901: Dermot Power
1
1994
Reprints:

X1
901-902
John Wagner Ian Gibson <-- Tom Frame
From Plagues of NecropolisThat Perfect Skin
1 7 0 1995
Reprints:

M355 (supplement)
M2.80
Si Spencer Simon Davis <-- Gordon Robson
From Plagues of NecropolisThe Reign of Fear
1 7 0 1995
Reprints:

M355 (supplement)
M2.81
Si Spencer Stuart Mack <-- Gordon Robson
From Plagues of NecropolisSome Passed Over
1 7 0 1995
Reprints:

M355 (supplement)
M2.83
Si Spencer Jim O'Ready <-- Gordon Robson
From Judge DreddThe Three Amigos
6
+ 6 credit pages54
M3.03: Trevor Hairsine
1
1995 M3.02-M3.07 John Wagner Trevor Hairsine <-- Tom Frame
From Judge DreddKilling Grounds
1
+ 1 credit pages9
0 1995 M3.13 John Smith Dean Ormston <-- Tom Frame
From Judge DreddDead Reckoning
7
+ 1 credit pages42
1003: Simon Davis
1006: Greg Staples
2
1996
Reprints:

X1
1000-1006
John Wagner Greg Staples <-- Tom Frame
From Batman / Judge DreddDie Laughing, Book 1
~ 46
Glenn Fabry
1
1998 DC, Fleetway
Alan Grant
John Wagner
vraious
Glenn Fabry: 1‑46
Jason Brashill: 36‑45
Jim Murray: 36‑45
various
<-- Ellie de Ville
From Batman / Judge DreddDie Laughing, Book 2
~ 46
Jim Murray
1w
1998 DC, Fleetway
Alan Grant
John Wagner
vraious
Jim Murray <-- Ellie de Ville
From Judge Dredd
Judge Death is not actually in this story.
Death Becomes Him
2 12
1114: Paolo Parente
1
1998
Reprints:

M355 (supplement)
1114-1115
John Wagner Alex Ronald Gary Caldwell Tom Frame
From Judge DreddA Night With Judge Death
1 6
Trevor Hairsine
1
1999 1168 John Wagner
Andy Clarke
Steven Baskerville
various
Chris Blythe Tom Frame
Linked to Anderson Psi DivisionMy Name Is Death
6 36
1291: Frazer Irving
1294: Henry Flint and Chris Blythe
2
2002 1289-1294 John Wagner Frazer Irving [b&w] Tom Frame
The Wilderness Days 8 64
M209: Greg Staples
M211: Frazer Irving [2 versions]
2
2003-2004 M209-M216 John Wagner Frazer Irving [b&w] Tom Frame
From Anderson Psi Division
Specifically features pre‑Judge Fire as "Fuego".
Half-Life
4 48
217: Arthur Ranson
1
2003-2004 M214-M217
Alan Grant
Tony Luke
various
Arthur Ranson <-- Annie Parkhouse
From Anderson Psi DivisionWMD
6 48 0 2004 M221-M226 Alan Grant Arthur Ranson <-- Annie Parkhouse
From Judge Dredd
Featuring Placebo.
Placebo
1 6
John McCrea
1
2004 1405-S Rufus Dog John McCrea Angus McKie Simon Parr
From Cursed Earth KoburnThe Assizes
1 8
Carlos Ezquerra
1
2005 M239 Gordon Rennie Carlos Ezquerra <-- Annie Parkhouse
From Judge Dredd
Judge Death is not actually in this story.
A Night in Sylvia Plath
2 12 0 2014 1892-1893 John Wagner Colin MacNeil Chris Blythe Annie Parkhouse
From Judge DreddDark Justice
11 66
p2015: Greg Staples [thematic wraparound]
1915: Greg Staples
1921: Greg Staples [wraparound]
2,1w
2014-2015
Reprints:

http://goo.gl/mgqoWw
p2015, 1912-1921
John Wagner Greg Staples <-- Annie Parkhouse
From Anderson Psi DivisionA Dream of Death
1 5 0 2016 2000 Alan Grant David Roach [b&w] Simon Bowland
From Anderson Psi Division
Just a mental projection of Death.
Hag Team
1 5 0 2017 FCBD7 Dan Abnett Dani John Charles Sam Gretton
From The Dark JudgesDominion
6 60
M386: Nick Percival
M389: Nick Percival [w]
1,1w
2017 M386-M391 John Wagner Nick Percival <-- Annie Parkhouse
Darkness Descends 1 5 0 2018 SFS23 Leah Moore Xulia Vicente Pippa Mather Annie Parkhouse
From The Dark JudgesThe Torture Garden
10 100
M401: Nick Percival [w]
M405: Nick Percival
M409: Nick Percival [w]
1,2w
2018-2019 M400-M409 David Hine Nick Percival <-- Annie Parkhouse
From Anderson Psi Division
Just a fake Judge Death.
Death's Dark Angels
1 9
George Perez
1
2018 2100 Alan Grant Jake Lynch [b&w] Simon Bowland
The Judge Who Laughs 1 6 0 2019 2KVS Rob Williams Henrik Sahlstrom <-- Simon Bowland
From Anderson Psi Division
Just a fake Judge Death.
Judge Death: The Movie
1 10 0 2019 2150 Alan Grant Jake Lynch Jim Boswell Simon Bowland
From The Dark JudgesDeliverance
10 100
425 [w]: Nick Percival
427 [w]: Nick Percival
430: Nick Percival
433: [w]: Nick Percival
3w,1
2020-2021 M424-M433 David Hine Nick Percival <-- Annie Parkhouse
>> Text Stories <<
From Judge Dredd
Subtitled: A Text Prequel to 'Judgement on Gotham'.
Dead Mean
1 5 1994 JDYB'95 David Bishop Trevor Hairsine [b&w] n/a
>> Posters / Teasers <<
From Anderson Psi Division
Star Pin‑Up.
Judge Anderson
1 1 0 1981 213 n/a Biran Bolland <-- n/a
From The Dark JudgesJudge Death
1 1 0 1988 558 n/a Garry Leach <-- n/a
From Judge DreddThe Three Amigos
1 2 0 1995 M3.03 n/a Trevor Hairsine <-- n/a
From Judge Dredd
Star Scan.
[Judge Dredd & Judge Death]
1 1 0 1997 1025 n/a John McCrea <-- n/a
Dredd's Greatest Foes #1: Judge Death 1 1 0 1997 1037 n/a Lol <-- n/a
M1.12 cover reprint.Gallery of Death
1 1 0 1997 M3.35 n/a Peter Doherty <-- n/a
From The Dark Judges
M2.78 cover reprint.
Gallery of Death
1 1 0 1997 M3.35 n/a Jason Brashill <-- n/a
From The Dark Judges
Reprint.
Gallery of Death
1 1 0 1997 M3.35 n/a Dean Ormston <-- n/a
Reprint.Gallery of Death
1 1 0 1997 M3.35 n/a Jason Brashill <-- n/a
[My Name Is Death]Jussstice Will Be Ssserved
1 1 0 2001 p2002 n/a Frazer Irving [monochrome] n/a
From Judge Dredd
Star Scan.
[Anderson, Death & Dredd]
1 1 0 2002 p2003 n/a Jock Chris Blythe n/a
From The Dark JudgesThe Crime is Life: The Sentence is Death
1 2 0 2003 X1 [reprint of prog 226] n/a Brian Bolland Adrian Salmon n/a
From Great Moments in Thrill‑PowerJudge Death Lives
1 1 0 2007 1526 n/a Rufus <-- n/a
From 2000 AD Art Stars Winner![Judge Death]
1 1 0 2020 2172 n/a Federico Arevalo <-- n/a
From Judge Dredd
Art.
A Dream of Death...
1 1 0 2020 2204 n/a David Hitchcock John Charles n/a
From Judge Dredd
Star Scan.
[Dredd, Anderson & the Dark Judges]
1 1 0 2020 2206R n/a Vivian Truong <-- n/a
Merry Chrissstmasss, Lawbreakers! 1 1 0 2020 M427 n/a Luke Preece <-- n/a
From Judge Dredd
Art.
[Dredd, Anderson & Death]
1 1 0 2021 M429 n/a Cliff Robinson Dylan Teague n/a
>> Features <<
2000 AD Fear-File: Judge Death 1 1 0 1981 2KA'82 editorial Brian Bolland [b&w] n/a
From [Features] | ReviewsJudge Death vs. The Mekon
1 2 0 1985 2KA'86 editorial reprints [b&w] n/a
From Justice Department Data‑FileJudge Death
1 1 0 1985 JDA'86 editorial reprint [b&w] n/a
From 2000 I.D.Judge Death
1 1 0 1990 701 editorial Cliff Robinson <-- n/a
Technical Death 1 4 0 1991 JDMS4 Judge Brufen reprints [b&w] n/a
From Judge Dredd
Gatefold cover poster.
Necropolis: The Bitter Ending!
~ ~
1w
1997 M3.35 n/a Jim Murray <-- n/a
From The Dark Judges
[Dredd vs. Death]
You Are The Law!
1 4 0 2003 X1 n/a Screenshots <-- n/a
From The Dark JudgesThe Life of Death
1 8 0 2003 X1 David Bishop reprints <-- n/a
>> Floating Covers <<
Skreemer [Judge Death] ~ ~ 1 1991 JDMS4 n/a Glenn Fabry <-- n/a
After Meatloaf: Bat Out of Hell.Alternity [Judge Death]
~ ~ 1 1996 JDMS9 n/a Jason Brashill <-- n/a
From The Dark JudgesJudge Dredd: Dredd vs Death
~ ~ 1w 2003 X1 n/a Jock Chris Blythe n/a
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