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Max Normal

Max Normal, the Pinstripe Freak is an odd blend of Huggy Bear, Jack Kerouac, Cary Grant & Clark Gable's moustache, who serves as a hip-talking informer for Dredd. Arguably best used in the intended role of a supporting character, Max has recently been given his own series. How much you love the Marmite depends on your ability to withstand the rapid fire chitter chatter: it's not light, it's not a smatter but rather the latter. So you might lose sight of your drive to thrive, baby!

Art by Jon Davis-Hunt


Story Title Parts Pages
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Covers
Year(s) Issues Writer Artist Colourist Letterer
From Judge Dredd[The Comic Pusher]
1 4 0 1977
Reprints:

JDA'83
20
John Wagner Mike McMahon [b&w] Bill Nuttall
From Judge DreddBring Me the Head of Judge Dredd
1 6 0 1978 88 John Wagner
Brendan McCarthy (P)
Brett Ewins (I)
various
[b&w] Tom Frame
Subtitled "The Pinstripe Freak (He's Dredd's Informer!)"[Mugger's Mile]
1 11 0 1980
Reprints:

B2KSE2
JDA'81
Alan Grant Jose Casanovas [greyscale] Steve Potter
From Judge DreddThe Sweet Taste of Justice
1 10 0 1981 SFS4 Alan Grant Colin Wilson [b&w] Tom Frame
Subtitled "The Pinstripe Freak (He's Dredd's Informer!)"[Droid Fight]
1 6 0 1981
Reprints:

X22
JDA'82
Kelvin Gosnell Jose Casanovas [greyscale] Tony Jacob
From Judge DreddBlock Mania
9 55
236 [w]: Brian Bolland
240: Brian Bolland
242: Brian Bolland
2,1w
1981 236-244
Alan Grant
John Wagner
various
Mike McMahon: 1‑2
Ron Smith: 3‑6
Steve Dillon: 7‑8
Brian Bolland: 9
various
<-- 14pp, [b&w]
Tom Frame: 1‑7
Steve Potter: 8‑9
various
Subtitled "The Pinstripe Freak (He's Dredd's Informer!)"[Block Mania]
1 6 0 1982
Reprints:

599
X22
JDA'83
Alan Grant Jose Casanovas [b&w] Steve Potter
Subtitled "The Pinstripe Freak (He's Dredd's Informer!)"The Max Factor
1 6 0 1983
Reprints:

X22
JDA'84
Alan Grant
John Wagner
various
Jose Casanovas & Jnr. [b&w] Steve Potter
He's so Normal It's Weird 1 6 0 1986 JDA'87 Peter Milligan
Brett Ewins (P)
Jim McCarthy (I)
various
[b&w] Tom Frame
From Judge DreddPinboing Replay
1 7
Robin Smith
1
1986 490
Alan Grant
John Wagner
various
Robin Smith <-- 2pp, [b&w] Tom Frame
From Middenface McNultyWan Man an' His Dug
6 62
M1.20: John McCrea
1
1991-1992 M1.15-M1.20
Alant Grant
Tony Luke
various
John McCrea Trevor Carter John McCrea
From Judge DreddThe Art of Geomancy
4 24 0 1991-1992 762-765 Alan Grant John Burns <-- Tom Frame
From Lenny ZeroZero's 7
8 48
1792: Ben Willsher
1796: Ben Willsher
2
2012 1792-1799 Andy Diggle Ben Willsher [b&w] Annie Parkhouse
No Comics for Old Men 1 11 0 2014 p2015 Guy Adams Ben Willsher Chris Blythe Simon Bowland
How the Max Got His Stripes 10 60
2124: Jon Davis‑Hunt
2128: Staz Johnson & Jim Boswell
2
2019 2124-2129, 2131-2134 Guy Adams Dan Cornwell Jim Boswell Simon Bowland
>> Text Stories <<
From Judge DreddRadical Cheek
1 7 0 1989 JDA'90 Peter Milligan Jamie Hewlett [b&w] n/a
>> Posters <<
Star Pin‑Up.Max Normal - Mega-City One's Pinstripe Freak
1 1 0 1981 212 n/a Brett Ewins <-- n/a
Where Are They Now? - Max Normal 1 1 0 1990 WS3 n/a Will Simpson [b&w] n/a
>> Features <<
From Justice Department Data‑FileMax Normal
1 1 0 1981 JDA'82 editorial Brian Bolland [grayscale] n/a
From Tharg's Datachips#15: Max Normal
1 0.5 0 1996 998 n/a Jose Casanovas <-- n/a
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