This is another prophetic glimpse into the future from the 1980’s. The rise of obesity was foretold more than 30 years ago. The Fatties’ beliwheels are much cooler than today’s mobility scooters however.
This interesting story exposes some interesting viewpoints on class, wealth, minorities, personal excess and more. The Fatties are simply stealing food to survive, much like the rosy cheeked Dickensian orphan. Dredd’s solution is quite a political one.
The art from Ron Smith is great as always opening with a cool double page spread. It is chock full of quirky layouts and subtle bleed between panels.