Prog 389 – A Case for Treatment

CF08Story: A Case for Treatment
Appears: 200AD Prog 389
Issues: 1
Writers: John Wagner and Alan Grant
Art: Ron Smith
Dated: 27 October 1984

Dredd goes to see the shrink. This is more tone poem than adventure story as we delve into Dredd’s clone childhood.

The interesting part is the discussion between the psychiatrist and the Chief Judge about how all Judges deteriorate after prolonged service and what they can do about it.

This is another great performance from Ron Smith on art duties. Each of Dredd’s memories is graphically heralded by a picture of a cassette tape with the session number intended to show you that this is taking place over a long period of time. Sadly it is easy to miss these and you just assume on first reading it all comes out in one big stream.

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