Progs 440 to 441 – The Magnificent Obsession

Story: The Magnificent Obsession
Appears: 2000AD Progs 440-441
Issues: 2
Writers: John Wagner and Alan Grant
Art: Cam Kennedy
Dated: 19 October 1985 to 26 October 1985

You need some warmth or levity in a bleak setting such as Megacity One. This is often seen in the form of the Fatties who are some of the kindest and most compassionate of the citizens.

The great thing about Dredd is that he doesn’t need to be the star of every story. The setting is so well realised that it stands strong without him, or at least with him as supporting cast. And we see a rare moment of kindness, or at least politeness from old stony-face.

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