Prog 445 – The Lemming Syndrome

Story: The Lemming Syndrome
Appears: 2000AD Prog 445
Issues: 1
Writers: John Wagner and Alan Grant
Art: Ron Smith
Dated: 23 November 1985

Citizens leaping to their death for no reason.
The fact that the future has become so dystopian a primal urge will subconsciously trigger mass suicides is a psychologically terrifying idea. Unfortunately it does quote bad science in that lemmings (the rodents) don’t do this. But the fact this syndrome now exists in the mega-city and could make a reappearance adds to the horror.

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