Wednesday, 2 April 2014

Star Pin Up: Judge Dredd IV

NAME
Star Pin Up: Judge Dredd IV

FIRST PUBLISHED
Judge Dredd Annual 1981

DATELINE
1 Sept 80

PAGE COUNT
1

REPRINTS
None.

SYNOPSIS
Justice Central poster.

FIRSTS & LASTS
First Star Pin-Up which serves as an in-world propaganda poster.

INFORMATION
Justice Central produce posters to promote Law and Order and support for the Judges.


JUDGE DREDD
Justice Central uses his image on posters.

OTHER CHARACTERS
None.

ARRESTS
None.

DEATHS
None.

BEST LINES
Better Dredd Than Dead!

WORST LINES
None.

CATCHPHRASES
None.

CONTINUITY & CROSSOVERS
None.

INFLUENCES & REFERENCES
None.

MISTAKES
None.

RETROSPECT
None.

NOTES
None.

CREDITS
Artist: Mike McMahon

REVIEW
It's a nice image and "Better Dredd Than Dead!" is a great slogan, but the genius of this is Dredd's appropriation as a tool for propaganda. It successfully communicates the cryptofascist nature of the Judge system and Dredd's pseudocelebrity status within it.