A Rogue Trooper’s gallery
The good, the bad and the ugly: meet the heroes of 2000 AD
Judge Dredd First appeared: 1977
In post-apocalyptic Mega- City One, they don’t have time for police, courts, lawyers and all that. Despite the odd moral dilemma, Judge Dredd maintains law and order as judge, jury and executioner.
Rogue Trooper First appeared: 1981
A genetically engineered super soldier, Rogue is only happy in the middle of a futuristic war, being splashed by strong acid under a chemical cloud while blasting his enemies with bullets.
Strontium Dog First appeared: 1978
Johnny Alpha is a mutant and a bounty hunter, part of a community shunned by the ‘norms’ in a militaristic and hypocritical future Britain. He’s often joined by his companion Wulf Sternhammer.
Judge Anderson First appeared: 1980
Developed as a female support character for Judge Dredd, Anderson eventually got her own series. She’s a Psi-Judge with telepathic powers, and her look, by artist Brian Bolland, was based on Debbie Harry.
ABC Warriors First appeared: 1979
This troop of robotic warriors is led by Hammerstein, who came from the Ro-Busters strip. They’re designed to withstand atomic weapons, and missions have included the taming of Mars.
Sláine First appeared: 1983
Inspired by Celtic mythology, Sláine has an axe called Brainbiter and the power to ‘warp spasm’. In other words, he enters a bodycontorting state of frenzy when he’s in battle.
Nikolai Dante First appeared: 1997
In the 27th century, Nikolai Dante is the illegitimate son of a Romanov and causes outrage in future Imperial Russia with his daring feats of piracy, swordsmanship, killing and carnage.