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It would appear that Batman will not be the only comic book character to be given the early days treatment. 2000 Ad Editor-in-Chief Matt Smith has partnered with Simon Coleby on interiors and Greg Stamples on covers to produce Judge Dredd: Year One. “Dredd's a notoriously difficult character to get the voice right—and it becomes even more of a challenge when you're writing him as an eighteen year old, fresh out of the Academy,” said Smith. “But it's been great fun charting his early cases, feeding into the stories the elements that will go on to make him Mega-City's most feared lawman. And it's terrific to have Simon Coleby on board, a superb artist and well experienced in portraying the madness of the future metropolis.”

The origins of the legendary lawman has explored before in an e-novella at the beginning of 2012 titled Judge Dredd: Year One – City »

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