Disillusioned with the Law he served for so many years, Judge Dredd has taken "The Long Walk", left Mega-City One forever. In his place, Judge Kraken, a genetic clone of Dredd who was rehabilitated after trying to destroy the Judges. But is Kraken worthy of Dredd's beat... and badge? Dredd thought not, and rejected the trainee Judge before he could hit the streets. As far as he knows, Kraken is dead, having administered a lethal injection into his own arm. But not only is Kraken alive, he's also the target of Phobia and Nausea, the vile sisters of Judge Death! So begins Necropolis, the transformation of Mega-City One and the return of Judge Death and the other Dark Judges from dimensional limbo!