As chaotic and violent as things can be in Mega-City One, it's all unicorns, ice cream, and rainbows compared to what you'll find beyond the outer walls… in the CURSED EARTH! In the wake of the devastation of "The Long Fail," Dredd is forced to lead a small team of Judges into the scariest stretch of irradiated wasteland to recover the very soul of the city.
About the Author
Duane Swierczynski is the author of several crime thrillers, including the the Shamus Award-winning Fun and Games, the first in the Charlie Hardie series published by Mulholland Books, as well as the Edgar-nominated and Anthony Award-winning Expiration Date. Many of these books are currently in development for film and TV. He currently writes the IDW series Judge Dredd, the Valiant Comics series Bloodshot, the forthcoming Dark Horse series X, and has written about the Punisher, Birds of Prey, Godzilla, Cable, the Immortal Iron Fist, Werewolf By Night, Black Widow and Deadpool. Duane has also collaborated with CSI creator Anthony E. Zuiker on a series of bestselling “digi-novels” which include Level 26: Dark Origins, Dark Prophecy, and Dark Revelations.
In a previous life, Duane was the editor-in-chief of the Philadelphia City Paper, and has worked as an editor and writer at Men's Health, Details, and Philadelphiamagazines. In a previous, previous life, Duane, then known as "Cliff Dohower," died of tuberculosis in Wisconsin in 1957.