Hondo-City LawWritten By
Hondo-City is the Japanese equivalent of Mega-City One; a large, sprawling urban mass policed by Judges. Culturally, however, it is totally different. While on the forefront of modern technology, the Hondo-citizens remain tied to the roots and customs of feudal Japan, including the way in which the women are treated as inferior to the male populace. Though the Samurai-like Judge-Inspectors are seen to be in charge, the Yakuza crime Syndicates still have a hold on power. Here is a slice of Hondo-City law…
ABOUT THE AUTHORS
John Wagner is the co-creator of Judge Dredd, Strontium Dog, Ace Trucking Co., Button Man and many other series for 2000 AD. His graphic novel A History of Violence has been adapted into a critically acclaimed hit film by David Cronenberg.
Robbie Morrison is one of 2000 AD’s most popular writers, having co-created Blackheart, The Bendatti Vendetta, Shakara, Shimura and Vanguard. In the US, he has written Spider-Man’s Tangled Web for Marvel, and DC/WildStorm’s cult comic-book The Authority. His critically acclaimed Graphic Novel White Death, illustrated by Charlie Adlard, has been hugely successful in both Europe and, more recently, the US.
Frank Quitely, one of the most celebrated artitst working in comics today. Quitely is a frequent Grant Morrison collaborator (WE3, Batman & Robin, Flex Mentallo) and has also illustrated Neil Gaiman’s Sandman, Marvel’s X-Men and many titles for DC and US independents. Andy Clarke was the artist on Grant Morrison’s Batman & Robin