Captured and imprisoned by Judge Dredd, author Truman Kaput has spent years in the Mega-City One iso-cubes, his work banned. His crime: writing lurid detective novels in which assassin Slick Dickens repeatedly outwits the cowardly bully Judge Dredd. Now a New Truman Kaput novel is being serialised, and each chapter predicts an imminent murder with chilling accuracy.I'll talk more about this story in a future blog posting. In the meantime, you can find out more and pre-order Stranger Than Truth.
Has Slick Dickens escaped the page to commit real crimes in Mega-City One? Is a serial killer using the chapters as templates for their crime? Where does fiction end and the truth start? Can Dredd stop the plot before his nemesis fulfils the finale of Slick Dickens: I Killed Judge Dredd?
Saturday, September 12, 2009
Judge Dredd: Stranger Than Truth
Next month I have a new audio drama out on download or CD from Big Finish Productions, called Stranger Than Truth. It's the first in a run of four Crime Chronicles by various scribes, featuring the future's toughest law enforcer, Judge Dredd. [Dredd appears every week in iconic British science fiction comic anthology 2000 AD.] Here's the official story blurb for this forthcoming release: