Does anyone else think it’s weird that I got an American guest last time to look at Judge Dredd, a British comic that’s clearly riffing on American ideals? I kind of think it was, even though I wasn’t thinking about that at all the first time around.
Listen in as real life British person Andrew Young from 4 Panel comes on the show to give us a more nuanced perspective on where Judge Dredd comes from and what makes it something worth exploring today.
Learn such things as:
- How bad can a Judge Dredd light gun game really be?
- What does a British comic anthology know about American society anwyay?
- Do game critics even look at the source material when a game is based on something that already exists.
- And so much more!
If you want to be a guest on the show please check out the Be a A Guest on the Show page and let me know what you’re interested in.
If you want to help support the show check out the Play Comics Patreon page or head over to the Support page if you want to go another route. You can also check out the Play Comics Merch Store. Use the coupon code “ireadshownotes” for 15% off your order.
Play Comics is part of the Gonna Geek Network, which is a wonderful collection of geeky podcasts. Be sure to check out the other shows on Gonna Geek if you need more of a nerd fix.
You can find Play Comics @playcomicscast on Twitter and in the Play Comics Podcast Fan Group on Facebook.
You can find Andrew over on Twitter @hokusblokus, and over at the 4 Panel website.
A big thanks to Grief Burrito, as well as 3 Hours Later for the promos today.
Music by Best Day, who definitely is or isn’t Batman.
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