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3A Toys unveils new Judge Death figure images, details


Ahead of the beginning of preorders on Wednesday, 3A Toys has released additional details about its Judge Death 1/12th-scale figure, the first in the company’s 2000AD line.

Based on the twisted version of Judge Dredd created by John Wagner, Alan Grant and Brian Bolland, the fully posable figure stands 6.6 inches tall, and features a tailored mock-leather outfit.

Judge Death is available for preorder beginning Wednesday at Bambaland, where the $60 price includes international shipping.

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3A Toys teases its Judge Death figure: ‘Death Isssss Coming!’


Ashley Wood’s 3A Toys has unveiled a new peek at its upcoming Judge Death 1/12th-scale figure, the first in the new 2000AD line announced in January.

Initially teased in June with the familiar phrase “The crime is life, the sentence is death,” the figure now has a price and a preorder date — $60, beginning Jan. 14 — along with the promise, “Death Isssss Coming!”

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Comics A.M. | Marvel Comics API launches for fans, developers



Technology | Marvel has launched Marvel Comics API, which “gives developers the tools to create their own Marvel-based apps and digital offerings.” The developer portal comes with a strict terms of use — no advertising, apps must be free — while Kristin Vincent, Marvel’s vice president of digital products, says it could be used by retailers “to pull Marvel’s new releases onto their websites,” as one example. [Fast Company]

Creators | A memorial service for Morrie Turner, pioneering creator of the Wee Pals comic strip, will be held Sunday at the Grand Ballroom at the Claremont Hotel Club and Spa in Berkeley, California. It’s open to the public. The family plans to hold a private service in February in Sacramento. [Contra Costa Times]

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This Judge Death cosplay is absolutely terrifying


I saw this, via the Twitter feed of PJ Holden, and shivered. There’s lots of people cosplaying as Judge Dredd these days — in both flavors, comic and movie — but I’ve never before seen anyone make an attempt at his most iconic enemy, Judge Death.

Well, that’s changed, as DeviantArt member “warrior1944” (presumably called Peter Olsson in real life, but it’s hard to tell from his site) has done a helluva job of capturing the essence of Brian Bolland’s design. Of course, we should all be at least a little bit worried that someone could be so inspired by one of the most chilling mass-murderers in comics, but that’s really between this kid and his psychiatrist.

Updated: 2000AD have been in touch to point out that these costumes are being sold without approval or license. While they’ve no issue with cosplayers dressing up as 2000AD characters, infringing on their copyright with the commercial sale of costumes is another matter altogether. The Rebellion folks are known for their close relationship with the official licensee on these matters, Planet Replicas. Presumably, all parties are taking action on this right now.

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