The instrumental album DROKK: Music Inspired By Mega-City One came out last week. The work of Geoff Barrow (best known as a core member of Portishead) and the film composer Ben Salisbury, it's a tribute to the synthesizer-based movie soundtracks of the Blade Runner era, as well as to the setting of Judge Dredd, the cult-favorite future-cop serial that's been running weekly in the British anthology 2000 AD for 35 years now. (In the slang of Dredd's world, "drokk" means, roughly, "goddamn it!") There is, of course, a Dredd movie coming out this fall, but DROKK isn
"Reading Comics" author Douglas Wolk runs down the hottest comics and graphic novels coming out this week.
¢ I've posed for pictures with Ivory soap
* I wanna be nasty/I wanna drink booze
^ I wanna be wicked/And trump an ace
% Just so I can step on everybody's feet
* ^ BATMAN INCORPORATED: LEVIATHAN STRIKES
Grant Morrison writes, Cameron Stewart and Chris Burnham draw, those of us who've been waiting for this storyline to get moving again whoop with glee. This is apparently the material that was supposed to be Batman Inc. #9 and 10, somewhat rew
Reading Comics author Douglas Wolk runs down the hottest comics and graphic novels coming out this week.
* True Brits
^ The beating of wings
% Body displacement
* ^ % ABSOLUTE SANDMAN VOL. 5
Did you imagine that the previous Absolute volumes reprinting the Sandma