Arc Reactions – 44 – Judge Dredd: The Cursed Earth

A story from 1978 that introduces many elements into the Judge Dredd canon that endure to this day. It is also the first long form story for the character. We talk about the story, the social commentary, and the possible origins of the Jurassic Park novel in this episode.

Talking points



The Plot (15:09)



Atmosphere (19:34)
World Building (21:25)
Alien Riders (26:46)
Social commentary (29:26)



Jurassic Park comparison (54:10)
Favorite sub-story (57:45)


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As mentioned in the episode

Arc Reactions 41 – Who Is The Black Panther?
Michael Crichton lecture on Yellowstone
Insular Cases


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Welcome back to the official podcast of!

This episode is all about the announcements at E3 this week! Yes, we do read comics AND play video games! Crazy, but true. This episode we are also joined by fellow game, Kara “Wonderland” Ligon.

We go over games like Fallout 4, BOOM, Mass Effect Andromdea, Rise of the Tomb Raider, Star Wars Battlefront, Unraveled, Need for Speed, Mirror’s Edge, Assassins Creed Synidcate, The Division, Rainbow 6: The Siege, The Last Guardian, the Final Fantasy 7 remake, Black Ops III, Yoshi, and many more!

We also take some time to talk about Microsoft’s announcements for the new XBox Elite controller and the backwards compatibility that will be coming for XBox One owners.

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