Low Life (comics)

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Low Life
Created by Rob Williams
Henry Flint
Publication information
Publisher Rebellion Developments
Schedule Weekly
Genre
Publication date April 2004 – present
Main character(s) Aimee Nixon
Dirty Frank
Creative team
Writer(s) Rob Williams
Artist(s) Henry Flint
Simon Coleby
Rufus Dayglo
D'Israeli
Letterer(s) Ellie De Ville
Creator(s) Rob Williams
Henry Flint
Editor(s) Tharg (Matt Smith)
Reprints
Collected editions
Mega-City Undercover ISBN 1-905437-52-8
Mega-City Undercover vol. 2 ISBN 1781080410
Judge Dredd: Trifecta ISBN 178108145X

Low Life is a story, published in 2000 AD, set in the world of Judge Dredd which was created by Rob Williams[1] and Henry Flint.[2]

Publication history[edit]

Simon Coleby,[3] Rufus Dayglo and D'Israeli have also illustrated the strip. It is about undercover judges.

Characters[edit]

Aimee Nixon, a female judge who has voluntarily had her left arm removed and replaced with a robotic prosthetic. Can beat any lie detector (possibly a reference to Richard Nixon). Her appearance is based on "Courtney Love with a broken nose".

Dirty Frank, a judge who has been undercover so long that he has lost his sanity. Refers to himself in third person, has dubious personal hygiene and can urinate for twenty three minutes non-stop. According to the introduction in the collected graphic novel, his physical appearance is based on Alan Moore.

Eric "Mortal" Coil, a Judge who foolishly volunteered for a mission to track down a lost object in the Cursed Earth and ended up turned into an intelligent baby.

Thora, a female judge who has undergone face and body changes to appear much older.

Bibliography[edit]

All episodes written by Rob Williams:

  • Mega-City Undercover (160 pages, Rebellion, January 2008, ISBN 1-905437-52-8) collects:
    • "Paranoia" (art by Henry Flint, in 2000 AD #1387–1396, 2004)
    • "Heavy Duty" (art by Henry Flint, in 2000 AD #1397–1399, 2004)
    • "Rock and a Hard Place" (art by Simon Coleby, in 2000 AD #1425–1428, 2005)
    • "He's Making a List..." (art by Simon Coleby, in 2000 AD Prog 2006, 2005)
    • "Con Artist" (art by Simon Coleby, in 2000 AD #1484–1490, 2006)
    • "Baby Talk" (art by Simon Coleby, in 2000 AD #1521–1524, 2007)
  • Mega-City Undercover volume 2 (144 pages, Rebellion, April 2012, ISBN 1781080410) collects:
    • "War Without Bloodshed" (art by Rufus Dayglo, in Judge Dredd Megazine, #271–274, 2008)
    • "Creation" (art by D'Israeli, in 2000 AD #1624–1631, 2009)
    • "Jive Turkey" (art by Smudge, in 2000 AD Prog 2010, 2009)
    • "Hostile Takeover" (art by D'Israeli, in 2000 AD #1700–1709, 2010)
  • As yet uncollected:
    • "The Deal" (art by D'Israeli, in 2000 AD #1750–1761, 2011)

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Interview: going underground in Mega-City One". SFX. March 2, 2008. Retrieved March 11, 2010. 
  2. ^ Henry Flint Lowlife at 2000AD, Comicon.com, February 11, 2004
  3. ^ "Interview: more Mega-City undercover". SFX. March 6, 2008. Retrieved March 9, 2010. 

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