Shimura TPB (2004 DC/2000 AD) comic books
1st printing. Written by Robbie Morrison. Art by Frank Quitely, Colin MacNeil, Robert McCallum, Simon Frasier, Dylan Teague, Duke Mighten and Cyril Julien. Cover by Quitely. 2000 A.D. Get ready for a tale set in 2117 A.D. Hondo City - the Tokyo of Judge Dredd's world - created by Robbie Morrison (THE AUTHORITY) and Frank Quitely (THE AUTHORITY, WE3), based on designs by Colin MacNeil, and featuring additional art by Robert McCallum, Simon Fraser, Dylan Teague, Duke Mighten and Cyril Julien! Hondo City straddles the border between ancient Samurai values and bleeding-edge technology. Law is enforced by the Judge-Inspectors, merging ancient and modern into a justice system ready for this new world. But the past is hard to forget - especially for Judge-Inspector Shimura. Determined to stop the organized "Yakuza" crime syndicates, he fights corruption and crime wherever he can find it, with the help of Aiko Inaba, a rare female Judge trainee in a world that ignores women. Softcover, 224 pages, full color. Mature Readers Cover price $19.95.