Protection rackets are one of the oldest moves in the book. The Bible has at least one with David and Nabal, but in its most modern form it is best exemplified by folk like the Kray Twins. Who can forget the loveable scamps offering a new pair of (dislocated) kneecaps for those willing to skimp on a financial donation? Luckily, they were just having a jape and were really lovely boys who doted on their dear old mum. At least according to Barbara Windsor.
John Wagner and Alan Grant get out the pliers for Ron Smith.
WHAT’S IT ALL ABOUT (IN ONE SENTENCE)?:
Dredd and Dokker smash a protection racket.
WHO’S THAT IN THE HELMET?:
Judge Dokker bears an uncanny resemblance to Judge Dekker.
ANY LAW LORE?:
Using disrespectful language likely to insult a Judge will get you 3 months.
Despite the existence of instant justice, lawyers still exist in the Big Meg.
WHAT’S THE ART LIKE?:
Standard but there is a magnificent Lawmaster kick.
HOW MANY LINKS?:
Three and Dredd nicely tricks his perp into a confession.