SHOK! The One-Off Judge Dredd Comic That “Inspired” the Cult Film Hardware #cyberpunk
On Wednesday, I wrote aboutHardware, Richard Stanley’s 1990 cyberpunk horror classic. As I mentioned there, the film got sued by the publishers of 2000 AD magazine for plagiarizing SHOK!, a one-off comic situated in the Judge Dredd universe.
I managed to find the 7-page story in the 2000 AD archives. Here’s the link. And yes, Hardware is pretty much a direct plot heist. As they say, plagiarism saves time.
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