The daily Judge Dredd strip appearing in free commuter newspaper Metro will start on Monday 26th January 2004, it has been confirmed. Drawn by newcomers Inaki Miranda and Eva De La Cruz, each story arc will last for one week, with a three-panel episode featuring in the paper every day. Dredd will be having a residency for a six-month period.

There will be the usual mix of insane robots, crazed punks, illegal mutants and topical satire that Squaxx dek Thargo have come to know and love, and the episodes will be posted on Metro's website at after their initial publication.

Metro is available free from selected train and Underground stations in London, the Midlands, Scotland, North West, North East and Yorkshire.

Below is an exclusive look at Inaki's pencils for one of the episodes...

Reporter: Matt Smith