You Can Forget Star Wars - This Is Ant Wars!

By Tim Knight

When military personnel spray an untested insecticide on ants in the Brazilian rainforest, the colony mutate into super-intelligent creatures with a taste for human flesh!

As the terrifying army head closer towards civilisation, Captain Villa and a young forest native race ahead in the vain attempt to warn a thoroughly unprepared world!

Written by Gerry Finley-Day (Rogue Trooper), with Art by Joe Ferrer (Robo-Hunter), Azpiri (Black Hawk) and many others, Ant Wars is an exhilarating take on classic sci-fi movies!
A vintage 2000AD story lives again in graphic novel form and is available to pre-order, ahead of its release on February 7.

I don't remember this story, but THEM! (the classic 1950's giant ant movie) is one of my favourite monster movies, so Ant Wars tickled my fancy.

This release also includes Zancudo, from Judge Dredd Megazine, another insect-themed adventure story:

2127 AD: High above the Peruvian rainforest, vast, eerie creatures fix compound eyes on a vessel transporting the notorious Fendito ‘the Bandito’ back into custody in the South-Am mega-city of Cuidad Barranquilla. For ‘Banana City’ judges Xavi Ancizar and Sofia Perez, the bug hunt is just beginning ...

Written by Simon Spurrier (X-Men Legacy) and featuring the art of British comics legend Cam Kennedy (Judge Dredd), witness all-out insect war with mankind in the middle!

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