The art is a fantastic use of color and shading, depicting the gritty future with a surprising beauty.
The writing is solid, although since the book contains several parts of the story, specifically 6-9, the jumps between them are a little jagged. The story serves more as a prop for Dredd to do bada-- jumps on his bike and shoot bad guys. It revolves around the continuing plot line of an epidemic, and Dredd’s attempts to stop the epidemic.
The book is a fun read, and if you started the series, I would recommend continuing it; however, if you are new, I might go back and pick up book one, lest you be a bit lost. Book one isn’t essential if you are familiar at all with Dredd’s plot lines and styles.