Scotland Yardie – Yardie returns for a new generation

THE TURNAROUND BLOG

9780861662517Need something to pick you up this January? Then Knockaboutwill cure what ails you with this insane new graphic novel. From the creative minds of Bobby Joseph and Joseph Samuels comes the return of the policeman London now needs more than ever: Scotland Yardie!

With institutionalised racism at an all-time high, the Metropolitan Police embark on their yearly drive to recruit more ethnic people in the police force. With little or no success they bring over Jamaica’s most feared policeman – Scotland Yardie, a ganja smoking, no-nonsense bad bwoy cop who breaks all the rules to enforce his own harsh sense of justice. But what happens when cultures clash? Will south London ever be the same again?

Scotland Yardie made his debut in Bobby Joseph’s Skank Magazine in strip format and quickly became the magazine’s breakout character (or – as described in the foreword – their Judge Dredd)…

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