Walter The Wobot: 'Shoot Pool!'
2000 A.D. Prog 51
11 Feb 77
2000AD Extreme Edition 30 and Judge Dredd The Complete Case Files 01.
Walter prepares for a swim in the wrong sort of pool.
FIRSTS & LASTS
First entirely Dreddless Walter The Wobot strip.
Luna-City has a pool hall.
Robots can rust.
WALTER THE WOBOT
He decides to take up swimming, but does so in a billiard hall. He accidentally breaks a pool table and leaves with a bil for the damage.
He has repeatedly told Walter to drown himself.
Walter (whilst leaping into the water): "Gewonimo...Cwikey!"
Walter: "Ulp. Walter not in swimming pool. Walter made a boo-boo!"
Walter says afwaid, cwikey, cwowded, Dwedd, Dweed, dwown, gewonimo, ministwy, pwivacy, pwoper, wefweshing, weplaced, weport, wespectable, witten, wobot, wooms, wusts and stwess.
CONTINUITY & CROSSOVERS
INFLUENCES & REFERENCES
Walter refers to Judge Dweed at one point.
Script: Joe Collins
Artist: Ian Gibson
Letters: Tony Jacob
Another strip based entirely around a pun, but here there is less here to hold your interest. That said Walter's dialogue is great.
Next Pwog: Walt's Bwother