Wednesday, 10 July 2013

Flesh, Book One, Part 12

NAME
Flesh, Book One, Part 12

FIRST PUBLISHED
2000 A.D. Prog 12

DATELINE
14 May 77

PAGE COUNT
4

REPRINTS
2000AD Annual 1989, Judge Dredd Megazine 4.06, Scavengers 16 and Flesh: The Dino Files.

SYNOPSIS
The dinosaurs and spiders breach the base.

FIRSTS & LASTS
None.

INFORMATION
Laser fences are unable to withstand multiple simultaneous attacks.

Feelivision and Mindvision are methods of consuming media entertainment.

EARL REAGAN
He helps fight the dinosaur attack.


JOE BRONTOWSKI
He helps fight the dinosaur attack.

OLD ONE EYE
She inspires her troops to fight on despite huge losses.

OTHER CHARACTERS
CLAW CARVER
He agrees with everything the Flesh Controller says.

FLESH CONTROLLER
He has been feeding carnivorous dinosaurs with rotten and rejected Flesh.

DEATHS
Hundreds. Wave upon wave of dinosaurs die on the laser fence and at least one human is eaten by a Tyrannosaur.

BEST LINES
Reagan: "I warned you, Controller! We're holding them now-but only just. I need more men!"
Flesh Controller: "V-very well. You shall have them. I'll take he men off the Fleshdozers for twenty four hours- until the emergency is over!"

WORST LINES
Tyrannosaur victim: "Scream!"

CATCHPHRASES
None.

CONTINUITY & CROSSOVERS
None.

INFLUENCES & REFERENCES
The night watchman's twentieth century disaster movie of choice about a great white shark is Jaws (1975) and 'Bruce' was the nickname given by the crew to the three full-size pneumatically powered prop sharks used during filming.

MISTAKES
None.

RETROSPECT
None.

NOTES
None.

CREDITS
Script: Kelvin Gosnell
Artist: Ramon Sola
Letters: Jack Potter

REVIEW
This part serves to contextualise the events of its predecessor and the night watchman sequence is worth the price of entry all by itself.