Monday, 15 July 2013

Flesh: Book One, Part 17

NAME
Flesh: Book One, Part 17

FIRST PUBLISHED
2000 A.D. Prog 17

DATELINE
18 June 77

PAGE COUNT
4

REPRINTS
2000AD Annual 1989, Judge Dredd Megazine 4.07, Scavengers 17 and Flesh: The Dino Files.

SYNOPSIS
The Trans-Time employees flee the pre-historic era.

FIRSTS & LASTS
First and last letters by Tony Jacob.

INFORMATION
Individuals travelling in time do so in time shuttles. The pre-historic era has been designated Time Zone Alpha - 8.

EARL REAGAN
He sucks the poison out of his arm, stabs the spider in the brain and escapes the web.


OTHER CHARACTERS
CLAW CARVER
He fills a time shuttle with gold bullion. He fights with Reagan and the shuttle's controls are accidentally adjusted during the affray. When the time beams hit the shuttle it isn't sent to the 23rd Century, but somewhere else.

DEATHS
One. Reagan kills a spider.

BEST LINES
Claw (whilst stealing gold bullion): "Old Claw will look after you lot...yeah - don't you worry...you're in good hands..."

WORST LINES
Time-Port employee: "Aaaah! It's a nightmare!"

CATCHPHRASES
None.

CONTINUITY & CROSSOVERS
None.

INFLUENCES & REFERENCES
Unknown.

MISTAKES
Where is Old One Eye?

RETROSPECT
None.

NOTES
None.

CREDITS
Script: Kelvin Gosnell
Artist: Felix Carrion
Letters: Tony Jacob

REVIEW
It seems bizarre not to feature Old One Eye at this stage, but the interaction between Reagan and Carver is great and the cliffhanger ending is magnificent.