Thursday, 4 July 2013

Flesh, Book One, Part 6

NAME
Flesh, Book One, Part 6

FIRST PUBLISHED
2000 A.D. Prog 6

DATELINE
2 Apr 77

PAGE COUNT
4

REPRINTS
2000AD Annual 1984, Judge Dredd Megazine 4.05, Scavengers 14 and Flesh: The Dino Files

SYNOPSIS
Reagan and Carver start the fire whilst the dinosaurs fight.

FIRSTS & LASTS
First Flesh script from Kelvin Gosnell.

INFORMATION
The heads of Robot Marshals can function without being attached to their bodies.

Tyrannosaurs do not recognise their own adult offspring.

EARL REAGAN
He and Claw Carver collect start a fire in Carver City. Claw Carver uses his claw to inflict a wound in Reagan's shoulder and throws him to Old One Eye.

JOE BRONTOWSKI
He is recovering and has the distinction of being the first patient to survive the treatment of Carver City's doctor.

OLD ONE EYE
She had had many offspring. She is attacked in Carver City by her own son. They fight and she kills him.


OTHER CHARACTERS
'CLAW' CARVER
He kills a 'Terrible Claw', and helps Earl Reagan collect fuel to burn Carver City down. He throw Reagan to the mercy of the Tyrannosaur that has been tracking him.

DEATHS
Two. 'Claw' Carver rips a 'Terrible Claw' to pieces with his own terrible claw. Whilst a man taunting Old One Eye is knocked down from a roof by a Pteranodon into the Tyrannosaur's gaping mouth.

BEST LINES
Carver City's Robot Marshall: "Dinosaurs are not allowed in Carver City! Repeat - Dinosaurs are not allowed! -- Bzzzz!"

WORST LINES
Carver City Citizen: "Ha, Ha! You can try all ya like - But you ain't haven' me fer lunch!"

CATCHPHRASES
None.

CONTINUITY & CROSSOVERS
Old One Eye will kill another of her offspring in a flashback from Judge Dredd: The Cursed Earth, Chapter 14.

INFLUENCES & REFERENCES
Unknown.

MISTAKES
None.

RETROSPECT
None.

NOTES
None.

CREDITS
There are no credits on the original strip itself, these are from Barney.

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

REVIEW
Another great offering with some very nice action sequences, neatly resolving the issues at hand and a cliffhanger that reassuringly pits Reagan and Old One Eye against each other again.