Saturday, 21 September 2013

Judge Dredd: The Day The Law Died!, Part 15

NAME
Judge Dredd: The Day The Law Died!, Part 15

FIRST PUBLISHED
2000 A.D. and Starlord Prog 103

DATELINE
10 Mar 79

This prog also featured Dan Dare, Ro-Busters and Robo-Hunter strips, Robo-Hunter Star Pin Up, another section of Judge Dredd poster and a Ro-Busters cover by Kevin O'Neill.

PAGE COUNT
6

REPRINTS
Judge Dredd Epics: Judge Caligula 2, Judge Dredd Epics: The Complete Judge Caligula, The Complete Judge Dredd 10, Judge Dredd Epics: The Day The Law Died, Judge Dredd 12 and Judge Dredd The Complete Case Files 02.

SYNOPSIS
Dredd and Fergee fight off Judges and head in search of Walter.

FIRSTS & LASTS
First Cal-less part of this story.

INFORMATION
Kleggs have been billeted to empty homes.

Named Judges: Judge Fergee (Honorary), Judge Raymond, Judge Rossi, Judge Semple.

JUDGE DREDD
He resembles Judges Rossi and Semple. He and Fergee fight off three Judges and steal their Pat-Wagon. They return to Dredd's home and burst in on the Kleggs living there.

OTHER CHARACTERS
FERGEE
He helps Dredd fight off a trio of Judges and Dredd appoints him an honorary Judge.

WALTER THE WOBOT
He is working for the Kleggs billeted to Dredd's old rooms.


ARRESTS
None.

DEATHS
Unknown. Dredd shoots a Judge and then flees the scene.

BEST LINES
Walter (to Kleggs): "Your gwub - waw beef bwisket. If there's nothing else, Walter will wetire."

WORST LINES
Klegg (whilst tripping): "Harrr! Have a nice trip!"

CATCHPHRASES
Dredd says "Drokk it!", Dredd and Fergee discuss "getting heavy" five times and Walter says betway, bwisket, cweep, Dwedd, gwub, waw, wetire, wip and sacwed.

CONTINUITY & CROSSOVERS
None.

INFLUENCES & REFERENCES
Unknown.

MISTAKES
None.

RETROSPECT
None.

NOTES
None.

CREDITS
Script: John Howard
Artist: Gary Leach
Letters: Thomas

REVIEW
This is a surprising change of tone as this part moves from an epic satire of totalitarian states with massive anthropomorphic crocodiles to a buddy movie with massive anthropomorphic crocodiles. I'm warming to Fergee and it's nice to see Walter back.

Next Prog: Splat!