Invasion!: 'New Recruits'
2000 A.D. Prog 35
22 Oct 77
Two factions of new Resistance recruits give Savage a dilemma.
FIRSTS & LASTS
The Volgans have taken Fort William.
He organises a fight between the leaders of the oil workers and the lumberjacks to bring an end to their rivalry. He tips off the Volgans of the fight's location. When they are caught, he leads an attempt to rescue them which cements the two factions together as one.
Savage volunteers him to referee a fight between the leaders of the oil workers and the woodmen. He escapes into the mist when
At least nine. Three die in hangings. Savage, the oilman and the woodman all kill two Volgans each.
Savage: "Cor - I'm so 'ungry I could eat a cart horse between two baker's vans!"
Silk: "Their axes held our weight. We're in the fort! Now let's find out where the prisoners are..."
CONTINUITY & CROSSOVERS
INFLUENCES & REFERENCES
Script: Gerry Finley-Day
Artist: Carlos Pino
Letters: Peter Knight
So Savage betrays his countrymen to teach them a lesson, but it's all well that ends well. This is ridiculous. What if the Volgans had executed the brawlers immediately? Why isn't Silk more angry that he could have caught or killed?
Too Hot To Handle, It's Inferno, Next Week