Wednesday, 5 February 2014

Invasion!: 'The Return Of Rosa'

NAME
Invasion!: 'The Return Of Rosa'

FIRST PUBLISHED
2000 A.D. Prog 45

DATELINE
31 Dec 77

PAGE COUNT
5

REPRINTS
Extreme Edition 3 and Invasion!

SYNOPSIS
Savage does a bank job.

FIRSTS & LASTS
None.

INFORMATION
The Volgsmark is the Volgan unit of currency. Branches of the Bank Of Volga have opened up in London. The Volgan army has deployed King Tanks.

BILL SAVAGE
There is reward of ten million Volgsmarks for information on his whereabouts. He leads a bank robbery and steals enough money to fund rebuilding the Resistance.

OTHER CHARACTERS
SILK
There is reward of ten million Volgsmarks for information on his whereabouts. He assists in a bank robbery.

BIG NESSIE McNAIRN
There is reward of ten million Volgsmarks for information on her whereabouts. She disguises herself as a traffic warden and fires an anti-tank rocket at a Volgan King Tank, destroying it.

PRINCE JOHN
There is reward of ten million Volgsmarks for information on his whereabouts. He takes part in a bank robbery.

COLONEL KASOV
He replaced Rosa Volgaska as head of security.

EX-COLONEL ROSA VOLGASKA
She has lost her rank and been imprisoned by the Volgans. She convinces her ex-superior officer to give her another chance to kill Savage and he reinstates her. She kills Kasov and his guards and she replaces him.

DEATHS
Eight. Savage kills a Volgan leaving the bank and two more with their own globe grenade. Nessie destroys a Volgan tank killing its two-man crew. Rosa kills Kasov and two guards.

BEST LINES
Nessie: "Get it movin' Bill you're parked on a yella line!"

WORST LINES
Savage: "Oh, tough cheese, Volg!"

CATCHPHRASES
"Aieeeeeeee!"

CONTINUITY & CROSSOVERS
None.

INFLUENCES & REFERENCES
None.

MISTAKES
None.

RETROSPECT
None.

NOTES
None.

CREDITS
Script: Gerry Finley-Day
Artist: Carlos Pino
Letters: Peter Knight

REVIEW
This is really interesting. We join the story already underway, Savage claiming his own reward is a great hook and needless to say Nessie saves the day once again. The Volgan infighting is surprisingly interesting, but fails to make them more formidable.

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