Monday, 16 June 2014

Ro-Busters: The Fall And Rise Of Ro-Jaws And Hammer-Stein, Part Nine

NAME
Ro-Busters: The Fall And Rise Of Ro-Jaws And Hammer-Stein, Part Nine

FIRST PUBLISHED
2000 AD & Starlord Prog 111

DATELINE
5 May 79

PAGE COUNT
6

REPRINTS
The Best Of 2000AD 71, Cyber Crush 12, 2000AD Extreme Edition 24, Ro-Busters Book 2 and The Complete Ro-Busters.

SYNOPSIS
The robots meet with Gottlieb.

FIRSTS & LASTS
First Ro-Busters story to reach nine parts.

INFORMATION
Greasy Gracie's is a robot night club.


RO-JAWS
PD Troopers raid Greasy Gracie's during their meeting with Gottlieb and he hides them in plain sight on stage.

HAMMER-STEIN
He regards Led Belly is one of the all time robot greats. PD Troopers raid Greasy Gracie's during their meeting with Gottlieb and he hides them in plain sight on stage. When Gottlieb is attacked by a PD Trooper, Hammer-Stein retaliates.

OTHER CHARACTERS
GINGER
He has a nuclear pile. PD Troopers raid Greasy Gracie's during their meeting with Gottlieb and he hides them in plain sight on stage.

GOTTLIEB
He meets with the other robots at Greasy Gracie's. He is attacked by PD Troopers.

LITTLE MO
PD Troopers raid Greasy Gracie's during their meeting with Gottlieb and he hides them in plain sight on stage.

DEATHS
One. PD Trooper destroy a robot with no papers.

BEST LINES
None.

WORST LINES
None.

CATCHPHRASES
None.

CONTINUITY & CROSSOVERS
None.

INFLUENCES & REFERENCES
The graffiti at Greasy Gracie's mentions Asimov and C-3PO, namely American author Isaac Asimov (1920-1992) responsible for the Foundation series, I, Robot and the Three Laws of Robotics, and a robot character from Star Wars.

MISTAKES
None.

RETROSPECT
None.

NOTES
None.

CREDITS
Script: P. Mills
Artist: K. O'Neill
Letters: P. Knight

REVIEW
This is more like it. The speakeasy, the the hiding in plain sight and a welcome end to Hammer-Stein's passivity.

Next Prog: Night Of Wrath!