Black Hawk, Part 37
2000 AD & Tornado Prog 145
29 Dec 79
Black Hawk: The Intergalactic Gladiator.
Black Hawk and Battak go in search of the Bloodblade.
FIRSTS & LASTS
Last five page Black Hawk strip in 2000 AD.
The Bloodblade is reputed to have great power.
He thinks he has killed the Great Beast's servant with his sword.
He sees Ursa and Zog from the air.
He and Zog see Battak flying overhead.
He and Ursa see Battak flying overhead.
Black Hawk: "What is the purpose of this hunt, servant?"
Great Beast's Servant: "Lotsa nice things if you survive. If you don't...well, usually get to eat the bodies..."
Ursa: "Come. Zog. We go see Battak. We teach him lesson, like Great Beast tell us!"
last minute exposition of something that we haven't seen happen?
Black Hawk says "Sebek's blood!", Zog says his name once.
CONTINUITY & CROSSOVERS
Black Hawk mentions Emperor Nero.
INFLUENCES & REFERENCES
Script: Alvin Gaunt
Letters: Pete Knight
It's wonderful to see Black Hawk, Battak and Belardinelli back and this is better, but it seems as though the story has stalled somewhat.
Next Prog: Ursa And Zog Versus Blackhawk And Battak!