Friday, 22 August 2014

Black Hawk, Part 39

NAME
Black Hawk, Part 39

FIRST PUBLISHED
2000 AD & Tornado Prog 147

DATELINE
12 Jan 80

PAGE COUNT
4

REPRINTS
Black Hawk: The Intergalactic Gladiator.

SYNOPSIS
Black Hawk avoids being eaten, befriends his captor and travels through a space-hole.

FIRSTS & LASTS
First appearance of BB.

INFORMATION
All vegetable life on Silversun is poisonous to the winged cave dwellers.

BLACK HAWK
He awakes underground to find himself tied to a spit over a fire. He escapes and captures BB. Black Hawk fights the Great Beast's slaves and then uses their space-hole. On the other side, he discovers Ursa, Zog and Battak about to be sacrificed.

OTHER CHARACTERS
BB
Member of the Great Beast's Food Division BB. He is whipped by one of the Great Beast's slaves. BB accompanies Black Hawk through the space-hole. On the other side, he discovers the rest of his division about to be sacrificed.

URSA
He is about to be sacrificed.

ZOG
He is about to be sacrificed.

BATTTAK
He is about to be sacrificed.

DEATHS
Probably none. The Great Beast's slave might be killed by Black Hawk, but the last one didn't die.

BEST LINES
Black Hawk (to BB): "You have courage, BB - and a spark of courage may yet prove to be worth a dozen swords!"

WORST LINES
Slave: "All right, Food Division BB - let's be havin' you!"

CATCHPHRASES
Black Hawk exclaims another "Sebek's blood!" and a "By Sebek". BB screams an "Aieee!"

CONTINUITY & CROSSOVERS
None.

INFLUENCES & REFERENCES
Ba'al is a demon in many mythologies.

MISTAKES
None.

RETROSPECT
None.

NOTES
None.

CREDITS
Script: Alvin Gaunt
Artist: Belardinelli
Letters: Pete Knight

REVIEW
This is intriguing.

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