Friday, 29 August 2014

Black Hawk, Part 46

NAME
Black Hawk, Part 46

FIRST PUBLISHED
2000 AD & Tornado Prog 154

DATELINE
1 Mar 80

PAGE COUNT
4

REPRINTS
Black Hawk: The Intergalactic Gladiator.

SYNOPSIS
Black Hawk has visions in the Garden of the Dreamweaver.

FIRSTS & LASTS
Last appearance of Nero.

INFORMATION
The forest of the giant fungi is known as the Garden of the Dreamweaver.

BLACK HAWK
In the Garden of the Dreamweaver, he has a vision of being back in the Roman arena. He has a vision of Sebek, who bites his arm. When he awakes, his arms are bleeding.

OTHER CHARACTERS
CAPTAIN PSYKO
He is unaffected by visions in the Garden of the Dreamweaver.

URSA
He appears in Black Hawk's vision of the Roman arena.

ZOG
He appears in Black Hawk's vision of the Roman arena.

DEATHS
None. In reality, that is. In Black Hawk's visions he kills three Romans and Sebek, the crocodile god.

BEST LINES
None.

WORST LINES
None.

CATCHPHRASES
Black Hawk exclaims "Sebek's bones!" and an illusory Roman screams "Aieeee!"

CONTINUITY & CROSSOVERS
Nero makes a cameo in Black Hawk's first vison.

INFLUENCES & REFERENCES
A retiarius is a fighter armed with a net.

MISTAKES
None.

RETROSPECT
None.

NOTES
None.

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

REVIEW
Ursa and Zog in Rome? Black Hawk versus Sebek himself? The visions are great and the artwork is wonderful.

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