Black Hawk, Part 47
2000 AD & Tornado Prog 155
8 Mar 80
Black Hawk: The Intergalactic Gladiator.
Black Hawk dreams Battak's dream.
FIRSTS & LASTS
First real insight into Battak's past.
The Baskiri are from the planet Zio. They grow from larvae, live in vast insectoid hives and are lead by a hive-master.
He eats fungi from the Garden of the Dream-weaver and has another vision. He experiences Battak's vision.
He is a Baskiri from the planet Zio. He has a vision that he is the hive-master of Zio, within the vision he has forgotten Black Hawk.
She gives Black Hawk Battak's vision and gives Psyko peace in exchange for obedience.
The Dream-Weaver gives him a sense of peace.
CONTINUITY & CROSSOVERS
INFLUENCES & REFERENCES
Script: Alvin Gaunt
Letters: Peter Knight
This is better. Black Hawk in Battak's head is a great idea and Zio is brilliantly realised. Somehow knowing this is an illusion robs it of any peril, despite the threat to Black Hawk. Seeing the gladiator of Zio is far more interesting than seeing him of Silversun.
Next Prog: Claws Of Freedom!