Sunday, 31 August 2014

Black Hawk, Part 48

NAME
Black Hawk, Part 48

FIRST PUBLISHED
2000 AD & Tornado Prog 156

DATELINE
15 Mar 80

PAGE COUNT
4

REPRINTS
Black Hawk: The Intergalactic Gladiator.

SYNOPSIS
Blackhawk and Battak emerge from the latter's Vision and confront the Dream-Weaver.

FIRSTS & LASTS
Last appearance of Captain Psyko.

INFORMATION
None.

BLACK HAWK
Trapped in Battak's vision, he reminds the Baskiri of the claw he broke in the real world and the vision fades. Black Hawk fight and kills Psyko and the Dream-Weaver with Bloodblade. His appearance is becoming more twisted by the day.

OTHER CHARACTERS
CAPTAIN PSYKO
The Dream-Weaver commands him to attack Black Hawk.

THE DREAM-WEAVER
She commands Psyko to attack Black Hawk. The gladiator kills her with Bloodblade.

DEATHS
Two. Black Hawk kills Psyko and the Dream-Weaver with Bloodblade.

BEST LINES
Black Hawk: "Victory is yours, Battak - but Bloodblade hungers still!"

WORST LINES
None.

CATCHPHRASES
The Dream-Weaver screams an "Aaaaiieee!"

CONTINUITY & CROSSOVERS
None.

INFLUENCES & REFERENCES
Unknown.

MISTAKES
None.

RETROSPECT
None.

NOTES
None.

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

REVIEW
The Dream-Weaver is dispatched very quickly and the effects on Black Hawk manifest equally fast, perhaps too quickly.

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