Black Hawk, Part 52
2000 AD & Tornado Prog 160
12 Apr 80
Black Hawk: The Intergalactic Gladiator.
Black Hawk regains his soul, but Kwark reveals the planet will be destroyed in one hour.
FIRSTS & LASTS
Last use of the 'Warrior In Search Of His Soul' caption. Last appearance of the alien soul-sucker.
A massive gravity storm is due to destroy Silversun.
Black Hawk kills the Soul-Sucker. Bloodblade returns Black Hawk's soul to him, but his eyes remain changed.
He attacks Kwark, breaking his club.
He attempts to gather data on Zog, to no avail.
One. Black Hawk kills the Soul-Sucker with Bloodblade.
Black Hawk: "What can I do, Robot?"
Kwark: "Click Whirr Click. Species: Human. Territory: Nubia. Advice: Pray!"
Zog says his name seven times and Black Hawk swears "By Sebek!" once.
CONTINUITY & CROSSOVERS
INFLUENCES & REFERENCES
Script: Alvin Gaunt
Letters: Pete Knight
This is strangely satisfying. It's surprising that a piece that returns Black Hawk's soul to him and ushers in the end of the world could be so languid and even more surprising that it would be so enjoyably so.
Next Prog: Kwark's Ark!