Disaster 1990!, Part 11
2000 AD & Starlord Prog 129
8 Sept 79
Judge Dredd Megazine 331
Savage and Bamber get to Oxford.
FIRSTS & LASTS
First appearance of Oxford.
Radio Oxford is broadcasting the claim that Oxford is "the town where organised survival goes on".
They travel through some woods and are attacked by locals with bow and arrows. They aim for a village on higher ground, but Savage narrowly avoids being speared with a pitchfork. He and Bamber near Oxford and are gassed and Savage wakes up in a room in Oxford.
He went to university in Oxford. Bamber recognises the difference between mist and gas. He and Savage are gassed near Oxford and taken to a room in Oxford.
Falling Yokel: "Me branch!"
CONTINUITY & CROSSOVERS
INFLUENCES & REFERENCES
Script: G. Finley-Day
Artist: Alan Willow
Letters: Steve Potter
Disaster 1990! has seen Savage repeatedly lose either his shotgun or his DUKW and now here he is deprived of both. This part is a series of escalating vignettes in which Savage and Bamber are threatened, culminating in an intriguing cliffhanger that sees them losing everything without a fight.
Next Prog: Nightmare With Wings!