Disaster 1990!, Part 14
2000 AD & Starlord Prog 132
29 Sept 79
Judge Dredd Megazine 332
Pike's birds chase Savage and Bamber, who turn the tables on him.
FIRSTS & LASTS
First part not to open with a caption about the nuclear explosion that caused the flood.
He and Bamber run from Pike's birds. They take refuge in a swan's nest. Savage empties some shotguns cartridges and lays a trail of gunpowder. When Pike crosses the path, Savage lights it and Pike is startled. When Pike drops his bird call, his birds attack.
He and Savage run from Pike's birds. They take refuge in a swan's nest.
DOCTOR PIKE BSc
He is a Bachelor sets his birds on Savage and Bamber. Pike crosses a gunpowder path laid by Savage. When Savage lights it, Pike is startled and drops his duckcall. His birds attack and kill him.
One. Pike is pecked to death by his birds.
Pike: "Drop the gun, Savage - unless you want my beauties to rip the flesh from your bones!"
Pike: "No Gunpowder all around me!"
CONTINUITY & CROSSOVERS
INFLUENCES & REFERENCES
Pyke has become Pike.
Script: G. Finlay-Day
Artist: Carlos Pino
Letters: Steve Potter
This is a nice conclusion to Pyke/Pike's story and the frenzied bird attack is well-realised.
Next Prog: Travelling Man!