Friday, 26 September 2014

Disaster 1990!, Part 16

NAME
Disaster 1990!, Part 16

FIRST PUBLISHED
2000 AD & Starlord Prog 134

DATELINE
13 Oct 79

PAGE COUNT
5

REPRINTS
Judge Dredd Megazine 332

SYNOPSIS
Savage and Bamber make contact with the community.

FIRSTS & LASTS
Bamber gets first name.

INFORMATION
'Wetbacks' is nickname given to those living in flooded areas.

The Northern survivor community has access to cattle and is fortified like a stronghold.

BILL SAVAGE
He and Bamber arrive at another community of survivors. They eat with the Squire. When they disagree with him they are expelled from his community. His DUKW's windscreen is smashed and its tyres are punctured. Savage has no intention of leaving.

OTHER CHARACTERS
PROFESSOR STEVE BAMBER
His instruments are destroyed by Mike.

ARCHER
The Squire of the northern community. He was the biggest local landowner. Archer has no interest in rebuilding Britain. When they disagree, he has Savage and Bamber expelled.

MIKE
Son of the Squire. He destroys Bamber's instruments. Savage fights back. Mike and his brother smash the windscreen of Savage's DUKW.

DEATHS
None.

BEST LINES
None.

WORST LINES
Archer: "It's every man or community for themselves!"

CATCHPHRASES
Savage's stab victim screams an "Aiee!"

CONTINUITY & CROSSOVERS
None.

INFLUENCES & REFERENCES
Unknown.

MISTAKES
None.

RETROSPECT
None.

NOTES
None.

CREDITS
Script: G. Finlay-Day
Artist: Carlos Pino
Letters: Steve Potter

REVIEW
The sinister nature of the other community is intriguing. The artwork is great and the reveal of the roast beef dinner in particular is brilliant.

Next Prog: Stampede!