Sunday, 28 September 2014

Disaster 1990!, Part 18

NAME
Disaster 1990!, Part 18

FIRST PUBLISHED
2000 AD & Starlord Prog 136

DATELINE
27 Oct 79

PAGE COUNT
5

REPRINTS
Judge Dredd Megazine 332

SYNOPSIS
Savage and Bamber discover what happened to Oxford and return to London.

FIRSTS & LASTS
None.

INFORMATION
The floodwaters have dropped considerably.

The Greater London Legion is hundreds strong. They have taken over Buckingham Palace. They attack Oxford and take survivors back to London as a slave.

BILL SAVAGE
He kills Ted and takes Bamber to London.

OTHER CHARACTERS
BAMBER
Doctor Sims dies in his arms.

DOCTOR SIMS
He survives the attack on Oxford by the Greater London Legion. Sims tells Savage and Bamber about the attack by the Greater London Legion and then dies of his wounds.

DOCTOR SMITH
He survives the attack on Oxford and is held as a special category prisoner.

DOCTOR SINCLAIR
He survives the attack on Oxford and is held as a special category prisoner.

TED
Member of the Greater London Legion left behind in Oxford as a rearguard. He shoots at Savage, who kills him in return.

RAZOR
He and Martin lead the Greater London Legion.

MARTIN
He and Razor lead the Greater London Legion.

DEATHS
Two. Ted is shot dead by Savage, and Doctor Sims dies of his wounds.

BEST LINES
None.

WORST LINES
None.

CATCHPHRASES
None.

CONTINUITY & CROSSOVERS
None.

INFLUENCES & REFERENCES
Unknown.

MISTAKES
How does Savage know that the dons are special category prisoners just by looking through his binoculars.

RETROSPECT
None.

NOTES
None.

CREDITS
Script: G. Finlay-Day
Artist: Carlos Pino
Letters: Tom Frame

REVIEW
Disaster 1990! finally seems to be onto something here as the cast of characters comes together.

Next Prog: Freedom Fighters!