Monday, 29 September 2014

Disaster 1990!, Part 19

NAME
Disaster 1990!, Part 19

FIRST PUBLISHED
2000 AD & Starlord Prog 137

DATELINE
3 Nov 79

PAGE COUNT
4

REPRINTS
Judge Dredd Megazine 332

SYNOPSIS
Savage and Bamber attack the Greater London Legion.

FIRSTS & LASTS
Last four page instalment. First art by Mike White. Last appearance of Bamber.

INFORMATION
None.

BILL SAVAGE
He uses a floating tree for a camouflage attack to liberate several of the Greater London Legion's slaves. After Bamber is killed Razor throws Savage's shotgun out of the window.

OTHER CHARACTERS
BAMBER
He drives the DUKW for Savage's floating tree camouflage attack. Bamber believes he is freeing Sinclair, but the doctor turns on him and kills him.

RAZOR
A leader of the Greater London Legion. He throws Savage's shotgun out of the window.

MARTIN
A leader of the Greater London Legion.

DR. SINCLAIR
A leader of the Greater London Legion. He shoots Bamber dead.

DEATHS
Six. Savage shoots two slavedrivers dead and one of Martin and Razor's guards. Two sentries are stabbed underwater. Dr. Sinclair shoots Bamber dead.

BEST LINES
None.

WORST LINES
Dying Slavedriver: "Camouflage attack - Ahh!"

CATCHPHRASES
A dying guard screams an "Aieeeeee!"

CONTINUITY & CROSSOVERS
None.

INFLUENCES & REFERENCES
Unknown.

MISTAKES
G. Finlay-Day again.

RETROSPECT
None.

NOTES
None.

CREDITS
Script: G. Finlay-Day
Artist: Mike White
Letters: Steve Potter

REVIEW
This is great. The highest death of the strip so far, Sinclair's betrayal, Bamber's death and Savage delivered into the belly of the beast all in just four pages.

Next Prog: Concrete Overcoat!