Disaster 1990!, Part 4
2000 AD & Starlord Prog 122
21 July 79
Judge Dredd Megazine 331
Savage rescues Bamber from armed men.
FIRSTS & LASTS
The Bank of England is flooded.
He pulls out the spear and searches for his Duck. Savage finds it outside the Bank of England. He enters and discovers Bamber breaking into a bank vault. He confronts him, but is threatened by two armed men, one of whom shot him with the harpoon. Savage is forced to help open the vault, which was full of rats who attack the armed men. Savage and Bamber take refuge underwater. Savage gives Bamber a lift in his Duck.
He is forced to burn his way into a vault at the Bank of England at gunpoint, which turns out to be full of rats who attack the armed men. Bamber and Savage take refuge underwater. Savage gives him a lift in his Duck.
Three. A swarm of rats kills the two men holding Savage and Bamber at gunpoint. Savage then kills the King Rat.
Savage: "Huh? Two hoods behinds me!"
Man being killed by rats: "Aaaiiiieeeee!"
CONTINUITY & CROSSOVERS
INFLUENCES & REFERENCES
The Bank of England was established in 1694. It is the second oldest central bank in the world. It has been located in the City of London, on Threadneedle Street, since 1734.
Script: G. Finley-Day
Letters: Steve Potter
So Bamber wasn't a villain and those that were have been foiled by rats. Disaster 1990!'s problem is that neither squabbling Brits nor giant rats are as interesting or endearing as the jackboot of the Volgans of Invasion!
Next Prog: The Battle Of Harrods!