Walter The Wobot: Walter's Brother, Part 1
2000 A.D. Prog 52
18 Feb 78
Judge Dredd: The Complete Case Files 01.
Walter is accused of a bank robbery.
FIRSTS & LASTS
First Walter The Wobot strip to end on a cliffhanger.
Interplanetary News is a current events television programme.
Luna Bank 6 is in Luna-City.
WALTER THE WOBOT
He drinks oilade and has rusty joints. A robbery is committed at Luna Bank 6 by a robot purporting to be Walter, so he goes on the run in disguise. There are wanted posters with his picture up in Luna-City.
He repairs Walter's rusty joints.
Walter: "Walter's been at home all day iwoning Judge Dwedd's underwear Walter's innocent!"
Newsreader: "The metal maniac-apparently called 'Walter-squirted pursuing Judges with oil. "He gave us the slip," said one."
Walter says Dwedd, fwame, fwidge, gwief, iwoning, wascal, pwove, weconised, wefuge, wepair, wobot, wusty, scwam and twouble. He also writes with his speech impediment which isn't as silly as it sounds.
CONTINUITY & CROSSOVERS
The Walter lookalike bank robber stole 3 million groats, a currency mentioned in Inferno, Part 10. The robbery takes place at Luna Bank 6, while the First Lunar Bank recently also suffered an identity theft related robbery in Judge Dredd: 'The Face Change Crimes'.
INFLUENCES & REFERENCES
Script: Joe Collins
Artist: Brian Bolland
Letters: John Aldrich
Coming in the same prog as the Judge Dredd strip 'The Face Change Crimes', but with a potentially more sinister vein of identity theft running through it, this is a fascinating situation to see Walter in.
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