Monday, 13 May 2013

Walter The Wobot: Walter’s Brother, Part 2 - The Night Of The Mugger

NAME
Walter The Wobot: Walter's Brother, Part 2 - The Night Of The Mugger

FIRST PUBLISHED
2000 A.D. Prog 53

DATELINE
25 Feb 78

PAGE COUNT
1

REPRINTS
Judge Dredd The Complete Case Files 01.

SYNOPSIS
Walter runs into an unsavoury character whilst on the run.

FIRSTS & LASTS
First Walter The Wobot story to reach two parts and the first to be named. Possibly the first use of the word "fink".

INFORMATION
The dark alleyways of Luna-1 are a criminal hangout.

WALTER THE WOBOT
He is still a wanted robot. There is a reward for his capture, alive or deactivated. He meets a mugger who threatens to deactivate him, wants to steal his bag of precious things and when he realises Walter's identity he intends to claim the reward. Someone intervenes.


OTHER CHARACTERS
JUDGE-MARSHAL DREDD
He has been featured in the press thousands of times. Walter has collected the cuttings.

ARRESTS
None.

DEATHS
None.

BEST LINES
Unknown: "Hands off, creep! He's mine, you old buzzard. Walt an' me got a score to settle!"

WORST LINES
Mugger: "Wha-? Thoussands of press cuttings - all about that crumb Dredd!"

CATCHPHRASES
Walter says bwave, cwipes, cwumb, Dwedd, gweat, memowies, pwecious, pwetending, wotten, wun, scoundwel and scwewdwiver.

CONTINUITY & CROSSOVERS
None.

INFLUENCES & REFERENCES
Unknown.

MISTAKES
None.

RETROSPECT
None.

NOTES
None.

CREDITS
Script: Joe Collins
Artist: Brian Bolland
Letters: Tony Jacob

REVIEW
Things go from bad to worse for Walter and yet he stays true to what is most important to him. There is something very sinister, but secure about this. The cliffhanger is great too. I'm surprised by how much I'm enjoying Walter's own strip.

Next Pwog: The Bubbly Death.