Tuesday, 10 September 2013

Judge Dredd: The Day The Law Died!, Part 4

NAME
Judge Dredd: The Day The Law Died!, Part 4

FIRST PUBLISHED
2000 A.D. and Starlord Prog 92

DATELINE
25 Nov 78

PAGE COUNT
6

REPRINTS
Judge Dredd 10, Judge Dredd Epics: Judge Caligula 1, The Complete Judge Dredd 9, Judge Dredd Epics: The Complete Judge Caligula, Judge Dredd Epics: The Day The Law Died and Judge Dredd The Complete Case Files 02.

SYNOPSIS
Dredd goes on the offensive and attempts to take control of broadcasts within Mega-City One.

FIRSTS & LASTS
The first appearance of Mayor Grubb.

INFORMATION
The Mayor of Mega-City One is Mayor Grubb. Broadcast Control

Chief Judge Cal passes a law to maintain public order, but leaves Deputy Chief Judge Fish to announce it and despite the uncertainty the penalty for its disobedience is death. Named Judges: Judge Esso (SJS), Judge Holbein (Tutor), Judge Kelso (Tutor), Judge Pepper (Tutor), Judge Strong (SJS).

JUDGE DREDD
He and his men move against Cal and attempt to take control of broadcasts within Mega-City One to recruit more for his rebellion.

OTHER CHARACTERS
MAYOR GRUBB
The Mayor of Mega-City One. Cal has him locked up for being mad.

CHIEF JUDGE CAL
He has the Mayor incarcerated and a protest gassed.

DEPUTY CHIEF JUDGE FISH
Cal has him announce a new law to confound the citizens of Mega-City One.

ARRESTS
None. Is the gas poisonous?

DEATHS
Unknown. Is the gas poisonous?

BEST LINES
Strong: "I brain you in the name of the law!"


WORST LINES
Giant: "Yeah baby - All the way!"

CATCHPHRASES
A mob member obliges us with an "Aieeee!"

CONTINUITY & CROSSOVERS
None.

INFLUENCES & REFERENCES
Unknown.

MISTAKES
None.

RETROSPECT
None.

NOTES
None.

CREDITS
Script: J. Howard
Artist: Brett Ewins
Letters: Jack Potter

REVIEW
The art is fantastic throughout, but it's a shame that the Judge Fish bloop gag is repeated so soon.

Next Prog: "The City That Roared!"