Would jetpacks actually work? It is bad enough having electric scooters zipping all over the place, causing collisions and having technological failures, but can you imagine what would happen if the general public got their hands on some George Jetson shit? It would be fucking carnage. Never mind a pigeon splatting into your window at 7am, what about a courier person spreading himself across your double glazing while trying to deliver a copy of Razzle?
March 2107 (Daily Star).
John Wagner and Alan Grant take the newspaper to Ron Smith.
WHAT’S IT ALL ABOUT (IN ONE SENTENCE)?:
A jetpack thief tries to escape Dredd.
WHO’S THAT IN THE HELMET?:
Judge Souster, the hero of Dan Tanna, has a monument marking the spot where he fell. Dredd remarks that he has made more scrawler busts dead than alive.
IT’S CULTURAL, INNIT?:
“I’m Dredd, fly me” is an obvious riff on the then popular Laker Airways catchphrase uttered by Freddie Laker.
WHAT THE DROKK?:
How does the jetpack carry two people?
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