|2000AD #121 ©Rebellion A/S|
Published: July 14 1979 (first edition)
ISBN/print: weekly magazine
Size/binding: A4 newspaper
Cover: Brian Bolland
Title: Mongrol part 1
Artist: Mike McMahon
Story:'Mongrol': the new human officer of Hammerstein's group wants to form a special squad of ABC Warriors for a highly dangerous top secret mission. Now's the time to recruit Mongrol, an ex robo-paratrooper. Mongrol had fallen without parachute during the airborne assault on Zaenheim, and his body has been reconstructed with other robot remains by Lara, a human girl who parents has been killed by the Volgan. But before she have the chance to fully reactivate him, Volg Secret Police burst in and killed Lara. During interrogation on the torture table, Volgan SP electrocute the robot para-trooper but the shock reactivate his new body and he smashed his way out with only one thought in mind, to kill Volgs and avenge its beloved Lara (6 pages).
Comments:First apparition of Mongrol. The complete origin story of Mongrol has been re-told in the recent Volgan War arc. There is also the first reference to a 'scandal' that Joe Pineapples has been involved in.
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