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Rogues and Scallywags
2009-06-23-Issue-7-Cover
Writer:Ben Paddon
Inks:JjAR
Colours:JjAR
Lettering:Ben Paddon
Runtime:Jun 26th 2009 - Nov 25th 2009
Previous:The Travellers
Next:Waterworld

Rogues and Scallywags is the seventh issue of Jump Leads.

This story largely serves to further probe the information that Llewellyn is keeping from Meaney, and introduces a character Llewellyn has apparent connections to - the mercenary Hayter.

PlotEdit

To be added later.

AppearancesEdit

ExtraEdit

ContinuityEdit

  • This is the second time that a Jump Leads issue has opened with a wide shot of a natural environment. Who Wants To Rule The World? opened with a similar shot of a jungle environment.
  • This is the first Jump Leads story that states that the comic is, to some degree, set in a contemporary timeline. Specifically, this story occurs in 2009.
  • Meaney's constant references to time travel are perhaps a reference to a quip Llewellyn made way back in Training Day where he asked Captain Lucas if they were travelling through time as well as space.
  • Llewellyn and Hayter talk about some kind of plan that they were both involved in, further probing into the information Llewellyn is keeping from his travel partner (which was first hinted at by Nimoy in Trojan Horse.
  • Llewellyn mentions Captain Lucas' death at the hands of Deadly Deadly Robots. This time he is referring to them not as a simple descriptive term but as some kind of designation - Hayter recognizes the term and reacts the news that "they" are responsible for Lucas' death.
  • Llewellyn again demonstrates that he's not prepared to let people die, despite the fact he is a cynical git.
  • Another potential reference to the number 17 - Hayter makes his move and kills Lord Elpus on the 17th page of this story.
  • Another method of travelling through the Multiverse is revealed - Hayter has a Personal Jump Device.
  • Llewellyn's outfit is ruined for the second time - again, it's down to a chest wound. This time it's a sword slash and not a laser wound.

Cultural ReferencesEdit

TriviaEdit

  • Hayter's belt buckle, as seen on Page 6, originally had an emblem on it that was very similar to that of the Green Lantern Corps from the DC Comics Universe. This was later changed by JjAR when a reader pointed out the similarity.
  • Hayter was arrested for practicing Witchcraft after he uses a laser gun to vaporize one of Lord Elpus' guards, a demonstration of one of Clarke's three laws which states, "Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic."
  • Lord Elpus' name is a pun - "Lord help us". He is one of only three characters to appear in the comic who are not named after a notable figure in scifi-fantasy, the other two being Sarah and Tim from The Travellers.
  • Tony is implied by Lord Elpus to be bisexual.

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