Appearing in "Part 1: Trouble in Paradize"Edit
- Gawd (Behind the scenes)
- The Sin Police
- Citizens of Paradize
Synopsis for "Part 1: Trouble in Paradize"Edit
Lobo is approached by a group of monks in a space bar, who want to hire his services as a hitman to kill their oppressive deity, a being known as "Gawd". As they speak, the terrified monks are progressively smitten by bolts of lightning from the sky, and killed whenever each of them attempts to commit some sort of sin. Lobo agrees to perform the hit, although insisting that as he's promised Vril Dox not to accept money for bounty work anymore, he'll do it as a freebie just for the opportunity of fragging a cosmic being. On the monks' homeworld, "Paradize", Lobo enters a local church and demands that the preacher inform him where to find Gawd. He gets in a fight with the local police force (the "Sin Police"), and ends up gassed and thrown into jail. After discerning from a fellow prisoner that Gawd apparently resides in the "Valley of the Sound of Music", Lobo easily escapes his captivity with his Spacehog and proceeds to frag every single Sin Policeman he can find before heading off to find Gawd.
- The song playing on Lobo's radio is "Born to Be Wild" by Steppenwolf.
- This storyline, "Lobo: A Contract on Gawd", contains the following issues:
- The "Three Wise Guys" who Lobo meets in his cell (and murders, naturally) clearly resemble the Three Stooges, and appear to be a parody of the Three Kings from traditional Christian faith, claiming to have foreseen Lobo's coming based on a star in the sky.
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