Total Recall #3 (Dynamite Entertainment)
Written by Vince Moore
Art by Cezar Razek
The original Martians take a hand in the
game and an old enemy returns.
The activation of the second ancient machine on Mars has brought
about the growth of vegetation on the planet and begun a
communication with the beings who once lived on it.
Meanwhile, fighting between the resistance and the Martian Army
resumes and Milos and Vila have disagreements on how to proceed.
While this is going on, Quaid encounters Richter, who has
survived their earlier battle in
Total Recall, now
sporting a pair of mechanical arms. And Q'd activates the third
CONTINUED IN TOTAL RECALL #4
This issue reveals that the activation of the second ancient
machine on Mars has brought about the growth of vegetation
on the planet. Presumably the vegetation will "keep the
air on Mars", if it's like that of vegetation on Earth, which
breathes in carbon dioxide and emits oxygen.
Speaking to Vila on page 4, Milos implies that not only did
their father, Vilos Cohaagen, rule Mars before them, his
father before him also did so.
On page 14, the returned Richter slams Quaid to the ground
and remarks, "Looks like I finally made it to the party,
Quaid!" This is a reference back to
when Quaid has been forcibly strapped into the memory chair
to have his Hauser identity restored and Richter tells him
"See you at the party," which Cohaagen has scheduled for
later that night.
The returned Richter seems to think the mutant Q'd not only
has a name similar to Quaid, but that he looks like him as
well. This is not readily apparent in the artwork.
On page 16, Richter implies that the Agency has identified
Melina as an undercover agent of the Southern Bloc and she
confirms it to Quaid on page 18.
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