If Roland can speak a little Russian (and be understood), then he can pronounce the name of the oblast he’s in. (As if American audiences care which oblast he is in.)
Neurotica is in repeats since 10 or more years ago. Nothing new here. Go see Petunia and Dre.
Petunia “Me want baybee.” – As a well-informed female, Petunia certainly knows what kind of investment, the things that need to be done in order to have a baby. And wears special underwear 5 days each month as a reminder.
Nearly so. When Sam realized his car had been taken he, a good cop, would have written out a report, including everything he could remember that was in the car and was also lost.
And when Dick Tracy started noticing that the choppers were evading their raids, plus Sam’s report, they would have changed the encryption of the wrist radios – amazing that they don’t require a PIN to get access to the device’s features.
In the case of Dagwood, more than once Mr. Dithers has fired him, and hours later realized that Dagwood had been working on something, or that there was work that Dagwood needed to do. Mr. Dithers has a good guess where Dagwood would be, goes there and drags Dagwood back to work. It says more about Mr. Dithers’ neuroses than it does about Dagwood’s work skills.
As for Sal, … or the others … we don’t know what they produce, except they talk about apps (smartphone apps?) and Rita isn’t on top of what app needs work. [We don’t know what Dilbert works on either, and only a bare idea what Fastrack does where Art Welding works.]
… Black villains? … I recall Hightop Jones from many years ago…
1. We now know that Lunarians have their own written script, and their own language- Dick Tracy used two of their words. Cartoonists’ convenience that all of them understand English (and what other languages, Japanese?) and all of them spoke English within our hearing.
2. When was the last ‘Lunarian’ story? I think it was Brock Archival’s kidnapping of Mysta Chimera.
3. When will be the next ‘Lunarian’ story? And about what? Unknown. Although it seems clear that ‘Team Tracy’ uses the Lunarians as proxies for the topics of “hatred towards others”, “fear of others”, and “discrimination against others”. And there seems to be an unspoken agreement that only Honeymoon and Mysta Chimera are known to be on earth, the others not so known.
3b. In that vein, when was the last time a Black was a villain in Dick Tracy? Much less arrested by Tracy’s Major Crime Unit?
Mysta’s memories as Mysta only go back to her recovery from her transformative surgery. She now knows that some of the memories implanted in her are false.
She starting to remember some sketchy memories of her Mindy-past could provide some story stress value.
Also of story value would be something of significance of Ugly Christine coming into Crystal’s hands…
Extra. That Mr. Bribery wants to steal a space coupe and fetch, continuing, gold from the Moon implies that a lot of people, starting with Mike Curtis and Shelley Pleger, to Mr. Bribery, to the ‘Dick Tracy’ audience, don’t understand the “how” of making crime pay. There is probably more money to be made smuggling fentanyl, cocaine, and migrants across the U.S. border than in all the gold on the Moon.
Someone will have to review that Mr. Bribery story arc. 2018/01/31 and 02/01 shows Bribery wearing and using the ring when he was arrested*. In the second story arc Brock Archival said that it was a lot of trouble to obtain the ring**, without saying how he did it. So do we infer that Bribery was able to corrupt some of the police, no different than the police embedding Lee Ebony in Bribery’s organization? Only at the end of the second arc did police (meaning Diet Smith) secure the ring.