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Spiral Zone 

An evil scientist (Overlord) invents a device that emits a radiation that controls the minds of the people within its range. He gathers a sizable percentage of the Earth on his initial ... See full summary »
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An evil scientist (Overlord) invents a device that emits a radiation that controls the minds of the people within its range. He gathers a sizable percentage of the Earth on his initial attack, and conventional forces cannot counter-attack as they will also come under the power of the Zone if they enter. Earth's most powerful soldiers are united to combat the menace while wearing their Zone-resistant suits. Each Zone generator is biological in nature and grows to full size and capacity in a matter of minutes. Earth's free forces are faced with the challenge of destroying the generators while resisting the Zone-controlled forces, not to mention how easy it is to re-establish a control Zone. The good guys consist of 5 soldiers that are dropped into special missions by a Zone-resistant plane. The bad guys consist of about 6 guys that are specially treated by Overlord to be Zone-resistant (they still show the red blemishes and retain them whether in or out of a Zone-controlled area) while ... Written by Bruce Whitten (StlBlade)

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According to DC Comics, Tank's real first name is Wolfgang. It is not mentioned in the TV series. See more »

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Commander Dirk Courage: The Spiral Zone, as we call it, robs the will. It makes the victim easy to control, mindless. Troops can't go in - victims can't get out!
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Responses to Bruce Whitten and bcolquho
7 March 2008 | by See all my reviews

Yes, I know the original messages were written years ago, but I just saw them today.

To Bruce: Straczynski only wrote the pilot episode of "Spiral Zone" ("Mission Into Evil"), then left the series after a dispute with the producers. Also, he never wrote for "Bravestarr" as far as I know. He was busy with "The Real Ghostbusters" and "Captain Power and the Soldiers of the Future" at the time.

To bcolquho: The Australian Zone Rider was Ned *Tucker* (Ned Kelly was a famous Aussie criminal), and the French Black Widow was named Crook.

I hope this post doesn't sound snarky or anything; I just want the information on "Spiral Zone" to be as accurate as possible.


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