The protagonist of the 2000 AD strip Mother Earth is a super-powered time-traveller from 1955 (her original timeline's 1955 was a lot more advanced) who wants to use her godlike powers to murder individuals who her computer has identified as being either directly or indirectly responsible for the widespread pollution of the planet by her time period.
Mother Earth isn't human. She is a member of a species called Homo superior, whose ancestors she killed so that Homo sapiens would inherit the planet instead. (Never mind the ensuing paradox, i.e. if she murdered her own ancestors then why is she still here?) Unfortunately, Homo sapiens proves just as prone to planet-wide pollution as her species had been, so after her 43rd attempt at saving the planet by altering the timeline she decides to enlist some help. So she kidnaps three teenagers: Jo (a girl), Kris (a girl) and Dex (a boy).
Powers and abilities
Strength levelHomo superior female who gets regular exercise.
No social skills.
EquipmentTechno-mystical assault mechanism tuned to her body's energy nodes which goes FRAKOOOM! (see gallery).
TransportationSelf-sufficient time probe with cryo-capsule and sentient computer.
Great big laser canons.
The series ran from 2000 AD prog 867 to 872.
In the first episode Alan Moore's early 2000 AD spoof hero 'Rocket Redglare' is mentioned.
- Appearances of Mother Earth
- Character Gallery: Mother Earth
- Images that feature Mother Earth
- Fan-Art Gallery: Mother Earth
- Mother Earth quotations
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