When the injured Metallikats use an experimental tool to repair themselves, the device is “contaminated with their criminal personalities.” It refers to itself as Zed and begins absorbing other machines, builds an ever-growing armored body around itself and seeks world domination.
Rediscovered by Christian Tremblay in July 2018 and provided to SWATKATS.info, this hand-written (in pencil) set of pages is the earliest known document that details the Tremblay’s initial creative pitch and characters, world building and storytelling approach supplied to Hanna-Barbera and to the show’s story editor Glenn Leopold.
Rex Shard was a convict serving a nine-life sentence at Megakat Maximum Security Prison who was chosen by Warden Cyrus Meece to operate Dr. Lieter Greenbox’s experimental Gemkat 6000 mining device in its trial run. In return, Meece would shave some time off of Shard’s prison sentence. Amazed at how quickly the Gemkat 6000 worked, he attempted t…More