|September 1992: Mothers & Daughters 12|
|Mothers & Daughters: Flight|
Cerebus rejoins his other self. The Pigts offensive is stopped when the giant of stone fails to raise from the earth. The roach turns into: Loboroach, Venomroach and Ghostroach before finding his Queen. Cirin's Sphere is now changed by itself to the dimensions in her dream. The people decide who they will back.
Cerebus appears to both Astoria and Cirin as he squeezes out from a slit (really!). Then he disappears again. Poit!
- Astoria (last seen in issue 161; next appearance in issue 163)
- Baskin (last seen in issue 151; next appearance in issue 169)
- Blossom (first appearance; next appearance in issue 163)
- Cerebus (last seen in issue 161; next appearance in issue 163)
- Cirin (last seen in issue 161; next appearance in issue 163)
- Cockroach(last seen in issue 161; next appearance in issue 163)
- Elrod (last seen in issue 161; next appearance in issue 163)
- Elf (last seen in issue 161; next appearance in issue 167)
- Lord Julius (last seen in issue 161; next appearance in issue 169)
- Mrs Thatcher (last seen in issue 161; next appearance in issue 165)
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Back up material
I Still Think Of You, Jim Henson (Aubry) Ernie and Bert! (1)
- 3: The small Cerebus "splashes" into the head of the larger one. (Alexx)
- 5: "You've been smoking" Cirin must have a very good sense of smell. (Alexx)
- "Adamantium skeleton" Left-over from his "Wolveroach" days. Amusing, since one of the primary properties of Wolverine's skeleton was its inability to be changed. (Alexx)
- 6: The emerging figure is now clearly identifiable as Cerebus. (Alexx)
- 7-8: The Roach starts going through personalities fast again; they are parodies of currently-"hot" comic book characters, namely:
- Lobo, a psychotic alien "hero" who uses the word "frag" a lot (where most humans would use "fuck").
- Cable, a mutant "hero" with big guns, who was created by Rob Liefeld, an artist known for drawing people with huge muscles but tiny heads (and squinting eyes, see Punisherroach's chest logo).
- Venom, another psychotic alien "hero", who used to be Spider-Man's costume (It's a long story and you *don't* want to know...).
- Ghost Rider, "The Spirit of Vengeance", some sort of demon with a flaming skull for a head. (Alexx)
- 10: "The 'giant of stone' of Pigtish prophecies" This (hitherto-unknown) prophecy sheds sudden light on the question of why Bran MacMufin committed suicide. He did so when Thrunk, a *stone giant*, assumed the Papacy. (Alexx)
- 12: Much of this discussion is in terms of comic-book collecting jargon. Comic books are "grade" as to their condition from Poor, Good, Very Good, Fine, Very Fine, Near Mint, to Mint, and finally Pristine Mint. In the last panel, the Roach refers to several common types of damage which can reduce the value of a comic book, and to "restoring", a somewhat controversial set of processes whereby a comic book may have its condition improved. (Alexx)
- 13: "Jaka's hand in marriage" This is the first that we've heard that Baskin was even interested in her. (Alexx)
- 18-19: The "birth" imagery here is fairly blatant. (Alexx) At the same time, a miniature Cerebus with sword and Missy appear before Astoria, in prison, and Cirin.
- 20: The sound effect, poit is seen as Cerebus disappears.