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[[Image:Futurama Comic 26.JPG|right|thumb|A Whole Lotta Leela]]
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'''US Issue Number''': 026<br />
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|written by=Ian Boothby
'''Title Caption''': The #1 Selling Comic of 3006!<br />
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|art by=Mike Kazaleh
'''Published (US)''': July 2006
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"'''A Whole Lotta Leela'''" is the twenty-sixth [[comic]] issue, which was released {{date|26 July}}, [[2006]] in the [[United States|US]].  <!-- insert brief plot summary here -->
  
==The Story==
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== The Story ==
 
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===Act I===
 
Bender has signed up for a course in alien weapons repair, and the school sends him a new weapon each week to repair. Meanwhile Leela is depressed that she won't be able to find a man and eventually gives up on dating. Bender attempts to use a time rifle on the Professor but it malfunctions and explodes, splitting Leela into her baby, teenage, elderly and modern years. Leela has to look after them all to avoid changing her past and future, but it turns out to be too hard, such as teenage Leela getting a nose ring which causes modern Leela to get one as well.
 
  
===Act II===
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=== Act I ===
Modern Leela decides to walk around in her bathing suit since Teenage Leela threatened to get a tattoo (so if the teenager gets one, Leela will know straight away). One day, Fry and Teenage Leela go out for a meal in a cafe, where Teenage Leela says she has a crush on Fry. They receive a call from Professor Farnsworth, telling them the space/time continuum has ripped, causing younger and older versions of themselves to appear at Planet Express. The Professor is too scared to try and fix Bender's gun to send the alternate reality versions back to their own times. Elderly Leela makes out to the Professor, in hope of giving him some inspiration to fix the gun. It does, and all of the other versions of the crew are sent back to their own time. Bender receives a new gun to repair, which has the power to end the world at the press of a button. Bender accidentally drops the gun, causing it to activate, to which we are submitted a plain black panel which reads "THE END" in white writing.
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[[Bender Bending Rodríguez|Bender]] has signed up for a course in alien weapons repair, and the school sends him a new weapon each week to repair. Meanwhile [[Turanga Leela|Leela]] is depressed that she won't be able to find a man and eventually gives up on dating. Bender attempts to use a time rifle on the [[Professor Hubert J. Farnsworth|Professor]] but it malfunctions and explodes, splitting Leela into her baby, teenage, elderly and modern years. Leela has to look after them all to avoid changing her past and future, but it turns out to be too hard, such as teenage Leela getting a nose ring which causes modern Leela to get one as well.
==Additional Info==
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===Trivia===
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=== Act II ===
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Modern Leela decides to walk around in her bathing suit since Teenage Leela threatened to get a tattoo (so if the teenager gets one, Leela will know straight away). One day, Fry and Teenage Leela go out for a meal in a cafe, where Teenage Leela says she has a crush on Fry. They receive a call from Professor Farnsworth, telling them the space/time continuum has ripped, causing younger and older versions of themselves to appear at [[Planet Express]]. The Professor is too scared to try and fix Bender's gun to send the alternate reality versions back to their own times. Elderly Leela makes out with the Professor, in hope of giving him some inspiration to fix the gun. It does, and all of the other versions of the crew are sent back to their own time. Bender receives a new gun to repair, which has the power to end the world at the press of a button. Bender accidentally drops the gun, causing it to activate, to which we are submitted a plain black panel which reads "THE END" in white writing.
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=== Trivia ===
 
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*Morbo hosts the alien firearm repair commercials.
 
*Morbo hosts the alien firearm repair commercials.
 
*The ending suggests the world was obliterated by Bender's clumsiness.
 
*The ending suggests the world was obliterated by Bender's clumsiness.
*On the opening (splash) page, Fry is a giraffe, Amy is a puppy, and Leela is an octopus.
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*On the opening (splash) page, Fry is a giraffe, Amy is a kitten, Zoidberg is a hippopotamus, and Leela is an octopus.
 
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**Leela's form may be in reference to one of [[Turanga Munda|her mother's]] mutations.
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*First and most likely the only appearance of Rick the second intern.
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*Leela was able to get a "How to speak French" mp3 despite [[French language|French]] being a dead language.
 
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*Who did that?
 
*Who did that?
 
**Fry did.
 
**Fry did.
  
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===Inside References===
 
*The younger versions of the Planet Express crew is a call back to episode 4ACV09 [[Teenage Mutant Leela's Hurdles]].
 
 
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*The younger versions of the Planet Express crew is a callback to "[[Teenage Mutant Leela's Hurdles]]".
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*[[Rosie the Robot Maid|Rosie]] from ''{{w|The Jetsons}}'' is seen.
 
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*The Robot Accountant is built to look evil. It's all to convenient for him to want to turn evil while already looking it.
 
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Latest revision as of 19:26, 28 March 2014

A Whole Lotta Leela
Futurama-26-Cover.jpg
US Publish Number26
UK Publish Number(s)41, 42
Written byIan Boothby
Art byMike Kazaleh
Title captionThe #1 Selling Comic of 3006!
Published (US)26 July, 2006
Published (UK)11 January, 2007 (part 1),
8 February, 2007 (part 2)

"A Whole Lotta Leela" is the twenty-sixth comic issue, which was released 26 July, 2006 in the US.

The Story[edit]

Act I[edit]

Bender has signed up for a course in alien weapons repair, and the school sends him a new weapon each week to repair. Meanwhile Leela is depressed that she won't be able to find a man and eventually gives up on dating. Bender attempts to use a time rifle on the Professor but it malfunctions and explodes, splitting Leela into her baby, teenage, elderly and modern years. Leela has to look after them all to avoid changing her past and future, but it turns out to be too hard, such as teenage Leela getting a nose ring which causes modern Leela to get one as well.

Act II[edit]

Modern Leela decides to walk around in her bathing suit since Teenage Leela threatened to get a tattoo (so if the teenager gets one, Leela will know straight away). One day, Fry and Teenage Leela go out for a meal in a cafe, where Teenage Leela says she has a crush on Fry. They receive a call from Professor Farnsworth, telling them the space/time continuum has ripped, causing younger and older versions of themselves to appear at Planet Express. The Professor is too scared to try and fix Bender's gun to send the alternate reality versions back to their own times. Elderly Leela makes out with the Professor, in hope of giving him some inspiration to fix the gun. It does, and all of the other versions of the crew are sent back to their own time. Bender receives a new gun to repair, which has the power to end the world at the press of a button. Bender accidentally drops the gun, causing it to activate, to which we are submitted a plain black panel which reads "THE END" in white writing.

Additional Info[edit]

Trivia[edit]

  • Morbo hosts the alien firearm repair commercials.
  • The ending suggests the world was obliterated by Bender's clumsiness.
  • On the opening (splash) page, Fry is a giraffe, Amy is a kitten, Zoidberg is a hippopotamus, and Leela is an octopus.
    • Leela's form may be in reference to one of her mother's mutations.
  • First and most likely the only appearance of Rick the second intern.
  • Leela was able to get a "How to speak French" mp3 despite French being a dead language.

Continuity[edit]

Allusions[edit]

Goofs[edit]

  • The Robot Accountant is built to look evil. It's all to convenient for him to want to turn evil while already looking it.

Characters[edit]

(In alphabetic order)

Comic Credits[edit]