Platoona draws her strength from books which are as big as they are incomprehensible. Having read Bodenpower's collected works in comic-book form and several other books without pictures, she is the most intellectual Banger. In fact, she thinks she may be able to further their cause by writing a sociological treatise to influence the Government.
Founded by the venerable Bodenpower, the Bangers gang is made up of fun-loving youngsters who sometimes get a little unruly. This bad reputation, perpetrated by the government-controlled media, makes people cross the street when the Bangers arrive in town. But they're out to change all that - even if they have to beat it into people’s heads!