Eamonn Clarke and guest Andrew Harrison discuss the classic Ro-Busters story. Written by Pat Mills and with stunning artwork by Dave Gibbons.Click the pic’ to take you to the site
While Johnny was on his temporary dirt nap, there were quite a few attempts at spin offs, pre-death cross overs and the focus shifted to supporting characters in a vain attempt to replace our hero. There is a lot to cover, and some of it is…….. iffy. Basically, Luke’s looking forward to Wagner getting back on board full time in the final installment
Eamonn Clarke’s excellent Mega City Book Club covers one of the best Rogue Trooper stories ever this week. Click the picture to be taken to the podcast. Why not check out “Rogue Trooper : A Potted History”, while you are at it?
Johnny is still in a bit of a dark place, but Durham Red comes along and provides a bit of light (and sauce). But that doesn’t last very long, and soon Johnny’s life becomes even more turbulent. Not to mention terminal. Coupled with creator changes, both visible and behind the scene the series comes unstuck.
Of course he doesn’t mean you, dear reader. But you have to agree, that’s a panel and a half isn’t it?
After looking back on our hero’s origins, on we march. The body count and bounties rise as the baddies drop away, but Johnny and Wulf’s past starts to catch up with them. Luke on the other hand is having a whale of time re-reading classic Stront’ stories. Continue Reading
Who doesn’t love a timehopping mind reading x ray visioned electronux wielding bounty hunting mutie and his Viking sidekick? Through revamps, revisions and resurrections Luke goes back through his progs’, various collected editions and reprints to find what makes this a classic strip (and yes, there will be lots of those very predictable puns).