Luke’s reading pile next to the marital bed is growing ever higher. Risking life threatening injury, he picks out 2000AD’s contribution to this year’s Free Comic “Book”( if you must) Day. Is it a worthy attempt to snare new readers? Or just a vain bid at drawing attention to the Prog’ and a dry run in a longer term plan to refocus the title?
Having stretched the definition of the term “potted history” to breaking point, Luke presents the final installment. Wagner & Ezquerra return to the strip they created, Luke whines about the whole resurrection thing and takes a brief look at some of the SD related tat available.
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?