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.
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.
Strontium Dog : A Potted History.
Part 2 Johnny & Wulf : Hunt Sabs’ / Holy Moses! / Family Ties / Valhalla beckons.
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).
Timely (more by accident than design) with its “editor” making a reappearance in this year’s Christmas Prog’, Luke checks out “Starlord”, long lost sister title of 2000AD. Worthy stable mate or just an old nag?
Everyone likes a good tyrannosaur. But, a black, time travelling seemingly indestructible dinosaur facing off against some of your favourite 2000ad characters is awesome. Luke takes a look at Satanus and family