The final part of the 4 part retrospective of Bad Company. Bad Company had been away for a while, the reboot had faltered. But when it did return to the Prog’, it was a significantly changed strip.
With Milligan distracted Stateside, it took a while to get the gang back together for the 3rd series of Bad Company. What we got wasn’t quite what was expected and a further shift from the common or garden war story.
Ararat had done an Alderaan, Bad Company had been destroyed, Kano was missing in action. It seemed that was the end for our bunch of psychologically unhinged combatants. But they reckoned without editorial’s desire to satisfy a hungry readership………..
Buying new collected editions (Thank you Ultimate Collection) of old comics he already has (currently running at 4 versions of the earliest chapters in this story), it makes life a whole lot easier when writing an article like this. No burrowing through piles of 30 year old comics for Luke as he takes a look at the pseudo philosophical / hipster war story.
By Grant Morrison & Steve Yeowell
with Mark Millar, Carmona, Jim McCarthy and Simon Coleby