2000 A.D. Summer Special Supercomic 1977
1 June 77
Flesh: The Dino Files.
Someone is out to kill Earl Reagan.
FIRSTS & LASTS
First Flesh outside the prog.
The Transtime Corporation sell Tyranno steaks for half a star. A head ranger has the discretion to dock his subordinate's wages as a penalty. Rangers are armed with lazer rifles.
Advance Protein Inc are a competitor.
His nickname is Butch. He is head ranger in change of herding dinosaurs in the Cretaceous period.
Reagan's number two. When Jim overhears Skerrett's plans, he prevents him from killing Reagan.
The president of the Trans Time Corporation.
Bounty hunter hired by Advance Protein Inc to kill Earl Reagan. After overhearing his plans, Jim prevents him from being successful. Skerrett is sent back to the 23rd century bound, gagged and with a sign that reads: 'Unsuitable for processing - Contaminated Flesh.'.
At least twenty dinosaurs die in the stampede. Reagan shoots a Tyrannosaur in the head.
Reagan: "Spender! McGuigan! Bury the dead before they attract trouble. The rest of you guys get after that herd!"
Skerrett: "When do we meet up with a Tyrano, Mr. Reagan?"
One of the Rangers manages an Aieeeeee!
CONTINUITY & CROSSOVERS
Presumably this is set before Flesh, Book 1.
INFLUENCES & REFERENCES
Why would Reagan have to wait three days for reinforcements from the future?
The motivation of Advance Protein Inc is great, but the important action occurs between panels and the dinosaurs are side lined.