Strontium Dog: 'The Brain', Part 2
Starlord No 22
7 Oct 78
Strontium Dog: Search/Destroy Agency Files 01.
Johnny sees through the Brain's deception.
FIRSTS & LASTS
Last Strontium Dog to appear in Starlord
(This strip doesn't take place at Christmas)
A billion Byknls is enough wealth to buy several small planets.
Gas bombs are bomb which employ gas.
He struggles to see through lead, but he manages to see inside the ultimate weapon. Realising it is simply a firework display, he goads the Brain's man into setting it off. He, Wulf and the Gronk go in search of the Brain.
He, Johnny and the Gronk go in search of the Brain.
He, Johnny and Wulf go in search of the Brain.
Johnny sees through the ultimate weapon and sets it off. His ambition is to train his troupe of Waterworts to perform a Oklahoma! in costume. He can kill with a thought. When Cornelius is killed he takes revenge on his human gang, killing all three of them. He does not resist arrest by Johnny, Wulf and the Gronk. He asks Johnny to ensure Cornelius receives a good burial.
He is killed by shards of glass sent airborne by the Brain's human gang's gas bomb. The Brain asks Johnny to give Cornelius a good burial.
Four. Cornelius is killed by the gas bomb and the Brain kills the three of them in revenge with his mental powers.
Brain: "You've killed my best tenor!"
Where else would someone shout that as they commit multiple murder with telekinesis.
Johnny: "Yeah, like they say - the show must go on."
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Johnny says "Drokkit!" (see CONTINUITY & CROSSOVERS below), the Gronk "hears s-singings" and "bugses", while Wulf says der, haf, ve, veapon, verr, vill, vos, vot,
CONTINUITY & CROSSOVERS
"Drokkit!" is almost the expletive of choice in Judge Dredd.
INFLUENCES & REFERENCES
One of the Dictators of Larg regards the Brain creature as being "s-smarter that a hundred Einsteins"
Script: T.B. Grover
Letters: P. Bensberg
Holding a planet to ransom over a joke and the Merry Xmas reveal are fantastic moments. It's the end of an era and yet it's not played as such.
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