History ComicBook / StrontiumDog

26th Apr '16 3:49:28 AM Morgenthaler
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* CrapsackWorld: While the world of ''Strontium Dog'' isn't nearly as grimdark as the likes of ''ComicBook/JudgeDredd'' or ''Shakara'', it's still deeply unpleasant. Unlike ''ComicBook/JudgeDredd'', which was often [[BlackComedy darkly humourous]], ''Strontium Dog'' never [[PlayedForLaughs plays anything for laughs]].

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* CrapsackWorld: While the world of ''Strontium Dog'' isn't nearly as grimdark as the likes of ''ComicBook/JudgeDredd'' or ''Shakara'', ''ComicBook/{{Shakara}}'', it's still deeply unpleasant. Unlike ''ComicBook/JudgeDredd'', which was often [[BlackComedy darkly humourous]], ''Strontium Dog'' never [[PlayedForLaughs plays anything for laughs]].
24th Apr '16 6:09:28 PM aye_amber
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* {{Homage}}: ''The Headly Foot Job'' is basically a take on the gallows scam from ''TheGoodTheBadAndTheUgly''. Johnny and Wulf rescue Bootsy from the gallows [[spoiler: only to take him across the border and claim the bounty on him in the next jurisdiction.]]

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* {{Homage}}: ''The Headly Foot Job'' is basically a take on the gallows scam from ''TheGoodTheBadAndTheUgly''. ''Film/TheGoodTheBadAndTheUgly.'' Johnny and Wulf rescue Bootsy from the gallows [[spoiler: only to take him across the border and claim the bounty on him in the next jurisdiction.]]
30th Mar '16 5:50:17 AM Morgenthaler
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* FunetikAksent: Wulf always talks this way to show his heavy Norse accent.
30th Mar '16 5:47:56 AM Morgenthaler
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* AloneWithPrisonerPloy: Johnny's "norm" sister Ruth uses her status as Minister Kreelman's daughter to get alone in a cell with Johnny under pretense of berating a mutant who tried to oppose her father, as Alpha's true identity is a secret. She gives her brother the gun he needs to escape.
16th Mar '16 7:28:21 AM Morgenthaler
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* GroundhogDayLoop: When Johnny is contracted to bring his abusive Nazi-esque father Nelson Kreelman to justice, he decides not to collect on the bounty and instead traps him in a temporal loop where he's forever reliving his final moments, pathetically begging Johnny to spare his life.
14th Mar '16 9:04:39 AM Morgenthaler
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* ArchnemesisDad: Johnny Alpha's father Nelson Kreelman is a racist politician who abused and ultimately locked his own son up for his mutation, and leads a [[ANaziByAnyOtherName Nazi-like anti-mutant movement]].
7th Dec '15 12:22:34 AM Morgenthaler
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* StopHelpingMe: Billy Glum didn't want Johnny to break him out of death row because he believed Johnny had betrayed the mutant rebels.


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* UnwantedRescue: Billy Glum didn't want Johnny to break him out of death row because he believed Johnny had betrayed the mutant rebels.
7th Dec '15 12:21:15 AM Morgenthaler
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* PromotedFanboy: Simon Pegg is a known fan of the comic, and provided the voice of Johnny in the audio dramas.
* RecycledScript: John Wagner's aborted attempt at a tv pilot script was recycled into ''The Kreeler Conspiracy''.
6th Dec '15 4:25:34 PM Morgenthaler
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* BritishAccents: Middenface is from Glasgow, and has the accent to go with it.
15th Nov '15 12:01:52 PM nombretomado
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** She also did this to RonaldReagan when he accidentally cut himself.
* YourTerroristsAreOurFreedomFighters: When RonaldReagan's alien kidnappers explain to him that they are part of "the freedom movement of the Kaiak peoples," Reagan's immediate reaction to the phrase "freedom movement" is to exclaim, "Terrorists!"

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** She also did this to RonaldReagan UsefulNotes/RonaldReagan when he accidentally cut himself.
* YourTerroristsAreOurFreedomFighters: When RonaldReagan's UsefulNotes/RonaldReagan's alien kidnappers explain to him that they are part of "the freedom movement of the Kaiak peoples," Reagan's immediate reaction to the phrase "freedom movement" is to exclaim, "Terrorists!"
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