On this day, 5 August 1978: Starlord
Strontium Dog’s on the lash. Carlos Ezquerra drew this Starlord cover - probably more violent than would be considered acceptable on a kids’ comic today.
Violence aside, Strontium Dog was an outstanding strip even in this, its first year. In a galaxy of bandito desert planets, Alan Grant and John Wagner created a touchingly deep relationship between Johnny and Wulf. ‘Just you keep der pumps working, Johnny! Wulf do the rest!’