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Strontium Dog #1: Bad Timing (Strontium Dog from Black Flame #1)

3.17  ·  Rating Details ·  12 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
Johnny Alpha and a mismatched band of Strontium are press-ganged into doing the dirty work of Don 'Chick' Delater, mutant, crime boss and professional psychopath. Delater wants the Dogs to track down his old partner, and to keep their minds on the job, he's implanted micro bombs inside each of the bounty hunters.
Paperback, 254 pages
Published June 29th 2004 by Black Flame (first published 2004)
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Nicholas Whyte
http://nhw.livejournal.com/194474.html[return][return]A novel about Johnny Alpha, hero of the Strontium Dog series, being sent on a quest by sinister criminals who have fallen out with each other, with a bunch of other mutants. It reads in style very much like a Doctor Who novel (Levene used to edit the New Adventures series) but of course with much more freedom to experiment with the setting. Good characterisation, with means and motivation of each of the characters individually entirely consis ...more
Dot Edwards
Jan 20, 2015 Dot Edwards rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Enjoyable

A good read, at least if you like the stories you typically find in 2000AD. Not as good as the original comic but that is just my opinion.

If you are unfamiliar with the original, be sure to check it out.
watson387
Feb 07, 2013 watson387 rated it really liked it
Shelves: sci-fi
This is a fun book even people unfamiliar with the Strontium Dogs can enjoy. Johnny Alpha and Middenface McMulty are as great as ever. The planet Speed is a great setting and the time story is well told. The ending is appropriate and satisfying. If the rest of the Strontium Dog print books are as good as this one I'll be a happy man!
Bosco Burns
Enjoyable but i felt that the person who wrote this hadnt read the comics. Theres no aliens and the time bombs are called time grenades
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British author, editor and tv storyliner.
Educated at Clare College, Cambridge.
She has written books for Virgin's Doctor Who line, Abbadon books and Black Flame.
She also writes for Doctor Who Magazine and SFX.
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