Morituri Mondays, Episode 21 – Strikeforce: Morituri #21 (1988)

Strikeforce: Morituri #21 (September, 1988)
“The Earth is Red
Writer – James D. Hudnall
Pencils – Huw Thomas
Inks – Tony DeZuniga
Letters – Phil Felix
Colors – Max Scheele
Edits – Carl Potts
Chief – Tom DeFalco
Marvel Comics
Cover Price: $1.25 USD (price hike!)
Release Date: May 3, 1988



Is it too late to turn back?


That’s right, folks… it’s a new day for Strikeforce: Morituri and Morituri Mondays.  Out with the old, and in with the new… for better or worse.  Gone are Peter B. Gillis and Brent Anderson… and in their place, James Hudnall and Huw Thomas.  Will it be too much of a shock for our systems to properly process?  We encourage you to tune in and find out!


Would it help if we told you there’ll be a full-grown man wearing a diaper for the entirety of the issue?  No?  Then forget we said anything…

Also: A discussion of What The–?!, a Pro-File of Editor Bobbie Chase, the Evolutionary War rolls on, Pitchforce: Morituri returns reimagining our favorite team as professional wrestlers, and much much more!


Your September, 1988 Strikeforce: Morituri Roster – Scatterbrain (?), Toxyn, Hardcase, Brava, Backhand, Silencer, Shear
Alumni – Snapdragon (#4), Vyking (#6), Marathon (#12), Adept (#13), Wildcard (#13), Radian (#15), Scaredycat (#19), Blackthorn (#20)

Images from the Book so you don’t think we’re lyin’:


The Earth is RED…
A close-up on “The Dude”… perhaps the official mascot of this program!
Our hero after he stole Sinbad’s clothes!
Our hero in his regular gear… a diaper
The New-Look Horde?  Oh, the humanity…



Bullpen Bulletins for September, 1988 (pulled from Alpha Flight)
Featuring the Pro-File of Bobbie Chase:




Letters Page… beggin’ for more Gillis and Anderson:


The Sparse Ads:


A Morituri Shout-Out in What The–?! #1:




A phony (yet far more entertaining than usual) Pro-File… also from What The–?! #1:




Some humorous What The–?! Ads:


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