Allen seems to be a touch more given to humor than Elrod was.
Some woman wrote a letter to the editor of the Dallas Morning News that she was giving up reading Judge Parker because it has gotte so... I forget which word she used. Grim? Dark? Serious? I wouldn't mind seeing it replaced by Mark Trail. Or Dick Tracy.
Very different from Elrod.
The 2/14/17 strip says that an individual aging male lion has been killing cattle and villagers. An animal killing humans is a deal-breaker. They're not advocating for unrestricted hunting.
OK, that's fair.