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General / Re: 2000AD Original Art Thread
« Last post by Dr Feeley Good on Today at 03:47:13 pm »
Some pages that arrived this week,got them direct from Dave Kendall,who was an absolute gent to deal with.......



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Books & Comics / Re: Matt 'the other' Wagner
« Last post by Tiplodocus on Today at 03:43:43 pm »
Just picked up Trinity today at Killie Comic Con on the strength of this recommendation. Fingers crossed.
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Prog / Re: Prog 2058 - A Frosty Reception
« Last post by Batman's Superior Cousin on Today at 03:39:48 pm »
No prog at the Mat-Cave today  :(

Add to the fact that my beloved Spurs didn't turn up for the North London Derby and this weekend has been a bit shit so far.

Could get worse. Off to see Justice League tomorrow.

Best prepare yourself for more disappointment then!!!
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Prog / Re: Prog 2058 - A Frosty Reception
« Last post by Mattofthespurs on Today at 02:57:13 pm »
No prog at the Mat-Cave today  :(

Add to the fact that my beloved Spurs didn't turn up for the North London Derby and this weekend has been a bit shit so far.

Could get worse. Off to see Justice League tomorrow.
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Off Topic / Re: RIPs
« Last post by Pegasus P Artichoke on Today at 02:39:01 pm »
Malcolm Young founding member of AC/DC has passed away

Rock legend
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General / Re: No October Art Comp?
« Last post by Dash Decent on Today at 02:29:38 pm »
I was going to post a theme but with under two weeks to December I think all the creative people are probably focusing on getting their Advent entries done.
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Off Topic / Re: My Amazing R2-D2 Build Thread
« Last post by hippynumber1 on Today at 01:25:16 pm »
Cheers DrRocka. Nice to know it's appreciated.

Microphone housing:

image by Mark Spencer, on Flickr

image by Mark Spencer, on Flickr
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Film & TV / Re: THE ORVILLE
« Last post by Professor Bear on Today at 01:13:05 pm »
Most recent ep was nowhere near as bad, though this was inevitable given what it had to follow.

The latest pulls off a neat trick that Family Guy has done a couple of times: the main plot follows so many familiar tropes that the viewer has too many options to reliably guess what twist the writer will eventually settle upon (I presume they usually go for the most unrewarding twist because that's what the viewer will least expect).
Interesting to see the same tropes and problems as Star Trek Discovery cropping up (particularly killing off main characters/destroying the ship tipping the writer's hand), yet one of the two gets a free pass - although I'm used to seeing that precarious double standard in these days of nostalgia-led reboots*, and look forward to seeing the Lost In Space relaunch's gnarly 21st century reinvention of the original's communist carrot uprising.


* "The Force Awakens does everything right that The Phantom Menace does wrong!"
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Prog / Re: Prog 2058 - A Frosty Reception
« Last post by Eamonn Clarke on Today at 01:06:42 pm »


Cliff Robinson and Dylan Teague
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Prog / Prog 2058 - A Frosty Reception
« Last post by A.Cow on Today at 12:44:59 pm »
Cover -- Wow.  Cliff Robinson delivers the goods again.

Nerve Centre -- Woah!?? What's this week's Damage Report on about?  Could it be a sly hint that Rebellion are doing a high-quality digitisation of the full 2000 AD archive?  If so, I'd gleefully pay a subscription for that.  Sign me up now.  Where do I send my bank details?

Dredd -- Now THAT'S how you write six pages of pretty much nothing happening.  Take note Mr Slaine.

Slaine -- So the last few progs have just been a "what-if" tease?  This strip is descending into self-parody.

Absalom -- Good solid stuff.

Tharg's 3rillers -- Blimey.  I really enjoyed that.  Tightly-plotted with impeccable logic.  Looking forward to part 2.  Good work from Mr Robson.

Indigo Prime -- I hope somebody is enjoying this because I ain't.  Dumping seven pages at us in one go with a "to be continued"?  The vitriolic cynic in me suggests that Mr W has grown tired of aping JSmith's "random word generator" style dialogue.

All-in-all, despite Slaine & IP, a great prog this week.
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