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Re: Judge Dredd: The Mega Collection discussion thread
« Reply #3750 on: 11 January, 2018, 06:43:15 am »
I can't believe it featured on the front cover! it's hilarious due to lack of subtlety and how inappropriate it was, a real face palm moment. But it goes to show how far the strip has come.

I think that's the best take on it, TBH.  How far we've all come. Or most of us, at least.

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Re: Judge Dredd: The Mega Collection discussion thread
« Reply #3751 on: 11 January, 2018, 06:25:14 pm »
I'd have thought Sambo was outdated, for lack of a better term, during the likes of Alf Garnett or Love Thy Neighbor, never mind Dredd.

Though saying that, look at some of the early Judge Giant dialogue where ever sentence was ended with 'baby'. :)

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Re: Judge Dredd: The Mega Collection discussion thread
« Reply #3752 on: 18 January, 2018, 11:06:36 pm »
Some hugely iconic stories in Chopper. I'm not sure I was entirely convinced by The Big Meg, although it was perhaps all just for the adrenalin rush of surfing in his home town again while sticking it to the Judges. Great art by Messrs Goddard and Teague too.

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Re: Judge Dredd: The Mega Collection discussion thread
« Reply #3753 on: 20 January, 2018, 08:28:08 pm »
Finished reading Chopper, an okay book.  Not one of my favourites but Chopper has never been my favourite character.  Not a BAD book, but nothing special IMHO.

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Re: Judge Dredd: The Mega Collection discussion thread
« Reply #3754 on: 23 January, 2018, 11:37:03 am »
A lot of books that were supposedly out of stock are now available again.

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Re: Judge Dredd: The Mega Collection discussion thread
« Reply #3755 on: 23 January, 2018, 01:00:23 pm »
Maybe I've missed it but is there a better image of the extension spine artwork.

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Re: Judge Dredd: The Mega Collection discussion thread
« Reply #3756 on: 23 January, 2018, 02:06:22 pm »
Not that I've seen! I'm sure when the Marvel one extended they trumpeted the new spine as it featured new characters etc. Still baffled by the lack of information on the extension.

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Re: Judge Dredd: The Mega Collection discussion thread
« Reply #3757 on: 23 January, 2018, 02:38:23 pm »
Is this were we get a ten-volume Sonny Steelgrave's Greatest Hits?

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Re: Judge Dredd: The Mega Collection discussion thread
« Reply #3758 on: 23 January, 2018, 10:56:28 pm »
Is this were we get a ten-volume Sonny Steelgrave's Greatest Hits?

When they reach the bottom of the barrell, there shall be found The Soul Sisters.

At the other end of the quality spectrum, I'm bemused why Middenface: One Man an his Dug has never been reprinted!

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Re: Judge Dredd: The Mega Collection discussion thread
« Reply #3759 on: 24 January, 2018, 01:00:42 am »
i am sad it never got reprinted that or young middenface i guess it just wasn't dredd enough

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Re: Judge Dredd: The Mega Collection discussion thread
« Reply #3760 on: 24 January, 2018, 10:02:26 am »
When they reach the bottom of the barrell, there shall be found The Soul Sisters.
If Soul Sisters is the bottom of the barrel, Sonny Steelgrave Dredd is buried several miles underground.

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Re: Judge Dredd: The Mega Collection discussion thread
« Reply #3761 on: 24 January, 2018, 08:18:36 pm »
I'm afraid the Sonny Steelgrave and Soul Sisters references pass me by, though the latter sounds a bit like a Phobia and Nausea title.

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Re: Judge Dredd: The Mega Collection discussion thread
« Reply #3762 on: 25 January, 2018, 01:03:20 pm »
I'm afraid the Sonny Steelgrave and Soul Sisters references pass me by, though the latter sounds a bit like a Phobia and Nausea title.

Sonny Steelgrave was a pen name of Jon Tomlinson, i think. Wrote some mid 90's Dredds which while not particularly memorable were ok and certainly didn't plumb the depths of Mark Millar.

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Re: Judge Dredd: The Mega Collection discussion thread
« Reply #3763 on: 25 January, 2018, 01:19:41 pm »
Huh. Perhaps Bish-OP could chime in here, but I thought the Steelgrave Dredds were penned by Alan McKenzie, using one of his alleged several pen-names (including, according to rumour, Roxilla).

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Re: Judge Dredd: The Mega Collection discussion thread
« Reply #3764 on: 25 January, 2018, 08:01:58 pm »
It was both. Some of the Steelgraves are Tomlinson, some are McKenzie. I believe, for instance, they did alternating episodes on 'Sugar Beat'.