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Re: Judge Dredd: Crime Chronicles - New From Big Finish!
« Reply #15 on: 20 September, 2009, 02:10:54 PM »
Sounds great and written by David Bishop it's bound to be worth listening too.
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Re: Judge Dredd: Crime Chronicles - New From Big Finish!
« Reply #16 on: 20 September, 2009, 02:13:17 PM »
A couple of trailers are up and running. Toby sounds good doing Dredd + others.

http://www.bigfinish.com/101-Judge-Dredd-Crime-Chronicles-Stranger-Than-Truth
http://www.bigfinish.com/102-Judge-Dredd-Crime-Chronicles-Blood-Will-Tell

Great to hear more of Toby as Dredd, although in "Blood will Tell" he states his name for the record as "Jospeh Dredd".  "Joseph" isn't canonical, is it?  It's just another thing spoiled by the Stallone film, I think.  It's only ever been Joe, right?

I don't mind James Swallow's work (really enjoyed his Rogue Trooper novel), but for example, Jonathan Clements, who can be relied on to be extremely thorough, has Dredd give an oath in "Pre-emptive Revenge" beginning "I, Judge Joe Dredd...."

The Cliff R. covers look excellent, much better than the placeholder covers we saw previously.  I don't even mind the use of the current Dredd logo though would prefer the ol' faithful "stony" type.
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Re: Judge Dredd: Crime Chronicles - New From Big Finish!
« Reply #17 on: 24 September, 2009, 03:33:51 PM »
Listening to the Big Finish podcast, the original 2000ad range was stopped because they were only a critical success rather than a commercial success.

The popularity of the Doctor Who companion chronicles, meant that they were able to do stories with a smaller cast.

Thankfully only a couple of these stories are chronicled by Dredd himself. That would get wary on the ears.

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Re: Judge Dredd: Crime Chronicles - New From Big Finish!
« Reply #18 on: 24 September, 2009, 06:03:19 PM »
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...although in "Blood will Tell" he states his name for the record as "Jospeh Dredd".  "Joseph" isn't canonical, is it?

I believe it is now - young Dredd is referred to as Joseph in either The Connection or Origins (I forget which).  But you're right, it appeared first in That Movie.

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« Reply #19 on: 24 September, 2009, 08:13:28 PM »
Although what ELSE would "Joe" be short for?  I'd always assumed it was Joseph.
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Re: Judge Dredd: Crime Chronicles - New From Big Finish!
« Reply #20 on: 26 September, 2009, 03:24:09 PM »
Although what ELSE would "Joe" be short for?  I'd always assumed it was Joseph.

Why does Joe have to be short for anything?  He could just be Joe.

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Re: Judge Dredd: Crime Chronicles - New From Big Finish!
« Reply #21 on: 26 September, 2009, 07:10:06 PM »
Is it really worth getting that hung up about?
I've got a friend called Joseph and his name is always abbreviated to Joe.
That being the case, I've always assumed Dredd's full first name is Joseph.
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Re: Judge Dredd: Crime Chronicles - New From Big Finish!
« Reply #22 on: 26 September, 2009, 07:36:41 PM »
What has "canonical" got to do with someones name wether its shortened or not ?
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Re: Judge Dredd: Crime Chronicles - New From Big Finish!
« Reply #23 on: 26 September, 2009, 10:48:30 PM »
It's a daft thing to get in a tizzy over, true.  I'd just always assumed it was a short form of Joseph as it is for, ooooh, a good majority of folks called Joe. 

I always felt that Fargo called Dredd "Joseph" in the film (and later in Origins) because he'd given him the name.  The rest of the world can call me "Mike" until the cows come home, it always sounded a bit odd from my mum and dad.
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Re: Judge Dredd: Crime Chronicles - New From Big Finish!
« Reply #24 on: 29 September, 2009, 07:37:47 PM »
Just noticed - the first one is due for release tomorrow  ;D

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Re: Judge Dredd: Crime Chronicles - New From Big Finish!
« Reply #25 on: 04 October, 2009, 07:33:38 PM »
It says October on the Big Finish website. I was sure it said September when I first ordered them. I suppose this will be another one of those times when the release dates mean nothing ::)

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Re: Judge Dredd: Crime Chronicles - New From Big Finish!
« Reply #26 on: 12 October, 2009, 06:30:23 PM »
End of the month... apparently

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Re: Judge Dredd: Crime Chronicles - New From Big Finish!
« Reply #27 on: 12 October, 2009, 07:04:19 PM »
Let us hope!

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Re: Judge Dredd: Crime Chronicles - New From Big Finish!
« Reply #28 on: 17 October, 2009, 01:25:53 PM »
Good news, mine arrived today, bad news, the CD box is damaged but the CD looks fine.

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Re: Judge Dredd: Crime Chronicles - New From Big Finish!
« Reply #29 on: 18 October, 2009, 06:40:45 AM »
Just finished listening to my copy, quite enjoyable but different to the way the previous 18 were produced.
This one stars Slick Dickens, Truman Kaput, Eliza Blunt and Dredd. You get 18 chapters in all and the last one is a preview to the next disc.
I think I'll have to listen to this one again when I'm driving along at work!

By the way, he calls himself Joseph somewhere on the disc. Now stop it you lot ;)