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Prog / Re: Prog 2086 - Bet on Red!
« on: 17 June, 2018, 11:50:17 am »
where’s her nipple?

Being dutifully filled in with a red Bic biro by the 4% of readership in their teens.

Off Topic / Re: Where the dust goes to gather - comics variant
« on: 13 June, 2018, 04:41:25 pm »
Are they bespoke shelves - they are lovely.

Yeah, got the builder to install them for me towards the end.
Very sturdy and very lovely. Bit of a step up from the IKEA plastic storage boxes I was using, never mind their shelves.

We got to that bit in a typical 'Building the Dream' episode where cash / overspend just became an insanity inducing joke, so I just thought- why not?

What happens with the bit in the corner where the two racks of shelves meet?

That's where I've sealed off my screams.

I take it that the cut-out at the back of the shelves is to run cables?


Prog / Re: Prog 2085
« on: 13 June, 2018, 04:33:23 pm »
Ah, nothing against Babylon 5, but that character was the bane of my life when it was popular - NO, I DID NOT NAME MYSELF AFTER A FICTIONAL CHARACTER FROM A TV SHOW I'VE NEVER SEEN! *  (also, if I had access to the time travel necessary to influence my parents in naming me before the show existed, I'd probably be living in a mansion by now!)

Relax mate - why don't you sit down with a nice cuppa and a Garibaldi?

Film & TV / Re: Last movie watched...
« on: 12 June, 2018, 02:21:26 pm »
Robin Redbreast, on YouTube. Loved it.  Tightly scripted bit of proto-wickerman / straw dogs folk horror.
Oh lovely! Picked up the BFI DVD sometime ago, really must sit down with it if it cones with the JBC approval!

Great film, and great disc from the BFI too.
Interesting interview with John Bowen included, discussing the chilling real-life inspiration for the story.

Off Topic / Re: Where the dust goes to gather - comics variant
« on: 12 June, 2018, 02:15:35 pm »
That's for the video game consoles & monitor, IP- I've been forced to contain all items that have not been approved by Headquarters to one room.

Film & TV / Re: Han Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018)
« on: 12 June, 2018, 02:08:42 pm »
If there was one Star Wars film I thought people would want to go and see after being disappointed by TLJ, it's this one…!

Can't answer for anyone else, but for me the distaste of TLJ was so strong it was simply time to say goodbye to the Star Wars Galaxy from that point onward. Simple as that.
I've certainly had precedent with dropping previously highly regarded entertainments like a hot snot, X-Men comics and WWE wrestling come to mind.

Books & Comics / Re: Wildcat - any good?
« on: 12 June, 2018, 02:01:53 pm »
Really enjoyed the few issues of Wildcat I managed to pick up as a kid, but never read the full run (except Loner, which was available as a Fleetway / Quality mini-series).

Would love a complete reprint, but would place Scream and Oink higher on my personal wish list.

Off Topic / Re: Where the dust goes to gather - comics variant
« on: 12 June, 2018, 01:58:58 pm »
The comic collection relocation has finally begun.
A lotta Progs on the way to fill in those gaps...

Didn't expect it to be such a minefield- already second guessing every single decision to the arrangement!

Off Topic / Re: RIPs
« on: 09 June, 2018, 07:55:45 pm »
Sad news about Anthony Bourdain, always found his shows very entertaining.
His very recent Dark Horse comic Hungry Ghosts was great too.

Games / Re: Fallout 76
« on: 04 June, 2018, 07:52:56 pm »
Not much interest in an online Fallout game for me.
Could be fun though.

General / Re: 2000AD Original Art Thread
« on: 04 June, 2018, 07:45:12 pm »
Lovely Flint there.

Haldane was quite memorable for some reason, despite his all too brief appearance.

Games / Fallout 76
« on: 30 May, 2018, 03:30:45 pm »
Please let this be something that I can waste 250 hours of my life on.


Film & TV / Re: Han Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018)
« on: 28 May, 2018, 08:14:09 pm »
Waitin for Joe Soap's box office calculations.

General / Re: Wail with JOY! Mark Russell does IDW mini-series
« on: 25 May, 2018, 03:32:52 pm »
First issue of Judge Dredd: Under Siege lands next Wednesday, creeps.


Co-starring Beeny. I like that.

Books & Comics / Re: Whats everyone reading?
« on: 25 May, 2018, 03:26:05 pm »
I picked up Highest House issue 1 the other day.

It's by Mike Carey and Peter Gross, the creative team behind (most of) Vertigo's 'Lucifer' and 'Unwritten'.

I loved both of those books, so unsurprisingly loved this too.
Stunningly presented in large format print, approximately the size of a Prog, and with career best artwork from Gross and instantly engaging story from Carey.

How the hell did I not even hear about this before?
Will make a point of getting issues 2-4 this weekend.

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