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Nice roundup, Amstor. Aye, it's all looking pretty much like, vertically, I won't be heading through for this. Just not enough comics stuff for me- I'm not interested in TV/ movie celebs and photos at all.

Off Topic / Re: Modern Life Is Rubbish
« on: 06 May, 2017, 10:43:15 pm »
Penny sweets that all tasted the way acetone smells. They were great.

Off Topic / Re: Modern Life Is Rubbish
« on: 04 May, 2017, 03:06:20 pm »
So are Beef, so all is right with world. Science knows nothing though as MM rankings are clearly Spicy > Pickled > Beef .

MM is still massive, unlike most crisps / chocolate bars which have shrunk alarmingly as I've got older (esp. Curly Wurlys)

Maybe the bars just look smaller because you're bigger?

Anyway- it's definitely Pickled Onion > Beef > Spicy.

Events / Re: Glasgow Comic Con - 01 July 2017
« on: 01 May, 2017, 07:23:39 pm »
Is that one half of the writing partnership of numerous romance fiction tales?

General / Re: I may get shot for this...
« on: 29 April, 2017, 03:56:58 pm »
On a marginally more positive note- Apocalypse Dreadnought. Ron's work on this was the only good thing about it, and in glorious colour too. I recall desperately wanting to like it every week because I enjoyed the art. What a pity the actual story was so tediously disappointing, it's a real shame Ron got saddled with a lot of really lame strips late in his career.

General / Re: I may get shot for this...
« on: 26 April, 2017, 12:08:15 am »
For me, Carlos just has an incredible understanding of human form and the way it works. I'm not talking so much about simple proportion, more the way figures stand, how their weight distributes and the way they move in his work all seems very natural and dynamic. Even a fairly static, front on piece of two figures walking above has a sense of natural movement and the figures have poise and presence that can be hard to achieve and comes about through underpinning knowledge and talent.
I love John Burns' stuff- he's a great artist, vastly experienced and great with figure work, he's another one of my 2000ad favourites. But even he has the occasional stiff, awkward looking poses where it doesn't quite work.

Carlos' work just never gets old for me, I love his trademark 'untidiness', he's been my absolute favourite comic artist, since I first clapped eyes on Portrait of a Mutant. I love a lot of artists work a lot and for many varied and sometimes conflicting reasons; but I just love his more. :)

General / Re: I may get shot for this...
« on: 24 April, 2017, 08:50:14 pm »


« on: 24 April, 2017, 08:48:44 pm »
1st. Damian Edwardson - Sláine
2nd. Darren Stephens - Warp Spasm, Massimo Style
3rd. Mark Higgins - Sláine and Niamh Go Hunting for Truffles

HM Albion2 - Sloth Feg, for making me laugh.

Events / Re: Paisley Comic Con - 8 April 2017
« on: 15 April, 2017, 05:36:22 pm »
...a book of Paisley poetry which had a typo on the back cover.


« on: 01 April, 2017, 03:36:47 pm »
Well done to the winners.
Cheers CFM.

Not hard, he hates us all. ;)

I'm in.

Okay- sorry lads, I'll have to cancel as I'm skint and you're all too far away. Job done, all in one sitting.

General / Re: Famous People as Zenith Superhumans
« on: 27 March, 2017, 09:44:36 pm »
yeah, looking at that seizing the fire site, the pic there doesn't look much like Captain Sensible at all- other than shades 'n' beret. Way too serious looking. Can't remember seeing many pics of Sensible being all grim, quite the reverse. Kind of looks a bit like Warhol in a beret.

General / Re: Famous People as Zenith Superhumans
« on: 27 March, 2017, 06:56:07 pm »
Hmmm, don't think Captain Sensible has ever played drums. IIRC, he started out as bassist for The Damned, moved over to guitar and has played a bit of keyboards, so the 'Dr Beat/ Captain Sensible/ because he's a drummer' doesn't fit, though Dr Beat's look may well still be based on the Captain.

General / Re: Brigand Doom? Any fans?
« on: 27 March, 2017, 06:44:26 pm »
Yeah, this series is ripe for a revisit in today's political clinate, which does have this narrative going of a rich few exploiting an unhappy many, with all too many people putting their heads down and just living through it, without knowing who to believe. As others ahve said, the original sort of lost its ay as it went on, largely because it had too many unanswered questions about who Doom was, and how he had so much power to know who was corrupt, and to stop them. The idea that society itself got fed up and conjured this psychic being is actually rather tasty, certainly has more potential than the zombie/vampire bits.

Hmmm, not sure I really care who Doom was and how he got his power- having it all explained and laid out would kind of ruin his mystique; or me, it's not really important.

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