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General / Guardian Film Quiz Question
« on: 22 July, 2004, 09:11:18 PM »
From a quiz on the Guardian Film site:

How did Sylvester Stallone's Judge Dredd horrify fans of the British comic 2000AD in its portrayal of the legendary lawman?
?
- It gave Dredd a first name: Graham
- It showed Dredd's face
- It was set in Megacity Two, not Megacity One
- It was set in the 18th century and made Dredd a periwigged dandy with a penchant for snuff and a lapdog named Moncrieff


Heh.  If only they'd chosen the last one...

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Off Topic / Byron's scribblings - lite.
« on: 22 July, 2004, 04:42:59 AM »
Rather than let Byron's HUGE pics, bits of scanners, etc. put anyone off, here they are in all their glory.

Nice work, M. Virgo!

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Off Topic / Land of the Dead
« on: 16 July, 2004, 10:20:30 PM »
Anybody have any more info on the planned Romero zombie-fest?

Yay - more slow zombies!

Link: Romero zombies - the best zombies in the world. Pr


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General / The Wrong Trousers?
« on: 12 July, 2004, 08:30:04 PM »
Fancy a pair of these?

Link: http://bleex.me.berkeley.edu/bleex.htm


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General / Lady Judges
« on: 06 May, 2004, 08:35:47 PM »
Okay, so I'm stuck in not-so-tropical Canada, still waiting for winter to end.  This means I have time to ponder life's great questions like "if Mr. T is so scared of flying, how did he get to Vietnam?"

Anyway, I've been reading a bunch of back Progs, and it got me wondering about the first appearance of Lady Judges.  Any advance on Prog 127? (Classic Bolland story, The Fog, with an un-named Fem-Judge.  I know she's a lady 'cos she's got lipstick and bumps, and she's got her badge on the wrong side).

Prior to this, I can't spot any Judges-with-bumps, at least in the Progs I have here.  I did notice a letter (Prog 124) demanding that Tharg print a story with a heroine rather than a hero - apparently "script robot Howard was supposed to write a story about a female judge but was unfortunately frightened by a dog on the way to the Command Module" (so we got the Doomsday Dogs instead) but a Judge Heroine was in the works.

A few progs later we got the first (?) named Judge (Harkness, In Death of a Judge) but she got a bit of a bum deal to say the least.  So I guess the first Lady Judge of a heroine persuasion would be ...Anderson.  Or am I wrong?


Anyway "Lady Judges, good or bad?"

And which fictional / non-fictional character would you like to see get a Lady Judge Makeover?

I vote for Judge Bridget Jones
(Tuesday.  My arse looks huge in this uniform; too many mock chocks v. v. bad. etc.)

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General / Progs 1 and 2 with gifts
« on: 02 April, 2004, 11:21:18 PM »
Hello all,

I just noticed the first 78 progs, including progs 1 and 2 with gifts, on e-bay, going cheap (?200-ish, with 2 days left).  I'd bid, but I'm skint.  Just thought I'd spread the word.

ming

Link: Progs with gifts


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General / Megazine recommendations?
« on: 26 March, 2004, 09:17:24 PM »
Hello all.

I've got a small gap in my Megazine collection (i.e. I've missed the last 9 years); any suggestions for hight points or 'must have' runs?  
Ebay here I come.

ming

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