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Re: 2000 AD - The Ultimate Collection
« Reply #3120 on: 09 May, 2019, 02:43:24 pm »
As for Hachette, I just had a very curt response via DM, stating that my subscription is NOT running behind, because dispatches are every 28 days. Gnh. (This’d be like Rebellion continuing to issue 2000 AD two days after the shops get it, due to the Easter delay, rather than, you know, getting the schedule back to normal immediately.)

My response: Issues 45 and 46 is currently out of stock however will be sent out immediately when we receive it in stock.  I will also escalate your subscription to the relevant department and notify them about the subscription page that is not updating.


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Re: 2000 AD - The Ultimate Collection
« Reply #3121 on: 09 May, 2019, 07:18:19 pm »
Should people wish to continue discussing Pat Mills and royalties, that thread has now been moved to here:

https://forums.2000ad.com/index.php?topic=45797.0

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Re: 2000 AD - The Ultimate Collection
« Reply #3122 on: 11 May, 2019, 10:15:44 pm »
Very much enjoyed Brett Edwins' art on From Hell to Eternity, think this was his last work on Rogue. Also intriguing that Boluda did a few highly detailed episodes without much other work for Tooth. And Cam is the man, as ever, enjoyed the Gasbah particularly.

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Re: 2000 AD - The Ultimate Collection
« Reply #3123 on: 11 May, 2019, 10:28:43 pm »
  And Cam is the man, as ever, enjoyed the Gasbah particularly.

Think I was a bit spoiled by my first ecposure to classic Rogue being The Gasbah - few stories lived up to it when I finally caught up with the rest years later!

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Re: 2000 AD - The Ultimate Collection
« Reply #3124 on: 13 May, 2019, 10:40:32 am »
cover to ABC Warriors 4 is up.

Looks like that Annual story is included in this one. Otherwise is it a mopping up affair before we get to the Clint Langley stuff?


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Re: 2000 AD - The Ultimate Collection
« Reply #3125 on: 13 May, 2019, 11:12:24 am »
cover to ABC Warriors 4 is up.

Looks like that Annual story is included in this one. Otherwise is it a mopping up affair before we get to the Clint Langley stuff?


Which annual?  The Alan Moore / Steve Dillon (John Higgins?) one?  Toss-up whether that was my introduction to the ABC Warriors, or there appearance in Nemesis Book IV.

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Re: 2000 AD - The Ultimate Collection
« Reply #3126 on: 13 May, 2019, 03:02:43 pm »
43 & 44 finally here

Mine arrived today. I've given up expecting them now and it's just a pleasant surprise that something I paid for 4 weeks ago has arrived at all.

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Re: 2000 AD - The Ultimate Collection
« Reply #3127 on: 13 May, 2019, 03:24:50 pm »
43 & 44 finally here

Mine arrived today. I've given up expecting them now and it's just a pleasant surprise that something I paid for 4 weeks ago has arrived at all.

Are you sure, my copies arrived on Saturday, but I still haven't been charged. The Hachette website lies, it's always at least 2 weeks. (Or did you order them separately to catch up?)
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Re: 2000 AD - The Ultimate Collection
« Reply #3128 on: 14 May, 2019, 06:33:18 pm »
My payment was collected last Thursday and books delivered Saturday

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Re: 2000 AD - The Ultimate Collection
« Reply #3129 on: 14 May, 2019, 07:08:32 pm »
Interesting that the exclusive books only available to premium subbers for the Who set are now readily available (albeit at a higher price than said people will have paid): https://hachettepartworks.com/doctor-who-the-complete-history

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Re: 2000 AD - The Ultimate Collection
« Reply #3130 on: 18 May, 2019, 11:43:28 am »
Well this months volumes (43 & 44 for me) were truly top quality thrills.

The Regan joke was maybe stretched a little thin in Bitch.  But Durham is great (can't wait for her solo volume this time next year) and it was a joy to see Johnny lighten up a little again after the events leading up to Rage sent things down a grimmer/bleaker path.

And if that wasn't enough Thrillpower for one month Sinister Dexter blew the doors right off, literally.  Absolutely cracking; sharp puns from sharpshooters and a plot that kept ratchetting up the tension.  It's a real shame we're only getting 1 more volume from these two and that the restricted space means we're skipping so many episodes.  I'd happily have another 2-3 books from this duo in the lineup, here's hoping for 1 or 2 more in an extension.

Looking forward to meeting Stickleback next month - any idea if we're getting a complete run or is it likely to be truncated?

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Re: 2000 AD - The Ultimate Collection
« Reply #3131 on: 18 May, 2019, 01:51:46 pm »
Looking forward to meeting Stickleback next month - any idea if we're getting a complete run or is it likely to be truncated?

I'm hoping for just the first three books, myself - they're a nice little beginning-middle-end run; the fourth book does a sort of soft reboot to the series, so that would be a weird note to end on, and the fifth ends on a major cliffhanger that's looking at this point like it might never get resolved.

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Re: 2000 AD - The Ultimate Collection
« Reply #3132 on: 18 May, 2019, 05:05:40 pm »
The two Rebellion trades are too big to shoe-horn into the reported single volume we are getting. But one trade would be about 100 page short. Here’s hoping it at least ends in a reasonable spot (or that we are getting an extension).

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Re: 2000 AD - The Ultimate Collection
« Reply #3133 on: 19 May, 2019, 08:55:24 am »
Looks like the first 3 stories {Mother London, England's Glory, London's Burning} would give us a page count of ~195 which would seem pretty much perfect for a Hachette volume so I think you might get your wish Jimbo.

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Re: 2000 AD - The Ultimate Collection
« Reply #3134 on: 22 May, 2019, 12:07:50 pm »
Looks like the first 3 stories {Mother London, England's Glory, London's Burning} would give us a page count of ~195 which would seem pretty much perfect for a Hachette volume so I think you might get your wish Jimbo.

The issue does indeed collect these three stories, plus Twas The Night Before Christmas.