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« on: 05 October, 2009, 07:11:03 pm »
looks interesting.The covers are spectacular.

http://www.murkydepths.com/
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Re: murky depths comic and sc-fi fiction
« Reply #1 on: 06 October, 2009, 11:01:59 am »
I've known Terry since he started with Murky Depths, and he's a very commtitted chap. Well worth checking out the books as well. I've not been dissappointed yet.

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Re: murky depths comic and sc-fi fiction
« Reply #2 on: 06 October, 2009, 12:32:01 pm »
Yeah, had a chat with Terry at BICS and have since checked out the site. Very impressive looking covers, high production values. Looks intriguing...

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« Reply #3 on: 07 October, 2009, 11:39:46 am »
Thanks, guys. And a big thanks to Bolt-01 who has been very supportive of Murky Depths from the off.
Here's the cover of Issue #10 which will be hitting the streets at the beginning of November and ready for Thought Bubble.

And if you're a fan of Luke Cooper's work here's the cover to his first standalone comic with us (you may remember his earlier work with James Redington's Portent Comics). It's a 32-page full-colour Halo Slipping story, which should also be ready for Leeds.

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Re: murky depths comic and sc-fi fiction
« Reply #4 on: 07 October, 2009, 12:58:32 pm »
I've just ordered Issue 7 as the cover alone was just amazing.Looking forward to it.
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« Reply #5 on: 08 October, 2009, 06:51:01 am »
Issue #7 took off yesterday. With luck it will land today.
Yes, I was chuffed when Chris Moore agreed to illustrate the cover (from Issue #7 the covers are all wraparound too). It's based on a comic story that has no narrative or dialogue.
I shall look forward to hearing your comments.

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Re: murky depths comic and sc-fi fiction
« Reply #6 on: 08 October, 2009, 07:40:31 am »
I plan to order a couple of your mags in the next day or two, Lucifal. Judging by what I've seen on your site, they look great.

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« Reply #7 on: 08 October, 2009, 07:46:09 am »
Cool. Let's hope the postal strike doesn't happen.

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Re: murky depths comic and sc-fi fiction
« Reply #8 on: 08 October, 2009, 03:42:07 pm »
it did indeed arrive today. Very good so far.The comic book stories are fun but the short fiction is excellent especially the story "Psong" which has a killer last line and is just magnificent.

"The history of dogfighting" comic strip is another triumph but pretty well th e whole thing so far has been a real eye-opener.

Good production values and the cover and interview with Chris Moore were another point of interest and there's alot in it. Still quite a bit to get through. Definitely worth it.

Stunningly good!  8) 8) 8)

Definitely not for kids though this is dark sci-fi fiction. And I just subscribed too.
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« Reply #9 on: 08 October, 2009, 06:13:20 pm »
Glad you're liking it . . . and enough to take out a subscription already!

Issue #9 should get to you on Saturday - missed today's mailing. The artist from A Brief History . . . is also doing the artwork for Dead Girls

I'm hoping some others here will discover Murky Depths. Would you say it was a progression from 2000AD? Or something entirely different?


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« Reply #10 on: 08 October, 2009, 07:11:55 pm »
It doesn't really remind me of anything perhaps only Games Workshops old "Inferno" which was a nice mix of comic book and stories but really Murky Depths is more in the vein of Weird Tales/Dark Horizons (or what Weird Tales should be!) rather than 2000AD.
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« Reply #11 on: 08 October, 2009, 08:46:23 pm »
I'm always interested in getting feedback. As for Weird Tales, I like their recent covers, and I'm getting used to the new logo. Never been a big fan of the pulpy paper though - but it does make postage cheaper!

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« Reply #12 on: 17 October, 2009, 11:43:57 am »
whoa! issue 9 is excellent. Only half way through it but that story by Juliette Mckenna (i hope thats right) is my fave so far.
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« Reply #13 on: 09 November, 2009, 02:37:22 pm »
Juliet E McKenna is keen to write another story for us. Jon Courtenay Grimwood will have a new story in Issue #12 . . . all being well.

Has anyone been to the Murky Depths website recently and seen Mike Carey's quote about Murky Depths?:-
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A fantastic mix of prose and comic horror, interviews and articles: nobody else out there is doing anything like this.

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« Reply #14 on: 18 February, 2011, 08:26:52 pm »
Juliet E McKenna has a new story in the current issue (#15).