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Magnetica

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Re: Things that went over your head...
« Reply #1065 on: 01 July, 2018, 04:44:05 pm »
I’m almost embrassed to say: this week’s tagline “portal enemies”.

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Re: Things that went over your head...
« Reply #1066 on: 26 August, 2018, 02:33:23 pm »




Better (25 years) late than never: https://www.manchesterpride.com/page-1/


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Re: Things that went over your head...
« Reply #1067 on: 26 August, 2018, 04:13:35 pm »
For a very, very unsubtle strip, that went completely over my head too.  I liked Big Dave - and really miss the days when racist, misogynistic, sociopathic boors being lauded as national heroes was only an ironic piece of satire in a comic.
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Re: Things that went over your head...
« Reply #1068 on: 27 August, 2018, 08:53:03 pm »
Was IPC owned by Robert Maxwell by the time Maxwell Tower was named?  Looks like Mirror Group had been split off from IPC main by that point (which explains why that 2000AD Quiz Book was printed by Mirror Group, coz they were both sub-divisions of the same company at the time).

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Re: Things that went over your head...
« Reply #1069 on: 27 August, 2018, 09:48:03 pm »
Was IPC owned by Robert Maxwell by the time Maxwell Tower was named?

I believe the IPC takeover was a couple of years after The Thirteenth Floor began.

It's possible the name was just a play on "Maxwell House" (as in coffee).

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Re: Things that went over your head...
« Reply #1070 on: 27 August, 2018, 10:48:06 pm »
It's also possible that at least one of the writers of The Thirteenth Floor was familiar with this building in Falkirk.

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Re: Things that went over your head...
« Reply #1071 on: 28 August, 2018, 12:59:47 pm »
It's also possible that at least one of the writers of The Thirteenth Floor was familiar with this building in Falkirk.

You might be on to something there (had a look at satellite view though, no glass roof).