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Author Topic: Meg 388 - This Means Waugh!  (Read 1464 times)

TordelBack

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Re: Meg 388 - This Means Waugh!
« Reply #30 on: 24 September, 2017, 07:51:36 pm »
Even Cradlegrave, his best work for years, was really just an extended Future Shock.  (Heck, it probably would have been a Tharg's 3rillers if published today.)

You're entitled to your opinions of course, but if you really think Cradlegrave is just an extended Future Shock I think you completely missed what makes that strip special.  It doesn't even have a surprise/twist ending.

Out of interest, what was wrong with John's Dredds? 

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Re: Meg 388 - This Means Waugh!
« Reply #31 on: 24 September, 2017, 07:55:57 pm »

Cow guy's right*. They should just replace Smith with one of the many writers who are like him.


* Cow guy is not right.

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Re: Meg 388 - This Means Waugh!
« Reply #32 on: 24 September, 2017, 08:23:34 pm »
Waugh wasn't a bad read, but felt more like a Moffatt Who story than it did a Devlin Waugh story... I'm also wary it might be mining all those background things Smith threw in for flavour and putting them up on the big screen - see the Star Wars thread for more of that kind of thing!