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Grumpy Andrew

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Re: 2000 AD - The Ultimate Collection
« Reply #1845 on: 12 April, 2018, 07:35:49 pm »
 I'm an Ultimate Collection cherry picker and my local Asda currently still put out one issue on the shelves. I wasn't going to dip on Zombie cos I keep my progs, but finding out everything's in there really swung it for me. Picked it up today and I'm so glad I did. It's so pretty.

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Re: 2000 AD - The Ultimate Collection
« Reply #1846 on: 12 April, 2018, 07:56:17 pm »

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Re: 2000 AD - The Ultimate Collection
« Reply #1847 on: 12 April, 2018, 08:49:56 pm »
That's the first report I've heard of anyone receiving the covers book and it's someone who hadn't requested it.  Classic.

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Re: 2000 AD - The Ultimate Collection
« Reply #1848 on: 13 April, 2018, 11:14:15 am »
It really is a cracking volume. I was hoping really for a book of the first three series only, to leave things on a more conclusive, final note - but actually Planet Zombo is left on much less of an open cliffhanger than I remembered, not least in the fact that, with only two exceptions, the entire supporting cast are dead!

Bit annoying that the Planetronix solo isn't included when Al Ewing's rhapsodising about it in the essay and calling it 'probably the best thing I've ever written'...!  :lol:

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Re: 2000 AD - The Ultimate Collection
« Reply #1849 on: 13 April, 2018, 02:42:46 pm »
I'm a subscriber and a few days ago I got 17 & 18 (Slaine & Zombo) & Covers special, But not 15 & 16 yet.

Last time I got future issues was when they did the spine error.
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Re: 2000 AD - The Ultimate Collection
« Reply #1850 on: 13 April, 2018, 02:53:43 pm »
How is the covers special?

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Re: 2000 AD - The Ultimate Collection
« Reply #1851 on: 13 April, 2018, 05:45:25 pm »
If it's 17 & 18 I'm surprised he has the covers special where everyone else has got the sketch book.

I could be wrong. Interested to know what the covers special is like myself.

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Re: 2000 AD - The Ultimate Collection
« Reply #1852 on: 13 April, 2018, 07:12:03 pm »
It is the sketch book.

I thought it was the cover special, sorry My bad.
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Re: 2000 AD - The Ultimate Collection
« Reply #1853 on: 13 April, 2018, 07:26:32 pm »
Got the sketch book here, and I've got a question: Why are some sketches shown as negatives/half coloured in with red?
All a bit distracting in my opinion.

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Re: 2000 AD - The Ultimate Collection
« Reply #1854 on: 13 April, 2018, 07:54:03 pm »
It is the sketch book.

I thought it was the cover special, sorry My bad.

No worries.

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Re: 2000 AD - The Ultimate Collection
« Reply #1855 on: 14 April, 2018, 11:18:06 am »
Received 15 and 16 with the missing bookends which is weird as the Facebook messenger said I was getting 17 and 18, think there customer service just make it up

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Re: 2000 AD - The Ultimate Collection
« Reply #1856 on: 14 April, 2018, 11:56:41 am »
I suspect that the distribution is being handled by a sub-contractor and that communication between them and the team running the FB page is via chinese whispers and post it notes only.

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Re: 2000 AD - The Ultimate Collection
« Reply #1857 on: 14 April, 2018, 03:59:43 pm »
I suspect that the distribution is being handled by a sub-contractor and that communication between them and the team running the FB page is via chinese whispers and post it notes only.

I vote spatulamancy and smoke signals.

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Re: 2000 AD - The Ultimate Collection
« Reply #1858 on: 14 April, 2018, 09:27:54 pm »
Well, finally got round to reading Zombo, and I'd say its....interesting, but to be honest not really my cup of tea.  Maybe on a reread, but I just didn't get why it was so acclaimed.

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Re: 2000 AD - The Ultimate Collection
« Reply #1859 on: 16 April, 2018, 10:27:35 am »
Slaine Vol 2 scheduled for release on 15th August, making it issue 26.

Of course, subscribers will get it the month following, as it stands.