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Author Topic: Prog 2148 - Fear of the Machine!  (Read 2265 times)

Frank

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Re: Prog 2148 - Fear of the Machine!
« Reply #45 on: 13 September, 2019, 01:18:18 pm »
You're forgetting the non-twist that humans are the real monsters! Page 19 of Al Ewing's Ultimate Future Shock.

As for the ‘twist’, I didn’t really see it as such ... it slotted into that grand tradition (of) humans generally being awful


Geof Darrow's occasional stupidly detailed panels have the same effect as Mills's text, slowing the progress of the reader's eye around the page and through the story ... forcing the reader to take in every tiny detail. More of either would produce the desired effect.

There’s this notion that 2000 AD must be X or Y



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Re: Prog 2148 - Fear of the Machine!
« Reply #46 on: 14 September, 2019, 01:13:32 pm »
Enjoyed that. JAEGIR top of the pile again with an amusing Sin/Dex following.

I have some misgivings about the slightness of the 3RILLER and the thirty odd year old references in INDIGO PRIME but not enough for me to really moan about.
Be excellent to each other. And party on!

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Re: Prog 2148 - Fear of the Machine!
« Reply #47 on: 14 September, 2019, 01:16:30 pm »
Thanks for the selective quoting, Frank. That’s really helpful. I don’t see how there’s any contradiction there anyway, but whatever.

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Re: Prog 2148 - Fear of the Machine!
« Reply #48 on: 14 September, 2019, 01:17:58 pm »
Enjoyed that. JAEGIR top of the pile again
Odd that – Smith-penned Rogue aside – it really is one strip where the playground is a lot more interesting than the lead. Jaegir for me betters almost any Rogue Trooper, and long may it continue. (And long may it avoid Rogue rocking up. Or any other GI, for that matter.)

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Re: Prog 2148 - Fear of the Machine!
« Reply #49 on: 14 September, 2019, 02:13:56 pm »
I don’t see how there’s any contradiction there

That would be my point.



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Re: Prog 2148 - Fear of the Machine!
« Reply #50 on: 16 September, 2019, 07:07:58 pm »

The great Steve Yeowell posts his original art for each episode on social media. John Charles' colours are wonderful, but he seems to be getting all the credit for the increased tonal variation in Yeowell's work:






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Re: Prog 2148 - Fear of the Machine!
« Reply #51 on: 16 September, 2019, 07:09:30 pm »
The great Steve Yeowell posts his original art for each episode on social media

https://www.facebook.com/steve.yeowell.7/posts/2635414659826496