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Scream presents The Thirteenth Floor
« on: 11 October, 2019, 10:09:13 pm »


My copy of Home Sweet Home arrived today. The shifting art styles work pretty well, although it’s entertaining that the sections with Tom Paterson are among the freakiest. No spoilers from me about the plot, but it’s a solid tale that feels very coherent and standalone; there’s also an entertaining one-shot called The Romantic, and four pages of reprint that basically form an ad for the Rebellion trade of the original story. Good stuff, all round, and close to the Tammy special as my favourite from this year’s crop.

So that’s it from this year’s specials. Not a duff one among them. The only real disappointment is that at least three of them aren’t more regular.
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Re: Scream presents The Thirteenth Floor
« Reply #1 on: 11 October, 2019, 11:06:01 pm »
Missed the memo on this one so a pleasant surprise. Looking forward to digging in.

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Re: Scream presents The Thirteenth Floor
« Reply #2 on: 12 October, 2019, 12:16:50 pm »
Awesome work, the differing artists really works with some great pages as artists pour what they have into 1/2 pages.

And if you don’t have the original collection you need to get on it. The hardback is one of the sexiest looking things the treasury has produced.

Love these specials - already itching for next years crop - I’d sign up to a monthly sub of rotating titles if rebellion could make it viable.
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Re: Scream presents The Thirteenth Floor
« Reply #3 on: 12 October, 2019, 02:07:04 pm »
I wonder how viable it would be to release these on some kind of rotation.

Jan: The Vigilant
Feb: Scream and Misty Valentine’s special / horror
Mar: Cor/Buster spring special
Apr: Tammy/Jinty spring special
May: The Vigilant
Jun: 2000 AD summer special
July: Cor/Buster summer special
Aug: Tammy/Jinty summer special
Sep:The Vigilant
Oct: Scream / horror
Nov: Cor/Buster winter special
Dec: Tammy/Jinty winter special

I’m guess the answer would be “not viable at all”, but I’d happily sign up to that for 40–50 quid a year.
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Re: Scream presents The Thirteenth Floor
« Reply #4 on: 12 October, 2019, 02:24:30 pm »
I will also go for this. A monthly schedule  like the meg

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Re: Scream presents The Thirteenth Floor
« Reply #5 on: 12 October, 2019, 03:29:14 pm »
I suppose the problem with this line of thinking is it perhaps doesn’t work unless enough people are all-in. But Tharg could feasibly do subs to individual titles as well – and three issues a year isn’t _that_ far from where Titan’s Doctor Who comic ended up.

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Re: Scream presents The Thirteenth Floor
« Reply #6 on: 12 October, 2019, 04:14:53 pm »
A 2000AD/Dredd/Scream & Jinty/Vigilant Megazine could work.

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Re: Scream presents The Thirteenth Floor
« Reply #7 on: 12 October, 2019, 05:24:22 pm »
Matt Smith doesn’t seem keen on crossing the streams. Which is fair enough.

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Re: Scream presents The Thirteenth Floor
« Reply #8 on: 12 October, 2019, 11:02:35 pm »
I wonder how viable it would be to release these on some kind of rotation.

Jan: The Vigilant
Feb: Scream and Misty Valentine’s special / horror
Mar: Cor/Buster spring special
Apr: Tammy/Jinty spring special
May: The Vigilant
Jun: 2000 AD summer special
July: Cor/Buster summer special
Aug: Tammy/Jinty summer special
Sep:The Vigilant
Oct: Scream / horror
Nov: Cor/Buster winter special
Dec: Tammy/Jinty winter special

I’m guess the answer would be “not viable at all”, but I’d happily sign up to that for 40–50 quid a year.

I’d be up for this too. Or something like it. For me, alternating Misty/Scream, Tammy/Jinty would be an automatic subscription. Just saying...
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Re: Scream presents The Thirteenth Floor
« Reply #9 on: 15 October, 2019, 06:21:37 am »
I am going to buy you.

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Re: Scream presents The Thirteenth Floor
« Reply #10 on: 17 October, 2019, 07:52:34 pm »
Great use of the different artist on the different parts of the story. One of my favorite specials this year. Hope we get more of the same and more regularly.