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Author Topic: FFT - What if? Tie 4 - Ace Garp vs Dan Dare  (Read 560 times)

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Re: FFT - What if? Tie 4 - Ace Garp vs Dan Dare
« Reply #15 on: 21 September, 2022, 10:48:42 AM »
Wow, quite surprised by this! Dan Dare has its moments, but Ace Garp has always been a delight, didn't realise people either hated it that much, or loved Dare to this extent.
I say this as someone whose first exposure to the Trucking Company was with the Doppelgarp and then Garpetbaggers storyline, too.

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Re: FFT - What if? Tie 4 - Ace Garp vs Dan Dare
« Reply #16 on: 21 September, 2022, 01:52:51 PM »
ACE!

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Re: FFT - What if? Tie 4 - Ace Garp vs Dan Dare
« Reply #17 on: 22 September, 2022, 06:21:54 AM »
Good ol tussle this one. A day to go and an eye scan through votes can't make a call. I will when I count tomorrow so vote and vote well today!

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Re: FFT - What if? Tie 4 - Ace Garp vs Dan Dare
« Reply #18 on: 22 September, 2022, 02:51:08 PM »
I was fully expecting, when I read Ace Trucking Co in the UC for the first time last year, to come away thinking 'Well, perhaps you had to be there.' But no, it's great! No need for nostalgia, or to remember what CB radio was - it's just superb in its own right.

yeah exactly this. Although having just listened through some mid-80s SpaceSpinner2000 episodes it does sound like not including the last couple of Ace stories was a good editorial call.

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Re: FFT - What if? Tie 4 - Ace Garp vs Dan Dare
« Reply #19 on: 22 September, 2022, 04:27:18 PM »
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Re: FFT - What if? Tie 4 - Ace Garp vs Dan Dare
« Reply #20 on: 23 September, 2022, 06:21:56 AM »
VOTING CLOSED

Both of these series were widely inconsistent, though in different way. Dan Dare had its clear defined phases (personal given me the crazy of the early Belardinelli stories any day!) Ace ebbed and flowed in quality with some of the later looonnnngggggg stories really not living up to those fun easier, breezier tales. The voting was similar, up and downs but when Ace got ahead its cranked up and sped away

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Re: FFT - What if? Tie 4 - Ace Garp vs Dan Dare
« Reply #21 on: 23 September, 2022, 03:58:35 PM »
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