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Messages - Proudhuff

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Regarding black people specifically participating in ww2, I found this article:
http://lestweforget.hamptonu.edu/page.cfm?uuid=9FEC3345-FDE7-5326-01EF58424224C02E
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What an inspiring article, would love to see what Garth Ennis would make of that...

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Suggestions / Re: Could we have a 2000AD 45th Anniversary bash?
« on: 28 July, 2021, 01:35:57 PM »
You get one dizzy....

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Has anyone explained why this is getting released in such thin volumes? It's a major series in British comics history and I can't understand why it's not being collected along similar lines to The Trigan Empire, Charley's War, The Spider, etc.

This ^^^

I've just got the 1st one and it is a thing of beauty, a collected hardback would be even nicer but.
 

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Other Reviews / Re: 2000 AD Sci-Fi Special 2021
« on: 28 July, 2021, 12:52:58 PM »
I also agree, its a waste not to have Anderson ageing. I feel like there is a great story to be told in her coming to terms with losing her youthful good looks.
I would hope if they ever do fully address Anderson’s age and actually make her look her age, they’d move beyond the hackneyed and played out angle of a woman losing her looks. I don’t recall Anderson as ever having been especially bothered about that anyway.

You're quite right. I phrased that badly. I meant, there is a some good stories to be mined from an older/wiser Anderson.
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Just hoping: Anderson, The menopause years!  involves some judicial retribution!   

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Suggestions / Re: Could we have a 2000AD 45th Anniversary bash?
« on: 21 July, 2021, 12:58:13 PM »
Even a series of signings around the countries, not just in that place Italy beat. :lol:

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Pre-order ordered! and used my subbie 50%  :)

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Off Topic / Re: Where the dust goes to gather - comics variant
« on: 21 July, 2021, 12:49:42 PM »
Sorry, I forgot. The Fortress of Zarjazity has seen significant progress. I'll collect up the pics from various stages of completion and try to post this weekend.


ahem....

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Off Topic / Re: Y'know what really grinds my gears?
« on: 21 July, 2021, 11:37:39 AM »
The Sex Pistols. Just. The Sex Pistols. And their enduring popularity in-spite of being shite and having always been shite.

Your mouth is full of wrong  :)

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Events / Re: Thought Bubble 2020
« on: 14 July, 2021, 01:08:54 PM »
Well, If Covid hadn't happened I'd be on the road now to Thought Bubble 2020.

Nano-Bolt would have been starting her fourth year on team red-shirt and I would have been looking forward to meeting friends, many of whom I only see at this event. Heck, this year we were looking forward to spending quality time with Mr Mike Carroll and his lovely wife.

Here's to Thought Bubble - the finest convention in the country, and here's to next year!

So sad reading that...

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General / Re: Al Ewing or Ian Edginton- Writers Solhiem Cup - Tie 17
« on: 14 July, 2021, 01:03:06 PM »
Purely on the basis of who I would like to see more of in the prog (based on my reaction to their previous work) it would be 4-1 to Al. 

No disrespect to Ian, whose work I generally enjoy - he is already romping home with this one, in any case!  But Al is the one that got away (the Next Generation) for me.

This for me ^^^

Scarlet Traces, Stickleback are two of my favourites, but for every one of them there is a Kingmaker or DemX to balance them out for me while with the very odd exception the Ale Wing droid is consistantly tickling my trout... his Dredd's are soo good.

4-1 to the big Al.

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Other Reviews / Re: 2000 AD Sci-Fi Special 2021
« on: 14 July, 2021, 12:26:33 PM »
I did like the way Chopper and Armitage were portrayed but I'd still rather not see them anymore in any Dredd strips as I feel their stories are played out. I'm starting to feel the same about Anderson tbh.

At least they kept Death's Gang of Four out of it!

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Important and topical thread hijacked and dumped in a Cul-de-sac, wheels off and windscreen smash... sorry

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Off Topic / Re: Threadjacking!
« on: 14 July, 2021, 11:05:07 AM »

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Prog / Re: Prog 2239 - High-Speed Summary Justice!
« on: 12 July, 2021, 05:05:27 PM »
Just caught up on the last few progs.  They've been really good and have enjoyed it all; DREDD and Chimpsky being my favourites but others not far behind. And a fine set of covers too. The front of the SK Moore one put me in mind of Ron Smith... the back very much his own thing.

This from met  too ^^^^

only downside was the PSU Judge who had the time to read Trade magazines then info dumped the 'why' on Dredd, still its the Mighty W so we can ignore that!

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Off Topic / Re: Threadjacking!
« on: 12 July, 2021, 04:15:18 PM »
and its not coming home...

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