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Author Topic: Forum’s Fav Thrill - Kingdom vs. Rogue Trooper Rd 5 Heat 13  (Read 775 times)

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Re: Forum’s Fav Thrill - Kingdom vs. Rogue Trooper Rd 5 Heat 13
« Reply #15 on: 10 August, 2022, 10:24:43 AM »
I don't think the blades slide out of Gene's wrists. Doesn't he carry them on his back?

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Re: Forum’s Fav Thrill - Kingdom vs. Rogue Trooper Rd 5 Heat 13
« Reply #16 on: 10 August, 2022, 10:50:10 AM »
Rogue Trooper.

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Re: Forum’s Fav Thrill - Kingdom vs. Rogue Trooper Rd 5 Heat 13
« Reply #17 on: 10 August, 2022, 11:53:46 AM »
Kingdom is pretty much my favourite strip since I came back to the prog in 2017. In fact, it was the cliff-hanger to the Kingdom episode in prog 2016, the first one I bought in 27 years, that persuaded me more than anything to buy the next one.

Thinking back to Rogue Trooper, it's a bit like Slaine in that it was only really the very early instalments that I massively enjoyed.

So while I'm grateful to Rogue Trooper for allowing Gordon Rennie to flesh out the world of Jaegir, the winner here is Kingdom.

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Re: Forum’s Fav Thrill - Kingdom vs. Rogue Trooper Rd 5 Heat 13
« Reply #18 on: 10 August, 2022, 12:22:23 PM »
Much as I love classic Rogue (before he killed the traitor general), I have found Kingdom to be much more enjoyable.

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Re: Forum’s Fav Thrill - Kingdom vs. Rogue Trooper Rd 5 Heat 13
« Reply #19 on: 10 August, 2022, 12:54:19 PM »
Abnett is good at ambiguous endings, isn't he? Like that time he finished Sinister Dexter.

Which particular time….?!

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Re: Forum’s Fav Thrill - Kingdom vs. Rogue Trooper Rd 5 Heat 13
« Reply #20 on: 10 August, 2022, 12:56:35 PM »
Kingdom. The overall plot and backstory is a little confusing but the execution is magnificent, and I always look forward to it. I feel I ought to like Rogue more than I do, as it’s managed to somehow assume ‘classic’ status.

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Re: Forum’s Fav Thrill - Kingdom vs. Rogue Trooper Rd 5 Heat 13
« Reply #21 on: 10 August, 2022, 01:11:30 PM »
I feel I ought to like Rogue more than I do, as it’s managed to somehow assume ‘classic’ status.

Being an almost ever present strip for around 200 Progs, in what is often described as the classic era, tends to lead to that sort of classification, I guess.

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Re: Forum’s Fav Thrill - Kingdom vs. Rogue Trooper Rd 5 Heat 13
« Reply #22 on: 10 August, 2022, 01:28:16 PM »
I’m not mad keen on Nominative determinism

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Re: Forum’s Fav Thrill - Kingdom vs. Rogue Trooper Rd 5 Heat 13
« Reply #23 on: 10 August, 2022, 01:33:04 PM »
This one is a toughie, as Kingdom is my favourite of the more recent thrills, while Rogue is definitely one of my very favourite, possibly most favourite, old school thrills.

Rogue Trooper.  Especially when Cam Kennedy was on it.  His pens were full of write.*



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Re: Forum’s Fav Thrill - Kingdom vs. Rogue Trooper Rd 5 Heat 13
« Reply #24 on: 10 August, 2022, 02:41:59 PM »
Abnett is good at ambiguous endings, isn't he?

Nothing as good as an ending that works equally well on land and in the water, I find…
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Re: Forum’s Fav Thrill - Kingdom vs. Rogue Trooper Rd 5 Heat 13
« Reply #25 on: 10 August, 2022, 04:43:09 PM »
Abnett is good at ambiguous endings, isn't he?

Nothing as good as an ending that works equally well on land and in the water, I find…

Still waiting for Rogue Sailor.

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Re: Forum’s Fav Thrill - Kingdom vs. Rogue Trooper Rd 5 Heat 13
« Reply #26 on: 10 August, 2022, 06:05:57 PM »
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Re: Forum’s Fav Thrill - Kingdom vs. Rogue Trooper Rd 5 Heat 13
« Reply #27 on: 10 August, 2022, 06:22:46 PM »
Iff it was early rogue trooper it would be a no brainier but as an overall arc going with kingdom

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Re: Forum’s Fav Thrill - Kingdom vs. Rogue Trooper Rd 5 Heat 13
« Reply #28 on: 10 August, 2022, 07:19:29 PM »
Nort scum marines! Dispense anti-pun grenades!

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Re: Forum’s Fav Thrill - Kingdom vs. Rogue Trooper Rd 5 Heat 13
« Reply #29 on: 11 August, 2022, 03:54:36 AM »
I have a lot of love for Rogue...but Kingdom is the series that I'll re-read more often and the series I want more of.