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2000 AD => General => : Colin YNWA 21 September, 2022, 06:23:54 AM

: FFT - What if? Tie 5 - Blackhawk vs Mind of Wolfie Smith
: Colin YNWA 21 September, 2022, 06:23:54 AM
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VS

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What If we’d got an all Tornado derby? I’ve tried to make matchups that will be pretty evenly balanced in these What if? Battles, but this it is the one I’m most conscious could be a one-way romp. I mean I’d see it. I think Blackhawk is a middling thrill saved by some great art. I think Wolfie Smith is a likewise middling thrill saved by some great art. Yet one is fondly remembered, the other is often maligned. Maybe this vote can put that right?

b]To Vote[/b] Just reply in this thread naming your favourite thrill of these two series at the beginning of your post (or use Bold tags so I can spot it easily) and say what you like about these wonderful stories after that.

Match ends early on the morning of Saturday 24th September and the winner gets a place … well nowt this is just for fun.

What on Earth is ALL of this? (https://forums.2000ad.com/index.php?topic=48011.0)

Hold on I thought all this nonsense was over? Well yeah but… see well I’ve explained that (https://forums.2000ad.com/index.php?topic=48876.msg1091470#msg1091470)

For those that need ‘um and can be bothered to follow ‘um there’s some simple rules (https://forums.2000ad.com/index.php?topic=48011.msg1070150#msg1070150)

Any questions, just ask as ever - and have FUN!
: Re: FFT - What if? Tie 5 - Blackhawk vs Mind of Wolfie Smith
: rogue69 21 September, 2022, 07:24:11 AM
Blackhawk
: Re: FFT - What if? Tie 5 - Blackhawk vs Mind of Wolfie Smith
: broodblik 21 September, 2022, 07:29:39 AM
Never read Wolfie so let me rather abstain here. So yes another call for a collection of Wolfie
: Re: FFT - What if? Tie 5 - Blackhawk vs Mind of Wolfie Smith
: abelardsnazz 21 September, 2022, 07:54:58 AM
Don't know either of these well enough again so another abstention.
: Re: FFT - What if? Tie 5 - Blackhawk vs Mind of Wolfie Smith
: Magnetica 21 September, 2022, 08:21:35 AM
Blackhawk.
: Re: FFT - What if? Tie 5 - Blackhawk vs Mind of Wolfie Smith
: Aaron A Aardvark 21 September, 2022, 08:30:39 AM
I don't carte what they say. I always liked Blackhawk.

: Re: FFT - What if? Tie 5 - Blackhawk vs Mind of Wolfie Smith
: SmallBlueThing(Reborn) 21 September, 2022, 08:32:15 AM
Wolfie Smith- and only because an episode with the big monster scared me so much as a kid that I had to hide the comic.

SBT
: Re: FFT - What if? Tie 5 - Blackhawk vs Mind of Wolfie Smith
: AlexF 21 September, 2022, 10:50:32 AM
I've not read the Tornado run of Wolfie; I have read the Blackhawk run and that's good comics, better than what came in 2000AD. Comparing the 2000AD stuff only, it's The mind of Wolfie Smith for me. What can I say, I just like spending time with the guy, he's such a dick.
: Re: FFT - What if? Tie 5 - Blackhawk vs Mind of Wolfie Smith
: Southstreeter 21 September, 2022, 05:50:41 PM
It’s been 40 years since I read Wolfie. I think I liked it. Why hasn’t it ever been reprinted?
Blackhawk I read more recently and enjoyed it, so it gets my vote.
: Re: FFT - What if? Tie 5 - Blackhawk vs Mind of Wolfie Smith
: Huey2 21 September, 2022, 10:50:21 PM
Blackhawk
: Re: FFT - What if? Tie 5 - Blackhawk vs Mind of Wolfie Smith
: Rogue Judge 21 September, 2022, 11:18:03 PM
Blackhawk.
: Re: FFT - What if? Tie 5 - Blackhawk vs Mind of Wolfie Smith
: paddykafka 22 September, 2022, 10:56:44 AM
Blackhawk

But I would love to see a collected edition of The Mind of Wolfie Smith. (I would be even happier to see a reboot of it. The recent Hookjaw strip showed how well the idea can be done, with the right Artist / Writer combo.)
: Re: FFT - What if? Tie 5 - Blackhawk vs Mind of Wolfie Smith
: Funt Solo 22 September, 2022, 06:51:23 PM
Blackhawk was more fun.

My axe he chop with crunching thud,
Soon he be drinking plenty blood!
: Re: FFT - What if? Tie 5 - Blackhawk vs Mind of Wolfie Smith
: Colin YNWA 23 September, 2022, 06:23:20 AM
Still a day to go and plenty of votes not in. So if you fancy a pop at this one just get your vote in and I'll count up what we have in the morning.
: Re: FFT - What if? Tie 5 - Blackhawk vs Mind of Wolfie Smith
: The Mind of Wolfie Smith 23 September, 2022, 07:46:49 PM
well, I take great umbrage at being described as "such a dick". and, according to the latest prog, everyone should probably be watching their heads after dissing me like this ...

"a middling thrill", col? sheesh. the darkness rises.

tmows
: Re: FFT - What if? Tie 5 - Blackhawk vs Mind of Wolfie Smith
: Funt Solo 23 September, 2022, 10:03:38 PM
well, I take great umbrage at being described as "such a dick". and, according to the latest prog, everyone should probably be watching their heads after dissing me like this ...

ROFL-copters (https://c.tenor.com/hYZmNf2vDd0AAAAC/roflcopter.gif).
: Re: FFT - What if? Tie 5 - Blackhawk vs Mind of Wolfie Smith
: Colin YNWA 23 September, 2022, 10:15:09 PM
"a middling thrill", col? sheesh. the darkness rises.

Let's be brutally honest you've been called worse.
: Re: FFT - What if? Tie 5 - Blackhawk vs Mind of Wolfie Smith
: The Mind of Wolfie Smith 23 September, 2022, 10:34:14 PM
surely. no doubt.

but "fondly remembered".
: Re: FFT - What if? Tie 5 - Blackhawk vs Mind of Wolfie Smith
: Colin YNWA 24 September, 2022, 06:57:05 AM
VOTING CLOSED

We can't take these results personally, we can't take them onboard... however close we are to the series so Mind of Wolfie Smith you are a good person, we all adore you. I personally salute your fresh take - so often wrong - about so many thrills... but let's face it, for whatever reason Blackhawk is still an immensely popular thrill (I'm not such a fan I'd vote for you all the way home) and its little surprise it whooped ya ass here. And yes

Blackhawk

slaughters the pretenders to the crown of best Tornado strip.