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Announcements / Re: 2000 AD - The Ultimate Collection
« on: 17 October, 2021, 08:12:22 PM »
Revere. Ugh. Did not enjoy that at all first time round.

The good thing is with me taking a three month sabbatical is that I'll be able to see more clearly what's up ahead in this extension extension.

I'm assuming the ownership situation rules ur any Harry Exton stuff?

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Announcements / Re: 2000 AD - The Ultimate Collection
« on: 03 October, 2021, 08:46:47 AM »
After Struggling with Hinckleton Nemesis for two months, I’ve now gone through Brink Volume One in a day.

Pretty entertaining. Artwork goes a little ropey at times, but clean storytelling.

Looking forward to Vol 2. May even give that audiobook a whirl.

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Announcements / Re: 2000 AD - The Ultimate Collection
« on: 01 October, 2021, 03:34:52 PM »
Think I read DR & Quinch. And I feel i have read Firekind recently.

So Brink. As I know next to nothing about it.

Ta.   

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Announcements / Re: 2000 AD - The Ultimate Collection
« on: 01 October, 2021, 09:27:24 AM »
Finally finished Nemesis.

Any recommendations for a palate cleaner? I've already done Dante, Ace Trucking, Robohunter and Strontium Dog

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Announcements / Re: 2000 AD - The Ultimate Collection
« on: 19 September, 2021, 11:55:37 PM »
I'm stuck on Nemesis Book 3. Bloody John Hinckleton. Obviously a very visceral artist, but not a style that lends itself to telling comic strip stories, IMO. Not sure if the reproduction makes it even harder to work out wtf is going on. It's not that long ago I endured it on the Stront collection.

He doesn't appear to be in Book Four though. mind you Langley qualifies for a lot of the same criticism just IN COLOUR!

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Announcements / Re: 2000 AD - The Ultimate Collection
« on: 08 September, 2021, 11:35:53 AM »
New delivery.

Defoe & Grey Area

I did defer for a bit

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Announcements / Re: 2000 AD - The Ultimate Collection
« on: 02 September, 2021, 11:16:26 AM »
I've only read about 30% of the collection so far but I am struggling with Nemesis so much. I remember really enjoying it when I was younger and now I pick up Book 3 and see that John Hinckleton is a main artist. Ugh.

Books 19 - 28 - Nemesis/ABC Warriors and then 80 odd books of Slaine. I'm going to struggle there.

In fairness to Uncle Pat, a lot of Torquemada's vitriol is playing more realistic in the 2020s than I found it back in the late 80s. Some phrases could have easily been said by Trump. And some by Boris.

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Announcements / Re: 2000 AD - The Ultimate Collection
« on: 23 August, 2021, 12:20:13 PM »
I've only read about 30% of the collection so far but I am struggling with Nemesis so much. I remember really enjoying it when I was younger and now I pick up Book 3 and see that John Hinckleton is a main artist. Ugh.

Books 19 - 28 - Nemesis/ABC Warriors and then 80 odd books of Slaine. I'm going to struggle there.

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News / Re: The Great Dante Readthrough Podcast
« on: 18 August, 2021, 08:26:24 AM »
I do like the idea of guests on the show. Not that you two aren't gold, but might be good to freshen it up  bit for series 2.

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Books & Comics / Re: Was inferno any good?
« on: 22 June, 2021, 04:28:57 PM »


Inspired

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Books & Comics / Re: Was inferno any good?
« on: 21 June, 2021, 09:04:57 AM »
Just recently dug out some old progs that happened to contain Purgatory and Inferno.

It does NOT benefit from reading all at once. It's a load of repetitive crap. Serialised weekly, I could see how there was some high octane thrills. But not many. It's basically one gruesome death after another that somehow they managed to make boring.

Purgatory is slightly better though. Inferno just slips off the brain. I read it a month ago and already can only remember the judge getting pulled apart. For no understandable reason. 

These guys used to be judges yes? And smart? Rather than insane killers.

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News / Re: The Great Dante Readthrough Podcast
« on: 14 June, 2021, 10:38:26 AM »
I've just finished the entire run of Nikolai Dante for the first time. Gosh I think they got the ending just right.

How satisfying.



Going back a couple of weeks, I'm not having Nikolai with a glasweigan accent. My dad's from Glasgow and NO WAY is Nikolai sounding like my dad. No way. I'm not having it.

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News / Re: The Great Dante Readthrough Podcast
« on: 20 May, 2021, 05:20:55 PM »
Will listen to this over the weekend. Always like a Dante drop.

Question: With Penguin adapting some Tooth properties for audio dramas, what about Dante?

And who would play him? What does Nikolai sound like in your head?

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News / Re: The Great Dante Readthrough Podcast
« on: 13 May, 2021, 04:53:57 PM »
Only recently read it but can barely remember it.  Unless its the one about Jocasta and Nikolai's dad being siblings? Ugh

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Announcements / Re: Dave Evans, R.I.P.
« on: 08 May, 2021, 12:23:58 AM »
Och. Poor Bolt. Upsetting news.

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