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Author Topic: Forum’s Favourite Thrill - Colony Earth vs Numbercruncher - Round 1 Heat 39  (Read 189 times)

Colin YNWA

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Week… eerrrr is anyone keeping count anymore? (well yes I am its 5) and you know what if I said Week 4 was a step up in quality, well I’d suggest this week is even better. See what you reckon...

Well we’ve had a Tax Consultant, why not an Accountant - makes sense to me. Add to that an early 2000ad invasion of Earth by… well Goblin type things as I recall. Cool robots, naff aliens, does Colony Earth off much else?

Which most rattles your thrill-receptors:

Colony Earth - more info

Vs.

Numbercruncher - more info

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 Sunday 28th November and the winner gets a place in Round 2 (of 9!!!).

What on Earth is ALL of this?

For those that need ‘um and can be bothered to follow ‘um there’s some simple rules

Any questions, just ask as ever - and have FUN!

broodblik

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Numbercruncher
Old age is the Lord’s way of telling us to step aside for something new. Death’s in case we didn’t take the hint.

The pen is mightier than the sword if the sword is very short, and the pen is very sharp.

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Colony Earth is at the same level as Death Planet and Angel.

So Numbercruncher it is.

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... does Colony Earth off much else?

You mean to say that Watson's art is so easily dismissible?  :-(

Colin YNWA

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... does Colony Earth off much else?

You mean to say that Watson's art is so easily dismissible?  :-(

And also that should say 'offer', not off... me and my bloody typos! Anyway yeah that's a fair point, though while Jim Watson's art is great to look at I felt it looked a little of a time against the other art in the Prog at the time. Put yeah the art is quite something.

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Colony Earth.

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Numbercruncher by a country mile. Got the HC!

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broodblik

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Is Numbercruncher creator-owned or Rebellion-owned ?
Old age is the Lord’s way of telling us to step aside for something new. Death’s in case we didn’t take the hint.

The pen is mightier than the sword if the sword is very short, and the pen is very sharp.

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Creator-owned. The HC was put out by Titan.

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Got no love for Colony Earth, even the art isn't my thing - it's overall just not very 2000ADish, barring the title.
I was trying to picture one of the small aliens in the latest epsiode of Scarlet Traces - was it one of the goblins from this very story?

Anyway, Numbercruncher is REALLY good. Easy vote.

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Ah I used to love Colony Earth when I was a kid. Feel kinda bad voting against something I've never read, but: Colony Earth

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Colony Earth feels to me like it’s from a slightly earlier era than 2000ad. Not terrible just not exactly fully thrill-powered. Numbercruncher is a lot of fun.

Numbercruncher

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An easy one! Numbercruncher was ace!
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Colony earth