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Rok Of The Reds
« on: 03 March, 2021, 04:37:49 AM »
I have backed the kickstarter for Rok the God. It was a great read. Now I see that Rok Of The Reds is finally available in digital format and my question is, is it worthwhile getting if you have already read Rok the God? I am quite tempted since this is John Wagner for crying out loud.
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Re: Rok Of The Reds
« Reply #1 on: 03 March, 2021, 08:13:11 AM »
is it worthwhile getting if you have already read Rok the God?

If you enjoyed RtG, I can't imagine you wouldn't enjoy 'Reds'. The scale is smaller — less space stuff, more stuff on Earth, possibly a little more football, but the tone is largely the same with the balance between humour and action. Dan's art and Abby's colours are marvellous throughout.
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Re: Rok Of The Reds
« Reply #2 on: 03 March, 2021, 08:24:21 AM »
I am convince I will get it
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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Re: Rok Of The Reds
« Reply #3 on: 03 March, 2021, 09:06:19 AM »
is it worthwhile getting if you have already read Rok the God?

If you enjoyed RtG, I can't imagine you wouldn't enjoy 'Reds'. The scale is smaller — less space stuff, more stuff on Earth, possibly a little more football, but the tone is largely the same with the balance between humour and action. Dan's art and Abby's colours are marvellous throughout.


How’s the lettering in it?
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Re: Rok Of The Reds
« Reply #4 on: 03 March, 2021, 09:12:05 AM »
How’s the lettering in it?

Adequate.
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Re: Rok Of The Reds
« Reply #5 on: 03 March, 2021, 09:17:43 AM »
Everyone should own Rok of the Reds (and Rok the God) to not do so reduces your humanity.

Dan Cornwell als has some art for sale at the moment from his Facebook page - but please don't look as I'm still making my mind up about which page I want...

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Re: Rok Of The Reds
« Reply #6 on: 03 March, 2021, 09:27:24 AM »
The only problem is to get it on my iPad to read, so up in the clouds we go
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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Re: Rok Of The Reds
« Reply #7 on: 03 March, 2021, 01:09:06 PM »
Where is it in digital? Is it DRM-free (CBR or PDF)? I’d like to buy it, but need it to be usable in a reader I can tolerate.

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Re: Rok Of The Reds
« Reply #8 on: 03 March, 2021, 01:14:11 PM »
Where is it in digital? Is it DRM-free (CBR or PDF)? I’d like to buy it, but need it to be usable in a reader I can tolerate.

It is in a PDF format. Quite big almost 1GB
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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Re: Rok Of The Reds
« Reply #9 on: 03 March, 2021, 01:33:16 PM »
Direct from the website, too, which presumably means the creators get more money. I’ll add that to the forward list.

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Re: Rok Of The Reds
« Reply #10 on: 03 March, 2021, 08:18:42 PM »
For those who have not got this yet, get it, it's really good fun.