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: Forum’s Favourite Thrill - Trash vs Second City Blues - Rd 1 Heat 43
: Colin YNWA 30 November, 2021, 06:26:48 AM
Week 6 and, brace yourself, we get over the half way marker in Round 1… yes when I said this was the biggest of these things yet I wasn’t messing about! We’re not even half way… in Round 1… and Round 2 is bigger than Round 1 before you get your hopes up… we’re in for the long haul here folks!

Shall we have a sweepstake on how long it takes before someone makes a joke about Trash being the most aptly named series in the comics rich history?... does that count as making a joke about Trash being the most aptly named strip in the comic’s rich history??? Mind look at that Art! The art was so lush. Big fan of Second City Blues as well - flying skateboard horse men and all and it too had great art so…
 
Which most rattles your thrill-receptors:

Trash - more info (http://www.2000ad.org/?zone=thrill&page=profiles&choice=TRASH)

Vs.

Second City Blues - more info (http://www.2000ad.org/?zone=thrill&page=profiles&choice=SECOND)

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 Friday 3rd December and the winner gets a place in Round 2 (of 9!!!).

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

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: Forum’s Favourite Thrill - Trash vs Second City Blues - Rd 1 Heat 43
: broodblik 30 November, 2021, 06:29:18 AM
Nigel Dobbyn's art in Trash was great but I will go for Second City Blues
: Re: Forum’s Favourite Thrill - Trash vs Second City Blues - Rd 1 Heat 43
: abelardsnazz 30 November, 2021, 07:39:16 AM
I haven't read Second City Blues so going for Trash.
: Re: Forum’s Favourite Thrill - Trash vs Second City Blues - Rd 1 Heat 43
: AlexF 30 November, 2021, 08:58:48 AM
Second City Blues, no hesitation. Bit too much plot for its own good at times, but it's great fun. Trash is only readable as a rather unpleasant portrait of a man with a severe form of OCD that sees him preserving a dandelion at all costs while also happily burning fossil fuels and blowing things up. Nice hat though.
: Re: Forum’s Favourite Thrill - Trash vs Second City Blues - Rd 1 Heat 43
: Link Prime 30 November, 2021, 09:44:14 AM
I'll vote Trash for El Dobbyn.
: Re: Forum’s Favourite Thrill - Trash vs Second City Blues - Rd 1 Heat 43
: The Mind of Wolfie Smith 30 November, 2021, 10:16:26 AM
trash
: Re: Forum’s Favourite Thrill - Trash vs Second City Blues - Rd 1 Heat 43
: Timothy 30 November, 2021, 10:27:42 AM
Trash
: Re: Forum’s Favourite Thrill - Trash vs Second City Blues - Rd 1 Heat 43
: Blue Cactus 30 November, 2021, 10:37:49 AM
Nice art on Trash.

Prefer Second City Blues. Would have been up for another series of that at the time.
: Re: Forum’s Favourite Thrill - Trash vs Second City Blues - Rd 1 Heat 43
: Southstreeter 30 November, 2021, 01:33:50 PM
Second City Blues though I didn’t like it that much. Trash, however, is what springs to mind whenever I recall uninspiring stuff from the dark ages of the 90s.
: Re: Forum’s Favourite Thrill - Trash vs Second City Blues - Rd 1 Heat 43
: Funt Solo 30 November, 2021, 03:20:52 PM
I just couldn't get past the horse head. For the art: Trash.
: Re: Forum’s Favourite Thrill - Trash vs Second City Blues - Rd 1 Heat 43
: Magnetica 30 November, 2021, 07:27:54 PM
Second City Blues.
: Re: Forum’s Favourite Thrill - Trash vs Second City Blues - Rd 1 Heat 43
: NapalmKev 30 November, 2021, 08:22:59 PM
Trash.

I enjoyed the series and was up for more.

Cheers
: Re: Forum’s Favourite Thrill - Trash vs Second City Blues - Rd 1 Heat 43
: Colin YNWA 30 November, 2021, 09:38:31 PM
Wow both todays ties are turning into much closer battles than I was expecting. That's why I love this tourney, its defining my expectations and showing what a gloriously diverse bunch we are!
: Re: Forum’s Favourite Thrill - Trash vs Second City Blues - Rd 1 Heat 43
: O Lucky Stevie! 01 December, 2021, 07:29:23 AM
Trash looked gorgeous & no mistake. Yet it felt like it was being deliberately pitched at younger readers. This tale of the twee eco-cop felt (ahem) forced.

Second City Blues was a classic IPC sports strip. It didn't talk down to the kids.

So Second City Blues it is.
: Re: Forum’s Favourite Thrill - Trash vs Second City Blues - Rd 1 Heat 43
: Colin YNWA 02 December, 2021, 06:26:46 AM
Well this one hasn't inspired and is it possible Trash will make it through? Second City Blues is a very underated thrill in my eyes, maybe you all only have eyes for Nigel Dobbyn art? Either way I'll count up in the morning and let you know which way this has gone, so get ya vote in today.
: Re: Forum’s Favourite Thrill - Trash vs Second City Blues - Rd 1 Heat 43
: IndigoPrime 02 December, 2021, 10:47:52 AM
Trash for the art and being ahead of the game, but it won’t make it through another round if it gets through this one.
: Re: Forum’s Favourite Thrill - Trash vs Second City Blues - Rd 1 Heat 43
: Dark Jimbo 02 December, 2021, 10:52:55 AM
Second City Blues, a superb little sports strip (and I didn't even think such a thing was possible!)
: Re: Forum’s Favourite Thrill - Trash vs Second City Blues - Rd 1 Heat 43
: Colin YNWA 03 December, 2021, 06:26:54 AM
VOTING CLOSED

DRAW - yep let's cut straight to the chase, for the first time in this tourney we have a tie and thus the call falls to me. And alas there's not real surprise in what I'm going to say here I suspect. Trash has bloody glorious art... and... well that's it, it sits firmly in the school of thrills from the 90s that had badly written hard mean in the lead and muddle central narratives that could nothing to redemn that.

Second City Blues was an amazing fun strip with grerat Warren Pleece art. The way it played with the typical 2000ad sports thrill to become something else, without getting muddle is a real boost. So for me the clear winner is

Second City Blues

And it skateboards into the 2nd round
: Re: Forum’s Favourite Thrill - Trash vs Second City Blues - Rd 1 Heat 43
: broodblik 03 December, 2021, 06:29:33 AM
Almost a trashy result................ :)
: Re: Forum’s Favourite Thrill - Trash vs Second City Blues - Rd 1 Heat 43
: Link Prime 03 December, 2021, 09:11:07 AM
DRAW - yep let's cut straight to the chase, for the first time in this tourney we have a tie and thus the call falls to me.

Extinction Rebellion will be gluing themselves to the ground outside the FFTA offices this morning.
: Re: Forum’s Favourite Thrill - Trash vs Second City Blues - Rd 1 Heat 43
: Colin YNWA 03 December, 2021, 09:16:57 AM
DRAW - yep let's cut straight to the chase, for the first time in this tourney we have a tie and thus the call falls to me.

Extinction Rebellion will be gluing themselves to the ground outside the FFTA offices this morning.

And I'll be throwing tramped dandelions at them!