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Author Topic: Forum’s Favourite Thrill - Megatropolis vs. Tribal Memories Round 3 Heat 7  (Read 316 times)

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tribal memories

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I really love Megatropolis, but it's got to be Tribal Memories.
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Megatropolis.

An instant classic.

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I've loved Tribal Memories for decades. Back in the day there was that magnificent, chunky, 'Best of 2000AD Special' that was packed full of top-quality thrills. The Complete Tribal Memories was in that, and didn't seem.out of place. That issue is something I dig out on a fairly regular basis to reread, and I've bought multiple copies over the years for friends when they've asked me to show them why 2000AD is worth reading. If I were forced to grab *one comic* in a life or death emergency, it would probably be that one.

But, Megatropolis was spectacular. And that particular period of the Meg was the best the comic has ever been. So, Megatropolis gets it for me.

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That'll be THE BEST OF 2000AD SPECIAL EDITION 1993. A passion project, had to persuade powers that be it was worth doing. Some absolute corkers in that, and the 94 Special Edition. And in the Dredd SEs too!


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Tribal Memories, one of my favourite one and done, and Pete Milligans best. Megatropolis is really great, but not finished.
Tribal Memories.

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Megatropolis.

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I've loved Tribal Memories for decades. Back in the day there was that magnificent, chunky, 'Best of 2000AD Special' that was packed full of top-quality thrills. The Complete Tribal Memories was in that, and didn't seem.out of place. That issue is something I dig out on a fairly regular basis to reread, and I've bought multiple copies over the years for friends when they've asked me to show them why 2000AD is worth reading. If I were forced to grab *one comic* in a life or death emergency, it would probably be that one.

But, Megatropolis was spectacular. And that particular period of the Meg was the best the comic has ever been. So, Megatropolis gets it for me.

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That'll be THE BEST OF 2000AD SPECIAL EDITION 1993. A passion project, had to persuade powers that be it was worth doing. Some absolute corkers in that, and the 94 Special Edition. And in the Dredd SEs too!

You did good - I bought both, despite already owning all of the stories contained within (in fact I think I had one of those in the Titan colour reprint book as well).

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In all honesty I don’t think I’ve read tribal memories since it’s publication tho I see it’s in an extreme edition I have so will. But a fond disposition and nostalgia can’t dispose the huge fun and Dave Taylor beauty of Megatropolis
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Given my failing eye scans tell us nothing I'm going with can't call this. Both thrills have had good runs of votes and then the other thrill has come back. I literally have no idea here so those last day votes could very well matter so get um in.

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Deffo Megatropolis for me. A modern classic!
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VOTING CLOSED

Oh man this was a close one, but luckily I didn't have to make the call as I adore both these strips. Both have fantastic art, tight idea packed stories. Tribal Memories used four parts as well as has ever been done in the Prog and for such a short thrill has left a massive impression. Megatropolis has sprung out the blocks and with just one series has won a legion of fans and while we've been warned we might have a wait a while for the second it could quickly turn this thrill into an absolute classic if it lands as well as the first.

The tie ebbed and flowed with Megatropolis starting strong, Tribal Memories ruling the mid and Megatropolis pulling back right at the end. Alas one has to go and Megatropolis didn't quite pull back enough and

Tribal Memories

just will be sharing its experiences of Round 4.

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Nostalgic won again
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I've loved Tribal Memories for decades. Back in the day there was that magnificent, chunky, 'Best of 2000AD Special' that was packed full of top-quality thrills. The Complete Tribal Memories was in that, and didn't seem.out of place. That issue is something I dig out on a fairly regular basis to reread, and I've bought multiple copies over the years for friends when they've asked me to show them why 2000AD is worth reading. If I were forced to grab *one comic* in a life or death emergency, it would probably be that one.

But, Megatropolis was spectacular. And that particular period of the Meg was the best the comic has ever been. So, Megatropolis gets it for me.

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That'll be THE BEST OF 2000AD SPECIAL EDITION 1993. A passion project, had to persuade powers that be it was worth doing. Some absolute corkers in that, and the 94 Special Edition. And in the Dredd SEs too!

You did good - I bought both, despite already owning all of the stories contained within (in fact I think I had one of those in the Titan colour reprint book as well).

That was a good collection, right enough. One of the things I recall is my complete surprise at it appearing in the shops - I wonder if it was advertised in the prog of the time?
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Those special editions were all fantastic, a really good mix of stories, and my first introduction to Strontium Dog.

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Missed the vote, but it would have been for Tribal Memories.


That'll be THE BEST OF 2000AD SPECIAL EDITION 1993. A passion project, had to persuade powers that be it was worth doing. Some absolute corkers in that, and the 94 Special Edition.


Still have the '93 Special Edition - great comic.
Googled the '94 Special Edition - don't recall it, and don't think I've seen it before.