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Author Topic: What Defines a Dredd Epic?  (Read 1582 times)

Richard

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Re: What Defines a Dredd Epic?
« Reply #30 on: 10 March, 2021, 11:11:00 AM »
Not an epic then.

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Re: What Defines a Dredd Epic?
« Reply #31 on: 10 March, 2021, 03:55:48 PM »
This is how I see it:

1 part story one shot
2 to 4 part story multi-part
5 to 6 parts mini-series
7 to 11 parts maxi-series
12 to 20 parts epic
Above 21 parts mega-epic


I like this. No ambiguity.

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Re: What Defines a Dredd Epic?
« Reply #32 on: 10 March, 2021, 04:01:06 PM »
This is how I see it:

1 part story one shot
2 to 4 part story multi-part
5 to 6 parts mini-series
7 to 11 parts maxi-series
12 to 20 parts epic
Above 21 parts mega-epic


I like this. No ambiguity.

I second this, an easy way to judge if a story is an epic or not. A simple classification tool. Where do I sign?

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Re: What Defines a Dredd Epic?
« Reply #33 on: 10 March, 2021, 05:13:23 PM »
If we're going to go all taxonomic on it I would add there needs to be more than just one artist over its run:

{artists}⊂{parts} > 1,  ∀ {parts} > 20
You may quote me on that.

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Re: What Defines a Dredd Epic?
« Reply #34 on: 10 March, 2021, 05:17:35 PM »
If we're going to go all taxonomic on it I would add there needs to be more than just one artist over its run:

{artists}⊂{parts} > 1,  ∀ {parts} > 20

Necropolis? All Ezquerra. Epic!

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Re: What Defines a Dredd Epic?
« Reply #35 on: 10 March, 2021, 05:35:34 PM »
If we're going to go all taxonomic on it I would add there needs to be more than just one artist over its run:

{artists}⊂{parts} > 1,  ∀ {parts} > 20

Necropolis? All Ezquerra. Epic!

Good point, I will refine it so:

∃{God}=Esquerra ∴ {artist}⊄{God}|{artists}⊂{parts} > 1,  ∀ {parts} > 20



You may quote me on that.

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Re: What Defines a Dredd Epic?
« Reply #36 on: 10 March, 2021, 05:40:40 PM »
That formula is pure wizardry! Nailed it.

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Re: What Defines a Dredd Epic?
« Reply #37 on: 10 March, 2021, 05:47:14 PM »
Formula is supoib, but Shirley Apocalypse War, Necropolis and Origins get around the single artist thing anyway by having integrated prologue sections (Block Mania, (Tale of) the Dead Man, The Message)?