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Other Reviews / Re: I bought Halo Jones (again)
« on: 18 January, 2023, 09:41:20 AM »
Tsk, tsk! You're missing the Rebellion omnibus edition from 2007. In its original-and-best black and white form! As much as I like the new coloured version I think it's a shame that it is no longer available in B&W.

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Books & Comics / Re: What does Garth Ennis have up his sleeve...?
« on: 17 December, 2022, 03:29:46 PM »
Speaking of Ennis, has anyone read Sara? It's brilliant.

https://bleedingcool.com/comics/5-thoughts-sara-by-garth-ennis-steve-epting-elizabeth-breitweiser/

If anyone is looking for an excuse to get themselves another Christmas present, then I can definitely recommend the Deluxe edition of Sara. It's absolutely fab! Beautifully bound with a die cut cover, edge painted pages and an Obi strip on the rear cover, it really does look deluxe!



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Announcements / Re: 2000ad shop 75 and 50% off!
« on: 03 December, 2022, 01:32:02 PM »
Yeah, I've had that almost every time I order anything through the shop. It has been like that for months, maybe years. The problem normally resolves itself by repeatedly re-submitting the same payment order, with the same card, until it works! If you use a two step verification thingy, you can see when it has worked as the order value suddenly appears and you get a confirmation. Persistence is the required.

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Announcements / Re: 2000 AD - The Ultimate Collection
« on: 25 October, 2022, 08:56:32 AM »
If you are looking for the missing page, it is actually the first page of part 9 (not 10) in Prog 2259 p.21.

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Announcements / Re: 2000 AD - The Ultimate Collection
« on: 24 October, 2022, 09:42:19 PM »
That's unfortunate but, as Matt says, luckily not that much of a problem. Shame they couldn't afford someone to do a simple page count before press...

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Announcements / Re: 2000 AD - The Ultimate Collection
« on: 24 October, 2022, 04:02:09 PM »
If they did Scarlet Traces *and* fixed the screw-up in the latest trade (IIRC, a missing page), I’d buy that for sure and finally offload my Dark Horse collections.
Hmm, interesting. What missing page is this? Haven't read the latest volume yet and I haven't heard about this error either.

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General / Re: Brain Bolland memoir
« on: 21 September, 2022, 10:59:41 AM »
F**k me. When was that book jacket designed? 1986?

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General / Re: Forthcoming Thrills - 2022
« on: 08 September, 2022, 07:54:52 AM »
Other than maybe 1 day, I don't think there has been a delay. I pre-ordered months ago elsewhere and was told 22 Nov. Maybe FP was given an early indication that they never updated.

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General / Re: Forthcoming Thrills - 2023
« on: 18 August, 2022, 10:32:27 AM »
Bad news concerning 'Strontium Dog: The 2000ad years vol.1' - Amazon has this listed on their website as comprising 192 pages; ...
Isn't the clue kinda in the name? If it's only 192 pages and it's called Volume 1, then I would expect there to be a Volume 2 at some point!

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General / Re: Now I Know My ABCs...
« on: 11 July, 2022, 08:09:15 AM »
I really hope you have a good back-up of all of your hard work. Maybe 2000ad.com could mirror it..?

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I would definitely recommend Black Science from Image. It is a monstrous epic though and the hardbacks are now oop, so it'll require you collecting all 9 of the tpb to finish the story.
If you want something shorter to dip into try Nameless also from Image - it'll blow your mind ;)

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News / Re: Brian Bolland Apex Edition
« on: 19 May, 2022, 06:16:03 PM »
Yeah baby! This thing is enormous. It's glorious and fantastic but where the hell do I put it? It's never gonna' fit in my shelves.
If you are still waiting for this in the UK you may want to give Rebellion a poke as I've just picked my copy up from Berlin.

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News / Re: Brian Bolland Apex Edition
« on: 14 May, 2022, 08:30:38 AM »
Yup, same here - outside of the UK - my copy hasn't shipped yet either.

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Other Reviews / Re: Covers Uncovered Annual 2021
« on: 14 March, 2022, 04:33:32 PM »
Thanks for the feedback, really glad you enjoyed the book - sadly, sales on the Covers Uncovered book have been very poor and so it's not something we'll be repeating this year, sorry.
Doesn't surprise me really. I enjoyed it, but it is a bit thin on content isn't it? It is basically just a collection of cover prints - where's the "uncovered" bit? There wasn't enough background or sketches showing the development of the art for me. I was expecting way more info from the artists showing or explaining their drawing processes. Only a couple of them really did this in any detail. Sales may not have been helped by the fact that the 2000AD logo was also half covered and quite small.

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News / Re: Brian Bolland Apex Edition
« on: 24 February, 2022, 10:52:23 AM »
That really is an excellent article. I had wondered how many collectors had been contacted and how the scans were arranged. Monumental bit of planning to get as much of his work together - makes me pine for my copy!
I just hope the world doesn't end before it gets released, seems ever so slightly unimportant in light of today's news.

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