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Classifieds / kevin o'neil 1976 rare mek memoirs original art
« on: 29 July, 2014, 01:01:57 PM »
Hi guys,

My friend is selling a really nice kevin o'neil piece that you guys might be interested in.  He keeps stuff in decent nick and this is a really rare bit of art so worth a swatch if youre into that sorta thing. Much love and have a wonderful day.

Judo x x x


Classifieds / Artists wanted - and its paid hurrah!!
« on: 16 July, 2014, 01:00:33 PM »
Hi guys what's kickin finger lickin?

I need to hire around 6 artists for a series of short stories, 5 pages mainly with a science theme.  Deadline isn't tight but I want to have it printed up for Thought Bubble in November (that's where all the cool kids go). I'm paying - YES PAYING!!  I've already got some really interesting scottish artists involved but would like to look a bit further a field too.  Unpublished or highly esteemed is neither here nor there, it's a case of the right artist for the right stories.

So anyone interested drop me a line here or by pm with samples, prices and timescales and payment will probably be paypal, though I could write a cheque if you want to sell my autograph.

Much love tooth board and hope you are all having a wonderful day

Judo/Dawn/whateveryouwannacallme x x x

Events / Glasgow - John Wagner at Plan B
« on: 31 August, 2012, 07:35:34 PM »

Eeeee this will be so much fun! :D pub afters? x

General / Best Early Morrison 2000ad Work
« on: 24 June, 2012, 10:16:46 PM »
Title says it all. What's your favourite early Grant Morrison piece for 2000ad, what programme and why? I'm looking stuff out for a signing and cant decide what to take so very open to suggestions. Ta x x

Help! / storing progs without tripping over boxes
« on: 20 June, 2012, 04:10:16 PM »
I had a very fun time digging out 4 boxes full of old 2000ad in order to pick one for wagner to sign. I still don't know what I'm going to take as... Well... I just ended up reading stuff and playing the 'whatever happened to *insert blank*' game with a friend. So that night I go to bed but needing to pee I get up and *bang* fall over one of the boxes and *bang* straight into another. Again, this morning trying to get dressed and arghh these boxes are in my way at every turn. I don't really want to put them back into 'storage' aka out of sight out of mind but I don't know how I should store them. I prefer to keep comics in plastic pockets in a ring binder but I can't find any that can fit 2000ads unusual size except oner place which is extortionately priced.

How do you all store your progs and do you know any sellers that I can get binders that won't cost the world since its a lotta lotta progs? Thanks fer yer time sweet cheeks x x

Events / Download 2012
« on: 12 June, 2012, 05:23:16 PM »
Download 2012 music festival at Donnington park.
I had an absolutely amazing time and was wondering if anyone else went or was interested in discussions about Download in general. Ill put some brief reviews of who i saw and what i thought but its imhoymmv so please add your own reviews and thoughts. Ill warn you now that I really dont 'get' metallica so any and all attempts to persuade me otherwise will be in vain. Ill try and write them in order but i cant really remember...

fear factor (ok)
terrorvision (ace) - No tequila wtf?
acoustic Breed 77 (good) We only really wanted to hear Zombie
acoustic skindred (ace)
Machine Head (ace) - There was a huge pit that consisted of about 20 clowns. wtf win.
chase and status (epic) - Tough gig for them and they blew the lid off on the bass *No Problem
prodigy (epic)

Black Veil Brides (ok) - Teenage heart throbs - adorable.
the yo yos (ok)
trivium (good) - they fill the slot slipknot should be.
most of Gun (good) - I had ice cream.
anti-nowhere league (epic)
couple of steel panther songs (funny) - The fans in their leopard print leggings and wigs are adorable
skindred (good) - accidentally ended up in a pit
Tenacious D (good) - no wonderboy wtf?
we watched metallica for a bit and almost died of boredom so watched a mad film about guys fighting over 2 million dollars. dunno what it was called but it was awesome and had the doc from planet terror in it. Imho Metallica arent the best for shredding, power ballads or vocals/lyrics so they just have no place in my brain for any function of music. I understand they have a crazy huge fan base and only band to sell out a day at download this year i heard on the campsite grapevine but just not extreme enough for me.

Anthrax (good)
rival sons (ok)
sebastian bach (god awful) - Not my bag.
acoustic Mordecai (good)
lamb of god (ace) - what a pit
megadeath (ace)
soundgarden (mind blowing)
black sabbath (beyond mind blowing)

What a band. So many hits to cram into their short 40 min set with So What, I Hate people, Streets of London, We are the League etc. Animal and the boys were as charismatic yet hard rocking as always - fantastic live band. Woman was my particular highlight as the atmosphere was electric with Animals emotional growls bridging to a hard rock ending that the whole crowd got into.

Sound Garden blew my mind. Mixing it up between ferocious shredding and trancey guitar, with funked up 90s bass lines and wailing vocals. So great to see them back together after a 10 year hiatus and they seem to have little compromise, doing 10 min spinal tap-esque instrumental sections. chris cornell is still gorge. An energetic Outshined was my highlight as they shredded it so hard and it just reeked of tension.

BLACK FUCKING SABBATH. What a dream come true to see ozzy performing with tony. A slightly shakey start on both vocals and guitar but they quickly found their groove a couple songs in. and when I say groove I mean HOLY FUCK THAT GROOVES ON FIRE. What a freakin epic performance. Original line up sabbath always had to be bucket list for me but the atmosphere and wailing perfect psyche guitar was like an atom bomb. They played all the big hits with Ozzy using every clap-your-hands frontman trick in the book and Tony backing it up with incredibly tight guitar playing. Absolute highlight was Fairies Wear Boots as it is just perfect for rocking live with its guitar frills and flourishes.

other miscellaneous details include gimps, slingshots, neon poi, festival shopping, cool camp neighbours, blow up bed bouncy castle and being really really really wasted x x

Film & TV / The IMDB Test
« on: 14 April, 2012, 03:51:51 PM »
How many of the top 100 IMDB films have you seen? Anything that you strongly object to or feel the list is missing? And no cheating as its not a contest and the more you've yet to see the luckier you are!

Mark the movies you’ve seen with an X.
1. [ x] The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
2. [ x] The Godfather (1972)
3. [ x] The Godfather: Part II (1974)
4. [ x] Il buono, il brutto, il cattivo (1966)
5. [ x] Pulp Fiction (1994)
6. [ x] Schindler’s List (1993)
7. [ x] The Dark Knight (2008)
8. [ x] 12 Angry Men (1957)
9. [ x] One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1975)
10. [ x] Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
1st subtotal - 10
11. [ x] Casablanca (1942)
12. [ x] Star Wars (1977)
13. [ x] The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
14. [x ] Shichinin no samurai (1954) - brilliant smaurai fun!
15. [ x] Goodfellas (1990)
16. [x ] Rear Window (1954)
17. [x ] Cidade de Deus (2002)
18. [x ] Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
19. [x ] C’era una volta il West (1968) - love this film, evil peter fonda's eye blues
20. [x ] The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
2nd subtotal: 20/20
21. [ x] Fight Club (1999) - best twist film but overly long
22. [x ] Up (2009)
23. [x ] The Usual Suspects (1994)
24. [x ] Psycho (1960)
25. [x ] The Silence of the Lambs (1991) - my fave film ever, horrow ftw!
26. [x ] Sunset Blvd. (1950) - the last scene in this is what films are all about 3
27. [x ] The Matrix (1999)
28. [x ] Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)
29. [ ] Memento (2000)
  • North by Northwest (1959)

3rd subtotal: 29/30
31. [ x] It’s a Wonderful Life (1946)
32. [ x] Se7en (1995)
33. [ x] The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
34. [ x] Citizen Kane (1941)
35. [ x] Léon (1994) - second fave film ever, peado hitman lol
36. [ x] Apocalypse Now (1979)
37. [ x] American Beauty (1999)
38. [ x] Taxi Driver (1976)
39. [ x] American History X (1998)
40. [x ] Vertigo (1958)
4th subtotal: 39/40
41. [ x] Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
42. [ ] WALL·E (2008)
43. [ x] Forrest Gump (1994)
44. [x ] Paths of Glory (1957)
45. [x ] Le fabuleux destin d’Amélie Poulain (2001)
46. [ ] M (1931)
47. [ ] Double Indemnity (1944)
48. [x ] To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)
49. [x ] Alien (1979)
50. [x ] A Clockwork Orange (1971)
5th subtotal: 46/50
51. [x ] The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)
52. [x ] The Shining (1980)
53. [x ] The Departed (2006)
54. [ x] Saving Private Ryan (1998)
55. [ ] The Third Man (1949)
56. [ ] Das Leben der Anderen (2006)
57. [ x] Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
58. [ x] Chinatown (1974)
59. [ x] The Pianist (2002)
60. [x ] Sen to Chihiro no kamikakushi (2001)
6th subtotal: 54/60
61. [ x] City Lights (1931)
62. [x ] Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
63. [x ] Aliens (1986)
64. [ ] Requiem for a Dream (2000)
65. [ ] L.A. Confidential (1997)
66. [ x] Das Boot (1981)
67. [ ] Slumdog Millionaire (2008)
68. [x ] Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
69. [x ] The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
70. [x ] Reservoir Dogs (1992)
7th subtotal: 61/70
71. [x ] El laberinto del fauno (2006)
72. [x ] Rashômon (1950)
73. [x ] Raging Bull (1980)
74. [ ] All About Eve (1950)
75. [ ] The Maltese Falcon (1941)
76. [ x] Gran Torino (2008)
77. [ x] Modern Times (1936)
78. [x ] Singin’ in the Rain (1952)
79. [ x] Some Like It Hot (1959)
80. [ ] Rebecca (1940)
8th subtotal: 68/80
81. [x ] Der Untergang (2004)
82. [x ] Metropolis (1927) - god 1927?! Loved this
83. [ x] The Prestige (2006)
84. [ ] The Apartment (1960)
85. [x ] Amadeus (1984)
86. [x ] The Elephant Man (1980)
87. [ ] La vita è bella (1997)
88. [x ] Nuovo cinema Paradiso (1988)
89. [ x] 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) - beautiful scifi
90. [x ] The Great Dictator (1940)
9th subtotal: 76/90
91. [x ] Once Upon a Time in America (1984)
92. [x ] Full Metal Jacket (1987)
93. [x ] The Great Escape (1963)
94. [ ] Ladri di biciclette (1948)
95. [x ] Back to the Future (1985)
96. [ ] The Sting (1973)
97. [ ] Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)
98. [x ] Sin City (2005)
99. [ x] Star Trek (2009)
100. [x ] Touch of Evil (1958)
Final score: 83/100

Yass got 17 still to see. 'classic' film nights need to be planned! <3

No Blade Runner or The Thing :'( ??? And seriously Up but no disney cartoons? I feel like I'm taking crazy pills x

General / CAPTION WINNER. 7/04/12.
« on: 07 April, 2012, 05:18:51 PM »
Judge Gary Erskine.
Bio - Gary has been artist or inker for Marvel, DC, 2000AD, Image, Dark Horse, Vertigo and many others. Gary has also contributed character designs and storyboards for a variety of projects including Dreamwork's Shrek and Madagascar. He is currently working on a few projects including creator owned Roller Grrls and inking Simon Spurrier's Crossed http://www.crossedcomic.com/ . Gary runs workshops, attends a lot of conventions and is a very nice man. Here's a 'how to' con sketch in 7 mins http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PFVq43YEKi4

1) 'Eat custard knuckle punks!' - Vzzbux
2) 'You punks killed prog rock!' - OnlyVerySmall
3) 'Drokk! Johnny rotten sells butter and they all go nuts!' - Satanist
4) 'I don't care *what* the hair salon did, you can have the helmet!' - M.I.K.
5) 'Nae cunt leaves till wi find oot whit cunt chibbed that cunt' - Satanist

Judge Erskine declares... 'The Winner is 2. Close call as number three was also a good gag but the 'prog rock' line tickled me 'Rotten'.'


Help! / the shakes
« on: 07 April, 2012, 12:48:45 PM »
good afternoon hivemind collective how are you all today? I have a 'problem' every morning that 4 different people have commented on and I was wondering if anyone thinks it is normal or a sign or underlying issues requiring a GPs assistance. Basically I get 'the shakes' if I haven't had anything to eat - my hands, particularly my left hand, shakes uncontrollably to a small degree. I didn't notice til people started pointing it out to me and saying that it wasn't normal. This happens regardless of the previous nights sobreity and right up until I eat something. At first I reckoned it was because of the cold but it happens even when I don't feel cold. I think its probably just my caffiene addiction - does this cause shakes? - but I'm worried it could be low blood pressure or a slight diabetes. I would rather not go to the doctors unless strictly necessary.

Does anyone have a similar experience? Ta for your time x X x

Events / Edinburgh - Conpulsion 2012
« on: 27 March, 2012, 04:01:17 PM »
EVENT - Conpulsion 2012
TIME - 6th - 8th, April 2012
LOCATION - Teviot Row Union, Edinburgh
DESCRIPTION - Gamers Con of various descriptions. RPGs, LARPs, table-top, board, video and really all games. Fantasy art and writing workshops, guest artists, auctions, steampunk disco and lots of drinking.

Here's the website link on the schedule 

and the general website

bwah same day as QMU mart so I might just do the sunday but I forgot I have a weekend ticket for this until a friend text me today x

General / CAPTION CONTEST. 25/03/12 - 1/04/12.
« on: 25 March, 2012, 08:41:42 PM »
CAPTION CONTEST. 25/03/12 - 1/04/12

Go on and give us a funny caption!

Runs between now and noon on 1/04/12
Vote for your favourite by PMing me from 30/03/12 - noon 1/04/12
Votes will decide a shortlist of entries.
The winner shall be chosen by a special guest judge if I can find one from this shortlist.
If your entries too big I might have to edit it.
NO spamming, flaming or general raining on parades.
The winner shall be announced on sunday or when I am able.


General / CAPTION WINNER. 25/03/12.
« on: 25 March, 2012, 04:30:49 PM »
Judge Jon Haward.
Bio - 'artist and co -creator of Tales of the Buddha, worked on other iconic stuff like Judge Dredd, Dan Dare, Spider-man, Shinobi, Warhammer, Mutant Chronicles, worked on graphic novels for Classical Comics that have won awards Macbeth ,The Tempest and Frankenstein'. He has a very cool blogspot he regularly posts on http://hawardarthouse.blogspot.co.uk/

'Pucker up big boy! I cannae control meself no longer.
Not so fast! Is that condition contagious?' ~ Mardroid
2) Listen tae me, Feral, ye porked-up nyaff! Where. Are. The. Pies?
Wulf ate them. I swear! ~ Whitbloke
3) I won't warn you again, no more road trips across america!
For the last time, Im not Billy Connolly! ~ SpetsnaZ99


Film & TV / Judos film reviews
« on: 21 March, 2012, 11:21:06 PM »
I see pretty much all the films like SRSLY. Mainly because I get paid to watch them at work *as well as* just straight up lovin' films, film buff stylee. I'm often reaally fussy cos I see so many and after the first million they all feel samey - so YMMV and feel free to argue just an IMHO of the films oot at the flicks currently

Bel ami - 3/5 - robert pattison fucking everyone. Period drama. It was quite well done but i wasn't entirely sure what the plot was. This may be due to pattisons limited acting talent. Very much a book I think.

Project X - 3/5 - idea based on a true story of high school kid trashing his house having a party. Incredibly over the top but good enough for a laugh. Garden gnomes full of ecstasy, lots of pretty teens etc

The raven - :'( I'm not even rating this other than to say WTF. In a 1-3 rating way depending on offence taken to the rape of poe. John cusack was terrible as poe (he's just not right) and the who dunnit angle was very laboured. I guessed who it was but only by default. Dinghy this and go read pit and the pendulum cos that's like my fave horror story ever

Safehouse 3.5/5 - I did enjoy this and found it exciting and tense but a boring done to death plot. corrupt government agents names on microchip and ooh who to trust dn dnn DNNNN yeah whatever seen it a million times tv movie.

Wanderlust 3/5 - I may be being harsh here cos a lot of my friends thought it was hilarious but I dunno hippies and nudists etc are kinda easy prey imho and not exactly what I call stella wit to make fun of. Lots of ugly naked old dudes.

Woman in black 2/5 - It has been a long time since I saw this many b-horror cliches in one film. And I watch the horror/scifi channel films. Creeky rockin chairs, rattling door nobs, a marsh, creepy woman at window in back of shot, creepy things in photos, porcelin dolls... Like SRSLY I could keeping going. Harry potter daniel radcliff also in no way looks like he has a 4 year old son and works for a law firm. One for the 12-16 range.

I don't get to see 3d films cos a lot of autistic people don't like wearing glasses. Is anything else out I mighta seen it can't remember everyone of them sometimes x

Events / Glasgow - QMU Comic Mart
« on: 13 March, 2012, 05:23:28 PM »
EVENT - QMU Comic Mart
TIME - Saturday, 12pm - 3pm, April 7th, 2012
LOCATION - Queen Margaret Union, 22 university gardens, Glasgow university.
DESCRIPTION - Usually the biggest mart in Glasgow and runs every year. The usual chance to pick up cheap comics, dvds, games, cards, toys from dealers and randoms with too big a collection. There are usally lots of the indie small press people kicking about, trying eagerly to convince you to check out their work but I'm not sure who this year.

I had a brilliant time at this last year so I am very excited. I like to 'designate' £15ish to picking up indie comics to support the newbies. Afterwards, of course, pubs and madness with the comic crew til the early hours. If anyone would like to join give me a wee bell.
Take care and stay classy, Dawn x x

General / CAPTION CONTEST 12/03/12 - 18/03/12
« on: 12 March, 2012, 05:10:54 PM »
CAPTION CONTEST. 12/03/12 - 18/03/12

Sharpen your wit and give us your best shot at this weeks panel.

Runs between now and noon on 18/03/12
Vote for your favourite by PMing me from 15/03/12 - noon 18/03/12
Votes will decide a shortlist of 5 entries.
The winner shall be chosen by a special guest judge from this shortlist.
NO spamming, flaming or general raining on parades.
The winner shall be announced on sunday or when I am able.


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