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Leigh S

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Metro Dredd R.I.P.?
« on: 01 February, 2005, 02:45:28 AM »
No Dredd in todays Metro - with it being a year since it started, I'm assuming its not carrying on. A shame if so, as Si's strips were actually starting to make something of the format.

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Re: Metro Dredd R.I.P.?
« Reply #1 on: 01 February, 2005, 03:06:25 AM »
It would be a shame if that was the end of the strip. The bulk of the strips were very poor - not even holding a candle to decades-old Daily Star Dredds - but the exposure was welcome, and like Watcher says, Si Spurrier's strips (aided and abetted by Steve Roberts' immeasurably better artwork) seemed to be a move in the right direction.

Hopefully it's just a blip and they'll return...

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Re: Metro Dredd R.I.P.?
« Reply #2 on: 01 February, 2005, 02:41:57 PM »
I commute in London every day but even then I didnt waste my time reading the Metro Dredds because they were so piss poor.
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Re: Metro Dredd R.I.P.?
« Reply #3 on: 01 February, 2005, 03:22:55 PM »
Can't add anything to the mystery.  Out of the stuff Steve and I did there's only one story left unprinted, but whether it's been delayed by a week (or a day?), or whether it's been cancelled, I couldn't tell you.


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Re: Metro Dredd R.I.P.?
« Reply #4 on: 01 February, 2005, 04:57:16 PM »
Bah! Take a Solar Blast METRO!

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Re: Metro Dredd R.I.P.?
« Reply #5 on: 01 February, 2005, 06:40:20 PM »
They've ditched the crosswords too...

And a letter today described Dredd as 'A poor man's Robocop' ( who ripped who off?> but I'm walking away from that one.

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Re: Metro Dredd R.I.P.?
« Reply #6 on: 01 February, 2005, 06:50:27 PM »
Ah - I didnt - sent em a letter...!