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Losers
« on: 01 February, 2005, 10:17:00 PM »
Just noticed the collected first sixteen (?)issues of Losers were in the Comic shoppe in two trade paper paperbacks and Issue Nineteen is oot as well


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Re: Losers
« Reply #1 on: 01 February, 2005, 10:31:06 PM »
Cheers, this would've passed me by. Just put my order in on amazon. now I'll have to reread anti-up to refresh my memory.

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Re: Losers
« Reply #2 on: 01 February, 2005, 10:40:07 PM »
This is sadly the only comic I've ever cancelled after just one issue. Although I'm sure it's great for those who like this kind of story and writing style, it's just not my thang.

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Re: Losers
« Reply #3 on: 01 February, 2005, 11:01:20 PM »
Aren't the 2 trades 6 issues each?

i.e. 1-6 and 7-12?

Which means that v3 should be OK.

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Re: Losers
« Reply #4 on: 02 February, 2005, 12:22:46 AM »
I bought Ante-up ....it was shite

looks like Diggle hoping to appeal to a Film Studio and the big bucks buy out

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Re: Losers
« Reply #5 on: 02 February, 2005, 01:36:36 AM »
I've recently started buying The Losers again, jumped back on a few months a go with the Afghan drug camp story. I can see why people wouldn't dig it, but for me it's like a modern A-Team without the jive talking (the one negative of the whole comic).

Plus the art makes me want to sell my house and devote my life to buying Losers pages.

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Re: Losers
« Reply #6 on: 02 February, 2005, 02:05:45 AM »
"It's like a modern A-Team without the jive talking"

...but with added shitty, stereotypical Arab and Muslim characters, plus the apparently-obligatory Tough Muslim Girl In A Man's World!

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Re: Losers
« Reply #7 on: 02 February, 2005, 05:31:54 AM »
Great art of course but the trouble I have with this kind of thing is the reliance on people pointing guns at each other every page. The good thing about Tarantino is people usually react realistic i.e. vulnerable with guns around which adds to the drama and put it above dumb Rambo type action.

Still, it's not superheros so good for Diggle and Jock if he's made it a success, just wish there's a bit more human drama.

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Re: Losers
« Reply #8 on: 02 February, 2005, 07:06:51 AM »
Got Ante up a couple of months ago and quite liked it, awsome art and a nice conspiricy story line. might get me self V2 next time i'm in Perth. Definatly see the comparisons some people draw to the A-Team but come on it's brought up in the first issue(I think)the Losers were an A-Team so

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Re: Losers
« Reply #9 on: 02 February, 2005, 07:36:02 AM »
It's a lazy comparison sure, but it's the most accurate.

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Re: Losers
« Reply #10 on: 02 February, 2005, 11:37:39 PM »
Got the first collection, but meh. Not great. The art saves it from utter shitedom.
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Re: Losers
« Reply #11 on: 03 February, 2005, 03:29:08 AM »
"Jock, can you sign these for us"
"But I thought you didnt like the Losers, Gary?!"
"I don't. I'm flogging them on ebay."

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Re: Losers
« Reply #12 on: 04 February, 2005, 06:45:02 PM »
Jock, can you sign these for us"
"But I thought you didnt like the Losers, Gary?!"
"I don't. I'm flogging them on ebay."



how we laughed.

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Re: Losers
« Reply #13 on: 04 February, 2005, 06:50:35 PM »
Remind me.  Was this before or after he physically assaulted you?

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Re: Losers
« Reply #14 on: 04 February, 2005, 06:50:52 PM »
Rats. I think you put "For Mike" on mine.

I was pleased with that, but now I'm annoyed I can't sell it on eBay.

I demand you send me free original art, Jock!

- Trout ;-)