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Author Topic: Rebellion To Reprint The Last American  (Read 27977 times)

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Rebellion To Reprint The Last American
« Reply #180 on: 15 April, 2017, 11:33:27 AM »
I'd ask what number everybody got, but in the spirit of this release, no one filled in the number on my book plate or print!

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« Reply #181 on: 15 April, 2017, 11:47:22 AM »
I got ___ / 250. 

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« Reply #182 on: 15 April, 2017, 11:47:35 AM »
I like that Speakeasy advertisemant illustration alot. I actually think it was drawn when Mick started working on the project in the late 1980s. The shoulder cape has echoes of the sort worn in the American Civil War albeit it longer which suggests an early design concept. McMahon was ill for a number of years which stopped the project in it's tracks. Also that expressionist background flag is not a style I've seen him use anywhere else I can recall suggesting a different approach was in the air. All conjecture of course and I understand a colour version of this is out there somewhere - love to see it!? Could of been a nice addition to the Rebellion book's gallery actually.

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« Reply #183 on: 15 April, 2017, 11:52:11 AM »
There's going to alot of 1/250 numbered bookplates out there! But seriously I'd of much prefered to wait for somebody to stick it in and number like on The Cursed Earth volume. This is the last special edition I'll be buying I'm afraid. I will of course support the regular retail books coming up  I fancy.:)

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« Reply #184 on: 15 April, 2017, 12:13:57 PM »
This is a colour version of the image that Maryanddavid put up recently. Scan quality might not be great.

This is from my copy of Cadillacs & Dinosaurs #1, published by Epic Comics and cover dated November 1990. I had a lot of Epic Comics from that period so I knew I must have had a colour version somewhere.


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« Reply #185 on: 15 April, 2017, 12:25:18 PM »
Thankyou. Gotta say I don't think the colour background is by McMahon at all - only the drawing of Pilgrim. The drawing style of the character is very similar in style to the 1987 pin-up featured in the gallery of the Rebellion book. Much scratchier inked. So this ad has been created from a pre-production drawing I feel.

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« Reply #186 on: 15 April, 2017, 12:29:19 PM »
Did McMahon do the colours as well as the art for the series? I cant remember now.

I have to say, looking at the scan, the background really does have a Bill Sienkiewicz feel to it. I don't think he would have done it as he was probably too big a name then but it does remind me of his art style at that time.

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« Reply #187 on: 15 April, 2017, 12:33:37 PM »
Yes Mick produced full colour artwork for the series but not like this at all! I think the only thing he drew here is the figure - the rest is by an unknown hand - possibly Bill or someone aping his style. It's very nice but it doesn't say McMahon to me and I've seen damn near everything he's had printed. If someone can prove otherwise I'll gladly eat humble pie!

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« Reply #188 on: 15 April, 2017, 12:34:40 PM »
I do *like* the bullet ridden title logo - wish they used it on the book!

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Re: Rebellion To Reprint The Last American
« Reply #189 on: 15 April, 2017, 03:45:59 PM »
Same here! Print is lovely. Now to stick in the bookplate without buggering it up.:)

I'm moving this to the 'I'm a muppet' thread.  Just realised that the bookplate is a sticker!  Can we please have the face-palm emoji back!   ::)

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« Reply #190 on: 15 April, 2017, 06:33:58 PM »
Anyone else end up with two prints & plates? No numbers unfortunately 😕

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« Reply #191 on: 15 April, 2017, 07:10:15 PM »
Reckon my plate and print will come around tuesday, hopefully numbered. Not holding much hope of that though by the sounds of it. Seems like a bit of a cock up though the book itself is lovely.

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« Reply #192 on: 16 April, 2017, 12:05:11 AM »
Totally missed the hardback edition going on sale.  Arragh.

If anyone's changed their mind and what's to sell theirs, drop me a line.  Happy to pay the full cover price.

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Rebellion To Reprint The Last American
« Reply #193 on: 16 April, 2017, 09:29:18 AM »
Bookplate and art print were delivered yesterday but still no sign of the hardback book itself. To rub salt in the wound no-one could be arsed to number the plate & print? Have fired off an email expressing my dissatisfaction with the service. (Sorry to come off as 'entitled' but this operation has been pretty shoddily handled imo and takes the shine off what has been a long-hoped for project.)
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Re: Rebellion To Reprint The Last American
« Reply #194 on: 16 April, 2017, 10:38:21 AM »
Might be if interest! An ad for the original series that appeared in Speakeasy in 1990.



Very nice bit of art. Not sure If I've seen this before, but good to see it now.  :thumbsup: