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Author Topic: Prog 2126 - Earth under siege!  (Read 2846 times)

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Re: Prog 2126 - Earth under siege!
« Reply #15 on: 12 April, 2019, 12:33:51 pm »
I used to struggle with Scarlet Traces, finding the plot hard to follow. Then I bought the collected editions and read them in a fairly short period of time. Doing that I found it all hangs together really well and has gone from being a chore to read to one of the top thrills

Cool, I'll put them on my ever-lengthening 'to buy' list.

One thing that does strike me about Scarlet Traces - admittedly having only read the last second part of the last chapter (progs 2023-2034) - is that, despite striking images like the one on this week's cover, there seems to be a distinct lack of war-waging Martian tripods.


It’s a million to one chance of that. :D :thumbsup:
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Re: Prog 2126 - Earth under siege!
« Reply #16 on: 12 April, 2019, 12:35:26 pm »
Isn’t it just the subs that get these bags, the shop bought ones are still clear, non?
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Re: Prog 2126 - Earth under siege!
« Reply #17 on: 12 April, 2019, 01:26:31 pm »
One thing that does strike me about Scarlet Traces - admittedly having only read the last second part of the last chapter (progs 2023-2034) - is that, despite striking images like the one on this week's cover, there seems to be a distinct lack of war-waging Martian tripods.

Yeah...read the first volume of the collection....

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Re: Prog 2126 - Earth under siege!
« Reply #18 on: 12 April, 2019, 01:32:24 pm »
Isn’t it just the subs that get these bags, the shop bought ones are still clear, non?

Nein.

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Re: Prog 2126 - Earth under siege!
« Reply #19 on: 13 April, 2019, 04:08:27 pm »
Still not got my subbers copy and I have a letter in the fecker. At least the prize droid is on his game or I'd never have known!

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Re: Prog 2126 - Earth under siege!
« Reply #20 on: 14 April, 2019, 12:26:34 pm »
Did anyone else spot the alignment anomally on this weeks cover near the top?

Check out the building and Tripod, it looks a cut and paste gone a bit wrong... that's to take nothing away from a great cover...


...ah... just me then...   :)

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Re: Prog 2126 - Earth under siege!
« Reply #21 on: 14 April, 2019, 07:25:17 pm »
One thing that does strike me about Scarlet Traces - admittedly having only read the last second part of the last chapter (progs 2023-2034) - is that, despite striking images like the one on this week's cover, there seems to be a distinct lack of war-waging Martian tripods.

Surely that's because the invasion force hasn't arrived yet?

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Re: Prog 2126 - Earth under siege!
« Reply #22 on: 15 April, 2019, 02:05:28 am »
Did anyone else spot the alignment anomally on this weeks cover near the top?

Check out the building and Tripod, it looks a cut and paste gone a bit wrong... that's to take nothing away from a great cover...


...ah... just me then...   :)

You can't unsee it either. Doubtful I'd have noticed otherwise.
Note! The thumbnail on page 2 has no such problem.

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Re: Prog 2126 - Earth under siege!
« Reply #23 on: 27 April, 2019, 11:46:29 am »
Good old mike Carroll.. calling the bad guys ‘the parliament’.

Was ‘occupying forces’ or ‘crown’ too on the nose?

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Re: Prog 2126 - Earth under siege!
« Reply #24 on: 28 April, 2019, 12:13:20 am »
I’ve just re-read Scarlet Traces vol 1&2 ahead of reading its return. And they were truly awesome, I have to say. Really gorgeous work all round.

And now, I’m back on the prog, and what a good prog it was! Definite 5/5 territory for me! Loved every thrill. And the best bit is, I’ve now got two more progs ready to go!
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