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Author Topic: Qualifying 1- David Stone or Andy Diggle - Ultimate Not Wagner Tournament  (Read 1327 times)

Colin YNWA

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And GO! With the first face off in Qualifying between

David Stone - http://www.2000ad.org/?zone=droid&page=profiles&choice=DAVES

OR

Andy Diggle - http://www.2000ad.org/?zone=droid&page=profiles&choice=ANDYD

Whose 2000ad writing do you prefer? Voting (just add a comment here with whose work you prefer (and anything else you might wish to say to discuss their work) closes sometime Monday 11th May?

What the heck is all this about? https://forums.2000ad.com/index.php?topic=46406.0

Next face off starts tomorrow...

Greg M.

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Can't say either chap's oeuvre particularly floats my boat, but we'll go Diggle.

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Interesting choice to kick off with - I'm going for Dave Stone, due to his fleshing out of Brit-Cit, which we hadn't seen before, and for one of my favourite story titles, Apostasy in the UK.

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Also going with Diggle.
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Diggle.

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Dave Stone, who at least was interesting if nothing else - plus the aforementioned worldbuilding for Brit-Cit, which reformed a throwaway satirical concept in an early Dredd into something more, the kind of salvage work some of us had to wait significantly longer to see for our own little island.

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Andy Diggle, for sure.

Even his least effort, Snow/Tiger, is a legible action thriller with a clear beginning, middle and end. Stone's work is mired in that horrible 90's obtuse storytelling style that just makes things a pain in the arse to read.
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Hmmmmm... I'm voting Dave Stone.
I do think Andy Diggle has a better pedigree of one-off tales, but nothing that beats the first series of Armitage in my eyes.

So, based on that and, as mentioned, the fleshing out of Brit-Cit... I vote for Stone!

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Diggle for me.

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I have to say Diggle.

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Tricky one ... but for pure entertainment value I've got to go with Andy Diggle.
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Diggle by a sliver,  the first series of Armitage is great, it was a series I grew to dislike. Would have liked to see Stone tackle something else.

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David stone gets my vote

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Diggle

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Diggle