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Colin YNWA

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Re: 2000 AD FCBD 2020
« Reply #15 on: 02 September, 2020, 07:42:04 PM »
Accordingly this article and preview the Best Of has been postponed to next year:

http://www.comicon.com/2020/09/02/pick-up-best-of-2000-ad-0-as-part-of-free-comic-book-summer/

Hope things don't go tits up on this one. You hear rumours of problems at IDW. Fingers crossed.

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Re: 2000 AD FCBD 2020
« Reply #16 on: 05 September, 2020, 09:22:35 AM »
This was a another fine FCBD offering, showing off a really lovely design

Dredd seemed a wee bit heavy-handed when (ineffective) peaceful democratic agitation hasn't previously been an actual crime, but it was very funny and gave a good introduction to MC-1 and the man himself. Great to see Ewing dipping his toe, and Erica Henderson's bouncy art suits the tone.

Choice of reprint bodes well, for the series: a particularly strong Rogue one-parter from Rennie and master-of-pecs Elson that I've no memory of, a very atmospheric Anderson that shows how much Ranson is missed, and a fun Durham Red with Carlos at his brightest.

If Irish squaxx are lacking a copy, Big Bang has a good few, and Covid-19 measures in store are as strict as any stickler could wish.

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Re: 2000 AD FCBD 2020
« Reply #17 on: 05 September, 2020, 10:59:24 AM »
Did Arthur Ranson retire ? He is my all-time favorite Anderson artist.
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Re: 2000 AD FCBD 2020
« Reply #18 on: 05 September, 2020, 11:18:50 AM »
This was a another fine FCBD offering, showing off a really lovely design

Dredd seemed a wee bit heavy-handed when (ineffective) peaceful democratic agitation hasn't previously been an actual crime, but it was very funny and gave a good introduction to MC-1 and the man himself. Great to see Ewing dipping his toe, and Erica Henderson's bouncy art suits the tone.

Choice of reprint bodes well, for the series: a particularly strong Rogue one-parter from Rennie and master-of-pecs Elson that I've no memory of, a very atmospheric Anderson that shows how much Ranson is missed, and a fun Durham Red with Carlos at his brightest.

If Irish squaxx are lacking a copy, Big Bang has a good few, and Covid-19 measures in store are as strict as any stickler could wish.


I found the real world parallels of the Dredd story particularly pertinent, especially as it was written long before current events.

I believe the Rogue Troopet story was written for a one shot convention comic, as a tie in to the Redux release of the video game, if I'm not mistaken.

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Re: 2000 AD FCBD 2020
« Reply #19 on: 05 September, 2020, 11:20:04 AM »
Did Arthur Ranson retire ? He is my all-time favorite Anderson artist.

He's retired sadly.  :(

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Re: 2000 AD FCBD 2020
« Reply #20 on: 05 September, 2020, 11:28:41 AM »
Did Arthur Ranson retire ? He is my all-time favorite Anderson artist.

He's retired sadly.  :(

His art is just awesome
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Re: 2000 AD FCBD 2020
« Reply #21 on: 05 September, 2020, 02:17:59 PM »
Did Arthur Ranson retire ? He is my all-time favorite Anderson artist.

He's retired sadly.  :(

His art is just awesome


Oh yeah, love Ranson's work, he's my definitive Anderson artist too!
Was lucky enough to get him and Alan Grant to sign my Shamballa collection at the 2000AD 40TH bash.

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Re: 2000 AD FCBD 2020
« Reply #22 on: 05 September, 2020, 03:55:44 PM »
Anybody else see a resemblance between the anti-democratic assassin in Dredd and despot-in-exile King Trout?

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Re: 2000 AD FCBD 2020
« Reply #23 on: 06 September, 2020, 03:06:15 PM »
I've ended up with two of these so if anybody would like a copy let me know and I'll pop it in the post (might be next weekend before I get to a post office mind)

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Re: 2000 AD FCBD 2020
« Reply #24 on: 06 September, 2020, 03:31:33 PM »
I've ended up with two of these so if anybody would like a copy let me know and I'll pop it in the post (might be next weekend before I get to a post office mind)


If it's still available I'll happily take it off your hands.


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Re: 2000 AD FCBD 2020
« Reply #25 on: 06 September, 2020, 04:08:54 PM »
Its yours. Drop me a PM with your details and I'll pop it in the post (as I say bare with might not be until next weekend)

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Re: 2000 AD FCBD 2020
« Reply #26 on: 06 September, 2020, 04:25:14 PM »
Its yours. Drop me a PM with your details and I'll pop it in the post (as I say bare with might not be until next weekend)


Nice one, Colin; Thanks very much!

PM sent.

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Re: 2000 AD FCBD 2020
« Reply #27 on: 20 September, 2020, 05:40:46 PM »

Its yours.


Thanks Colin, arrived in pristine condition. As did the second copy you put in ;-)

That's right folks, there's another copy going spare if someone still hasn't managed to grab one. Free to whoever asks first!

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