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Film & TV / The 13th Doctor
« on: 02 March, 2017, 01:25:30 pm »
Perhaps we don't really care that much anymore, but as every tabloid newspaper / news feed will remind you- there's currently a leading role vacancy in Dr. Who.

Any predictions or favorites in mind?

I'll miss the superb Capaldi, but wouldn't mind seeing Julian Rhind-Tutt or Richard Ayoade take the keys to the TARDIS.

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Announcements / Jock Signing and Q&A in Dublin
« on: 26 August, 2016, 07:52:45 pm »
Irish eyes are certainly smiling this evening; Jock will be signing his incredible looking new book 'The Art of Jock' in Big Bang Comics, Dublin, on September 28th.

https://www.facebook.com/events/295571844133810/

I've also heard that there will be an exclusive Judge Death book-plate with every copy purchased, only available at the signing.

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News / New 'Scream' collection by Hibernia
« on: 02 August, 2016, 11:54:55 am »
I only sporadically pick up SFX magazine, but did so this month.
There was a nice feature on 80's classic Scream, which also revealed that Hibernia have a new collection in the works- including never before published stories and cover recreations for unpublished issues.

This is pretty exciting news!
David- what more can you tell us?
 

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General / SDCC 2016 Dredd Prints
« on: 26 July, 2016, 03:19:59 pm »
If anyone is interested; Big Bang Comics in Dublin have a limited stock of the two Judge Dredd SDCC 2016 Prints.

The prints are past Prog covers by Jock & Lee Garbett respectively, signed by both. Sorry I don't have pics.

€15 each or €25 for the pair.

For further detail, email; info@thebigbang.ie


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Help! / Help Jock find his 2000AD / Meg covers
« on: 03 February, 2016, 09:47:58 am »
Hi All,

I received an unusual email from my LCS owner this week; do I have any 2000AD artwork by Jock?
Seems Jock is looking to scan some of his previous 2000AD work, in particular his 2000AD / Judge Dredd Megazine painted covers, and has put the request out there to original art collectors.

Unfortunately (for me) I didn't have any of the pieces he was looking for, so I suggested using this forum to help with the search, and with the man's blessing have started this thread.

If you have a piece, Jock is a member of the forum and can be contacted via PM.

Spread the word.

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Books & Comics / Cinema Purgatorio by Moore, O'Neill & Friends
« on: 02 February, 2016, 04:56:34 pm »
Caught this on Bleeding Colon a few minutes ago; http://www.bleedingcool.com/2016/02/02/alan-moore-on-his-new-comic-with-kevin-oneills-cinema-purgatorio-including-kieron-gillen-max-brooks-garth-ennis-christos-gage-and-more/

Reading the blurb by Moore instantly caught my attention- this is the kind of comic I know that I want.

Only the second time in my life I've pledged to Kickstarter, but just couldn't resist this.

Kickstarter link; https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/avatarpress/alan-moores-cinema-purgatorio

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News / Godmachine Prints
« on: 06 January, 2016, 10:20:17 am »
I'm sure most of you have seen this already; http://www.bleedingcool.com/2016/01/05/godmachines-2000-ad-dark-judges-diptych-and-nemesis-the-warlock-available-as-prints-from-vice-press/

I'm very impressed by the Nemesis piece- great O'Neill vibe.

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Games / Fallout 4
« on: 02 June, 2015, 04:56:19 pm »
Please Stand By....http://kotaku.com/the-fallout-4-announcement-has-begun-1708434161

Assuming it will be announced tomorrow, any speculation on a release date?

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Off Topic / Loot Crate?
« on: 24 March, 2015, 08:16:42 pm »
Any UK / ROI forumites subscribed to this?
I've been tempted a few times before, but have held back.

I'd be interested to find out if the tax adds much to the overall cost.

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Off Topic / Seldom seen Thrills
« on: 16 February, 2015, 02:35:29 pm »
Couldn't find an appropriate thread, so I'll start this one.
I'm always interested in the 'seldom seen' 2000AD material (Fleetway / QC covers, magazine articles, illustrations etc).
Might be good to have a home for these oddities.

Lew Stringer has a new article on Fanzine covers on his blog, with some brilliant rarely seen (never in my case) covers by Bolland, Talbot, McMahon & O'Neill; http://lewstringer.blogspot.com

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Events / D.I.C.E. 2014
« on: 19 June, 2014, 01:17:53 pm »
Time to get the ball rolling on this years Dublin International Comics Expo, taking place this September 27th & 28th.

https://www.facebook.com/dublincomicexpo

No 'big names' this year like Snyder & Capullo, but still several creators that merit my interest, such as;

Kieron Gillen
Stephen Mooney
Becky Cloonen
Declan Shalvey

A strong 2000AD presence as previously, and I've been reliably informed that Molch-R will have an official 2000AD stand this year too.

Droids confirmed so far;
Clint Langley
Mike Carroll
Simon Parr
Si Spurrier
PJ Holden
John McCrea
Mike Molcher

Looking forward to it immensely, I've really enjoyed the last two.

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Off Topic / Best Quiff Ever
« on: 08 May, 2014, 12:02:49 am »
Beyond coiffure obsession.
Beyond middle-aged delusion.
Beyond Andrew f-ckin Garfield.

There is only; Link Prime

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Off Topic / Y'know what really grinds my gears?
« on: 12 April, 2014, 01:47:44 pm »
Did the forum ever have a 'Room 101' style thread?

Anyway, y'know what really grinds my gears?

F-ckin movie adverts that name the release date numerically.

Example; "The Raid 2. In cinemas April 10".
When's April 10? Anytime near April 10th?

Sorry. No coffee yet.

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Film & TV / True Detective
« on: 01 March, 2014, 10:21:46 pm »
Anyone else watching this?
Wasn't quite sure about the first episode, so I thought I'd give it two before passing comment. Problem is, I'm still unsure about it.
Well shot, good lead actors (as expected), compelling (if a little Hannibal-ish) plot.

I just...don't actually know if I like it or not.
Only 8 episodes in total (each season is planned to have a different story / cast) so it won't be a huge commitment either way.

Anyway, my guess after 5 minutes was that Woody was the killer. Too obvious?

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Classifieds / Help a brother get some Garth Brooks tickets!
« on: 31 January, 2014, 12:20:40 am »
One for my fellow Republicans:
I was tasked with purchasing Garth Brooks tickets for my lovely missus and her sisters this morning, and like many others, faced the most frustrating two hour trudge of my life; staring at an unmoving and unforgiving Ticketmaster loading screen.
I reported my failure at 11.15am, and suffice to say, she hasn't taken it well (she hasn't spoken to me all day!).

She's obviously a huge fan (I'm not- I couldn't name more than two songs the guy ever sang, and am a bit taken aback by what I can only call a frenzy to get tickets for these gigs).
If any Irish boarders out there have 2 - 5 tics for sale, I'd really appreciate you helping out a fellow boarder.
Prices on some ticket websites are ranging from €300 to €800!
Don't be cruel (hey, that was Elvis wasn't it)?

Seriously though, this is a genuine request.

Cheers,
Richard

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