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Postby ****** » Wed Oct 13, 2010 8:00 am

Call for Reviews: Victorian Undead SpecialThis week the Review Group is covering Victorian Undead Special and we want YOU to post a review!




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1013-vus_coverVictorian Undead Special

Written by IAN EDGINTON
Art by HORACIO DOMINGUES

The critically acclaimed series returns! London is recovering from the frightful destruction at the hands of Moriarty's undead army, and like their neighbors, Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson set about rebuilding their lives. But a rash of murders leads them to believe that a zombie might have survived the quarantine and the hunt begins...leading them to the doorstep of one Dr. Jekyll!

Wildstorm | 40pg. | Color | $4.99 US



















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Tintin Quarantino

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Postby Tintin Quarantino » Wed Oct 13, 2010 1:13 pm

Ian Edginton is a great writer, his books like The Establishment and others are hugely underrated, everyone should get exposed to his 2000AD work as well, hopefully we will see a Vertigo monthly from him in the future post-Wildstorm.

Do not dispute me on this, or I will have to pull the windmill/beard rebuttal.
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Punchy

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Postby Punchy » Wed Oct 13, 2010 1:16 pm

The Red Seas for 2000 AD is a lot of fun, but I have trouble getting excited for any Zombie comic apart from The Walking Dead these days.
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Tintin Quarantino

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Postby Tintin Quarantino » Wed Oct 13, 2010 1:19 pm

Punchy wrote:The Red Seas for 2000 AD is a lot of fun, but I have trouble getting excited for any Zombie comic apart from The Walking Dead these days.


That's okay, because it's a Sherlock Holmes story.
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Punchy

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Postby Punchy » Wed Oct 13, 2010 1:25 pm

Victorian Squid wrote:
That's okay, because it's a Sherlock Holmes story.


It's Sherlock Holmes Vs. Zombies right? I thought that was the high-concept?
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Tintin Quarantino

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Postby Tintin Quarantino » Wed Oct 13, 2010 1:28 pm

Punchy wrote:
It's Sherlock Holmes Vs. Zombies right? I thought that was the high-concept?


That was the awesome mini, this may be a horse of a different color if you know what I mean. :smt047

(because the title is Sherlock Holmes vs Jekyll/Hyde :-D )
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Punchy

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Postby Punchy » Wed Oct 13, 2010 1:29 pm

Victorian Squid wrote:
That was the awesome mini, this may be a horse of a different color if you know what I mean. :smt047


Jekyll and Hyde? So it's a League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen style literary mash-up? I'm kind of meh with those as well!
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Tintin Quarantino

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Postby Tintin Quarantino » Wed Oct 13, 2010 1:31 pm

Punchy wrote:
Jekyll and Hyde? So it's a League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen style literary mash-up? I'm kind of meh with those as well!


We know you prefer the guys in tights bonding genre.
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BlueStreak

The Red Stands for Irony

Postby BlueStreak » Wed Oct 13, 2010 1:54 pm

I'm a sucker for Sherlock Holmes stories and as an avid zombie aficianado, I generally enjoyed the original miniseries. The only hang-up was the art, which has generally been a weakness of the (now-defunct) Wildstorm line.

Anyways, I'm hoping this is a good pick with Halloween approaching. I have a ton of reviews to catch up on, but there's currently a blood feud going on with my Mac caught in the middle, so I've been largely relying on secondary sources to browse here. I'll definitely make the effort this weekend to get a good review in. I've been dialing it in lately on the Review Group reviews...
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Punchy

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Postby Punchy » Wed Oct 13, 2010 2:08 pm

BlueStreak wrote:I'm a sucker for Sherlock Holmes stories and as an avid zombie aficianado, I generally enjoyed the original miniseries. The only hang-up was the art, which has generally been a weakness of the (now-defunct) Wildstorm line.

Anyways, I'm hoping this is a good pick with Halloween approaching. I have a ton of reviews to catch up on, but there's currently a blood feud going on with my Mac caught in the middle, so I've been largely relying on secondary sources to browse here. I'll definitely make the effort this weekend to get a good review in. I've been dialing it in lately on the Review Group reviews...


Should have chosen the House Of Mystery Halloween Annual then! :P
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BlueStreak

The Red Stands for Irony

Postby BlueStreak » Wed Oct 13, 2010 3:59 pm

Punchy wrote:
Should have chosen the House Of Mystery Halloween Annual then! :P


Not a fan of House of Mystery. That's Darcie's boat, not mine.

I'll take Sherlock Holmes over just about anything.
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guitarsmashley

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Postby guitarsmashley » Wed Oct 13, 2010 5:33 pm

I will probably be skipping this. Just because.

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Postby ****** » Wed Oct 13, 2010 8:17 pm

guitarsmashley wrote:I will probably be skipping this. Just because.


You're a mean man Mr. Grinch.
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BlueStreak

The Red Stands for Irony

Postby BlueStreak » Wed Oct 13, 2010 8:28 pm

guitarsmashley wrote:I will probably be skipping this. Just because.


Your loss. It's actually pretty good if you like zombies and/or Sherlock Holmes.

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