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Postby ****** » Fri Sep 03, 2010 12:57 pm

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I've been wanting to re-read the whole Bradley story from the beginning, of course there's gonna be a lot of dated references in there along the way too. For me, the subject matter isn't as important to my appreciation as the satirical humor and a good laugh now and then. If there were many more timely humor strips that are as smart as that, I'd read those too.


I'm not saying EiS was bad or anything, it's still Bagge and funny, I just need to be in the mood for something like that. As you mocked me for my Tales to Thrizzle :| , short stuff like that isn't as entertaining for me as something with a longer narrative.

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Postby ****** » Fri Sep 03, 2010 12:58 pm

thefourthman wrote:BILLY THE FUCKING KID AND HIS FUCKING OLD FUCKING TIMEY FUCKING ODDITIES AND THE FUCKING WHATEVER THE FUCK OF LONDON!!!!


I think your PUCKish post is possibly underselling the potential for Punchy rage in Invaders Now.
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Postby Windom URL » Fri Sep 03, 2010 1:01 pm

John Snow wrote:
I'm not saying EiS was bad or anything, it's still Bagge and funny, I just need to be in the mood for something like that. As you mocked me for my Tales to Thrizzle :| , short stuff like that isn't as entertaining for me as something with a longer narrative.


Well, for me it's the legacy of all those old underground comics. There's a good reason why R Crumb handed the reins over to Pete, after all. He's old school.
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Postby S.F. Jude Terror » Fri Sep 03, 2010 1:03 pm

But ok, as penance for neglecting V-Squid's PM replies, I will go with his advice - we'll do Billy the Kid and his Old Timey Oddities Fiends of London blah blah. :)
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Postby Windom URL » Fri Sep 03, 2010 1:04 pm

Jude Terror wrote:But ok, as penance for neglecting V-Squid's PM replies, I will go with his advice - we'll do Billy the Kid and his Old Timey Oddities Fiends of London blah blah. :)


WHOOHOO!

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Postby ****** » Fri Sep 03, 2010 1:08 pm

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Billy the Kid’s Old Timey Oddities
and the Ghastly Fiend of London #1

selected by Jude Terror
Writer: Eric Powell
Artist: Eric Powell, Kyle Hotz

The world believes the notorious outlaw Billy the Kid was killed by Pat Garrett, but in reality the Kid is very much alive, the hired gun of Fineas Sproule's traveling spectacle of biological curiosities--or "freaks," as Billy calls them. In their latest adventure, Billy and crew confront their most vicious challenge yet: Jack the Ripper!

In London to visit a true Elephant Man, Billy, Sproule, and the company learn about the Whitechapel murders and the fact that disfigured people are being blamed for the killings and targeted for mob justice. As the group applies themselves to the case, Sproule looks for information at every bar in the city, while Billy tags along to drink whisky and flirt with prostitutes at each one-which might be a better way to find the Ripper than he realizes. Includes Goon backups by Eric Powell! $3.99

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Postby ****** » Fri Sep 03, 2010 1:16 pm

Did I just send out a mass PM to the entire Review Group? Yes, yes I did. 8)
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Postby thefourthman » Fri Sep 03, 2010 1:18 pm

now you should spam the active members group! with an invitation!

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Postby ****** » Fri Sep 03, 2010 1:20 pm

thefourthman wrote:now you should spam the active members group! with an invitation!


I checked that already. Maybe you fancy editors and mods can do that, but us plebians don't have the option. :evil:
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Postby Windom URL » Fri Sep 03, 2010 2:38 pm

John Snow wrote:
This post will be remembered when our 5 year anniversary comes up in February. :-D


I'm glad to see you viewing your position as Tyrant in the long-term. Image

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Postby ****** » Fri Sep 03, 2010 2:44 pm

Victorian Squid wrote:
I'm glad to see you viewing your position as Tyrant in the long-term. Image


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Postby Punchy » Fri Sep 03, 2010 2:50 pm

Another pick that will mean low turn-out.
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Postby Windom URL » Fri Sep 03, 2010 2:50 pm

John Snow wrote:
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Postby Windom URL » Fri Sep 03, 2010 2:56 pm

Punchy wrote:Another pick that will mean low turn-out.


It's not the picks fault, there's nothing you can't get ahold of if you want to participate.
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Postby Punchy » Fri Sep 03, 2010 3:00 pm

Victorian Squid wrote:
It's not the picks fault, there's nothing you can't get ahold of if you want to participate.


We just need a pick people will actually review soon. There are certain books people just won't put the effort in for.

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