Uncensored Action! (The Best of Action)

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Uncensored Action! (The Best of Action)

Post by judomole » 14 Aug 2014, 08:46

Latest: My pre-order from speedy Hen has been cancelled and I was informed that this book will now not be published ever. :cry:
A very strange decision considering the amount of people who would have wanted this book

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Re: Uncensored Action! (The Best of Action)

Post by Phoenix » 14 Aug 2014, 09:38

At least the weeklies are still freely available, judomole, if you haven't got them already. 30th Century Comics in Putney seem to have most of them at reasonable prices. A year or so back I managed to pick up a complete pre-ban set in two separate batches, and they didn't seem anything like as easy to get hold of then as they do now.

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Post by dandy mad » 14 Aug 2014, 11:01

I myself was looking forward to this book anybody know why it's been canned?

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Re: Uncensored Action! (The Best of Action)

Post by judomole » 14 Aug 2014, 17:12

Phoenix wrote:At least the weeklies are still freely available, judomole, if you haven't got them already. 30th Century Comics in Putney seem to have most of them at reasonable prices. A year or so back I managed to pick up a complete pre-ban set in two separate batches, and they didn't seem anything like as easy to get hold of then as they do now.
thanks for the info. :cheers:
I just wish they would release them in a marvel type omnibus of 900 pages and If done to the same standard I would happily pay £75 for such a book.

p.s all websites seem to have withdrawn this item Amazon, Play.com ,Foyle's ,Speedy hen etc except for the Book Depository which is still taking pre-orders. Maybe they haven't had the word yet
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Re: Uncensored Action! (The Best of Action)

Post by judomole » 18 Aug 2014, 21:53

Update: the Book Depository have now also withdrawn the book so after numerous delays over the last 3 years it looks like we have had it as far as this book is concerned, a great shame. :cry:

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Post by Lew Stringer » 18 Aug 2014, 22:01

judomole wrote:Update: the Book Depository have now also withdrawn the book so after numerous delays over the last 3 years it looks like we have had it as far as this book is concerned, a great shame. :cry:
I can only guess that there wasn't enough interest for it unfortunately. I don't think there are any UK reprint books on Titan's schedules at present are there?
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Post by SID » 20 Aug 2014, 08:43

A pity as I have definitely bought a copy. :(
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Post by wilsia » 21 Aug 2014, 10:34

If Titan dont think a Best of Action is not financially viable there is not much for the rest of the titles that the have right to publish.

Really was looking froward to this book, a shame.

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Re: Uncensored Action! (The Best of Action)

Post by judomole » 22 May 2015, 21:25

WOW I never thought I see one of these so this auction on e-bay may be of interest to you :notworthy:

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Action-comic- ... 3f4d166adc

wish i could get it
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Post by colcool007 » 22 May 2015, 21:27

judomole wrote:WOW I never thought I see one of these so this auction on e-bay may be of interest to you :notworthy:

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Action-comic- ... 3f4d166adc

wish i could get i
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Post by judomole » 22 May 2015, 21:29

colcool007 wrote:
judomole wrote:WOW I never thought I see one of these so this auction on e-bay may be of interest to you :notworthy:

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Action-comic- ... 3f4d166adc

wish i could get it
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Post by SID » 22 May 2015, 23:02

And there is eight days to go. Will be interesting how much it will go for.
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Re: Uncensored Action! (The Best of Action)

Post by Bethanys grandad » 23 May 2015, 21:21

About 15 years ago I could have bought some artwork for Action comic that even pre ban was too graphic for it , the artist was asked to redraw it again, it was not too expensive, but I wanted the Nightwing and Robin comic artwork he was selling. I think it was a company called Argggg or similar selling it.

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Re: Uncensored Action! (The Best of Action)

Post by Shiner » 23 May 2015, 22:22

If you like the art then do check out the first floor of the Cartoon Museum in London which currently has the Ezquerra art for the 1st issue cover and the Sola art for the first ever page of HookJaw. Meanwhile the 23rd October issue is up by £100 tonight.

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