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Re: The Fleetway Files

Post by big bad bri » 24 May 2018, 18:42

Richard S. wrote:
David is there any chance you will be reprinting the 2000ad and valiant specials again and perhaps tower king and eagle special.i know rebellion is doing 13th floor so no point in reprinting the 2 volumes you published.I'm not into Pdf stuff lol



I've got at least one spare volume at home Bri so I'll have a look for you
cheers richard you can pm me here but it can wait a few weeks until i get my money sorted lol

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Re: The Fleetway Files

Post by standby4action » 25 May 2018, 12:57

David, I've received my copy and I'm really enjoying the interviews and articles and wanted to thank you for all your hard work
That's all
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Re: The Fleetway Files

Post by big bad bri » 25 May 2018, 14:44

mine arrived this morning.thank you David.the treasury of british comics could have been a longer interview with what they plan to release for sure etc lol and you could make a whole magazine devoted just to the humour titles but loving what i've read so far.

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Re: The Fleetway Files

Post by SID » 25 May 2018, 22:13

Book came through the post the other day and it was a good read.
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Re: The Fleetway Files

Post by blaing » 25 May 2018, 22:23

I should get my copy sometime next week, fingers crossed :xfingers:

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Re: The Fleetway Files

Post by koollectablz » 25 May 2018, 23:28

Hmmm, well I received the Fleetway files today. Great read.

But as I mentioned before, I’d take five. Still waiting on the missing four copies....

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Re: The Fleetway Files

Post by David McDonald » 25 May 2018, 23:51

Looks like you are getting six, I posted five on wednesday :lol: Let me know when the come.

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Re: The Fleetway Files

Post by koollectablz » 26 May 2018, 09:29

Actually I’ve got to say, you’ve really been producing some quality stuff through Hibernia - I’m very impressed. It’s one thing to publish reprints of old material but to put it together with an interesting read is a step up that not many people manage successfully.

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Re: The Fleetway Files

Post by big bad bri » 26 May 2018, 16:11

David have you ever thought of doing something in Hardback maybe even all four specials in a hardback best of compilation or something.

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Re: The Fleetway Files

Post by David McDonald » 26 May 2018, 22:04

Thanks for the kind words, glad people are enjoying it. I'm always a little apprehensive putting these out!
Bri, a compilation of these is something I do intend to do at some point.
Some of the information in these would not go well in a reprint, for instance the piece in 'It's Ghastly' about the 'Monster' collection, but the bulk of the material could be collected. I have another Comic Archive nearly finished (writing), 'Fantastic Adventures'.

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Re: The Fleetway Files

Post by Richard S. » 26 May 2018, 22:21

I'd buy a book about 'Fantastic Adventures' in a heartbeat

My copy of the Fleetway Files arrived today, looks great, will be reading it over half-term
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Re: The Fleetway Files

Post by big bad bri » 26 May 2018, 23:56

David McDonald wrote:Thanks for the kind words, glad people are enjoying it. I'm always a little apprehensive putting these out!
Bri, a compilation of these is something I do intend to do at some point.
Some of the information in these would not go well in a reprint, for instance the piece in 'It's Ghastly' about the 'Monster' collection, but the bulk of the material could be collected. I have another Comic Archive nearly finished (writing), 'Fantastic Adventures'.
I'll have to google that as i don't know what fantastic adventures are :lol:

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Re: The Fleetway Files

Post by blaing » 31 May 2018, 00:23

Got my copy today.

With the other item today, I will be busy reading for the next couple of days.

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Re: The Fleetway Files

Post by davidandrewsimpson » 31 May 2018, 07:11

Bri

There's an article about Fantastic Adventures at https://downthetubes.net/?p=25076

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Re: The Fleetway Files

Post by David McDonald » 31 May 2018, 12:50

Not quite, but not too far off either. :wink:

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