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Charley's War Hardcover - Bk 3 now out.
Posted: 30 Nov 2005 06:32
Hey guys and gals.
Just wondering if anyone has picked up Book Two in the set yet?
I'm still waiting for my local comic store to get them in stock, and
I can't wait - the first one was such a great read. I'm still hoping
that sales will be high enough for the publishers to consider doing
the same with the other stories they ran in the Battle comics, particularly
Johnny Red. Anyone here have any contacts with the company?
Maybe we could get a petition going that could be sent to Titan
Anyway, for those that haven't seen it, heres the cover shot for
Volume Two that they have on Amazon's site.
Posted: 05 Dec 2005 10:45
Mine's in the post
Although I have noticed that the Megazine reprints have been poor quality of late, I do hope this edition is up to snuff.
But yeah, greatest comic ever.
Posted: 07 Dec 2005 10:03
Just curious, but what are the follow up articles (if any) like?
I remember with the first hardcover, they had photos and a
lot of the historical data upon which the stories were based.
has that been continued?
Posted: 23 Jul 2006 10:55
Good news for those who are collecting the set!
Amazon is showing listings for the third book in the series, with a release date of October 30th. No cover artwork as of yet, but if I find anything, I'll post it here.
Posted: 21 Nov 2006 06:23
As promised, heres the blurb and cover art for volume 3 from Amazon.com.
Renowned UK comics writer Pat Mills and legendary artist Joe Colquhoun continue the critically-acclaimed classic comics story of World War One soldier Charley Bourne.
As the winter of 1916 approaches, Charley is caught in a desperate fight for survival against the ?Judgment Troopers?. Injured in battle, he returns home to convalesce... only to discover that the Germans have brought the war to the streets of London!
This new volume of Charley?s War features a brand new introduction and ?director?s commentary? by Pat Mills, plus exclusive extra content.
Posted: 22 Nov 2006 10:48
Gonna have to get me one of those.
Any idea of any other plans for any other releases??
Posted: 22 Nov 2006 11:26
Haven't heard anything new since I sent that email to them, but I'm keeping my fingers crossed.
Posted: 29 Nov 2006 04:43
I think the way to petition more hardbook books is through the Megazine. it was during their "what shall we reprint next?" debate on the letters page that I suggested Charley's War (can't remember which issue, I got a Dredd print!!). It proved to be popular with the readers and then along came the first hardback.
When they dropped the story for a few weeks there was a surge of demand and it came back. The strip is on hiatus again so I suggest a flurry of e-mails to http://www.2000adonline.com/
it looks like Titan are using that for their market research, well that and sales figures I expect.