steve.erringtonuk

steve.erringtonuk

  • Commented on Down tools
    The only actual superhero I remember 2000AD ever doing was Zenith, written by Grant Morrison and drawn by Steve Yeowell. The original bad guys were 4 dimensional 'many angled' ones (and super powered Nazis obviously) but it was when they...
  • Commented on Down tools
    Ah yes, Temps and EuroTemps, I have those somewhere. I always was a little disappointed they never produced anymore. I rather liked The Weerde books too which, according to Wikipedia, means I encountered OGH's work earlier than I had hitherto...
  • Commented on We need a pony. And the moon on a stick. By next Thursday.
    A potential solution from an early episode of The Big Bang Theory. Leonard: For God's sake, Sheldon, do I have to hold up a sarcasm sign every time I open my mouth? Sheldon (intrigued): You have a sarcasm sign?...
  • Commented on The myth of heroism
    Not so much lung capacity rather a combination of super-strength and invulnerability, to be able to breath in and compress a large mass of air, the expansion on blowing it out chills it. Except these days I prefer the theory...
  • Commented on The myth of heroism
    I assumed the second example was George Stephenson, born about 5 miles from where I currently sit, inventor of the miner's safety lamp and developer of steam locomotives....
  • Commented on Some news about the Hugo voters packet
    If someone with ultra-deep pockets -- Google, for example, or Warren Buffett -- came along and offered to pay me a decent salary in return for me writing novels at an achievable pace and releasing them for free, I'd be...
  • Commented on Some news about the Hugo voters packet
    Is the BBC sending out a DVD for the "Best Dramatic Presentation, Short Form" award, upon which they have a similar lock to Orbit's on the "Best Novel" award? No? Can't blame them....
  • Commented on I have a new book cover
    The resemblance of Felix Castor to John Constantine didn't surprise me considering Carey's long run writing Hellblazer. There's a soupcon of Harry Dresden in Felix too, I think, but then hard boiled noirish magic users tend to converge on a...
  • Commented on Blatant Advertising
    Yes, the Google version has underlines also....
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