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Dave Cook

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« Reply #435 on: December 05, 2004, 02:02:57 pm »
Pleased the trip to the smoke went well, Chris. Running out of books to sell is always a good sign.

Yup, we were well and truly spanked yesterday. At 2:0, with just three minutes to go, I was so disgusted that I turned off the radio. Little did I suspect that it was soon to be 4:0. Apparently, Bellamy was close to tears at the final whistle, though I bet there were a few more shed in the bars of Newcastle last night.  :wink:

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« Reply #436 on: December 06, 2004, 03:02:46 pm »
Wayne,

I've seen the first couple of seasons of Monk and I quite enjoyed them. It's pretty funny, and Tony Shalhoub is terrific. As I recall, when it first aired in the US it had trouble getting going and switched stations before it really took off.

I always liked the idea that you had this brilliant detective that could figure almost anything out, haunted by the murder of his wife, a crime that he could not solve.

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« Reply #437 on: December 06, 2004, 06:48:05 pm »
Dave, tears in Newcastle... jeers in Sunderland no doubt.  Your copy of Mask is packaged up and ready for the postie either tomorrow or Wednesday.

James, Monk definately had an interesting and original premise... perhaps I should perservere with it, but BBC2 are quite erratic in it's timeslot, and I usually miss it.

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« Reply #438 on: December 06, 2004, 09:22:23 pm »
Chris,

I do remember it took a few episodes for me to really get into it, and I was concerned that the OCD angle could get used up very quickly, but they did manage to do some very interesting, and usually very funny stuff with it. You're right though, I never know when it's bloody on here!

I just popped over to the Pendragon website and had a quick click around. I'm an illustrator as it happens, if you need any cover art doing gimme a shout  :)

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« Reply #439 on: December 07, 2004, 03:39:35 pm »
Chris, excellent stuff! I'll lay a trap for the postie later in the week - just to be on the safe side. :)

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« Reply #440 on: December 08, 2004, 11:24:17 am »
Dave, so the crocodile pit is all set then?

James, have you got any of your art online?

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« Reply #441 on: December 08, 2004, 03:15:30 pm »
Chris, 'tis funny you should mention a crocodile pit, yours truly having included something very similar in one of his recent tales.

Or would that be a crocodile tail? Perhaps that's another story...  :wink:

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« Reply #442 on: December 08, 2004, 05:56:50 pm »
Chris,

Yes, I have a website:

http://www.jamesryman.com/

You can get to it by clicking on the 'profile' button too I think.

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« Reply #443 on: December 09, 2004, 08:49:18 am »
James, why is Princess Leia topless and brandishing an electro-whip?

Not that I'm complaining y' understand. ;-)

Haven't read Heavy Metal in a long-time, but I do like your work - unfortunately, I've nothing in the pipeline which could fit your line.

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« Reply #444 on: December 09, 2004, 10:42:30 am »
Okey Doke. Thanks for looking anyway.

I've only done 1 Heavy Metal cover, the rest of my work is for Fantasy RPG publishers and Collectible Card Games. I'm doing some Warhammer stuff at the moment.

I did a fair amount of pin-up work a few years back. Princess Leia lost her shirt around that time :D

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« Reply #445 on: December 09, 2004, 11:06:21 am »
James, even just one cover deserves praise.

I'll definately have you in mind if a suitable piece of work comes across - and do you do "url swaps"?

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« Reply #446 on: December 09, 2004, 11:37:00 am »
James, I had a quick peek at your work yesterday and it looks fantastic. Well done!

Meanwhile, I see the spammers have been busy again. But where the heck is Londom?  :wink:

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« Reply #447 on: December 09, 2004, 12:11:40 pm »
Yeah I know... if only she posted that message last week - I was in London then! ;-)

Mind you, if she was looking for Londom, then God knows where she'd end up!

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« Reply #448 on: December 09, 2004, 03:13:52 pm »
Dave,
Thanks for lookin :)

Chris,
Yep, we can swap links. I'll put a link to your site on my links page if you like.
And yes, please do bear me in mind. I'd jump at the chance at doing a horror/dark themed cover in particular.  Here's a personal piece. I've been told it's a bit grim, to be honest, it makes me chuckle :D
http://www.jamesryman.com/images/15th%20century%20zombie.jpg

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« Reply #449 on: December 09, 2004, 03:51:26 pm »
Zombies in Elizabethian England...