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    • CommentAuthorOddcult
    • CommentTimeJul 27th 2009
    I'm not doing it from work, that's for sure...
    • CommentTimeAug 7th 2009
    Hey all,

    Review of Phonogram: The Singles Club issues 1-3 up at Exquisite Things blog. Go read.
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    Which is a fine review.

    Glad everyone is digging it.

    And because everyone else is wimping out of linking it:

    • CommentAuthordot_xom
    • CommentTimeAug 8th 2009
    A blog post review of issue four here.
    • CommentAuthorOddcult
    • CommentTimeAug 9th 2009
    As Gillen's link doesn't seem to be working:
    Teh horror
    • CommentAuthorAnanzitusq
    • CommentTimeAug 18th 2009
    I know this isn't related to PHONOGRAM, but just wanted to say congrats and "this is rad" to Kieron for being the new writer of Thor for Marvel. I look forward to reading it!
      CommentAuthorGreg SBB!
    • CommentTimeAug 18th 2009
    Finally tracked down copies of the last two issues on Sat (Dear Orbital, why-o-why do you not keep copies - is it because Forbidden Planet have 1000s?).

    Both were fantastic and particularly the Konichiwa Bitches issue, which is just pipped by the complete gut wrenching awesomeness of issue two for best issue yet.

    On a side note, I liked the first series quite a bit but the quantum leap between that and this series is astounding. Well done both of you.
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    • CommentAuthorJo
    • CommentTimeAug 18th 2009
    Been slightly absent and so have fallen down on the fawn-all-over-Gillen-and-McKelvie front. Consider this my heartfelt apology and amends-making:

    You guys. OMG, YOU GUYS, IT'S SO GOOD.

    Have bought doubles of all the SINGLES CLUB issues, and wish I could justify triples. So far, the Seth and Silent Girl issue is my favorite, mostly because it's simultaneously a pause and bird's eye view of the immediate narrative arc, and I had been waiting for both of those things. Also, I just love both of those characters.

    I recently gave away a copy of the RUE BRITANNIA trade, to predictably glowing reviews. I will eventually convert everyone I know.
    • CommentAuthorOddcult
    • CommentTimeAug 18th 2009
    I'd gloat, but I too feel the horror.
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    Anaq: Thanks, sir. It will be fun. Yes.

    Greg: Possibly. Forbidden Planet London are the one shop in the world who seems to have ordered too many copies of PG. I hail them for it. And thanks. We think we learned a lot with the first series, and it's great putting it into practice.


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    I want Seth in my pants. No, actually, I want Silent Girl in my pants. Scratch that. BOTH of them in my pants. Now that would be a wild party...
    • CommentTimeNov 8th 2009
    I've been away from Whitechapel for a while, but when's the next issue occuring?
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    This week, apparently.

    • CommentAuthorAnanzitusq
    • CommentTimeNov 11th 2009
    It's criminal nobody has posted today!

    "The Phonogram Ska Attack" squad might have been my favorite B-Side so far. As a ska-kid, I found the short story completely captured EVERYTHING right and wonderful about Ska. Please do a one shot in the future.

    I was wonderfully surprised by the issue's end by Laura Heaven. I've been looking forward to her story since issue one, and I did not expect her to be a villain at all. The way she was written was excellent, because she was human and not just an angsty young thing. I know that Series 3 exists in the land of fantasy at this point, but if it does become reality, do you have plans to revisit Laura?
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    The shop I go to (and had it pre-ordered at) didn't get it in today. I was more than a bit annoyed.
    • CommentAuthorScottS
    • CommentTimeNov 11th 2009
    I just picked up issues #3 and #4 last week because I'd moved to a new city and they had to special order them for me. I am so happy to have them now though, because issue 4 is probably my favorite issue of any series that I've read in recent memory. Seriously. I keep going back to it because it's the whole story is just so much fun. It's so impressive how you can make the story work with just one static location and pretty much the same shot throughout most of the story. Just so much fun.

    I've started to try to track down some of the music mentioned throughout the series, and I found "Can I Take U 2 The Cinema" on Youtube, but I can't find a downloadable version which is annoying me to no end.
    • CommentAuthorFlabyo
    • CommentTimeNov 12th 2009
    Gillen says on his blog that the entire print run has been pulled and pulped cause they got the barcode wrong. Which might explain why people are having trouble finding it.

    Should be back in the shops next week.
    • CommentTimeNov 12th 2009 edited
    Now check this out: I guess they started shipping them over to Europe before they could pull and pulp them, but I actually got my copy of it today ...