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Post Posted: Mon May 03, 2010 10:40 pm 
 

Does anyone have a run of these?

http://www.nobleknight.com/ViewProducts ... GenreID_E_

I had though I had tracked them all down.. but no.. Grr..

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Post Posted: Tue May 04, 2010 6:08 am 
 

I got some, but I was so poorly impressed I gave them away... In my eyes, the classic publication without any vision   :?

  


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Post Posted: Tue May 04, 2010 8:51 am 
 

gateways had 14 issues.

  

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Post Posted: Tue May 04, 2010 9:34 am 
 

Do you have them all Bill? Handy?

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Post Posted: Tue May 04, 2010 10:05 am 
 

i do have them all, and yes now everything is handy. what did you want to know?

  

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Post Posted: Tue May 04, 2010 10:12 am 
 

can you post or email me the cover of issue 4? and the date it was for (1989 or some such)

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Post Posted: Tue May 04, 2010 10:26 am 
 

i will get you the date tonight (assuming nobody else has posted first...).

  

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Post Posted: Tue May 04, 2010 10:38 am 
 

Thanks...

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Post Posted: Tue May 04, 2010 11:21 pm 
 

#4 date is june 1987. the watchmen are on the cover and the article tease on the cover says " watchmen  the conspiracy  the sequels  the movie!"    the article inside mentions 20th century fox purchased the rights to make a movie and that sources indicated ILM was to be employed.

  

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Post Posted: Tue May 04, 2010 11:35 pm 
 

Thanks.. and now issue 1...

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Post Posted: Tue May 04, 2010 11:41 pm 
 

Link might be of use...


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Post Posted: Tue May 04, 2010 11:45 pm 
 

#1 is dated september 1986. issues 2 through 14 all have color covers but #1 has a monochrome tan cover.

  

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Post Posted: Tue May 04, 2010 11:47 pm 
 

yeh thats the one.. and now the bad news.. that is actually issue 4.. its volume 2 issues 1, there are vol1 issue 1-3 before that.. look last page I think there is a back order form... eek...

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Post Posted: Tue May 04, 2010 11:48 pm 
 

i looked at the link and the image shown for number 4 looks a little orangeish, while the actual magazine is definitely red. i wonder if the one they scanned had faded some....

  

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Post Posted: Tue May 04, 2010 11:58 pm 
 

so 17 issues... if you missed that exciting bit of news;)

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Post Posted: Wed May 05, 2010 12:00 am 
 

i don't believe that is a back order form, it's merely a subscription form. their decision to put Vol. II Issue 1 on the cover of the initial magazine would surely lead one to think that there had been prior issues, but i don't believe that was the case. i was working for a game distributorship at that time and that was the first issue one could get. i believe it was just an idiosyncratic choice on the part of the publisher to put that on there.

  


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Post Posted: Wed May 05, 2010 12:12 am 
 

what is possible (but shear speculation on my part) is that he had heretofore produced an unknown number of more amateurish magazines locally there in NYC and for his step up to a more professional publication he called it Vol. II to differentiate the product. but i have never heard of any prior issues, and as i mentioned, none were available at that time through distribution channels.

  

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Post Posted: Wed May 05, 2010 12:14 am 
 

I'll have to read it all again now to be sure since you say that, I would love for it to be only 14 issues!..

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