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The New Hardcover Chronicles

Postby Sandwurm88 » 08 Aug 2009 17:23

I just found out about these through tha new 'n improved DN. BH did an introduction for each of them apparently. Does anybody have these, or could post them? I'd be particularly interested to read the GEoD one.

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Postby TheDukester » 08 Aug 2009 17:28

Have you seen that the Children of Dune cover is printed upside-down? It's more of that wonderful quality-control from the HLP and Tor/McMillen.
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Postby Serkanner » 08 Aug 2009 17:34

Sandwurm88 wrote:I just found out about these through tha new 'n improved DN. BH did an introduction for each of them apparently. Does anybody have these, or could post them? I'd be particularly interested to read the GEoD one.


BoBo doing an introduction is reason enough for me to NEVER buy one.
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Re: The New Hardcover Chronicles

Postby Hunchback Jack » 08 Aug 2009 19:19

My thoughts exactly. And being a hardcover it would probably make quite a dent in the wall.

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Re: The New Hardcover Chronicles

Postby Omphalos » 09 Aug 2009 02:51

TheDukester wrote:Have you seen that the Children of Dune cover is printed upside-down? It's more of that wonderful quality-control from the HLP and Tor/McMillen.


Actually I find that the funniest part of this whole KJA/BH/HLP/Tor debacle.

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Re: The New Hardcover Chronicles

Postby Nekhrun » 09 Aug 2009 09:02

Omphalos wrote:
TheDukester wrote:Have you seen that the Children of Dune cover is printed upside-down? It's more of that wonderful quality-control from the HLP and Tor/McMillen.


Actually I find that the funniest part of this whole KJA/BH/HLP/Tor debacle.

I think that was the thing that finally got my wife to understand just how stupid they all are. Since then she's understood why I spend so much time here.
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Re: The New Hardcover Chronicles

Postby DuneFishUK » 10 Aug 2009 16:16

Sandwurm88 wrote:Does anybody have these, or could post them? I'd be particularly interested to read the GEoD one.

Seconded. :)

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Re: The New Hardcover Chronicles

Postby Bijaz » 10 Aug 2009 19:27

Absolutely, nothing new in the introductions I read while browsing in the store. In fact, the introductions were so bland they were a prime example just how much Bobo doesn't understand Dune. If I remember correctly, I think he referred to Dune as the big ecology adventure or something equally trivial.

(What always got me is how Bobo always waves the ecology card when refering to Dune, but never offers anything deeper. Otherwords, he refers to Dune with a catch phrase he picked up from a reviewer rather than offering anything insightful for someone who tried to present himself as Frank's heir with all the secret notes or sat in on all those meaningful Thanksgiving dinners.)
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Re: The New Hardcover Chronicles

Postby SandChigger » 10 Aug 2009 19:50

Um ... wasn't it Byron for Thanksgivings and Brian for breakfasts with Wheaties? :?

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Postby Freakzilla » 10 Aug 2009 21:43

SandChigger wrote:Um ... wasn't it Byron for Thanksgivings and Brian for breakfasts with Wheaties? :?


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Re: The New Hardcover Chronicles

Postby SandChigger » 10 Aug 2009 23:52

Brian would probably drink a bottle of alcohol with a pinky toe in it.

Or ... something like that. :?
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Postby Mr. Teg » 11 Aug 2009 06:39

SandChigger wrote:Um ... wasn't it Byron for Thanksgivings and Brian for breakfasts with Wheaties? :?


While Brian was having Wheaties for breakfast, Frank was having coffee with Ransom!
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Re: The New Hardcover Chronicles

Postby SandChigger » 11 Aug 2009 11:12

OH HO HO HO HO!!! :lol:

And that knowledge has festered for years and years and years...
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Re: The New Hardcover Chronicles

Postby Freakzilla » 03 Dec 2010 15:15

I got my upside-down copy of CoD today.

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