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    Default Inventory Page for Sale at Amazon

    Unpublished Alpha page on sale at Amazon for $25.
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    Driftwood: Well, I got about a foot and a half. Now, it says, uh, "The party of the second part shall be known in this contract as the party of the second part."
    Fiorello: Well, I don't know about that...
    Driftwood: Now what's the matter?
    Fiorello: I no like-a the second party, either.
    Driftwood: Well, you should've come to the first party. We didn't get home 'til around four in the morning... I was blind for three days!

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    Hmmm...What story does that even go to? Is it an unpublished story (I don't even recognize the art)?

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    It's from an Inventory issue. These are back up one issue stories that are held in reserve if there is difficulty (artist delays etc) in getting the proposed story out. AF vol 1 #113 is an example. Not sure how many inventory issues there are for AF lying around, but pages crop up now and again. The art on this one is by Jan Duursema. Not someone I know a lot about.
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    Driftwood: Well, I got about a foot and a half. Now, it says, uh, "The party of the second part shall be known in this contract as the party of the second part."
    Fiorello: Well, I don't know about that...
    Driftwood: Now what's the matter?
    Fiorello: I no like-a the second party, either.
    Driftwood: Well, you should've come to the first party. We didn't get home 'til around four in the morning... I was blind for three days!

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    Cool. Thanks, Del.
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    We've got about half an issue's worth of Inventory Pages stored up on the old database from an Inventory issue, which I think could possibly be the fabled 'Blooding' storyline.
    I'll transfer over at some point soon.
    They're quite small low-res images though.

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    That inventory story became an obsession with me for a while. You could be right about it being 'The Blooding', never thought about that before. I just considered it to be an Inventory issue. Although if it was the second proposed Special, you would have thought Furman would have a clearer recollection of it. As for the pages themselves, I believe they were originally uploaded as BMP's which don't lend themselves to resizing.
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    Driftwood: Well, I got about a foot and a half. Now, it says, uh, "The party of the second part shall be known in this contract as the party of the second part."
    Fiorello: Well, I don't know about that...
    Driftwood: Now what's the matter?
    Fiorello: I no like-a the second party, either.
    Driftwood: Well, you should've come to the first party. We didn't get home 'til around four in the morning... I was blind for three days!

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    I remember when we spoke to Furman at Bristol and he could barely remember The Blooding, so yeah, perhaps it's not.

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    Did we ask him about the Blooding? I remember him saying he had no recollection of the Inventory story when we showed him the pages. My memory ain't what it was
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    Driftwood: Well, I got about a foot and a half. Now, it says, uh, "The party of the second part shall be known in this contract as the party of the second part."
    Fiorello: Well, I don't know about that...
    Driftwood: Now what's the matter?
    Fiorello: I no like-a the second party, either.
    Driftwood: Well, you should've come to the first party. We didn't get home 'til around four in the morning... I was blind for three days!

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    Maybe it was that way round instead.
    I dunno... I've had a drink since then.

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    I think we had a few that day as well, I'm a little fuzzy on that
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    Driftwood: Well, I got about a foot and a half. Now, it says, uh, "The party of the second part shall be known in this contract as the party of the second part."
    Fiorello: Well, I don't know about that...
    Driftwood: Now what's the matter?
    Fiorello: I no like-a the second party, either.
    Driftwood: Well, you should've come to the first party. We didn't get home 'til around four in the morning... I was blind for three days!

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    what's "the blooding"?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Flightpath07 View Post
    what's "the blooding"?
    The first Alpha special (First Flight) was pretty well received and in a letters page towards the end of vol there was an editor response that suggested that a second called 'The Blooding' was a possibility. A few months after that the series ended and whatever plans for a second special went with it I suppose.
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    Driftwood: Well, I got about a foot and a half. Now, it says, uh, "The party of the second part shall be known in this contract as the party of the second part."
    Fiorello: Well, I don't know about that...
    Driftwood: Now what's the matter?
    Fiorello: I no like-a the second party, either.
    Driftwood: Well, you should've come to the first party. We didn't get home 'til around four in the morning... I was blind for three days!

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    Okay, thanks! I...vaguely recall that.
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    The style here is reminiscent of John Calimee's work.

    Quote Originally Posted by Phil View Post
    I remember when we spoke to Furman at Bristol and he could barely remember The Blooding, so yeah, perhaps it's not.

    True, but I remember how well Byrne remembers Alpha Flight ('I always wanted to do a story where Shaman's medicine pouch gets turned inside out, pity I never got the chance...'), so maybe that's it and he still just doesn't remember it.

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