Eruditorum Press

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Elizabeth Sandifer

Elizabeth Sandifer created Eruditorum Press. She’s not really sure why she did that, and she apologizes for the inconvenience. She currently writes Last War in Albion, a history of the magical war between Alan Moore and Grant Morrison. She used to write TARDIS Eruditorum, a history of Britain told through the lens of a ropey sci-fi series. She also wrote Neoreaction a Basilisk, writes comics these days, and has ADHD so will probably just randomly write some other shit sooner or later.Support Elizabeth on Patreon.

11 Comments

  1. Kit
    June 27, 2014 @ 12:15 am

    Tricksy title.

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  2. prandeamus
    June 27, 2014 @ 1:58 am

    Just to clear up something … the references to Qqaba in "The Infinity Doctors" is reference to the strips quoted above? I'd previously assumed that name was created by Lance Parkin in the novel, as a variant of "Q Star" or whatever term was used in Barf of Infinity.

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  3. IG
    June 27, 2014 @ 3:10 am

    Qqaba is from the comics, yes. I think Parkin managed to cram in references to just about every depiction of Gallifrey in any medium ever in Infinity Doctors.

    Pedantic caption correction: Len Wein (and Dave Cockrum) created Colossus, not Chris Claremont.

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  4. Bob Dillon
    June 27, 2014 @ 4:30 am

    “that that evening I threw mother an extra lump of raw meat and agreed to consider putting a couple of extra links in her chair.”

    I think "chair" should be "chain".

    Bob

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  5. BerserkRL
    June 27, 2014 @ 12:33 pm

    I think the caption you wanted for "GRIT" was "Dog carcass in alley this morning, tire tread on burst stomach. The city is afraid of me. I can't see its true face."

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  6. BerserkRL
    June 27, 2014 @ 12:34 pm

    So they couldn't use Tom Baker but they could reference "Gallifreyans"?

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  7. BerserkRL
    June 27, 2014 @ 12:35 pm

    it is difficult to argue that Moore’s stock was rapidly rising over the course of 1983

    But that's what you've just been doing. I think you mean it's difficult to argue that it wasn't?

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  8. Daibhid C
    June 27, 2014 @ 2:18 pm

    They probably just thought it would be more relevant to Daredevils to have a Captain Britain character playing the role of Tharrg. I remember reading somewhere that when DWM itself reprinted one of these stories in the late eighties, they drew Sylv's face over Tom's.

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  9. Jesse
    June 27, 2014 @ 3:08 pm

    It was a subtle allusion to Battlefield. In advance. Because timey-wimey.

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  10. Elizabeth Sandifer
    June 28, 2014 @ 12:58 pm

    Fixed this, the Colossus credit, and Rodericks' pedantry below. Thanks to all.

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  11. Elizabeth Sandifer
    June 28, 2014 @ 12:58 pm

    Roderick's. Goddammit.

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