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Old 02-24-2008, 04:09 PM   #126
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* Indiana Jones and the Peril at Delphi - by Rob MacGregor
* Indiana Jones and the Dance of the Giants - by Rob MacGregor
* Indiana Jones and the Seven Veils - by Rob MacGregor
* Indiana Jones and the Genesis Deluge - by Rob MacGregor
* Indiana Jones and the Unicorn's Legacy - by Rob MacGregor
* Indiana Jones and the Interior World - by Rob MacGregor
* Indiana Jones and the Sky Pirates - by Martin Caidin
* Indiana Jones and the White Witch - by Martin Caidin
* Indiana Jones and the Philosopher's Stone - by Max McCoy
* Indiana Jones and the Dinosaur Eggs - by Max McCoy
* Indiana Jones and the Hollow Earth - by Max McCoy
* Indiana Jones and the Secret of the Sphinx - by Max McCoy
That is Wikipedia's list, and I think it is correct, because I believe the writers wrote the books in chronological order.
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Old 02-24-2008, 04:15 PM   #127
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* Indiana Jones and the Philosopher's Stone - by Max McCoy

eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeer ...
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Old 02-24-2008, 04:20 PM   #128
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* Indiana Jones and the Philosopher's Stone - by Max McCoy

eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeer ...


Heh,Came out two years before the HP book.
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Old 02-24-2008, 04:25 PM   #129
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I vote we sue j k rowling to fund a 5th film.
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Old 02-24-2008, 05:26 PM   #130
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Heh,Came out two years before the HP book.

Only two? Wow, goes to show how entirely ignorant I am of Harry Potter, at least in terms of time frame. (I'm not one of those people who's proud of not knowing things about pop culture; I swear by cultural osmosis, but the whole timeframe thing, especially in relation to the Indy novels, escapes me sometimes.)
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Old 02-24-2008, 05:56 PM   #131
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Only two? Wow, goes to show how entirely ignorant I am of Harry Potter, at least in terms of time frame. (I'm not one of those people who's proud of not knowing things about pop culture; I swear by cultural osmosis, but the whole timeframe thing, especially in relation to the Indy novels, escapes me sometimes.)

Yup,It does seem that Harry Potter is only a few years old.Interesting little tid bit,Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone was completed in '95.Same year as Indy's Philosopher's Stone book was published.
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Old 02-25-2008, 12:36 AM   #132
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The Indy books just seem so much older, you know? When I was reading them, when I was younger, I always felt like I had acquired the books sometime after they were published. In retrospect, that apparently isn't quite the case.
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Old 02-25-2008, 08:38 PM   #133
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Stay away from Sky Pirates. It was as if the author wrote the novel and then went back and inserted Indiana Jones.
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Old 02-26-2008, 03:30 AM   #134
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well the 2 i ordered the other week came today so ill have to hold off reading them! could only find the 1st book from america so probably going to take ages to get here
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Old 02-26-2008, 08:44 AM   #135
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* Indiana Jones and the Peril at Delphi - by Rob MacGregor
* Indiana Jones and the Dance of the Giants - by Rob MacGregor
* Indiana Jones and the Seven Veils - by Rob MacGregor
* Indiana Jones and the Genesis Deluge - by Rob MacGregor
* Indiana Jones and the Unicorn's Legacy - by Rob MacGregor
* Indiana Jones and the Interior World - by Rob MacGregor
* Indiana Jones and the Sky Pirates - by Martin Caidin
* Indiana Jones and the White Witch - by Martin Caidin
* Indiana Jones and the Philosopher's Stone - by Max McCoy
* Indiana Jones and the Dinosaur Eggs - by Max McCoy
* Indiana Jones and the Hollow Earth - by Max McCoy
* Indiana Jones and the Secret of the Sphinx - by Max McCoy
That is Wikipedia's list, and I think it is correct, because I believe the writers wrote the books in chronological order.

pretty helpful for me too, i was looking for that. i probably would've missed michael caidin's books anyway purely because the titles sound awful.
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Old 02-26-2008, 11:41 AM   #136
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I noticed a big long thread about indy novels, I have just bought these 2

http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/ASIN/0553295020

http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/ASIN/0553561952

Are these any good yeah? which is the best author of them

Does anyone know what this is, a collection of the above novels?

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Indiana-Jone...3881094&sr=1-3

And i read that someone mentioned something about indiana jones "graphic novels" ? can someone point me in the direction of those please

Danke muchly


You ordered probably my two favorite Indy novels. Genesis Deluge and Hollow Earth just seemed like quintessential Indy stories.
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Old 05-06-2008, 10:57 PM   #137
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Raven consensus on the novels?

Hi all, I had a quick question.

I was looking at the Indy novels collection (the only one I've read being Hollow Earth when I was far too young to fully appreciate and even understand what was going on) and I decided I'd ask other rabid fans what they think of the series.

Basically, how are your feelings of them? Do they deviate too much from the Indy we all know and love? Are they vital stories any Indy fan should read/own? I was thinking of buying a bunch this summer but Amazon reviews have me torn.

Okay, sorry for being long-winded. Hope to hear what you guys have to say!
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Old 05-06-2008, 11:43 PM   #138
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Hi all, I had a quick question.

I was looking at the Indy novels collection (the only one I've read being Hollow Earth when I was far too young to fully appreciate and even understand what was going on) and I decided I'd ask other rabid fans what they think of the series.

Basically, how are your feelings of them? Do they deviate too much from the Indy we all know and love? Are they vital stories any Indy fan should read/own? I was thinking of buying a bunch this summer but Amazon reviews have me torn.

Okay, sorry for being long-winded. Hope to hear what you guys have to say!



I like them all. The Macgregor and McCoy ones are the best but I enjoyed the Caiden ones as well. I would purchase them if they start selling again hopefully they will start the series back up again.
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Old 05-07-2008, 01:23 AM   #139
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They have all been reprinted. You can buy them from Barnes & Noble, Borders or Amazon.com. They are good for the most part but some get a little goofy. If I remember correctly I think the Sky Pirates got into UFO's which got a bit too sci-fi for me, kinda like another Indy adventure we've been hearing about.
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Old 05-07-2008, 01:37 AM   #140
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Walmart has them all for $4.57 a piece. I bought them all of course.
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Old 05-07-2008, 01:39 AM   #141
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Did they have the Interior World? That's the only one I need.
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Old 05-07-2008, 01:42 AM   #142
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Well, the one I went to didn't.
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Old 05-07-2008, 04:38 AM   #143
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I am not finding them at Wal Mart. I get coupons for Borders though.

I read most of them years ago and really enjoyed them.
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Old 05-07-2008, 12:00 PM   #144
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Hello, YouNeverKnow. It's been years since I read them, but my memory is of liking the Rob MacGregor ones a lot, liking the Martin Caidin ones considerably less, and liking the Max McCoy ones a fair bit even though my enthusiasm had been diminished a bit by the Caidin ones (and even though I accidentally skipped over one of the McCoy ones). I do in fact mean to reread all of them in the not-too-distant future.

I really wish we'd gotten posters of Drew Struzan's cover art!
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Old 05-07-2008, 01:17 PM   #145
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I really wish we'd gotten posters of Drew Struzan's cover art!
No kidding! There are full plates of the back/front cover without any Indy logo or text.
I want all of them! (A favourite is probably "Delphi" because of the facial expression.
He looks confused & inexperienced which is perfect for the 1st story.)

My history with the novels is a different one. I bought them all as they came out up until Caiden's "Sky Pirates" and,
for years, thought it was the last Indy title published. "Peril of Delphi", I absolutely loved for many, many reasons.
"Dance of the Giants" was enjoyable so, by the time "Seven Veils" hit, I was stoked! Don't judge a book by the cover.
A new adventure in S.America? Ooooh, this is going to be good! (So, I thought.)

I started reading "Veils" in early '92 and found it so boring that it took me 15 years to read! Over the years every attempt
to finish the book met with failure. That is, until last year when I finally hunkered down and finished the blasted thing.
I am resolute about reading the novels in order and want to get to the glittering prizes in store - namely, crystall skulls!

Because "Veils" is still fresh, I went back to the first 2 for a memory jolt and have now started "Genesis Deluge"...
(The 1st time I read "Delphi" there was an image of young Ford in my head. The 2nd read it was automatic Flanery.)
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Old 05-07-2008, 01:46 PM   #146
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Don't worry guys, Lucasfilm will sell them. They need our money. Trust me.
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Old 05-07-2008, 02:26 PM   #147
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They actually were going to years ago, but AFAIK they didn't.

Back in the early '90s, when the novels were new (about when Star Wars was also experiencing a resurgence with a new publishing campaign), a company called Kilian Enterprises was going to make some. Kilian was a dealer of movie posters (theater one-sheets and other posters) and other such "antiquities," and also produced licensed merchandise, usually along the lines of one-sheets or other promotional posters, but intended specifically for sale to collectors, rather than actually being used in theater lobbies and the like. They did a half-sheet-sized poster of Tom Jung's art for the cover of Timothy Zahn's Star Wars novel Heir to the Empire; I think they were going to do ones of the art for all three books, but I'm not sure if they ever released them all. Anyway, about the time they were doing that, they also announced their intentions to do posters of Drew Struzan's art for the then-new Indiana Jones novels (or at least the first one, Indiana Jones and the Peril at Delphi), but AFAIK they wound up postponing and eventually cancelling the project.

They did at least do Raiders of the Lost Ark 10th anniversary "one-sheets," though, using Struzan's art from the original release campaign that wound up originally being used only on some of the foreign posters (you can see this art as used in the original Italian Raiders poster in the poster archives in the "Downloads" section on the Indy official site, and in this StarWars.com article on Indy posters). Aside from this and a number of other Star Wars posters, they also did an Alien anniversary "one-sheet" with art by John Alvin, and at least a couple posters in a series of Who Framed Roger Rabbit prop replica one-sheets - copies of the posters for various (fictional) Maroon Cartoons, as seen in R. K. Maroon's office in the movie!

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Old 05-07-2008, 03:23 PM   #148
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I read a few of them but have to say I never really liked them. I felt the character was off and, honestly, don't feel anyone has captured the Indy from the movies in comics or books. As mentioned in a previous thread at least one book contained swearing (specifically 2 f-bombs) that were totally out of character and whereas an argument could be made the books weren't aimed at children I disagree. I was very young when I saw the movies and all the merchandise seems to be aimed at younglings.

I personally don't feel Indy works in an expanded universe because it is OUR universe and not a fabricated one. But, as always, this is just my opinion.
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Old 05-07-2008, 08:44 PM   #149
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I've only read The Genesis Deluge. I enjoyed the story. I thought it was a good quick read.
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Anybody read the Adventure series books? I have the first one. They remind me of the Choose Your Own Adventure books I read as a kid. You turn to the page you decide where the story should go. I know they are for kids but kinda fun.
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