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2001

TheRaider.net updates...
Sunday, January 7, 2001 - Gilles V

The Holidays are over and it's time to remove the special Holiday Design Paul Shipper drew for us. You can still view this design when you go to the Weekly Adventures Section.
I have also updated the French Comic Books page with new images of the French comics plus scanned 2 pages of each comic book, to show how the art looks like.

 

Raiders of the Lost Drafts, final Chapter!
Tuesday, January 16, 2001 - Gilles V

I have some good and bad news. The good news is that Bellosh has finished chapter 5 of his Raiders of the Lost Drafts pulp essay. And the bad news is that this is the final chapter. But maybe Bellosh will make a 6th chapter when Indy 4 has been released, in a few years.
This chapter is again very well written!! It's about an other canceled Indy 4 script, Indiana Jones and the Saucer Men from Mars and some educated guesses about Indy 4. Start reading by clicking here.

 

Tomb Raiders: the idea of the Adventurer
Sunday, February 11, 2001 - Gilles V

Unfortunately Bellosh has finished the last chapter of his fantastic Raiders of the Lost Drafts pulp essay last month. I started looking for new essays and other weekly stuff, and last week I have received something.

Michael French has send me an essay named Tomb Raiders and it might contain the answer on the Indiana Jones vs. Lara Croft question. But it also tells us something about the adventure heroes from past 20th century. I hope you will enjoy this analysis and comparison of Indiana Jones and Lara Croft as much as I have.

 

New Customized Indiana Jones Figures
Thursday, February 22, 2001 - Gilles V

I have updated the FanWork Museum with some very cool pictures of a customized figure series made by Jason Fragapane. His Indiana Jones collection is an ever-expanding private collection he has made for himself. Excellent examples of what you can do with Star Wars POTF action figures. Go check them out.

 

Paul Shipper's Indy Fan Art Portfolio online
Thursday, April 5, 2001 - Gilles V

Artist and TheRaider.net staff member Paul Shipper now has a Portfolio page where you can view all his Indiana Jones Fan Art. Indyfan artists who have made at least 3 artworks will soon get their own Indy Fan Art Portfolio. Click here to view Paul Shipper's little Portfolio. I have added some artworks that you have never seen before.

 

New Indy FanArt added
Sunday, April 22, 2001 - Gilles V

A new artist has been added to the FanWork Museum. The artist his name is Jose Angel Villar. Click here to view his black&white portrait of Indiana Jones. It's really worth checking out!

 

More new Indiana Jones FanArt
Monday, April 30, 2001 - Gilles V

Indyfan Trevor Grove has send me his first Indiana Jones Fanwork. It's really great. Click here to view his Drew Struzan style poster.

Feel free to submit your own Indy and related drawings. We will add it to the FanWork Museum as fast as possible.

 

New Custom 12" Indiana Jones figure
Saturday, May 5, 2001 - Gilles V

Brad Fyfe has made 2 superb looking 12 inch Indiana Jones figures. The first figure is Indy as we know him best: with whip, fedora, .38 Smith and Wesson pistol and leather jacket. Very impressive! The second 12 inch figure is Indiana Jones in a German Officer uniform that comes with a hand made Indy figure.

 

WANTED: Indy stories, reviews and essays
Thursday, May 24, 2001 - Gilles V

TheRaider.net is looking for Indyfans who have written or are writing Indiana Jones stories. New essays, like Raiders of the Lost Drafts or Tomb Raiders, are also welcome. All the story's will get the same amount of attention as the past 2 essays. We are also looking for reviews of Indy games, novels, comics, toys, etc.

Please contact us for more info or questions.

 

New Indiana Jones Fanwork
Friday, May 25, 2001 - Gilles V

We may present you two new Indiana Jones Fanwork. The first drawing is a self portrait by Jason Davies in Indiana Jones outfit.

The second fanwork is made by Rindy Zamfir and is different. It's not a drawing but an altered picture from Temple of Doom. Not bad.

 

First Indy short film Coming Soon!
Monday, June 18, 2001 - Gilles V

We are happy to announce the first Indiana Jones Short film that will soon hit TheRaider.net. Directed by Fran Casanova is entitled Indiana Jones and the Hidden Treasure.

 

New Indiana Jones Wallpapers
Wednesday, June 20, 2001 - Gilles V

Three new Indiana Jones wallpapers has  been added to the Multimedia section. The wallpapers are made by Colin Smith their subject is of course the Indiana Jones trilogy. Go check out these three great wallpapers!

We are still looking for more wallpapers, program skins (like Winamp skins) and other creative Indy fanwork. So please mail us if you have something that might interest all the other Indyfans.

 

New FanFiction part 1
Tuesday, July 3, 2001 - Gilles V

Indyfan James "Shipwreck" Bradley is working on an Indy story named Indiana Jones and the Seven Cities of Gold. The first part of the story is online now and the second part will come online next Tuesday. A short story you think, well it's actually an excerpt from a novel currently in production.  It is hoped by Shipwreck that his novel will be accepted and forthcoming within the year. He's looking forward to any comments, views or suggestions while he is in the editing process of this book.

You may contact him at shipwreck@space.com. Hit the link above to read the first part of the story.

 

Fan Fiction part 2 & new Winamp Skins
Tuesday, July 10, 2001 - Gilles V

The second, and last, part of James "Shipwreck" Bradley's exciting Indiana Jones and the Seven Cities of Gold story is now online.

We have received two new Indiana Jones themed Winamp Skins. One with Raiders and one with Last Crusade as subject. Both are made by "X" (his professional name).

 

Everybody's Indiana Jones
Wednesday, July 25, 2001 - Gilles V

Everybody has their Indiana Jones an Kenneth Broderick has written an essay about it. Kenneth has tried to describe who Indiana Jones is, as well as give his opinions on a variety of Indy related topics. But not only has he given his opinions, he also hopes he'll be able to give some thought provoking reasons why he has those opinions.

Click here to read the first part (of two) of Kenneth's Everybody's Indiana Jones essay.

 

Everybody's Indiana Jones Part 2
Thursday, August 2, 2001 - Gilles V

Kenneth Broderick's second and last Everybody's Indiana Jones essay chapter is now online. Now he talks about the Indiana Jones in the numerous novels and fan made stories. And Broderick also talks about the fourth Indiana Jones Installment. Click here to read the second part of this essay.

 

There's a new TheRaider.net coming!
Thursday, November 15, 2001 - Gilles V

We are working on a revised and expanded version of TheRaider.net. This new version will eventually contain more info, new features and much more! The new TheRaider.net will also have a new design drawn by Paul Shipper and edited by myself. And I can assure you that it will look like nothing you have ever seen before! You may expect the new version to be online on December the 25th, yup Christmas Day. Not everything will be ready by then so you will have to wait a bit to view everything we have in mind for you. It won't take much time and it will certainly be worth the waiting.

 

Welcome to the new TheRaider.net
Tuesday, December 25, 2001 - Gilles V

What do you think about our new design? Paul Shipper and I have worked hard on this new design and layout and we are very happy with the result. We hope you are to.

All the sections that are already online are revised and expanded and you may expect to see the other sections and pages back online very soon!
We are also working on new material, like Indy Toons that is already online, and you may expect to see the long awaited Indy's Influences, Adventure Outpost, Indy Games, and Archaeology sections to be online soon.

The first Indyfan short film Indiana Jones and the Hidden Treasure will also come online soon. Hopefully before 2002 plus some more Fan Films news!

The promised Chatroom will come a bit later than expected because we already have our hands full with other TheRaider.net and private things. But the Chatroom will come!

Thank you for your patience.

 

 

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