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Ian Jane
10-24-2013, 10:52 AM
This could be interesting...

"For over three decades comics fans and creators have regarded Alan Moore as a titan of the form. With works such as V for Vendetta, Watchmen and From Hell, he has repeatedly staked out new territory, attracting literary plaudits and a mainstream audience far removed from his underground origins. His place in popular culture is now such that major Hollywood players vie to adapt his books for cinema.

Yet Moore's journey from the hippie Arts Labs of the 1970s to the bestseller lists was far from preordained. A principled eccentric, who has lived his whole life in one English town, he has been embroiled in fierce feuds with some of the entertainment industry's biggest corporations. And just when he could have made millions ploughing a golden rut he turned instead to performance art, writing erotica, and the occult.

Now, as Alan Moore hits sixty, it's time to go in search of this extraordinary gentleman, and follow the peculiar path taken by a writer quite unlike any other."

The book comes out in hardcover on December 1, 2013. (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1781310777/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=1781310777&linkCode=as2&tag=cognitrespon-20)

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Bleeding Cool has an interview with the author, Lance Parkin, right here (http://www.bleedingcool.com/2013/10/23/new-alan-moore-biography-magic-words-fills-in-missing-years-of-a-writer-ahead-of-his-time-the-bleeding-cool-interview-with-lance-parkin-at-nycc/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter).

sukebanboy
10-25-2013, 10:46 AM
I am buying this!!!!

Alan Moore is a genius....He is a cranky old bastard....and he is funny as anything...He's also weird.....

This means the book will be AWESOME!!

Ian Jane
11-26-2013, 11:19 AM
There's a pretty rad interview with Alan Moore in The Guardian (http://www.theguardian.com/books/2013/nov/22/alan-moore-comic-books-interview) today.

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Ian Jane
04-07-2014, 09:54 AM
Alan Moore's newly discovered first work sells for $5100.00.

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Details here. (http://www.bleedingcool.com/2014/04/07/alan-moores-first-published-work-sells-for-over-5100/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter)

Seems he wrote a piece on Lovecraft when he was 15 for a fanzine.

Ian Jane
04-25-2014, 10:32 AM
Alan Moore is fighting for libraries!

http://www.bleedingcool.com/2014/04/25/alan-moore-writes-open-letter-to-northampton-council-makes-the-front-page/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

Ian Jane
11-20-2015, 09:42 AM
Alan Moore Advises New Writers to Self-Publish Because Big Publishers Suck (http://io9.com/alan-moore-advises-new-writers-to-self-publish-because-1743575906)

Andrew Monroe
11-20-2015, 10:01 AM
Providence, that comic he's doing at Avatar is really good. Better than his Crossed + 100 run I'd say. It's absolutely steeped in Lovecraft, you can tell he's been really immersed in that world for a long time. The art is terrific too. Every issue so far has had a 4 or 5 page text piece at the back - handwritten diary entries type of thing that expands on and adds to the story. They're closely spaced too, haha, it takes me way longer to read those than the comic part but it's a must to really get the gist of what he's doing. There are no ads in the book either, all Moore goodness from first page to last. This is a comic that will definitely be best suited to reading in collected form (as long as the text stuff is included) as it is extremely layered and subtle.

Newt Cox
11-21-2015, 01:58 AM
Providence, that comic he's doing at Avatar is really good. Better than his Crossed + 100 run I'd say. It's absolutely steeped in Lovecraft, you can tell he's been really immersed in that world for a long time. The art is terrific too. Every issue so far has had a 4 or 5 page text piece at the back - handwritten diary entries type of thing that expands on and adds to the story. They're closely spaced too, haha, it takes me way longer to read those than the comic part but it's a must to really get the gist of what he's doing. There are no ads in the book either, all Moore goodness from first page to last. This is a comic that will definitely be best suited to reading in collected form (as long as the text stuff is included) as it is extremely layered and subtle.

I have been getting Providence just haven't read any of them yet. Loved his run on Crossed 100. Been meaning to go back and re-read it soon.

Randy G
11-22-2015, 10:11 AM
Need to catch up on his more recent stuff. Got the first Miracleman reissue.