One of the most renowned and respected comic book creators of all time, Alan Moore is also a filmmaker, anarchist, and accomplished wizard in service of the snake god Glycon. Bursting onto the comics scene in the 1980s, Moore effectively broke the entire comics industry, which has been trapped in a nostalgic feedback loop since 1986.
From coverage of Moore's seminal work with Dave Gibbons, Watchmen, (not to be confused with Moore's fish-semenal work, Neonomicon) to his current projects and cultural commentary, Bleeding Cool brings you all the latest news about Alan Moore as well as the unauthorized sequels and adaptations of his work. Moore's most famous comics also include From Hell, Swamp Thing, Marvelman, League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, V for Vendetta, Promethea, The Killing Joke, Tom Strong, Providence, Lost Girls, and others.
Of Moore's magickal prowess, the only comic book creator viewed as having comparable magick abilities is fellow Englishman Grant Morrison. However, fellow comic book creator "The Great One" Brian Bendis has gone on the record as saying that Moore could easily defeat Morrison in a wizard battle. "Alan Moore's mage powers are not to be f***ed with," Bendis said. It's a lesson DC Comics, which has kept control of the Watchmen rights instead of releasing them to Moore and Gibbons after keeping the book in print for perpetuity to fulfill a contractual loophole, must one day learn as well.
All eighteen issues of the Alan Moore/Kevin O'Neill curated comic book anthology with a cover price of $40 As well as the title comic by Alan Moore and Kevin O'Neill, completely told in the series, the others including supernatural paramedical drama Code Pru, by Garth Ennis and Raulo Cacares, the Mad Max-meets-Pokemon of Modded by Kieron Gillen and Ignacio Caleres, Kaiju-procedural The Vast by Christos[...]
Cinema Purgatorio was a comic book anthology curated by Alan Moore and Kevin O'Neill, featuring five ongoing features, published by Bleeding Cool's own publisher, Avatar Press Cinema Purgatorio ran for eighteen issues, finishing each story, None of the series have been collected, and certain individual issues can go for a pretty penny But going to[...]
The collectible must have no evidence of any manufacturing or handling defects." In the scheme of things, the CGC 10.0 designation is rarely seen even on modern comics. For example, the CGC Census for the 2018 DC Comics release for Action Comics #1000 shows that of 671 copies evaluated as of this writing, none have[...]
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Once upon a time, in 1987, Alan Moore was to write the big post-Crisis event story for DC Comics It was called Twilight of the Superheroes and DC Comics bought the pitch It would have told the future - or, a future, of the DC Universe All the heroes had aged and been replaced by[...]
Ballard’s 1964 story “Time of Passage”, which clinically and calmly describes a man’s life backward, from the moment he’s dug up and taken out of his coffin to his growing younger and getting unmarried to his wife to his de-aging all the way to being an infant being taken to the hospital by his parents[...]
In the unauthorised sequel to Watchmen, Doomsday Clock by Geoff Johns and Gary Frank, Rorschach returned – but not the original, who had been killed in Watchmen #12 by Dr Manhattan. Instead, this was Reggie Long, son of Rorschach's prison psychiatrist, who had taken on the role, the mask and the mission. Tom King and […]
He lasted a year, before he was replaced by Alan Moore who amped up the weird - but Thorpe did create a number of concepts on the Captain Britain comics which were then taken up by Alan Moore Mad Jim Jaspers, Saturnyne, The Crazy Gang, the Jaspers Warp - and the idea that the Earth[...]
Extinction Rebellion has released a video that Alan Moore made for them a little while back to encourage Londoners to take to the streets for upcoming Extinction Rebellion protests Their next planned events are to be on the 1st of September.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lrDEbSW5IqYA transcript follows below:
Hello, I'm Alan Moore and I couldn't be prouder than to be[...]
Yesterday, Bleeding Cool reported on Tom King and JorgeFornés upcoming unauthorised sequel to Watchmen, Rorschach. But what can we see in the images revealed so far? And can we start a campaign from this point to get Tom King to give us his take on Alan Moore and Bill Sienkiewicz's Brought To Light? Anyway...[caption id="attachment_1236048" align="aligncenter" width="350"] Rorschach[...]
It’s called Rorschach not because of the character Rorschach, but because what you see in these characters tells you more about yourself than about them.”
[caption id="attachment_1236045" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Rorschach #1 art.[/caption]
So what does it mean when Rorschach reappears as part of a pair of assassins trying to kill the first candidate to oppose President Robert[...]
Plus, it would be beautifully ironic if someone continued on with Lindelof's story in much the same manner he continued on with Alan Moore, David Gibbons, and John Higgins' comic book classic So until I hear otherwise, I thought I'd offer up five concepts that might be worth looking at if the series goes the "pseudo-anthology"[...]
Jack B Quick was a character created by Alan Moore and Kevin Nowlan for the Tomorrow Stories ABC anthology series published by DC Comics/Wildstorm in the late nineties The character was a child genus living in small-town USA (literally) with his various inventions and challenges to conventional physics, causing all manner of frustration for his[...]
Tom King likes Watchmen. But then, don't we all? Recently DC Comics has been reviving Watchmen with prequels like Before Watchmen, unauthorised sequels like Doomsday Clock and integrating the characters of Watchmen into the DC Universe by having Dr Manhattan blamed for the New 52 revival, bringing Thomas Wayne and Jor-El back from the dead, […]
The cable network screened a marathon of the series on Friday, as well as making Lindelof's pseudo-sequel to Alan Moore, David Gibbons, and John Higgins' comic book classic starring Academy Award winner Regina King available for free on HBO.com and Free On Demand Now, King, Lindelof, director/executive producer Nicole Kassell, and writer/executive story editor Cord Jefferson[...]
Anyone want to beat that?Remember there is still a Greg Hildebrandt Captain America currently at $6420...A page from the unpublished Big Numbers #3 by Alan Moore and Bill Sienkiewicz currently at $3000.. donated by Paul Jenkins.And a page from X-Men by Jim Lee, with a promise to match the top bid, currently at $18,000 With[...]
Thankfully, we're able to take a break or our "will he/won't he" obsession over Damon Lindelof possibly returning to the universe of his "remix" pseudo-sequel to Alan Moore, David Gibbons, and John Higgins' comic book classic for a little more appreciation of the original series Currently streaming on HBO Max and set to hit Blu-ray and[...]
I first met filmmaker Damien Sung a few years ago, when he was filming an evening with Alan Moore and Mitch Jenkins He's worked with Danny Boyle, Prince [hell, he lived with him], Peter Jackson, Alex Garland and more, and he directed the Unearthing movie based on the work of Moore and Jenkins He is[...]
The one-shots have seen Cerebus rooming in Hell with the Coronavirus as Hell adapts to social distancing.[caption id="attachment_1202729" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Dave Sim Goes Full Alan Moore Parody For Latest Cerebus In Hell Art from Aardvark-Vanaheim.[/caption]This new edition attempts to cram in all manner of Alan Moore-related storylines, including Marvelman, League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Watchmen and[...]
Of late, Marvel's Immortal Hulk has been described as their version of Alan Moore, Steve Bissette, Rick Veitch and John Totleben's Swamp Thing Creating a horror comic with storylines ripped from the headlines and an overall environmental theme, as well as exploring power structures, activist movements, economic theory, a lot of body horror and what[...]