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Saturday Runaround – An Alternative Alan Moore
WHAT IF…? What if… Alan Moore's Fashion Beast had been made as a film? The Northampton Herald And Post asks… Alan laughs: "It might have led to a whole different world in which people would have erroneously assumed that I was obsessed with fashion rather than a world in which they erroneously assumed I was obsessed with[...]
Waterstones Gets Ready For Alan Moore On Friday
  So, Alan Moore is signing Fashion Beast at Waterstones, Piccadilly in London tomorrow, late afternoon Waterstones has been putting out the signage. I understand that early queueage may be in order I'll be there, obviously…   So, Alan Moore is signing Fashion Beast at Waterstones, Piccadilly in London tomorrow, late afternoon Waterstones has been putting[...]
Friday. 4.30pm. What Better Time To Meet Alan Moore?
Then get yourself over to Waterstone's Piccadilly, where at 4.30pm, Alan Moore will be signing copies of Fashion Beast, the graphic novel based on the screenplay he wrote with Malcolm McLaren at the same time he was writing Watchmen. If you touch his beard, you will be cleansed of all impure thoughts. See you there? And you[...]
In One Week, In Two Weeks – It's Fashion Beast Time
Next week sees the release of Alan Moore's Fashion Beast in hardcover and paperback, from Bleeding Cool's publisher's Avatar Press Based on his unmade screenplay for Malcolm McLaren, and using every word of dialogue in it, Fashion Beast was originally written at the same time as Watchmen Serialised for the past year, this will be[...]
Preview: Uber #2 by Kieron Gillen and Canaan White
Then Uber came along and it all went out of the window, sellouts, second prints, having to limit sales to one per customer, and not selling the book digitally didn't help… so look forward to that all happening again tomorrow with the release of Uber #2. There's also a Christos Gage Crossed and an Alan Moore[...]
Sixteen Thoughts About Sixteen Comics – Epic Kill, Savage Dragon, Mara, Lost Vegas, Superman, Ami-Comi Girls, Earth 2, Fashion Beast, Stitched, Detective Comics, All New X-Men, A Plus X,  Bedlam, Rorschach, Dan The Unharmable and Iron Man
You know, these things are  never based on Constable paintings are they? AND THE WORLD TURNS Fashion Beast continues to use those excellent panel by panel beats, that belie its origins as a screenplay but also creates a very different kind of storytelling, slow, metronomed, showing change across the page Remarkable. UNSTITCHED While in Stitched, our Mesapotamic Dead do[...]
Avatar Plug of the Week – Alan Moore's FASHION BEAST #5
Alan Moore and Facundo Percio's Fashion Beast #5 arrives in stores today, half-way through this complex tale that was nearly lost to the sands of time! The web of Celestine's mysterious factory spins deeper around Doll and Jonni.  Though the two despise each other, their anger and frustration over the machinations of the mystic designer draw them closer to the truth. [...]
Avatar Plug of the Week – Alan Moore's FASHION BEAST #5 Preview
  Alan Moore's long-lost story picks up steam at this half-way point, weaving a tale unlike any other in comics today! Here is a sneak preview of this Wednesday's Fashion Beast #5…   Alan Moore's long-lost story picks up steam at this half-way point, weaving a tale unlike any other in comics today! Here is a sneak preview of[...]
Avatar Plug of the Week – Alan Moore's FASHION BEAST #4
Alan Moore's Fashion Beast #4 arrives in stores today, delivering his long-lost tale after nearly thirty years! There is no nuclear winter in the seasons of the fashion world.  And while life outside of Celestine's empire is tumbling toward oblivion, within the doors of the temple to fashion Doll becomes enwrapped in the disdain and contempt of the[...]
Twenty-One Thoughts About Twenty-One Comics – Detective Comics, Avengers, Animal Man, Swamp Thing, Action Comics, Kevin Keller, Wake The F*ck Up, Deadpool, Amazing Spider-Man, Hawkeye, Hellboy, Daredevil End Of Days, Avenging Spider-Man, Ultimates, Thunderbolts, All New X-Men, Fashion Beast, I Love Trouble, Great Pacific, Minutemen And Creator Owned Heroes
Consult your family doctor. Fashion Beast really betrays its cinematic origins this month, the moment to moment storytelling rather than faster scene changes, decompression and widescreening in full effect Yet it gives us the kind of grotesques that only comics can really get away with. I Love Trouble is totally jonesing for a Hawkeye Initiative treatment, all[...]
Avatar Plug of the Week: Fashion Beast #4 Sneak Preview
If you haven't tried this gem yet, here is a sneak peek of Fashion Beast #4, due out this Wednesday. 4 out of 5 stars Comic Book Resources "…an inventive, tightly-written and enjoyable comic." "…there's a lot that can be praised…" 5 out of 5 stars The Examiner "… a great first issue…" "I definitely recommend picking this book up." Grade: A- Weekly Comic[...]
Avatar Plug of the Week: Alan Moore's Fashion Beast #3
Fashion Beast #3 arrives in shops today, bringing Alan Moore's unearthed masterpiece into the limelight after nearly thirty years! Battered and bruised, Doll discovers that to defy Celestine is to look death in the eyes.  The world is on the precipice of nuclear annihilation and society focuses a vehement anger upon the extravagances of a fashion[...]
Twelve Thoughts About Twelve Comics – New Mutants, Fashion Beast, Justice League Dark, Aquaman, Revival, New Deadwardians, Happy, Fatale, Hit Girl, Swamp Thing, A Plus X and Invincible
Shame the Disir couldn't bring a bottle… full of pain, tears and regrets. Fashion Beast plays its period of original creation, with fears of nuclear war and nuclear winter, all the time while seen through filters and reflection…   Justice League Dark get a new team together with Amethyst, Frankenstein and Andrew from I Vampire, otherwise known as[...]
Watchmen, Fashion Beast And A Shiver Down My Spine
Fashion Beast #2 is published today, the second issue that adapts Alan More's screenplay that he wrote in 1985. That he wrote it concurrently with Watchmen, was always going to give Fashion Beast an extra frisson of interest. And reading today's issue, suddenly gave me a shiver Written at the same time, published thirty years apart and[...]