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Alan Moore’s The Show: Shout! Acquires North American Rights
Written by Moore and directed by Mitch Jenkins, the film will be launched on all major platforms later this year. Tom Burke in Alan Moore's "The Show," Protagonist Pictures The movie stars Tom Burke as a mysterious man who arrives in Northampton on a mysterious mission to find a stolen artifact for his menacing client[...]
And Finally… When Alan Moore And Friends Talked Counter Culture For A Day
Thanks to SpaceGuruu, who went to an day of counter culture discussion at Northampton University , called Under The Austerity The Beach with Alan Moore, Melinda Gebbie, Robin Ince, Scroobius Pip, Josie Long and more. And who videoed and edited a few clips… can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: AUSTERITY ( can't be loaded because JavaScript[...]
Alan Moore's Open Letter To Northampton Council Makes The Front Page
We've covered a few of those efforts. Earlier this year, the Northampton Herald & Post reported on Alan Moore working with the library and children who had been excluded from school, as Moore himself was as a teenager. A very personal connection, he agreed to gie the project the name Voices Of The Fire, after Moore's Northampton-set novel Voice Of[...]
Alan Moore's Dodgem Logic Gets An Italian Job
It has been noted that if you meet Alan Moore in Northampton, he is more than likely to take you to an Italian restaurant of his favour. Well, maybe they might be interested in stocking this publication. The Best Of Dodgem Logic collects a number of articles, features and comics from the much loved Alan Moore-created magazine,[...]
Alan Moore – "I'm Going To A Comic Convention By Accident"
[youtube][/youtube] Alan Moore talks about attending N.I.C.E., a comic convention near Northampton this weekend Tickets still available, and Bleeding Cool's Tom Huxley will be in attendance. And here's that Withnail And I clip to refresh your memory… [youtube][/youtube] [...]
The Comic Book Convention With A Theme Park – And Alan Moore
David decided to tell us why; Jeff Chahal runs the Close Encounters comics shops in Bedford and Northampton and is known for hosting some of the coolest signing sessions in the UK Several months back Jeff told me about his plans for a new kind of Comic Convention with a more laid-back style than the usual[...]
Alan Moore's Local Shop Boycotts Before Watchmen
In this video, around the fourteen minute mark, blogger Ghost Critic reports that the comic shop Close Encounters in Northampton, the organisers of the NICE convention in September, has chosen not to order the Before Watchmen line of comic books. And he's rather ambivalent about the whole situation… is this censorship? Is this a favour for[...]