Tag Archives: Alan Moore

Come in from the Cold: Gou Tanabe’s At the Mountains of Madness and the Comics Adaptations of H.P. Lovecraft

Tom Shapira runs through some of the many comics adaptations of H.P. Lovecraft’s writing with an aim towards crowning one with the title of Number One. Continue reading

 

The League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen: The Tempest

Brian Nicholson takes a look at Alan Moore and Kevin O’Neill’s League of Extraordinary of Gentlemen, whose recent conclusion reportedly serves as the conclusion of Moore’s career in comics as well. Continue reading

 

Anything But Reality

How both George Herriman’s final Krazy Kat strips and the overpacked silliness of Mort Weisinger’s Silver Age Superman illustrate the true power of cartoon storytelling. Continue reading

 

H.P. Moorecraft: On the Ending of Providence

The climax of the book is Alan Moore’s meta-meditation on the shape and nature of his comics career, written as he prepares to leave the medium. Continue reading

 

THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (9/14/16 – Alchemical Salon)

Books! Words! Pictures! All formats! A bonanza of hits! The blockbuster season is here! Continue reading

 

THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (5/11/16 – Crashing Headlong Into the Limits of My Charisma

Joe is 1. back from vacation and 2. sick, but we trust the orgonic radiance of comics will restore his vim before midnight falls on the country hills. Continue reading

 

The Truth about America’s Superheroes; Or, Real-Life Revisionism. 

In one image, Daniel Clowes defeats the superhero. Also: Eugenics, Fetishes, Word Games, Race, Feminism, Fredric Wertham, Corporate Branding, Libertarians, Pajamas, Stan Lee, Graffiti, The Austrian School of Economics, and much more! Continue reading

 

THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (9/9/15 – Alternating Current Criticism)

Wake up! The future arrives every morning, but does Electricomics herald more than just a new spin of the same sphere? Continue reading