Tom Shapira takes us back to an early moment in the career of Alan Moore, the man superhero comics can’t get over… and shows us some of the people who did.
David Roach looks back at the work of Kevin O’Neill, one of the most unique artistic voices in British comics, whose influence will forever be felt, even as his style remains impossible to imitate.
When the war in Ukraine began, PhD student Evheny Osievsky was reading Watchmen in Kyiv. Watchmen, with all of its martial brinksmanship; its dreams of apocalypse. This article examines the end-of-days texture of the Alan Moore/Dave Gibbons/John Higgins classic.
David Roach takes a look at the work of Garry Leach, one of the most influential British comics artists of the last 50 years, who passed away in March of 2022.
An examination of Ted McKeever’s final narrative comic, a kiss-off to the comic book industry, with comparisons to other famous Fuck You features.
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.
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.
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.