Amph Alan Moore

Discussion in 'Archive: SF&F: Books and Comics' started by Get_in_Gear, Jan 3, 2006.

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  1. Get_in_Gear Jedi Youngling

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    Nov 29, 2004
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    Alan is the boss.

    Watchmen, From Hell and V for Vendetta all blew me away.
    In fact, even my girlfriend was hooked on From Hell.
    Reading Moore was the point where I said - okay, I've always loved comics, I've always loved novels, but in different ways. But here is a graphic novel that stands up there with any "proper" novel.
    There's no difference between the two formats in my mind now.

    Anyone else a fan of his work...?
  2. ezekiel22x Chosen One

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    Aug 9, 2002
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    I?ve only read V for Vendetta and Watchmen, and there?s no question the latter secures Moore?s claim to greatness. Time Magazine picked Watchmen as one of the 100 best English language novels, and I can?t agree more that the work?s place is rightfully deserved on such a list.
  3. gabe Administrator Emeritus

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    Jul 8, 1998
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    The Killing Joke

    That is all. The man is a genius.
  4. citizenjohn Jedi Grand Master

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    May 4, 2001
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    Watchmen was by far the best thing he has written, followed closely by The Killing Joke. I still read my trade paperback of Watchmen from time to time.

    Speaking of Watchmen, has anyone picked up the new Absolute Watchmen bokk? I heard its basicaly the same as the slipcase edition that came out in the late 1980's with some additional material.
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