Alan Moore and David Lloyd designed it 30 years ago. The V for Vendetta mask appropriated
by Occupy protesters the world over. The Guardian recently
asked Alan what he thought about the masks. Now Channel 4 news takes him into Occupy territory
to face that face. But who is
the true anarchist?
Thanks to a combination of publishers going out of business and rights disputes Miracleman
is probably the best superhero comic you never got the chance to read (previously on the blue
). That looks set to change as today at SDCC
, Marvel comics has announced that they now own the rights to the title.
Comics creator and Alan Moore collaborator Eddie Campbell
is blogging. He joins fellow UK artists Sean Phillips
, Chris Weston
, Colin Wilson
, Frazer Irving
, and Dave Taylor
in offering glimpses behind the creative process.
arguably one of the finest superhero comics ever made, but it has been
dogged by legal disputes even in its pre-post-modern, pre-Alan
Moore days, when it was called Marvelman
. But the many fans
and would-be fans
of the modern comic
have suffered greatly as a result of a big rights
which kept the existing work from being reprinted, so enthusiasts and interested parties have
had to pay big
bucks for the existing copies
out there or console themselves with companion books
(which also go out of print!).
But there is an end
! Neil Gaiman
one of the parties in the dispute, has good