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Alan Moore /
Lance Parkin
imprint
Harpenden, Herts : Pocket Essentials, 2009.
description
160 p. ; 20 cm.
ISBN
1842432842, 9781842432846
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Book
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imprint
Harpenden, Herts : Pocket Essentials, 2009.
isbn
1842432842
9781842432846
abstract
For over thirty years, from his earliest work in underground Arts Lab projects Moore has pushed the perimeter of the comic's medium. Moore's work crosses genre boundaries like few others, ranging from farce and high comedy to the dark, grim work that epitomized the graphic novel
catalogue key
7055720
 
Includes bibliographic references (p. 115-155) and index
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Summaries
Bowker Data Service Summary
As well as an introductory essay, this text is a comprehensive survey of Alan Moore's career. It examines recurring themes in his work and how it has evolved over the years.
Main Description
For more than 30 years, from his earliest work in underground Arts Lab projects, through the From Hell and America's Best Comics period, to the current and controversial Lost Girls, Moore has pushed the perimeter of the comic's medium. Moore's work crosses genre boundaries like few others, ranging from farce and high comedy to the dark, grim work that epitomized the graphics novel and comics revolution of the late 1980s. This book examines recurring themes and how Moore's work has evolved over the years from his early comic work in Captain Britain and 2000 AD , through milestone series like V for Vendetta, Miracleman, Swamp Thing , and Watchmen , to the genre-stretching works Lost Girls and The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen . As well as an introductory essay, this book is a comprehensive survey of the many faces of Alan Moore's careerMoore the pop icon, Moore the performance artist and magician, Moore the novelist and, above all, Moore the writer who helped change the face of comics forever. It also contains a complete list of his works, including projects that never saw the light of day.
Main Description
For more than 30 years, from his earliest work in underground Arts Lab projects, through theFrom Helland America's Best Comics period, to the current and controversialLost Girls,Moore has pushed the perimeter of the comic's medium. Moore's work crosses genre boundaries like few others, ranging from farce and high comedy to the dark, grim work that epitomized the graphics novel and comics revolution of the late 1980s. This book examines recurring themes and how Moore's work has evolved over the years from his early comic work inCaptain Britainand2000 AD, through milestone series likeV for Vendetta, Miracleman, Swamp Thing, andWatchmen, to the genre-stretching worksLost GirlsandThe League of Extraordinary Gentlemen. As well as an introductory essay, this book is a comprehensive survey of the many faces of Alan Moore's careerMoore the pop icon, Moore the performance artist and magician, Moore the novelist and, above all, Moore the writer who helped change the face of comics forever. It also contains a complete list of his works, including projects that never saw the light of day.
Main Description
For more than 30 years, Moore has pushed the perimeter of the comics medium. This book is a comprehensive survey of his career, including a complete list of his work from the America's Best Comics and From Hell period to the current Lost Girls. Moore's work crosses genre boundaries ranging from farce and high comedy to the dark, grim work that epitomised the graphic novel and comics revolution of the late 80s. This book examines recurring themes and how Moore's work has evolved over the years.

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