Tag: Alan Moore

GEEK OUT! MIRACLEMAN BOOK THREE: OLYMPUS – ONE OF THE GREATEST SUPERHERO STORIES EVER GETS THE OVERPRICED DELUXE TREATMENTGEEK OUT! MIRACLEMAN BOOK THREE: OLYMPUS – ONE OF THE GREATEST SUPERHERO STORIES EVER GETS THE OVERPRICED DELUXE TREATMENT

The superhero character called Miracleman has always had a troubled existence. Born in the UK in 1954 as Marvelman due to an American lawsuit, revived in 1983 in revolutionary fashion by Alan Moore, threatened by Marvel Comics, necessitating a change of name when licensed in the USA, discontinued due to bankruptcy of publisher and complicated […]

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MARVELMAN/MIRACLEMAN: WHAT GOES AROUND… The Generation Gap! The stuff of endless arguments about who’s music was better etc etc etc. What about comic books? I personally believe that after the Marvel Age of the 60s with Jack Kirby, Steve Ditko and Stan Lee, the finest era of comic books is the Eighties, when writer Alan […]

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MAGIC WORDS: THE EXTRAORDINARY LIFE OF ALAN MOORE (by Lance Parkin) It’s difficult for me to be objective about the writer Alan Moore. After all, the man had been responsible for many of my favourite all-time comic book stories viz. Watchmen, From Hell, Marvelman/Miracleman, V for Vendetta, Top Ten, Saga of the Swamp Thing and […]