Charlotte Finn considers Watchmen and Rohrshach at Shelfdust. “[T]he chief failing of Watchmen with regards to Rorschach is this: Gibbons and Moore may have underestimated, severely, just how much audiences might like the idea of being dehumanized. For some, the dehumanization is repellent; for others, it’s freeing, a […]
Stewart Lee talks with Alan Moore on BBC Radio’s Chain Reaction. And then Alan Moore interviews Brian Eno.
“Create new loves for the person suffering from love sickness; find new joys to ease the domination of the old.” ~ Dr. Hippolyte Petit There was a time when nostalgia was an illness, not a pleasantly bittersweet feeling that arises when contemplating another time. Nostalgia was an illness […]
At The Establishment, Alex Townsend explores the differences in how and whether sex, nudity and rape are depicted in Gail Simone and Jonathan Davis-Hunt’s The Clean Room and Alan Moore and Jacen Burrow’s Providence. “[I]t’s intriguing to see that some major horror comics are going in a new […]
It’s time to return to a question I first confronted five years ago in “A Matter of Evolution: Monkeys vs. Robots” and faced again in“Terror of Monkeys vs. Robots.” The eternal question of Monkeys vs. Robots. Not just who would win in a fight. That question has been […]
John Ostrander writes about the upcoming animated feature of The Killing Joke, his reaction to the assault on Barbara Gordon and his and Kim Yale’s reinvention of Barbara Gordon as Oracle. “The last story that Kim and I worked on together before she died was Oracle Year One, […]