This week on the Major Spoilers Podcast: Promethea, Superman, The Flash, Han Solo, Wonder Woman, and Creepy Comics! Plus, you pick the next trade paperback we read on the show!
During the Justice League: Gods & Monsters, Bruce Timm announced that Warner Bros. will adapt Batman: The Killing Joke as an animated movie.
Set in the 1900’s, Providence is the new horror comic by writing legend Alan Moore. Inspired by the works of H.P. Lovecraft, it’s expected to be creepy gothic horror. Does it succeed? How smart do you need to be to read it? Your review waits!
Grant Morrison was recently on Kevin Smith’s Podcast, Fatman on Batman, and he had some very interesting ideas as to how the ending of the Alan Moore’s amazing Batman story, The Killing Joke, actually went. And rather then just pull the quote, we’ll let you listen to the pair discuss the idea right here. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8wQ2x0OKBjU?feature=player_embedded&w=640&h=360] Quite the interesting theory there. Especially considering the more amicable endings most people usually go with. Either way, your thoughts are wanted in the comments section, so think away.
Have you ever wanted to own the iconic cover from Watchmen #1? Well that piece and more from Dave Gibbon’s work on Alan Moore’s Watchmen could soon be hanging in your Nerd Room of Doom if you come out on top of a bidding war.
This week on the show: Alan Moore, superheroes, The Goon, Hellboy, Glaudio Sanchez, and no more writing for the trade! [podcast]http://traffic.libsyn.com/majorspoilers/msp314.mp3[/podcast] Direct Download Subscribe via iTunes RSS Feed Podcast Alley Show Notes after the Jump!
This week, on the Major Spoilers Podcast, Rodrigo, Matthew and Stephen take a look at Top Ten from Alan Moore. Top Ten Volume One Writer: Alan Moore Artist: Gene Ha, Zander Cannon The story revolves around the day-to-day lives of the police officers at the 10th Precinct Police Station and is similar in tone to classic television police dramas like Hill Street Blues, which Moore has described as an influence. The book also addresses a wide range of prejudices and issues, but with a science-fiction twist; monsters, robots and fantasy creatures often face the bigotry and problems faced by real-world
It looks like DC is getting ready to reboot the entire DC Universe (Again), and it got us thinking to one of the previous times DC attempted to clean up the continuity mess created from years of storytelling. This week, the crew takes a look at Whatever Happened to the Man of Tomorrow by Alan Moore, Curt Swan< George Perez, and Kurt Schaffenberger. Imagine that, somehow, the adventures of Superman were drawing to a close, never to begin again. This is that final tale: one of the most dramatic Superman stories ever, in which the Man of Steel makes a
Press Release Twenty-five years to the day since Alan Moore’s stunning space opera, The Ballad of Halo Jones, came to an end, American audiences can now enjoy this all-time classic from an indisputable comic book legend – along with extra material exclusive for the US. A must-have in Moore’s oeuvre, Halo Jones represents one of the most human, profound and complex tales the Watchmen and League of Extraordinary Gentlemen writer ever produced.
This week, on the Major Spoilers Podcast, the crew take a gander at Alan Moore’s Saga of the Swamp Thing, Book 1. From 1983 through 1987, a young British writer named Alan Moore revolutionized the American comic book. His groundbreaking tenure on DC Comics’ SWAMP THING set new standards for graphic storytelling and touched off a revolution in the medium that is still expanding today. Building on the title’s framework of gothic horror with a remarkably intuitive narrative style and an unprecedented depth of characterization, Moore’s vision was realized through the hauntingly beautiful artwork of such collaborators as Stephen Bissette,