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Alan Moore

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2014

    A Few Things Local Bands Should Know About Opening For National Acts

    Your band has been playing shows for awhile, and seems to be getting popular. Perhaps you're still just rising stars on the hometown circuit, or have hit the road a few times to try your luck at touring. Eventually, the day comes when you get a dream gig opening up for a big national act -- a band w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 24, 2014

    The Last VJ's Five Best Videos of the Week

    Welcome back to The Last VJ, music fans. This week I show you the most disturbing thing I have ever run across. It makes Grinderman's "Heathen Child" look like a Bieber video, and no, I'm not joking at all. Plus, Jason Voorhees tries to turn his life around and we go to outer space in a cardboard r ... More >>

  • Film

    February 20, 2014
  • Blogs

    February 6, 2012

    Hellfire and Sweater Meat: In Defense of DC's Starfire Reboot

    The reboot of the DC universe has had its share of controversies, such as the paraplegic Barbara Gordon regaining the ability to walk and resuming the mantle of Batgirl. Nothing seems to have gotten folks more up in arms, though, than the way former Teen Titan member Starfire has been portrayed in t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2012

    5 Oddly Positive Acts Done By Batman Villains

    We recently did a piece on the most heartbreaking video game deaths, and looking back over that list we noticed something odd. Of the five deaths featured, two were out and out villains, one was at best neutral in a global good-vs.-evil struggle, one was a hero but part of the heartbreak was that sh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2012

    Top 5 Pop Literary Lexicons

    When you get right down to it, the concept of books about books is a little weird. After all, if you'd read the book in question, what could you have possibly missed that required another book to explain to you? Well, it turns out a lot. Sometimes you're dealing with a huge series that is so full o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2011

    Top 007 James Bond Musical Title Sequences

    59 years ago today, United Artists released Dr. No, the first film adaptation of Ian Feming's James Bond novels. There have since been 21 more movies with another one on the way, and the series is the second-highest grossing film series ever after Harry Potter. One of the things that continue to d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2011

    Before Harry Potter, There Was Dr. John Dee...

    ​History is full of mysterious magicians. The modern world gives us Anton LaVey, Gerald Gardner and Aleister Crowley. In the ancient world you had Edward Kelley, Nicolas Flamel, and the Count of St. Germain. Of all those illustrious names, however, the name of Dr. John Dee stands out from the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2011

    Four Comic-Book Characters Inspired By Musicians

    ​Rocks off just can't seem to get comic books out of our blood. Between being fully immersed in Comicpalooza last weekend and trying to point out to Broadway how many other comic characters would make better and safer musicals than Spider-Man, we've regressed to being 15 with ink-stained figur ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2011

    The Four Best Books with Corresponding Soundtracks

    ​It goes without saying when you're talking to a music journalist, but music can be the greatest inspiration for a writer. Even if you're not writing about the music itself, it can still be an indispensible catalyst for the written word. More and more in modern literature, the afterwards featu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2011

    Gothic Council Debates Possible Sandman TV Series

    ​Now that we've finally seen something as difficult as Alan Moore's Watchmen turned into a decent, if not groundbreaking, film, the question on many comic fans' minds is whether or not the long-awaited adaptation of Neil Gaiman's Sandman may finally happen. The past month has been a slew of c ... More >>

  • Film

    August 12, 2010

    Precious Little Life

    Scott Pilgrim and Michael Cera get soul.

  • Film

    March 5, 2009

    Dr. Manhattan, Meet Dr. Hollywood

    Whew! Tinseltown's go-to graphic-novel guy didn't ruin Watchmen. But he doesn't get it either.

  • Home Entertainment

    August 3, 2006
  • Film

    March 16, 2006

    See Also: Vexing

    V for Vendetta delivers less, not Moore

  • Film

    November 4, 2004

    Super, Ordinary

    These heroes may be Incredibles, but they're also normal

  • Film

    May 29, 2003

    Think Different

    Could it be that this year's crop of summer movies requires a brain cell or two?

  • Culture

    February 20, 2003

    Natural Disaster

    Was Terry Gilliam the man who killed Don Quixote?

  • Culture

    February 13, 2003

    The Bleeding Edge

    A decade ago, Vertigo started a revolution by making comics for adults

  • Film

    January 23, 2003

    Year of the Woman

    The big-screen dames of cinema 2003 will keep you watching

  • Culture

    May 30, 2002

    Dr. Strange

    Grant Morrison's the best writer in comics--and maybe the oddest

  • Culture

    December 13, 2001

    Dark Victory

    15 years later, Frank Miller once more dons Batman's cape and cowl

  • Film

    October 18, 2001

    Blood Brothers

    Albert and Allen Hughes deliver a sensuous but grisly message From Hell.

  • Culture

    October 4, 2001

    The Brave & the Bold

    On September 11, the world needed superheroes. It found them not in comic books, but in real life.

  • Culture

    March 1, 2001

    Treat Him Write

    Sam Hamm writes great scripts. So why do they rarely get made?

  • News

    September 15, 1994

    Life in Black & White

    Houston's Terry Moore draws a comic success

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