Comics by Alan Moore: Watchmen, The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, From Hell, V for Vendetta, Marvelman, Promethea, Lost Girls, Top 10

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Watchmen, the League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, From Hell, V for Vendetta, Marvelman, Promethea, Lost Girls, Top 10, Alan Moore Bibliography, Captain Britain, the Ballad of Halo Jones, Tom Strong, Batman: the Killing Joke, the League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Volume Iii: Century, Superman: Whatever Happened to the Man of ...

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Watchmen, the League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, From Hell, V for Vendetta, Marvelman, Promethea, Lost Girls, Top 10, Alan Moore Bibliography, Captain Britain, the Ballad of Halo Jones, Tom Strong, Batman: the Killing Joke, the League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Volume Iii: Century, Superman: Whatever Happened to the Man of Tomorrow?, Jaspers' Warp, Albion, the Bojeffries Saga, for the Man Who Has Everything, the League of Extraordinary Gentlemen: Black Dossier, Top 10: the Forty-Niners, the Moon and Serpent Bumper Book of Magic, Twilight of the Superheroes, 1963, Smax, Alan Moore's Yuggoth Cultures and Other Growths, Terra Obscura, Big Numbers, Future Shocks, Alan Moore's the Courtyard, Tomorrow Stories, a Disease of Language, Judgment Day, Alan Moore's Hypothetical Lizard, Skizz, a Small Killing, Alan Moore's Magic Words, Spawn/wildc.a.t.s., Maxwell the Magic Cat, Nightjar, Another Suburban Romance. Excerpt: Watchmen is a twelve-issue comic book limited series created by writer Alan Moore, artist Dave Gibbons, and colorist John Higgins. The series was published by DC Comics during 1986 and 1987, and has been subsequently reprinted into collected form. Watchmen originated from a story proposal Moore submitted to DC featuring superhero characters that the company had acquired from Charlton Comics. As Moore's proposed story would have left many of the characters unusable for future stories, managing editor Dick Giordano convinced the writer to create original characters instead. Moore used the story as a means to reflect contemporary anxieties and to critique the superhero concept. Watchmen takes place on an alternate history Earth where superheroes emerged in the 1940s and 1960s, helping the United States to win the Vietnam War. The country i... More: http://booksllc.net/?id=33816

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  • ISBN-13: 9781157235323
  • Publisher: General Books LLC
  • Publication date: 5/29/2010
  • Pages: 96
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 0.20 (d)

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