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Alan Moore’s Novel Use of Point of View

Alan Moore is one of the top comic book writers of all time.  Alan Moore uses many specialized techniques to entertain the reader including superhero universe reboots but another technique he uses to make his stories especially engrossing is the … Continue reading

Alan Moore’s Superhero Universe Reboots

Alan Moore is the master of superhero universe reboots and this page, based on a series of posts, will describe his efforts, compare and contrast his reboots and finally evaluate which have been the most successful from a critical point … Continue reading

Alan Moore’s Superhero Universe Reboots 5: Watchmen Universe

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Watchmen   The superheroes of this universe are only vaguely based on the originals from Charlton Comics so arguably this is not a reboot at all.  The main superheroes of the Watchmen universe include Captain Metropolis, the Comedian, Doctor Manhattan, … Continue reading

Alan Moore’s Superhero Universe Reboots 4: Terra Obscura universe

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Terra_Obscura   The main superheroes of the Terra Obscura universe include Adam the Ape, American the Crusader, Captain Future, Doc Strange, Fighting Spirit, Fighting Yank (I), the Ghost, Grim Reap, Lance Lewis, Space Detective, the Liberator, Magnet, Miss Masque, Mystico … Continue reading

Alan Moore’s Superhero Universe Reboots 3: Miracleman Universe

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Miracleman   The main superheroes of the Miracleman universe include Kid Marvelman, Miracleman, Miraclewoman and Young Miracleman.  The Miracleman universe is the third reboot alphabetically but Moore’s first reboot chronologically.  Moore did this reboot before the Watchmen that led to … Continue reading

Alan Moore’s Superhero Universe Reboots 2: League of Extraordinary Gentlemen

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_League_of_Extraordinary_Gentlemen   The main “superheroes” of the League of Extraordinary Gentlemen include Allan Quatermain, Captain Nemo, Dr. Jekyll/Edward Hyde, Hawley Griffin and Mina Murray.  I put quotes around the word superheroes since the question must be asked if the aforementioned … Continue reading

Alan Moore’s Superhero Universe Reboots 1: The Albion Universe

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albion_(comics)   The main superheroes of the Albion universe include Bad Penny, Brian’s Brain, Captain Hurricane, Charlie Peace, the Cloak, Cursitor Doom, the House of Dolmann, the Dwarf , Eagle-Eye, Faceache, Grimly Feendish, Janus Stark, Jason Hyde, Kelly’s Eye, Martha’s … Continue reading

Alan Moore’s Superhero Universe Reboots 0: Introduction

Alan Moore is the master of superhero universe reboots and this series of posts will describe his efforts, compare and contrast his reboots and finally evaluate which have been the most successful from a critical point of view.  A reboot … Continue reading

Twilight of the Superheroes by Alan Moore

Okay… I’m sure this is going to be an interminable ramble as these things usually are, but I first want to set down my thoughts on the whole idea of mass crossovers, partly in response to Paul’s letter on the … Continue reading

11) War Comics plus Speculative Fiction

Many war comics have speculative fiction elements. Sometimes speculative fiction comics have war comic elements. Both these types of comic books are examined in this article. Speculative fiction includes the genres of science fiction, fantasy, horror, alternative history, magic realism, … Continue reading