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Saturday Runaround – An Alternative Alan Moore

WHAT IF…? What if… Alan Moore’s Fashion Beast had been made as a film? The Northampton Herald And Post asks… Alan laughs: “It might have led to a whole different world in which people would have erroneously assumed that I …

Waterstones Gets Ready For Alan Moore On Friday

  So, Alan Moore is signing Fashion Beast at Waterstones, Piccadilly in London tomorrow, late afternoon. Waterstones has been putting out the signage. I understand that early queueage may be in order. I’ll be there, obviously…

Friday. 4.30pm. What Better Time To Meet Alan Moore?

Expect some seriously dodgy excuses in London, Friday afternoon, office bosses. “I’ve got to leave the office early, my cat has phoned me to say he’s sick.” “I need to go and meet my mother, she’s just come back from… …

UK Orders For Alan Moore’s Fashion Beast TPB And HC Three Times The USA Orders

So he’s playing to a home crowd. But still, in an industry where UK orders are generally between 5-15% of a US title’s total, for Fashion Beast‘s UK orders to make up around 75% of the total number of orders …

In One Week, In Two Weeks – It’s Fashion Beast Time

Next week sees the release of Alan Moore‘s Fashion Beast in hardcover and paperback, from Bleeding Cool’s publisher’s Avatar Press. Based on his unmade screenplay for Malcolm McLaren, and using every word of dialogue in it, Fashion Beast was originally …

Preview: Uber #2 by Kieron Gillen and Canaan White

For a few years, retailers had pretty much worked out how to sell an Avatar comic. They knew the kind of demand for an Alan Moore comic, a Warren Ellis comic, a Garth Ennis comic, they could pretty much nail …

Sixteen Thoughts About Sixteen Comics – Epic Kill, Savage Dragon, Mara, Lost Vegas, Superman, Ami-Comi Girls, Earth 2, Fashion Beast, Stitched, Detective Comics, All New X-Men, A Plus X, Bedlam, Rorschach, Dan The Unharmable and Iron Man

  MIND READING I do like it, as with Epic Kill, when the character says basically what I’ve been thinking for the last five pages. It suddenly feels weirdly interactive. Let’s see if I can get Savage Dragon to do …

Avatar Plug of the Week – Alan Moore’s FASHION BEAST #5

Alan Moore and Facundo Percio’s Fashion Beast #5 arrives in stores today, half-way through this complex tale that was nearly lost to the sands of time!

Avatar Plug of the Week – Alan Moore’s FASHION BEAST #5 Preview

  Alan Moore‘s long-lost story picks up steam at this half-way point, weaving a tale unlike any other in comics today! Here is a sneak preview of this Wednesday’s Fashion Beast #5…

Avatar Plug of the Week – Alan Moore’s FASHION BEAST #4

Alan Moore’s Fashion Beast #4 arrives in stores today, delivering his long-lost tale after nearly thirty years!

Twenty-One Thoughts About Twenty-One Comics – Detective Comics, Avengers, Animal Man, Swamp Thing, Action Comics, Kevin Keller, Wake The F*ck Up, Deadpool, Amazing Spider-Man, Hawkeye, Hellboy, Daredevil End Of Days, Avenging Spider-Man, Ultimates, Thunderbolts, All New X-Men, Fashion Beast, I Love Trouble, Great Pacific, Minutemen And Creator Owned Heroes

  There are more aspects that tie into Death Of The Family in some of the non-tie books that with today’s die cut cover Detective Comics #15. At least on the surface. But this juxtaposition rather fits the themes in …

Avatar Plug of the Week: Fashion Beast #4 Sneak Preview

4 out of 5 stars Comic Book Resources “…an inventive, tightly-written and enjoyable comic.” “…there’s a lot that can be praised…” 5 out of 5 stars The Examiner “… a great first issue…” “I definitely recommend picking this book up.” Grade: A- Weekly …

Avatar Plug of the Week: Alan Moore’s Fashion Beast #3

Fashion Beast #3 arrives in shops today, bringing Alan Moore’s unearthed masterpiece into the limelight after nearly thirty years! Battered and bruised, Doll discovers that to defy Celestine is to look death in the eyes.  The world is on the …

Twelve Thoughts About Twelve Comics – New Mutants, Fashion Beast, Justice League Dark, Aquaman, Revival, New Deadwardians, Happy, Fatale, Hit Girl, Swamp Thing, A Plus X and Invincible

The New Mutants comes to the end of its run before the Marvel NOW! clear out. So what would you do? That’s right, have a party… everyone is invited from aliens to demons to demi-gods to, well, humans. Radical choice …

Watchmen, Fashion Beast And A Shiver Down My Spine

Fashion Beast #2 is published today, the second issue that adapts Alan More’s screenplay that he wrote in 1985. That he wrote it concurrently with Watchmen, was always going to give Fashion Beast an extra frisson of interest. And reading …

Avatar Plug of the Week: Fashion Beast Reviews and Preview

Are you reading Fashion Beast? The reviews are coming in, and Fashion Beast #1 is wowing fans and critics alike. 4 out of 5 stars Comic Book Resources “…an inventive, tightly-written and enjoyable comic.” “…there’s a lot that can be …

Advance Look: Covers December 2012

In this post of Advance Look, we take a sneak peek at Avatar Press covers for December 2012 – shown here before anywhere else! Covered here: CALIGULA: HEART OF ROME #1 (Regular, Wrap and Gore covers) – The sequel to …

Fashion Beast – The Comic And The Screenplay

In 1985, while writing Watchmen, Alan Moore also wrote a screenplay with Malcolm McLaren and Robert Boykin, entitled Fashion Beast. Twenty-seven years later, after a few false starts, Avatar are publishing a comic book adaptation from Antony Johnston and Facundo …