Tag Archives: northampton

Alan Moore Speaks Out In Favour Of Saving The 4,500 Year Old Egyptian Writer Sekhemka (UPDATE)

Sekhama was an Egyptian scribe from around the time the pyramids at Giza were built. It was not uncommon at that time for scribes to gain the recognition of having statues built of them at the time. On Sekhama’s statue, …

Alan Moore’s Open Letter To Northampton Council Makes The Front Page

Alan Moore is a keen supporter of public libraries and for a number of years has made public appearances to support them, in the face of government cutbacks. We’ve covered a few of those efforts. Earlier this year, the Northampton …

Alan Moore’s Dodgem Logic Gets An Italian Job

It has been noted that if you meet Alan Moore in Northampton, he is more than likely to take you to an Italian restaurant of his favour. Well, maybe they might be interested in stocking this publication. The Best Of …

“The Difference Between Writing For Screen And Writing For Comics” – Alan Moore Talks To Adi Tantimedh About His Kickstarter Campaign – Look! It Moves!

Warning: contains minor spoilers. Every time a new Alan Moore project is announced, it’s a big deal. The Kickstarter campaign for His Heavy Heart, the last chapter in the Jimmy’s End Cycle should be especially a big deal because it …

Alan Moore, “An Embittered Monstrous Figure” – Behind The Scenes Of Jimmy’s End

“It might be possible to actually create a world of the imagination, a world of dreams if you will, and then to export things from imagination into the real world.”

Jimmy’s End, The New Film By Alan Moore And Mitch Jenkins, In Full

Today, Alan Moore and Mitch Jenkins’ new film, Jimmy’s End, has been released online, for free. You can see it here.

The Look Of N.I.C.E. From One Alan To Another, And A Little Bit Of Cosplay

Bleeding Cool’s Tom Huxley has been on the scene at the N.I.C.E.  comic book convention in Kettering and send in a batch of photos from Alan Davis to Alan Moore, as well as cosplay Captain Britain and Psylocke. All in …

Alan Moore – “I’m Going To A Comic Convention By Accident”

Alan Moore talks about attending N.I.C.E., a comic convention near Northampton this weekend. Tickets still available, and Bleeding Cool’s Tom Huxley will be in attendance. And here’s that Withnail And I clip to refresh your memory…

The Comic Book Convention With A Theme Park – And Alan Moore

David Hine is going to N.I.C.E., the Northamption comic book convention in a theme park, taking place in September. You know, the first comic con Alan Moore is going to in twenty-five years. Tickets still available. David decided to tell …

Alan Moore’s Local Shop Boycotts Before Watchmen

In this video, around the fourteen minute mark, blogger Ghost Critic reports that the comic shop Close Encounters in Northampton, the organisers of the NICE convention in September, has chosen not to order the Before Watchmen line of comic books. …

Alan Moore To Guest At Northampton Comic Convention (UPDATE)

The folks at Close Encounters, a comic shop in Northampton, England, are organising a comic convention for later in the year, possibly around September time, the Northants International Comics Expo. They will confirm fifteen guests on Monday. One of those …

Northampton Council Reverses Decision To Cut Library Funding

Earlier this month, Bleeding Cool reported on Alan Moore’s attendance as part of the Save Our Library Day, at his local library, St James in Northampton, threatened with closure. His appearance and his reading of a short story from Dodgem …

Alan Moore Participates In “Read-In” To Save Local Library

On February the 5th, there will be a protest “read in” at the St James Library in Northampton with Alan Moore, that follows a protest held there tomorrow from midday to 2pm. The library, along with many others, is suffering …

Alan Moore Campaigns Against Local Library Closures

Remember, remember, the fifth of February… That’s when Alan Moore will be speaking at a reading event, part of an event to campaign against the planned potential closure of the St James Library in his home town of Northampton. The …

Alan Moore Plays Santa Claus To Northampton

Well he does have the beard for it. According to the Northampton Chronicle, Alan Moore is using the profits from his Dodgem Logic magazine to donate three hundred Christmas hampers to Northampton residents living in sheltered housing located in Spring …