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.

And he’s rather ambivalent about the whole situation… is this censorship? Is this a favour for Alan? Does Alan even know? Would he care? Does he have a point?

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GemdVo-Vl3A[/youtube]

What do you think?

About Rich Johnston

Chief writer and founder of Bleeding Cool. Father of two. Comic book clairvoyant. Political cartoonist.

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