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Alan Moore’s Jerusalem To Be Published In 2016 By Knockabout And Liveright

Alan Moore first announced he was writing a novel called Jerusalem in an interview I conducted with him back in 2005 but he’d been working on it for ten years before that. 600,000 words later, we have a publisher. Or publishers. Knockabout, the UK publishers of League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen, will be publishing Jerusalem in the UK in […]

My Favourite Reference In The New League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen Comic

The final chapter in the League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen: Nemo story came out last week in the UK from Top Shelf Publications and Knockabout. Nemo: River Of Ghosts starring the daughter of Captain Nemo, Janni, taking on his role in the world and aboard the Nautilus. We saw the time of her birth, now we reach […]

Your First Look At League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen: Nemo – River Of Ghosts

This is your first look at the upcoming new League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen volume by Alan Moore and Kevin O’Neill, Nemo: River Of Ghosts, published by Knockabout and Top Shelf/IDW. With princess Jenny, daughter of Captain Nemo, and set in 1975, concluding the Nemo trilogy, and published on 2nd March. Hmm. Looking at that opening […]

A League Of Extraordinary Publishers – IDW, Top Shelf And Knockabout

The IDW/Top Shelf acquisition could have all sorts of contractual side-effects. So I asked a few people who might be affected. Tony Bennett is the publisher of Knockabout in the UK, who co-publishes a number of titles with Top Shelf in the US, including From Hell and League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen. I asked Tony what […]


Alan Moore To Finish Bumper Book Of Magic. Steve Moore May Still Be Helping.

Talking to Tim Martin of Aeon Magazine, Alan Moore talked about his intent to finish the grimoire in the manner of British children’s annuals of old, The Moon And Serpent Bumper Book Of Magic, co-authored with the late Steve Moore. Tim writes, Moore will, he says, be finishing ‘The Moon and Serpent’ book himself in […]

Reading League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen: Nemo: Roses Of Berlin

Dave Wallace reviews Nemo: Roses of Berlin for Bleeding Cool: There are many words you could use to describe Alan Moore’s writing. “Intelligent”, “structured”, “layered”, “elegant” and “poetic” are just a few that spring to mind. However, after reading Nemo: Roses of Berlin – the latest chapter of the League of Extraordinary Gentlemen saga – […]

Splash Page From The League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen: Roses Of Berlin

This is an A3 giclée print by Kevin O’Neill reproducing a splash page from the upcoming The League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen: Roses Of Berlin by Alan Moore and Kevin O’Neill. It will be available through Gosh Comics of London. and limited to forty copies. And will not include that bar. So, you’d better hurry…  


Your First Look At The New Alan Moore And Steve Parkhouse BoJeffries Saga

Once upon a time, there was a British comics anthology called Warrior. Alan Moore wrote three strips for it. One was Marvelman, now to be republished by Marvel Comics in 2014. Another was V For Vendetta, still in print in increasingly luxurious formats from DC Comics and the subject of a major motion picture by […]

Kevin O’Neill’s Art For Nemo: Heart Of Ice, For Sale

We’re a couple of months away from the release of the next League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen comic, Roses Of Berlin. So why not enjoy a look at the last one, Heart Of Ice? And maybe buy some of the pages? The original art for the entire book is available to buy, for one month only. […]


Neil Gaiman’s Lost Comics, For Free, And For Charity

Knockabout Comics and graphic novel app SEQUENTIAL are publishing a digital collection of Neil Gaiman’s ‘lost’ comic strips from the 1980s for free – and it’s in aid of charity. Neil Gaiman’s Lost Tales will feature collaborations with Bryan Talbot, Dave McKean and more with a rare interview conducted in the eighties, Gaiman’s original typed notes for Sandman, […]

The Hartlepool Monkey Scores Big In France

The French edition of Knockabout’s The Hartlepool Monkey by Wilfrid Lupano and Jeremie Moreau, translated as Le Singe de Hartlepool by Delcourt, has been awarded a literary prize as part of the “Rendez-vous de l’histoire de Blois” festival, the biggest history event in France, taking place in the city of Blois, with a jury made […]

The Black Dossier Vinyl Record On YouTube – Alan Moore Sings

While at NYCC, I gave an old aquaintance a copy of the vinyl record from the League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen: Black Dossier, released by Knockabout Comics in the UK and given away free with purchase at Gosh Comics (still) in London. An essential purchase for any comic book fan visiting London. An enterprising young fellow […]

Hunt Emerson’s Dante’s Inferno – A Just Reward For Being Good

It’s been a while in the telling. Feels like an eternity. I remember Tony Bennett of Knockabout saying that Hunt Emerson was hard at work on this back in 2006. A graphic novella adaptation of Dante’s Inferno, by one of the modern masters of cartooning Hunt Emerson. And it’s everything you’d hope for. It is in […]

Alan Moore And Mitch Jenkins’ Unearthing Book Out For Christmas

I’ve been following this for quite some time and now it’s here. After the original novella, the box set album, the planned movie and the various live performances, we finally get the photo-manipulated adaptation of Alan Moore’s Unearthing by Mitch Jenkins. Top Shelf Productions and Knockabout Comics are publishing three versions of the book. A […]

Alan Moore’s Jerusalem And New League For 2013

It’s his second novel. It is reputed to be half a million words long. It may take some time to read, it’s taken a very long to write. Jerusalem, by Alan Moore. And, according to this leaflet handed out at the Gosh! Comics signing yesterday, it’s scheduled for Autumn in 2013. Moore first mentioned it […]