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And Finally… When Alan Moore And Friends Talked Counter Culture For A Day

Thanks to SpaceGuruu, who went to an day of counter culture discussion at Northampton University , called Under The Austerity The Beach with Alan Moore, Melinda Gebbie, Robin Ince, Scroobius Pip, Josie Long and more. And who videoed and edited a few clips… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OJYFxD1kk6s You can read a longer report right here…

The Reason HP Lovecraft Is Of Such Importance To Alan Moore (VIDEO)

Today sees the launch of Providence #1, the new comic book by Alan Moore and Jacen Burrows at Denver Comic Con. And in all comic book stores on Wednesday. Here, in the first of three short films by Mitch Jenkins, Alan Moore explains the importance of HP Lovecraft, on a personal level, ahead of the […]

Alan Moore Comes To Leeds To Show Off His Show Pieces

Thought Bubble, Britain’s biggest comics art festival, runs from the 9th to the 16th of November in Leeds But the Leeds International Film Festival runs from the 5th to the 20th of November. And where they intersect, that’s where Alan Moore and Mitch Jenkins will be showing off Show Pieces, three of their short The […]



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 Herald & Post reported on Alan Moore working with the library and children who had […]

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 Dodgem Logic collects a number of articles, features and comics from the much loved Alan […]




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 a big tent. It was that kind of comic convention… lots more to come. The […]

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

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SQHRjocfWb4[/youtube] 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… [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JD2P9Px3enI[/youtube]

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 us why; Jeff Chahal runs the Close Encounters comics shops in Bedford and Northampton and […]

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 […]

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 guests will be Alan Moore. Intriguingly, admission will be gained by donating a graphic novel […]

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 Logic packed the place out and was one of the highlights of the national day […]

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 from local council budget cuts as the British government has been reducing council funding. Alan […]

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 library is one of eight that may be closed by the local council as part […]

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 Boroughs, the area he grew up in, and to the Northampton homeless drop-in centre through […]