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Alan Moore: The Revolution Will Be Crowdfunded

“I’m remote from most technology to the point that I’m kind of Amish,” admits the legendarily bearded author without an Internet [...]

Alan Moore and Mitch Jenkins Kickstart Northampton Dream Noir

The visionary whose work has found its way from comics to blockbusters to Occupy to Anonymous launched a Kickstarter campaign to crowdfund and wrap Jimmy’s End, his indie film [...]

Happy Birthday, Charles Darwin!

Batman Believes In Gun Control. So Should We.

(NOTE: This is Friday night’s final draft, written after the horror in Colorado, which followed the death of a friend Thursday in California. It was an emotional process, so I wanted to post it here for posterity. My streamlined Bat philosophy appears on Wired.)

Anyone who knows anything about Batman knows that his parents were gunned [...]

Wait, Did Before Watchmen Just Call Watchmen Terrible?

Alan Moore Joins the Occupy Fight

There are few things I love more than comics and social justice. One is the scoop, and another is a scoop about comics and social justice, starring one of the most insightful minds of this century and last. In the latter department, I recently posted an article at Wired on Alan Moore’s addition to Halo-8′s [...]

The Best and Worst of DC Comics’ New 52

Billions of dollars change hands in the comics game, which now stretches from last century’s pamphlets and graphic novels to today’s immersive videogames and popcorn blockbusters. The venerable DC Comics changed that game last month with a sprawling reboot of its legendary hero and villain roster. But did its revolutionary relatability upgrade explore any undiscovered [...]

Paul Cornell, DC Comics Sci-Fantasy Brainiac

Lately, I’ve been following the sharp constructions popping out of Paul Cornell’s comics brain. He’s a scribe for the Doctor Who multiverse, but he’s also the mind behind recently invigorating releases like Superman: The Black Ring.

Most importantly, he’s manned two series from DC Comics’ much-hyped but unambitious New 52 reboots: Demon Knights and Stormwatch, both [...]