British writer Alan Moore is a giant in the world of comics writers. In the early 1980s he pushed the comics medium into new territory with his Swamp Thing series, and went on to write such masterworks as V for Vendetta, From Hell, and his enormously influential Watchmen.
A new TV series based on Watchmen will debut on HBO in 2019 by the creator of Lost, Damon Lindelof! A murder mystery-turned-nationwide conspiracy, Watchmen examines the lives of the eponymous superhero team as they seem to decay alongside the ever-darkening America around them. Rorschach, Nite Owl, the Silk Spectre, Dr. Manhattan and Ozymandias reunite to investigate who's behind a teammate's murder, but find that the truth may be even more grim than the world they seek to protect. One of the most influential graphic novels of all time and a perennial bestseller, Watchmen is considered a gateway title to the entire graphic storytelling medium. Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons' seminal story is the benchmark against which all other graphic novels and comic books are judged with an incredible story that chronicles the fall from grace of a group of super-heroes plagued by all-too-human failings. This edition of Watchmen the groundbreaking series from Alan Moore, the award-winning writer of V For Vendetta and Batman: The Killing Joke, and Dave Gibbons, the artist of Green Lantern, features the high-quality, recolored pages found in Watchmen: The Absolute Edition with sketches, never-before-seen extra bonus materials and a new introduction by Dave Gibbons.
A New York Times best-seller Presented for the first time with stark, stunning new coloring by Bolland, Batman: The Killing Joke is Alan Moore's unforgettable meditation on the razor-thin line between sanity and insanity, heroism and villainy, comedy and tragedy. According to the grinning engine of madness and mayhem known as The Joker, that's all that separates the sane from the psychotic. Freed once again from the confines of Arkham Asylum, he's out to prove his deranged point. And he's going to use Gotham City's top cop, Commissioner Jim Gordon, and his brilliant and beautiful daughter Barbara to do it. Now Batman must race to stop his archnemesis before his reign of terror claims two of the Dark Knight's closest friends. Can he finally put an end to the cycle of bloodlust and lunacy that links these two iconic foes before it leads to its fatal conclusion? And as the horrifying origin of the Clown Prince of Crime is finally revealed, will the thin line that separates Batman's nobility and The Joker's insanity snap once and for all? Legendary writer Alan Moore redefined the super-hero with Watchmen and V for Vendetta. In Batman: The Killing Joke, he takes on the origin of comics' greatest super-villain, The Joker--and changes Batman's world forever. Stunningly illustrated, Batman: The Killing Joke, The Deluxe Edition has been lushly re-colored by artist Brian Bolland, presenting his original vision of this modern classic for the first time.
Following a devastating nuclear war that changed the Earth, England is a totalitarian state. Into this world that lacks political and personal freedom and has little faith in anything comes V, a mysterious man in a porcelain mask who fights political oppression with terrorism and other outrageous acts. (Descriptive content provided by Syndetics™, a Bowker service)
"Legendary comics writer Alan Moore and artist Eddie Campbell have created a gripping, hallucinatory piece of crime fiction about Jack the Ripper. Detailing the events that led up to the Whitechapel murders and the cover-up that followed, From Hell has become a modern masterpiece of crime noir and historical fiction." (Amazon)
An graphic novel that adapts "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland," "Peter Pan and Wendy," and "The Wizard of Oz," and depicts the sexual exploits of Alice, Dorothy, and Wendy after the three ladies meet at a Swiss hotel in the 1910s. (Descriptive content provided by Syndetics™, a Bowker service)
For over three decades comics fans and creators have regarded Alan Moore as a titan of the form. With works such as V for Vendetta,The Watchmen and From Hell, Alan has repeatedly staked out new territory, attracting literary plaudits and a mainstream audience far removed from his underground origins. (Descriptive content provided by Syndetics™, a Bowker service)
Alan Moore: Conversations includes ten substantial interviews, beginning with Moore's first published conversation, conducted by V for Vendetta cocreator David Lloyd in 1981. The remainder cover nearly all of his major works, including Watchmen, V for Vendetta, Swamp Thing, Marvelman, The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Promethea, From Hell, Lost Girls, and the unfinished Big Numbers. (Descriptive content provided by Syndetics™, a Bowker service)