• Captain Britain Reading Diary 10: Howl at the Moon

    Captain Britain Reading Diary 10: Howl at the Moon0

    The last period of Captain Britain’s hometown publication is split three ways: Alan Davis and reserve writers, Alan Davis and Jamie Delano, and Alan Davis going solo. It’s the most lastingly recognisable segment of superhero comics in Captain Britain’s history—it combines an unhappy hero with family drama and romantic tension, villainy from within and maimings

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  • Captain Britain Reading Diary 6: Getting Horny Now (But Not Like That!!)

    Captain Britain Reading Diary 6: Getting Horny Now (But Not Like That!!)0

    Alan Davis and Dave Thorpe relaunched CB in a new costume, and when Thorpe left due to what are intriguingly referred to as “political reasons” Alan Moore wrote a few strips. CB is naturally devoured by his fame monster. It’s hard for me to chip past all of my personal ire and find the shape

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  • The Ballad of Halo Jones Finishes Growing Up in Volume 3

    The Ballad of Halo Jones Finishes Growing Up in Volume 30

    The Ballad of Halo Jones Volume 3 Alan Moore (writer), Ian Gibson (artist), Barbara Nosenzo (colorist) 2000 AD September 18, 2018 The thrilling conclusion of a good origin story is simultaneously satisfying and tantalizing. This three-volume arc of The Ballad of Halo Jones feels that way. It’s a great ending, but a bittersweet one, because

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  • The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen: The Tempest Is a Stormy Finale

    The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen: The Tempest Is a Stormy Finale0

    The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen: The Tempest #1 Alan Moore (writer), Kevin O’Neill (artist), Ben Dimagmaliw (colorist), Todd Klein (letterer) Knockabout Comics (U.K.) & Top Shelf Comics (U.S.) July 11, 2018 With the six-issue mini-series The Tempest, writer Alan Moore and artist Kevin O’Neill are planning to put an end not only to their ambitious,

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  • The Ballad of Halo Jones Vol. 2 Hurtles the Heroine Outward

    The Ballad of Halo Jones Vol. 2 Hurtles the Heroine Outward0

    The Ballad of Halo Jones, Volume 2 Alan Moore (writer), Ian Gibson (artist), Barbara Nosenzo (colorist) 2000 AD July 10, 2018 The middle installment of a trilogy is necessary to set up the climax in the third book, but it’s not always extremely exciting. The Ballad of Halo Jones, Volume 2 is episodic and fun,

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  • Halo Jones is a Colorized Classic

    Halo Jones is a Colorized Classic0

    The Ballad of Halo Jones Volume 1 Alan Moore (writer), Ian Gibson (artist), Barbara Nosenzo (colorist) 2000 AD May 15, 2018 The Ballad of Halo Jones was originally planned to be a nine book series, according to the 2001 afterword by Ian Gibson. I can only imagine how incredible that would be, since as it

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