Call for Feature Essays About Any Aspect of Popular Culture, Present or Past

Alan Moore

Columns

Sunday, June 2 2013

Tomorrow Belongs to Her: The Art That Rose Against Thatcher

Margaret Thatcher is dead, yet her influence is stronger than ever. What lessons can be drawn from the cultural response to Thatcherism, and can they be applied again?


Wednesday, September 14 2011

The Comics Writer and the Fall of the Superpowers

We often think of comic books as the height of escapism, but recent events point to an industry in a death spiral, due in no small part to how badly it mistreats the writers on which it depends.


Reviews

Monday, September 7 2009

League of Extraordinary Gentlemen: Century - 1910

Set in the past during the events of Brecht’s most well-known musical, it’s interesting to note that the latest League book is really about the modern world and the evolution of terrorism from Jack the Ripper to Osama bin Laden to the Antichrist himself.


Monday, March 30 2009

Saga of the Swamp Thing: Book One by Alan Moore

The Swamp Thing moons over his lost humanity and the tragic quality of his love with a zestfully (and sometimes too obviously) literary spirit.


Monday, January 7 2008

The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen: Black Dossier

I hope that Moore decides to put the world of League aside and returns to telling stories about people.


Monday, October 16 2006

Lost Girls

Of all the ingredients necessary for good erotica, Moore forgot about the most crucial one: passion.


Blogs

Monday, February 9 2009

The Hero Takes a Fall: Watchmen (1986)

It's Watchmen week here at Short Ends and Leader. Yesterday we debuted the controversial TV channel from New Frontiersman Magazine. Today, we tackle the book that started it all - Alan Moore's amazing graphic novel masterpiece. Tomorrow we will look into the career of Zack Synder, wrapping up our coverage with a discussion of the casting and the creative challenges faced by the film. Enjoy!


Now on PopMatters
PM Picks
Announcements

© 1999-2014 PopMatters.com. All rights reserved.
PopMatters.com™ and PopMatters™ are trademarks
of PopMatters Media, Inc.

PopMatters is wholly independently owned and operated.