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Leah Moore, Alan Moore’s daughter, offers a compassionate defense of her father’s infamous crankiness

Alan Moore is one of the most well-known names in modern comics. Even if you're not a comic book fan, you've probably at least heard of the guy. There's a good chance you have at least a passing familiarity with his wild, unkempt mane, or the fact that he's a practicing wizard.

He's also known for being, ...

Listen to Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross’s minimalist cover of David Bowie’s “Life on Mars?”

This lovely cover was heard in the seventh episode of the new Watchmen TV show, titled "An Almost Religious Awe." The track will appear on Reznor and Ross's album "Watchmen: Vol. 3 (Music from the HBO Series)" due out December 16.

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That time Charlton Comics published a trans sci-fi story in 1953

Back in September, a rare print edition of Space Adventures #7—originally published by the new-defunct Charlton Comics in 1953—sold for $1,800.

The comic book speculator market isn't normally the kind of cash cow that the 90s thought it was going to be. Unless you've got one of those very rare early superhero origin comics—or ...

A handy pamphlet for coping with extra-dimensional anxiety

Though the wonderful wizard of Northampton may strike me down, I must confess: HBO's new Watchmen series is really, really good. I would argue that it actually has more in common with Moore's adaptive approach to League of Extraordinary Gentlemen—alluding to some established literary canon, but remixing the elements into a story all its own.

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‘Watchmen’: Everything you need to know from the comic after Episode 5

11.18.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

The fifth chapter of HBO's Watchmen takes us right to the end of the comic, and reveals how it all happened. Watchmen is much more of a sequel to the comic than it first seems. It's set decades later and focuses primarily on a different set of charac... ...

Watchmen’s costume designer reveals the secrets of Looking Glass’s mask

Polygon interviewed Watchmen costume designer Meghan Kasperlik, who described the movie magic used to bring Looking Glass to life:

“We had five different masks,” the designer says, explaining that exactly what Nelson was wearing would change depending on the demands of the scene. Some of the masks were for motion tracking, featuring a special ...