Tag Archives: Alan Moore

Alan Moore vs. Frank Miller

Comic book authors Alan Moore and Frank Miller are mentioned so often in a single breath, one may be tempted to forget how far away they are from each other aesthetically, politically, and intellectually. Both are frequently credited jointly for … Continue reading

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Saturday Morning Watchmen

Teaching Watchmen alongside Jamesonian theory again this week prompts me to revisit this appropriately bizarre take on Alan Moore’s classic text.

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Watchmen Extras

Since receiving the movie version of Watchmen on Blu-ray, I’ve been going through the extras slowly but surely. The moderately hyped, ridiculously titled ‘Maximum Movie Mode’ is pretty nifty, even if it fails to say anything interesting about the movie … Continue reading

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Watchmen – A lucky break

Having been lucky enough to know a good friend who was able to sneak me into an early press screening of the long-awaited, much-hyped, and already close-to-tiresome Watchmen adaptation, I’m somewhat relieved to relate here that the title of today’s … Continue reading

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Lecture report

My lecture at the Jewish Historical Museum last night went very well, with 70-80 people crowding into the modest basement auditorium, where the heat was unrelenting, and where I tried my best to pack as much information and insight as … Continue reading

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