Tag Archive: alan moore

Aug 04 2015

Behind The Panels Issue 150 – Before, During, and After Watchmen

Welcome to BEHIND THE PANELS Issue 150, the comic book show that knows how to go out on a party. We’re coming to you live from Good Games Hurstville. In this 150th and final issue for Volume 1, Sydney breaks the record for the number of Spider-Men in one place. Great, now I have to …

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May 12 2015

Behind The Panels Issue 141 – Fashion Beast

Welcome to BEHIND THE PANELS Issue 141, the comic book show that is a form of ugliness so intolerable that we have to alter it every six months. (Apologies to Oscar Wilde). In this issue, Marvel’s Secret Wars begins. Maybe we should continue keeping it a secret. PLUS ‘Tis the season to be announcing and …

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Sep 15 2014

Behind The Panels Issue 109 – Batman: The Killing Joke (Live at Oz Comic-Con Sydney)

Welcome to Behind the Panels, the comic book show that’s coming to you live from Oz Comic Con. In this issue, Supergirl comes to TV, writer and magician Alan Moore writes a book and the new Batmobile is sighted. THEN It’s the death of Wolverine and Batgirl becomes a roided ranga in What We’ve Been …

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Mar 17 2014

Behind the Panels Issue 92 – V for Vendetta

Welcome to Issue 92 of Behind the Panels, the comic book show that forgot the 5th of November. In this issue, Kevin Smith is back writing comics. Expect the first issue this year, and the second sometime in 2017. THEN Captain America is set to go head-to-head with Batman and Superman: it’s the most expensive …

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Aug 25 2013

The History of Green Arrow Part 3 – Detectives and Dark Knights (1980 – 1986)

It was the best of times and the worst of times for Green Arrow in the 1980s. Entering his fourth decade of his publication history, he was still yet to see his own solo title. Firmly established as the radical left-wing voice of the DC Comics universe, the late 1970s saw him slightly more domesticated …

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Jul 11 2013

‘The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen’ gets put pilot order from Fox

For reasons that can only be described as extraordinary, an adaptation of Alan Moore and Kevin O’Neill’s The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen is coming to television via Fox. THR reports that Fox has agreed to a put pilot, which is a pilot that the network has agreed to air. This almost guarantees that we will …

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Jun 28 2013

List of 10: What Superman comics to read after Man of Steel

With Man of Steel now out in cinemas around the world, comics fans and non-readers alike may be looking for a place to start reading the further adventures of Superman. This is, after all, the 75th anniversary of the Big Red S, and there’s a world of stories out there. Some stories are essential reads, …

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Jun 27 2013

Alan Moore’s His Heavy Heart adds DVD and deluxe hardcover package art

We’ve been going on about this for a week or so now, but it just keeps getting cooler. Alan Moore and Mitch Jenkins have a Kickstarter page  for His Heavy Heart, the final film in the Jimmy’s End cycle of shorts making a full DVD. After a few videos of Moore delightfully camping it up for …

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Jun 26 2013

Renegade genius Alan Moore propositions us in new Kickstarter video

Since we last heard from Alan Moore, he has gone from “simple-minded, backwoodsman” to cat-stroking super villain and “renegade genius”. In a new video, he’s still plugging his latest  Kickstarter campaign to complete the Jimmy’s End cycle of films directed by Mitch Jenkins with His Heavy Heart. If Moore’s mission was to endear himself to us, then it’s already a successful …

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Jun 19 2013

Alan Moore wants you to help him fund His Heavy Heart

“Hello. Simple-minded, backwoodsman Alan Moore here.” So begins legendary writer Alan Moore‘s appeal for £45,000 to complete his Jimmy’s End cycle of films directed by Mitch Jenkins. The final chapter, His Heavy Heart, is the “icing on the cake” of the saga. According to the Kickstarter campaign page: “The Jimmy’s End saga is made up of …

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May 26 2013

Graphic Bits Reviews: Five Ghosts #3, Miniature Jesus #2, Occupy Comics #1 and Sex #3

Don’t have time for full reviews of comics? Then check out Graphic Bits: bite sized chunks of comic book goodness designed to get behind the panels and into your hearts. This week (22 May 2013) is so big that we’ve gone into a second column! For the other one, see here, you! First up, we check out Five …

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