Sep 20, 2022

Glowing Moore by Renato Quiroga

Art by Renato Quiroga
Above, a radiant Alan Moore portrait by artist Renato Quiroga.
Quiroga is a graphic artist focused on digital color, lettering and editorial design for comic books.

For more info about the artist: Official site - Flickr

Sep 17, 2022

Mesmerising Moore

Art by Daniele Caluri
Above, a mesmerising pencil portrait of our Writer from Northampton by Italian comic book artist and creator DANIELE CALURI. Stunning pencils!

For more info about the artist: Official site - Wikipedia - Feltrinelli page - CART Gallery (in Italian)

Sep 16, 2022

Doc Manhattan by Michele Benevento

Art by Michele Benevento
Above, an inspired Doc Manhattan by Italian comic book artist Michele Benevento

Sep 15, 2022

Peter Bagge on the Kool-Aid Man

"The Hasty Smear of My Smile...": Comics writer Alan Moore would frequently tell me he wanted to do a strip about the Kool-Aid mascot as far back as the late 1980s. He had no idea what it would be about or why it needed to be done. He just knew if had to be done, and that I had to draw it. His living in UK (where Kool-Aid wasn't available), and his intentional lack of access to the internet meant I had to do the research for him -- made easy by my discovering of a plain text website accurately entitled "Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About the Kool-Aid Man." So I printed it out and then faxed (remember faxing?!?) him all 50 pages. This strip was the result, along with a huge overseas fax/phone bill. 

Sep 14, 2022

Halo Jones by David Hitchcock

Art by David Hitchcock
Above, a fantastic illustration featuring Halo JonesGeneral Luiz Cannibal and cyber-canine Toby by British comic book artist DAVID HITCHCOCK

For more info about Hitchcock: blog - Facebook page

Sep 13, 2022

Cobweb by Eric Shonborn

Art by Eric Shonborn 
Above, a gorgeous Cobweb (from the ABC line) by "illustrator/graphic designer/cartoonist by night" Eric Shonborn.

For more info about the artist, visit his official site HERE.

Sep 12, 2022

Alan Moore presents... Illuminations

A few minutes ago Waterstones published a short Alan Moore video presenting his upcoming Illuminations book. The complete video is available HERE.
Alan Moore: With prose fiction, you are able to create the finished work right there and then. [...] The words that you type up on the page, that is the finished work.

It's incredibly liberating to just be me and a keyboard, to not have to consider anything else.

[...] there is an awful lot to be said for just having it as one person and their mind and an empty sheet of paper.

That is probably the ultimate thrill of writing. [...]
Watch the whole video HERE.

Sep 11, 2022

Neil Gaiman on Illuminations

Illuminations 
is a wonderful collection, brilliant and often moving. A few are stories I've loved for years (in one case, for decades), some were new to me, often managing to be both mind-expanding and cosmic while utterly rooted in our urban reality, written in language that coruscates, concatenates and glitters. But the short stories in this book also turn out to be a sort of camouflage, or a frame, for 'What We Can Know About Thunderman,' a short novel that's a scabrous, monstrous, often hilarious, unmasking and reinvention of the people who made the comics, and the lives destroyed by the four colour funnies. It's Alan Moore's Guernica, a time-hopping ontological Imaginary Story that refuses to leave your head after you've read it. - Neil Gaiman

Regular edition - Limited edition

Sep 9, 2022

Alan Moore by Eric Orchard

Art by Eric Orchard
Above, a fluffy portrait of Alan Moore by Canadian author and illustrator Eric Orchard.

For more info about the artist: Official site - Instagram - Twitter

Sep 8, 2022

linus, Lovecraft and Moore

Cover art by Sergio Vanello
The September issue of linus - the acclaimed Italian magazine on comics, strips and pop culture - presents a huge dossier focused on H.P. Lovecraft, under a stunning cover by artist Sergio Vanello.

The 74-page section is packed with articles, essays, illustrations and short comics - most of them specifically realized for this occasion - investigating and paying tribute to the life and works of the Lonely of Providence.

I contributed with a 3-page article about the Lovecraftian works of Alan Moore - The Courtyard, Neonomicon and Providence
Furthermore, I "wrote" a 2-page short comic with art by my friend and artist extraordinaire Luca Paciolus. The comic was created years ago for an HPL anthology and printed in black and white; however, for this linus occasion, Paciolus colored it - and, let me say, he did a gorgeous job. The short story adapts a passage from a Lovecraft's letter, where he briefly described his formative readings and vision.

Needless to say, it has been a great honor to be part of this celebratory issue.
Art by Luca Paciolus
Moore is also a special guest in Howie, a funny 2-page contribution written and drawn by the great Massimo Giacon.
Alan Moore meets Lovecraft! Art by Massimo Giacon.
Even if you can't read Italian, this HPL linus issue is highly recommended! 
Illustration by Francesco Ripoli
For more info about the magazine visit the official Facebook page, HERE.

Sep 6, 2022

Alan Moore by Dax Delap

Art by Dax Delap
Above, an angular Alan Moore portrait by American night cartooner/ drawer Dax Delap.
 
For more info about the artist: Instagram - Tumblr - Blog