Jan 4, 2017

Alan Moore's letter from... 1968!

Journey Planet 31.
Excerpt from a previously unpublished Alan Moore's letter sent to Irish comics fanzine Heroes Unlimited in late 1968, shortly after his 15th birthday. 
The letter has been included in Journey Planet 31- Tony Roche & Merry Marvel Fanzine/Heroes Unlimited! (pdf available here), a special issue co-edited by Moore's renown scholar Pádraig Ó Méalóid.

Alan Moore: [...] As regards your other new feature, the controversy spot (incidentally the Wertham argument was groovy, fantastic, great, etc) I like it, and for further features you could enter into the D.C/Marvel feud, or discuss the merits of the Golden Age comics, as opposed to todays mags.
One more thing (can I hear sighs of relief?) why not have an article or two on the newspaper strips, British and American. I think it would probably be even better than the other idea I was going to propose: “Captain Remus Discovers the Alan Moore!” No? Oh well!
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