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05.14.2010 | | Posted at 09:46 AM

Dark Visions of the Future

By David Luhrssen
Alan Moore is not the exclusive subject of Peter Y. Paik�s new book, but the brilliant mind behind The Watchmen and V for Vendetta, graphic novels (a term Moore hates) that became films (that he disclaimed) occupies many pages. In From Utopia to Apocalypse: Science Fiction and the Politics of Catastrophe (University of Minnesota Press), Paik, a UWM comparative literature professor, examines wo...
Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Twilight of the superheroes

Is it arrogant or ignorant to film a book deemed unfilmable by its author, who spits on your movie sight unseen, refuses to allow his name in the credits and famously refuses to accept money for your efforts? Director Zach Snyder (300) knew what he was getting into. Alan Moore, the comic book visionary behind League of Extraordinary Gentlemen and V for Vendetta, has never looked kindly...