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Overview: 
 
Introduction supplied by
Terry Gilliam.
 
Featuring specially created comic strips, illustrations, stories, essays, articles, personal tributes, photographs, and lots more, including new and rarely seen interviews, a new biography, and many other surprises. Over 100 contributors including Michael Moorcock, Neil Gaiman, Dave Gibbons, Will Eisner, and others! 
 

Book breakdown:

  • Donna Barr art
  • Preface to the English Language Edition, by Gary Spencer Millidge
  • Will Eisner Spirit pin-up
  • Editor's Foreword, by Smoky Man (Ultrazine.org)
  • Rorschach Pin-up by Ken Meyer, Jr.
  • Introduction by Terry Gilliam
  • Acknowledgments by Gary Spencer Millidge 
  • Alan Moore: An Extraordinary Gentleman.  A Biographic composed and arranged by 
    Gary Spencer Millidge    
  • Mea Culpa, Alan Moore - Michael T. Gilbert
  • Mr. Monster Pin-up, by Alan Moore
  • Marvel Man Pin-Up, by Gil Formosa
  • Promethea Pin-Up, by Eric Shanower
  • Brad Meltzer Birthday wish
  • Abstract art by Bill Koeb
  • Alan Moore and the Mystery of Transubstantion, by Giuseppe Pili
  • Alan on the other side of the mirror, by Pedro Mota
  • Alan Moore Pin-Up, by Andre' Amadora
  • Alan Moore photo, by Piet Corr
  • Random Thoughts, by Len Wein
  • SandokAlan, comic strip by Davide Barzi (Story) and Oskar (Art)
  • Abstract pin-up, by Gianluca Contantini
  • Unwrapping the Birth Caul, by Marc Singer
  • The Omnipotents, comic strip by Angus McKie
  • Homage to Cornucopia, by Michael Moorcock
  • Alan Moore and co Pin-Up, by Nabiel Kanan
  • Who's Boneville's Favorite Comic Writer, by Jeff Smith
  • Alan Moore's Songbook cover art, by Ken Meyer, Jr.
  • The Scorpio Boys in the city of Lux sing their strange songs for Alan Moore, by Neil Gaiman
  •  Alan Moore Pin-Up by Chris McLoughlin
  • The Other Swamp Thing, by Dylan Horrocks
  • Urbanus gets "Much Moore than he asked for", comic strip by Willy Lindhout and Steven de Rie
  • Wearing Alan Moore, by Antonio Solinas
  • Louis: Lost on the Moore strip, comic strip by Metaphrog
  • Alan Moore pin-up, by Sergio Toppi
  • From Hell pin-up, by Massimo Semerano
  • Pin-up, by Alex Horley
  • Why I hate Alan Moore, by Steve Niles
  • Smoke Circles, comic by Richard Johnston
  • Moore Morality, by Dylan Horrocks
  • Gil Formosa comic
  • Howard Chaykin statement
  • V Pin-up, by Michele Petrucci
  • Poisoned Chalice, by Pat Mills
  • Call and Response comic strip, by Carla Speed McNeil

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Celebrating the Greatest writer in comics 0

Alan Moore is the most Celebrated writer in comics and I still consider him Underrated.  Why because it is easy to say he is the greatest, but those who say it do they know why?  Likely not since so much of his work is rare or out of print.  This book gives incite to the life of Alan Moore from birth to his 50th Birthday.  Another reason why I believe Alan Moore is underrated is because he stepped away from Mainstream comics and many comic readers never read past Watchmen, V for Vendetta, From ...

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