DC Universe: The Stories of Alan Moore

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DC Comics, Jan 1, 2006 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 303 pages
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Written by Alan Moore Art by Jim Aparo, Jim Baikie, Brian Bolland, Paris Cullins, George Freeman, Dave Gibbons, Klaus Janson, Kevin O'Neill, Joe Orlando, George Perez, Kurt Schaffenberger, Curt Swan, Rick Veitch, Al Williamson and Bill Willingham Cover by Brian Bolland Don't miss this exhaustive collection featuring the World's Greatest Super-Heroes as interpreted by one of the most acclaimed authors in comics! The work of Alan Moore (WATCHMEN, V FOR VENDETTA, THE LEAGUE OF EXTRAORDINARY GENTLEMEN) in the DCU during the 1980s is considered a benchmark for great stories with fresh approaches to iconic characters. Collected in this volume are all of Moore's Superman and Batman stories, including the long out-of-print "Whatever Happened to the Man of Tomorrow?" as well as, for the first time in trade paperback, BATMAN: THE KILLING JOKE (illustrated by Brian Bolland, who provides a new cover). This volume - which no comics fan should be without - collects stories from ACTION COMICS #584, BATMAN ANNUAL #11, BATMAN: THE KILLING JOKE, DC COMICS PRESENTS #85, DETECTIVE COMICS #549-550, GREEN LANTERN #188, THE OMEGA MEN #26-27, SECRET ORIGINS #10, SUPERMAN #423, TALES OF THE GREEN LANTERN CORPS ANNUAL #2 & 3, SUPERMAN ANNUAL #11 and VIGILANTE #17-18. On sale January 2

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Alan Moore is an amazing writer. - Goodreads
Excellent storytelling, but disturbing. - Goodreads
Alan Moore is a MUST READ writer. - Goodreads
Just look at the cover art. - Goodreads
Moore is a writer I have a lot of respect for. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Greg Brown - Goodreads

Moore's work is always formally brilliant, often juggling parallel stories and juxtaposing words in one scene against images from another. Yet as far as emotional content goes, most of these ... Read full review

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User Review  - Norman Cook - Goodreads

This showcase of miscellaneous Alan Moore comics aptly demonstrates his range. Frankly, some of the stories are no more than mediocre, with at least one being almost unintelligible. Many of the ... Read full review

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