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
I enjoyed almost every selection here. - Goodreads
Alan Moore is a MUST READ writer. - Goodreads
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User Review  - Christopher Ryan - Goodreads

Fascinating writer. Excellent selection of his work, including perhaps the best Batman story ever written. Highly recommended. Read full review

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User Review  - Stephen Bruce - Goodreads

I'd heard a lot about Alan Moore and gotten partway through his Watchmen, but found this to be a more accessible introduction to his style. Plenty of moving and philosophically intriguing stories ... Read full review

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