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Millidge, Gary Spencer and smoky man, eds. Alan Moore: Portrait of an extraordinary gentleman. Leigh-on-Sea: Abiogenesis, 2003. 
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Resource type: Book
Language: en: English
ID no. (ISBN etc.): 094679006X
BibTeX citation key: Millidge2003
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Categories: General
Keywords: Collection of essays, Interview, Moore. Alan, United Kingdom
Creators: Millidge, smoky man
Publisher: Abiogenesis (Leigh-on-Sea)
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Alan Moore: Portrait of an Extraordinary Gentleman contains comic strips, illustrations, essays, articles, anecdotes and other pieces contributed by top American, English, and international comics creators paying tribute to the master of comic book writing, Alan Moore (creator of Watchmen and From Hell), as he celebrates his 50th year. Over a hundred contributors include Neil Gaiman, Will Eisner, Bill Sienkiewicz, Dave Gibbons, Denis Kitchen, David Lloyd, Jim Valentino, Sergio Toppi, Bryan Talbot, Steve Parkhouse, Mark Millar, Howard Cruse, James Kochalka, José Villarrubia, Sam Kieth, Dave Sim, Oscar Zarate, DJ Paul Gambaccini, and novelist Darren Shan, to name just a few. The book jacket will feature a new photgraph by Piet Corr and other features will include interviews, biographies, and new and rare photographs.

Table of Contents (text contributions only)

Gary Spencer Millidge: Preface to the English Language Edition (5)
smoky man: Editor’s Foreword (7)
Terry Gilliam: Introduction (9)
Acknowledgments (10)

Gary Spencer Millidge: Alan Moore: An Extraordinary Gentleman. A Biographic™ (11)
Michael T. Gilbert: Mea Culpa, Alan Moore (23)
Giuseppe Pili: Alan Moore and the Mystery of Transsubstantiation (33)
Pedro Mota: Alan on the Other Side of the Mirror (34)
Len Wein: Random Thoughts (37)
Marc Singer: Unwrapping The Birth Caul (41)
Michael Moorcock: Homage to Cornucopia (51)
Neil Gaiman: The Scorpio Boys in the City of Lux Sing their Strange Songs (57)
Dylan Horrocks: The Other Swamp Thing (59)
Antonio Solinas: Wearing Alan Moore (64)
Steve Niles: Why I Hate Alan Moore (73)
Dylan Horrocks: Moore Morality (75)
Pat Mills: Poisoned Chalice (79)
Steve Parkhouse: Sex, Vampires and Christmas Shopping (83)
Jean-Marc Lofficier: Quantum Strings (88)
Darren Shan: Young Alan Moore in “Saga of the Vile Thing” (95)
Mike Collins: Alan Moore: I Knew Him When… (102)
Omar Martini: The Dark Side of the Moore: An Interview (107)
Antony Johnston: Pick Up the Phone (119)
Marcello Albano: The Magician (125)
José Alaniz: Rutting in Free-Fall: Moore & Bissette/Zulli’s Act of Faith (129)
José Alaniz: Into Her Dead Body: Moore & Campbell’s From Hell (145)
Rob Williams: “Allow me to introduce you to The Fury … It kills super-heroes.” (151)
Joel Meadows: Italian with Alan (154)
Gary Phillips: 1986: The Mother of All Years (157)
Ade Capone: A Reader’s View (171)
Woodrow Phoenix: The Wonderful Wardrobe of Alan Moore (174)
Igort: Time (179)
Alessandro Bilotta: A Small Sense of Not Belonging (185)
James A. Owen: The Tipping Point. Or: Notes from the Periphery of the Magus (193)
Mark Millar: How I Learned to Love the Alan (205)
Michele Medda: The Alanmoory Lesson (208)
Stephen R. Bissette: Mr. Moore and Me (217)
Tim Perkins: Moore Music Magic (235)
Jason Hall: The Alan Moore Appreciation Society (236)
Arturo Villarrubia: A Secret Life (239)
Marco Abate: Moore Magic (243)
Jim Baikie: Tomorrow Meets Yesterday (247)
Link Yaco: Alan Moore: Post-Modernist (249)
Matteo Casali: Watchmaker … My Way (257)
Leah Moore and Amber Moore: Moore’s Eclectic Emporium (261)
Chris Staros: A Fan for Life (264)
Paolo A. Livorati: “Après moi, le déluge (I think he was quoting)”: Alan Moore’s WildC.A.T.s (267)
José Alaniz: Speaking the ‘Truth’ of Sex: Moore & Gebbie’s Lost Girls (273)
Iain Sinclair: Regime Change in Whitechapel (279)
José Villarrubia: [Maybe it was “The Curse” …] (285)
Darco Macan: How to Write Superheroes (289)
John Higgins: Blue Man Blues (297)

The Alan Moore Bookshelf (346)
Contributor Index (350)
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