Knowledge Identifier: +Alan_Moore
Born in 1953.
Countries: United Kingdom (43%), United States (42%), (8%)
Linked to: Marvel Comics, Christic Institute, Conservative Party, Northampton School for Boys
His first work published by Image, an issue of the series "Spawn", was soon followed by the creation of his own mini-series, "1963", which was "a pastiche of Jack Kirby stories drawn for Marvel in the sixties, with their rather overblown style, colourful characters and cosmic style
Captain Marvel (DC Comics) - Marvelman ceased publication in 1963, but was revived in 1982 by writer Alan Moore in the pages of "Warrior Magazine"
Lew Stringer - Stringer began his career from the late 1970s with a series of fanzines, many featuring his popular "Brickman" character; these were read by several pro creators who encouraged Stringer to try comics as a profession and Stringer recalls that " Alan Moore actually introduced me to one of the editors at Marvel UK - Bernie Jaye who was editor on "The Daredevils"
Malcolm McLaren - During the 1980s, McLaren attempted to make a film called "Fashion Beast", from a script by comic-book writer Alan Moore
Rorschach (comics) - His brutal perception of black-and-white morality reflected writer Alan Moore's critical deconstruction of the whole notion of heroes - a popular theme recurring in comic books since the 1980s
Garry Leach - In 1981 he joined Dez Skinn's company, Quality Communications. where he workedd as art director and was the first artist on Alan Moore's revival of "Marvelman" in "Warrior"
John Higgins (comics) - In 1981 he started getting regular work at "2000 AD", one of his early projects being the art for a "Tharg's Future Shocks" by Alan Moore, as well as doing covers for Marvel UK
Mick Anglo - Anglo had little to do with the revival of the Marvelman character in 1982 by Alan Moore for Quality Communications
Pete Morisi - When DC Comics bought the rights to Charlton's superhero properties in 1983, Thunderbolt was one of the characters originally planned for use in writer Alan Moore's miniseries "Watchmen"; when DC chose to save those characters for other uses, Moore adapted him into Ozymandias
In 1984, Moore and David J released a 12-inch single featuring a recording of "This Vicious Cabaret", a song featured in "V for Vendetta", which was released on the Glass Records label
Neil Gaiman - When waiting for a train at Victoria Station in 1984, Gaiman noticed a copy of "Swamp Thing" written by Alan Moore, and carefully read it
Dave Gibbons - For the 1985 "Superman Annual" No. 11, Gibbons drew the main story "For the Man Who Has Everything," again written by Alan Moore
Stephen King - In 1985 King wrote his first work for the comic book medium, writing a few pages of the benefit X-Men comic book Heroes for Hope Starring the X-Men. The book, whose profits were donated to assist with famine relief in Africa, was written by a number of different authors in the comic book field, such as Chris Claremont, Stan Lee, and Alan Moore, as well as authors not primarily associated with that industry, such as Harlan Ellison.
Jim Lee - In 1986, as he was preparing to graduate, Lee took an art class that reignited his love of drawing, and led to his rediscovery of comics at a time when seminal works such as Frank Miller's "The Dark Knight Returns" and Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons' "Watchmen" spurred a renaissance within the American comics industry
Eddie Campbell - Beginning in 1989 Campbell illustrated Alan Moore's ambitious Jack the Ripper graphic novel "From Hell", serialised initially in Steve Bissette's horror anthology "Taboo"
Following this, in 1991 the company Victor Gollancz Ltd published Moore's "A Small Killing", a full length story illustrated by Oscar Zarate, about a once idealistic advertising executive haunted by his boyhood self
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen - In a 1997 interview with Andy Diggle for the now defunct Comics World website, Alan Moore gave the title of the work as "The League of Extraordinary Gentlefolk"
Jane Hamsher - Subsequently, Hamsher and Murphy co-produced two 1998 films, Brandon Boyce's screen adaptation "Apt Pupil", from the Stephen King "novella", directed by Bryan Singer and starring Ian McKellen, Brad Renfro, and David Schwimmer, and "Permanent Midnight", adapted by Jerry Stahl and David Veloz from Stahl's autobiographical novel and starring Ben Stiller, Maria Bello, and Elizabeth Hurley; and the 2001 thriller "From Hell", based on Terry Hayes and Rafael Yglesias' adaptation of the graphic novel "From Hell", by Alan Moore and
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen - "'The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen"' is a comic book series co-created by writer Alan Moore and artist Kevin O'Neill which began in 1999
John Higgins (comics) - He did significant work for "2000 AD", and he has frequently worked with writer Alan Moore, most notably as colourist for "Watchmen"
Steve Parkhouse - His work includes "Big Dave" in "2000 AD", "The Bojeffries Saga" with Alan Moore, "Night Raven" with David Lloyd and various strips in "Doctor Who Magazine"
His "unassuming terraced" Northampton home was described by an interviewer in 2001 as "something like an occult bookshop under permanent renovation, with records, videos, magical artefacts and comic-book figurines strewn among shelves of mystical tomes and piles of paper
Prince Albert Victor, Duke of Clarence and Avondale - The Hughes Brothers' "From Hell" was based on the graphic novel of the same name by Alan Moore and Eddie Campbell, and was released in 2001
This was followed in 2003 with "The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen", a film that departed radically from the books, changing the ending from a mob war over the skies of London to the infiltration of a secret base in Tibet
Allan Quatermain - The character was used by writer Alan Moore and artist Kevin O'Neill in their series "The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen", adapted to film in 2003, based on the premise that he faked his death to enjoy a quiet retirement
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (film) - "'The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen"', promoted as "'LXG"', is a 2003 superhero film loosely based on the first volume of the comic book series "The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen" by Alan Moore and Kevin O'Neill
Steve Moore (comics) - In 2006 Alan Moore released a biographical essay on Moore called "Unearthing", which in 2010 became an audiobook
Art Spiegelman - Spiegelman played himself in the 2007 episode "Husbands and Knives" of "The Simpsons" with other comic book writers Daniel Clowes and Alan Moore
Marvel Comics' 2013 reprints of Moore's original Miracleman stories credit him as "'The Original Writer"'
Avatar Press announced a twelve-part series with Jacen Burrows called "Providence" on H. P. Lovecraft and the sources of the Cthulhu Mythos for 2015
In the 2017 general election, Moore expressed support for the Labour Party, though he does not vote as a matter of political principle