Brighter Than You Think: 10 Short Works By Alan Moore: With Critical Essays By Marc Sobel by Marc SobelBrighter Than You Think: 10 Short Works By Alan Moore: With Critical Essays By Marc Sobel by Marc Sobel

Brighter Than You Think: 10 Short Works By Alan Moore: With Critical Essays By Marc Sobel

byMarc Sobel

Paperback | January 13, 2017

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A collection of Alan Moore's (Watchmen,From Hell) difficult-to-find comics short stories. From bold experiments, through early takes on his favorite subjects, to self-critiques of his older work, this wide-ranging collection is an essential look at Moore's illuminating short stories. Each story is drawn by some of the best artists in comics from mainstream mavericks like Steven (Swamp Thing,Tyrant) Bissette, Rick (Swamp Thing,Bratpack) Veitch & John Totleben (Miracelman) to underground iconoclasts like Mark Beyer (RAW) and Peter Bagge(Hate,Woman Rebel: The Margaret Sanger Story). Comic book critic Marc Sobel provides insightful commentary and context for each of the stories.Marc Sobelis the co-editor ofThe Love and Rockets Companionpublished by Fantagraphics Books. He is also the author of the forthcomingLove and Rockets Reader, also from Fantagraphics. He is also a freelance journalist and scholar in the field of comic book studies.Alan Mooreis an English writer primarily known for his work in comic books, includingWatchmen,V for Vendetta, andFrom Hell(and many others). Frequently described as the best graphic novel writer in history, and he has been called one of the most important British writers of the last fifty years." A collection of Alan Moore's (Watchmen,From Hell) difficult-to-find comics short stories. From bold experiments, through early takes on his favorite subjects, to self-critiques of his older work, this wide-ranging collection is an essential look at Moore's illuminating short stories. Each story is drawn by some of the best artists in comics from mainstream mavericks like Steven (Swamp Thing,Tyrant) Bissette, Rick (Swamp Thing,Bratpack) Veitch & John Totleben (Miracelman) to underground iconoclasts like Mark Beyer (RAW) and Peter Bagge(Hate,Woman Rebel: The Margaret Sanger Story). Comic book critic Marc Sobel provides insightful commentary and context for each of the stories.Marc Sobelis the co-editor ofThe Love and Rockets Companionpublished by Fantagraphics Books. He is also the author of the forthcomingLove and Rockets Reader, also from Fantagraphics. He is also a freelance journalist and scholar in the field of comic book studies.Alan Mooreis an English writer primarily known for his work in comic books, includingWatchmen,V for Vendetta, andFrom Hell(and many others). Frequently described as the best graphic novel writer in history, and he has been called "one of the most important British writers of the last fifty years." "
Marc Sobel is the co-editor ofThe Love and Rockets Companion published by Fantagraphics Books. He is also the author of the forthcomingLove and Rockets Reader, also from Fantagraphics. He is also a freelance journalist and scholar in the field of comic book studies. Alan Moore is an English writer primarily known for his work in com...
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Title:Brighter Than You Think: 10 Short Works By Alan Moore: With Critical Essays By Marc SobelFormat:PaperbackDimensions:200 pages, 10.25 × 6.63 × 0.47 inPublished:January 13, 2017Publisher:Uncivilized BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1941250122

ISBN - 13:9781941250129

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'What is apparent on reading the comics and the essays here is just how brilliant an author Moore is. There is so much depth and nuance to his work, easily missed without Sobel's guiding hand. This is an exceptional book, essential for fans but also able to serve as a brilliant introduction.'-The Quietus What is apparent on reading the comics and the essays here is just how brilliant an author Moore is. There is so much depth and nuance to his work, easily missed without Sobel'apos;s guiding hand. This is an exceptional book, essential for fans but also able to serve as a brilliant introduction." - The Quietus"