Sequart : Alan Moore
01h17 23  septembre
Different Men of Tomorrow: Superman and Providence
Matthew Kirshenblatt
Stop me if you’ve heard this story. A mild-mannered bespectacled journalist works at an American newspaper attempting to find a story, having to deal with a senior editor, a wise-cracking coworker, and a troublesome, opinionated& more
01h50 21  novembre
Spotlight on Alan Moore
Mike Phillips
Here at Sequart, we’ve published dozens of books and movies. Today, we thought we’d tell you about a couple that address comics legend Alan Moore. Minutes to Midnight: Twelve Essays on Watchmen, edited by Richard Bensam, examines Watchmen& more
10h00 05  septembre
Two Sequart Products Spotlighting Comics History
Mike Phillips
Most Sequart books and movies address some aspect of comics history, but the two releases below are especially designed to investigate and further our understanding of the history of this medium we love. The British& more
15h00 17  juillet
Curtain Call: On The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen and LoEG: The Tempest #1
Tom Shapira
So here we are. The last League of Extraordinary Gentlemen. Not the latest, the last. If one believes the hype, this will be the final comic book published by either Moore or O’Neill - making& more
14h00 25  avril
Alan Moore’s Marvelman, Part 2: Welcome to the Real World
James Kelly
What if Marvelman woke up in the real world? That was the simple and enticing high-concept that Alan Moore wished to explore when he began to write his graphic novel Marvelman. In the hands of a great writer something as simple as Superman landing in the Soviet Union can be developed into...
14h00 16  avril
Alan Moore’s Marvelman, Part 1: From the Ashes of Obscurity...
James Kelly
Alan Moore brought new life to one of the most unoriginal superheroes. See how Alan Moore utilized Marvelman to explore and critique the Golden Age of Comics. more
18h17 18  janvier
The Tao of Alan Moore and Grant Morrison
Bobby Campbell
I have something of a fascination for the recurring manufactured drama between comic occult visionary writers Alan Moore & Grant Morrison. Often times billed as an epic magickal war, w thematic shades of Aleister Crowley vs. William Butler& more
22h27 09  décembre
Smorgasbord #74: More Weight on the Shelf
Tom Shapira
Tom and Shawn welcome special guest and Sequart co-founder Julian Darius to our penultimate episode, where we talk about some of our favorite comics of all time Join us as we discuss omnipotent cats, an& more
08h00 28  juillet
Smorgasbord #70: The Saga Awards, Featuring Saga
Tom Shapira
It’s our post-SDCC special as Shawn and Tom take time out from reviews to discuss the metric ton of trailers, previews, announcements, panels and discussion that Comic-Con has wrought - from the very last Alan& more
19h45 16  mai
Mythic World Rewriting: Alan Moore and Jacen Burrows’ Providence
Matthew Kirshenblatt
All countries and all cultures, in the first few centuries that follow their inception, seem to naturally produce their individual supernatural mythologies and webs of folkloric belief. This much we can deduce by looking at& more
18h30 28  avril
Where’s Our Moon Over Soho in Alan Moore and Kevin O’Neill’s The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Part 2
Matthew Kirshenblatt
In Part I of Where’s Our Moon Over Soho in Alan Moore and Kevin O’Neill’s The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, I talked about The League and three major characters in its story line and some& more
22h45 26  avril
Where’s Our Moon Over Soho in Alan Moore and Kevin O’Neill’s The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Part 1
Matthew Kirshenblatt
I’m not really sure how to start this one. I feel like I might be writing about this subject a few years too late, but it’s taken just as long to get to the point& more
23h00 14  mars
Without Doubt the Fullest and Truest Expression of Ethereal Genius& Tragedy, Transition and Triumph in Providence #11
Dave Whittaker
fantastic references to some plan for the extirpation of the entire human race and all animal and vegetable life from the earth by some terrible elder race of beings from another dimension. He would shout& more
19h50 21  février
Traversing the Plateau of Leng: To Read is to Be Read in Alan Moore and Jacen Burrows’ Providence
Matthew Kirshenblatt
So much of this is made of books, this Commonplace book&. Robert Black, Commonplace Book, June 5th, 1919, Providence #1, p. 32 This article is strange for a few reasons. First off, it’s about& more
19h15 31  janvier
Down A Dark Path of Bibliomancy The Necronomicon in Alan Moore and Jacen Burrows’ Providence, Part 2
Matthew Kirshenblatt
In Part I of Down A Dark Path of Bibliomancy: The Necronomicon in Alan Moore and Jacen Burrows’ Providence we looked at how Alan Moore incorporated and reinterpreted H.P. Lovecraft’s History of the Necronomicon and& more
19h15 30  janvier
Down A Dark Path of Bibliomancy: The Necronomicon in Alan Moore and Jacen Burrows’ Providence, Part 1
Matthew Kirshenblatt
My own rule is that no weird story can truly produce terror unless it is devised with all the care and verisimilitude of an actual hoax. H.P. Lovecraft to Clark Ashton Smith (17 October& more
18h00 23  janvier
Watching a Serial of Strange Aeons: Alan Moore and Jacen Burrows’ Providence
Matthew Kirshenblatt
A lot of people, and I do mean a lot of people, are writing about Alan Moore and Jacen Burrows’ Providence and have been for quite some time. You can look at Joe Linton, Robert& more
20h30 06  janvier
Doomsday, the 902s, and Comic Book Innocence
Stephen Sonneveld
Superman dies in Lois’ arms in the denouement of Superman no. 75 (1992) by Dan Jurgens and Brett Breeding. Source: https: comicbookclog.com 2015 06 05 comic-book-classics-revisited-the-death-of-superman-part-7 The fall For a brief moment in the autumn of 1992, the Doomsday monster had& more
23h30 30  décembre
A Journey Through Alan Moore’s Jerusalem: Modern Times
Matthew Kirshenblatt
In Modern Times we don’t get any answers to the previous chapter, or even new questions about the things that we already know. One hazard in writing these reader impressions of mine for each chapter& more
16h00 29  décembre
A Journey Through Alan Moore’s Jerusalem: X Marks the Spot
Matthew Kirshenblatt
A lot of events occurred in Jerusalem’s Rough Sleepers chapter. Moore’s nature of time, at least with regards to Northampton and the Burroughs had been revealed as eternalism: as space and time existing simultaneously in& more
16h00 26  décembre
A Journey Through Alan Moore’s Jerusalem: Rough Sleepers
Matthew Kirshenblatt
I didn’t know what to make of this chapter at first. To be honest, it’d been a while since I’d read Jerusalem after taking time to undertake some other projects. Certainly the preceding chapter ASBOs& more
16h00 22  décembre
A Journey Through Alan Moore’s Jerusalem: ASBOs of Desire
Matthew Kirshenblatt
There are a few things worth noting before I go on here. I might have mentioned this earlier, through my impressions of the previous chapter but unlike Alan Moore’s previous novel Voice of the Fire,& more
16h00 06  décembre
AARGH RESIST A Retrospective and a Prelude
Matthew Kirshenblatt
In my four-part article Not By Something As Accidental as Blood: Bash Back, my research into Lawrence Gullo, Fyodor Pavlov, and Kelsey Hercs’ work took me to places I hadn’t gone before while, in other& more
22h00 24  novembre
The Universe Doesn’t Care. This Is Not Punishment, But Rather It Is Appreciation& Celebration, Commiseration and Concern in Providence #10
Dave Whittaker
I will tell the audient void. . . . I do not recall distinctly when it began, but it was months ago. The general tension was horrible. To a season of political and social upheaval& more
21h00 18  novembre
A Journey Through Alan Moore’s Jerusalem: A Host of Angles
Matthew Kirshenblatt
You know there’s going to be a story when you’re told, flat out, that the protagonist is going to go insane. I feel like for every detail I catch in my reading of Jerusalem, there& more
17h45 02  novembre
A Journey Through Alan Moore’s Jerusalem: Work in Progress
Matthew Kirshenblatt
This is an experiment, you understand. I haven’t written for Sequart in quite some time and in addition to other articles I want to write, I’ve decided I wanted to try something I haven’t really& more
09h00 02  novembre
The British Invasion in Current Previews Catalog
Mike Phillips
If you like to make all of your hard-copy purchases through your Local Comics Shop, and you want The British Invasion: Alan Moore, Neil Gaiman, Grant Morrison, and the Invention of the Modern Comic Book Writer& more
16h00 21  septembre
And Providence Hesitates On The Very Cusp Of Another World Than This. Rejection, Resolution and Revelation in Providence #9
Dave Whittaker
This stone, once exposed, exerted upon Blake an almost alarming fascination. He could scarcely tear his eyes from it, and as he looked at its glistening surfaces he almost fancied it was transparent, with half-formed& more
11h00 21  septembre
Smorgasbord #51: Goodbye, Northampton’s Rose
Tom Shapira
Shawn and Tom consider the legacy of Alan Moore as he prepares to leave comics forever(?); Shawn sings the praises of Outhouser Jude Terror for speaking truth to power; nobody puts Valiant in the corner& more
23h50 18  août
Sequart Releases The British Invasion
Julian Darius
Sequart Organization is proud to announce the publication of The British Invasion: Alan Moore, Neil Gaiman, Grant Morrison, and the Invention of the Modern Comic Book Writer, by Greg Carpenter. Moore. Gaiman. Morrison. They came from& more
16h30 18  juillet
Dreams, Writings And Our Outlandish Human Imaginings... They’re At The Very Heart Of It. Romantic Reflections On The Written Word In Providence #8
Dave Whittaker
A blessed haze lies upon all this region, wherein is held a little more of the sunlight than other places hold, and a little more of the summer’s humming music of birds and bees;& more
17h49 09  mars
Smorgasbord #38: Moon Witch is Gonna Get Ya
Tom Shapira
The Iron Fist casting news brings with it a large discussion which dominates the episode as Shawn and Tom discuss the Marvel monochrome universe, the diminished importance of source fidelity, and being uncomfortable by heaving& more
17h00 08  mars
It’s Like Underneath Everything There Is Just Chaos... Perspective and Politics in Providence #7
Dave Whittaker
Any magazine-cover hack can splash paint around wildly and call it a nightmare or a Witches’ Sabbath or a portrait of the devil, but only a great painter can make such a thing really scare& more
18h30 24  janvier
The Days of EC: A Critical Examination of the Pulp Books of the Past and What They Can Teach Us About Our Future
Jarrett Mazza
The pages were pulpy and the colors were bright, the ink was fresh and the dialogue had been waxed freshly onto each page and all it cost was a nickel to buy. The panels were& more
22h00 18  janvier
Inside the Frontier: What Non-Comic Readers Can Learn From Reading The Star Trek Comics
Jarrett Mazza
What kind of relationship do comic books and films share? This is a broad, subjective, and fairly debatable question to ask most comic readers, but it is still nonetheless a question that continuously courses through& more
16h45 16  janvier
The Fourth Means Is Most Terrible, And Rests On The Eviction Of A Soul... Transcription and Trauma in Providence #6
Dave Whittaker
And yet, its realism was so hideous that I sometimes find hope impossible. If the thing did happen, then man must be prepared to accept notions of the cosmos, and of his own place in& more
12h00 17  décembre
The Complete D.R. & Quinch: Alan Moore’s Sci-Fi Fun Time
Mario Lebel
Like many readers who discovered the world of comics in bookstores rather than comic shops, the works of Alan Moore made an immediate impression on me. He’s a comic book rock star and, undeniably, one& more
20h00 14  décembre
Constructing a Perfect Reality
Jeff Hayes
Thus only in a dream we are at one, Thus only in a dream we give and take The faith that maketh rich who take or give - Monna Innominata by Christina Rossetti The topic of& more
12h00 12  décembre
Send in the Third String: An Argument for the Importance of Less Popular Superheroes
Jarrett Mazza
It is difficult to choose your favorite superhero. Most fans of any universe or mythology will immediately select the one that is the most well known or frequently seen in comparison to those that are& more
14h00 05  novembre
Remembering the Fifth of November: V for Vendetta
Ian Dawe
It’s the fifth of November, so I offer my humble thoughts on one of the true classics of our favourite medium. This is by no means an exhaustive analysis, simply a reflection on the book& more
11h00 24  octobre
Alan Moore and Eddie Campbell’s Snakes and Ladders Gets a Film Adaptation
Ian Dawe
Alan Moore’s Snakes and Ladders was one of his first major works dealing specifically with his unique approach to magic, following his revelation in 1995 that he himself was, in a very real sense, a& more
11h00 17  octobre
Being The Frightful Smile Of Their Creator& Grimoires and Ghoulish Acts in Providence #5
Dave Whittaker
Non-Euclidean calculus and quantum physics are enough to stretch any brain; and when one mixes them with folklore, and tries to trace a strange background of multi-dimensional reality behind the ghoulish hints of the Gothic& more
17h00 18  septembre
There Was No Hand To Hold Me Back. That Night I Found The Ancient Track : Transgressive and Transfigurative Acts in Providence #4
Dave Whittaker
That the prince of the powers of darkness, passing by the flower and pomp of the earth, should lay preposterous siege to the weak fantasy of indigent eld Nor, when the wicked are expressly& more
19h06 16  septembre
Alan Moore brings Satire and Subtext to Spawn: Writers Writing Spawn, Part 1
James Kelly
Believe it or not, Alan Moore wrote an issue of Spawn. In the midst of a crass and embarrassing era of comics, could Alan Moore steer Image Comics to substance? more
11h00 14  septembre
Shambling After the Mad Ones : Bob Dylan, Alan Moore, and Jack Kerouac
Greg Carpenter
A couple of weeks ago, I broke down and got a copy of Bob Dylan’s 1970 album, Self Portrait. For many fans, this album represents the low point in Dylan’s discography. Throughout most of the& more
00h00 06  septembre
How’d you do, my little Siren? : Sensuality, Sentiment and Solipsism in Providence #3
Dave Whittaker
Let’s begin by returning to the idea of Alan Moore infusing the Mythos with an emotional current and introducing the alien to well, the alien. I am undoubtedly one of those strange folk who doesn’t& more
11h00 07  août
And Thus Exemplify This Process. Duality, Duplicity and Dissolution in Providence #2
Dave Whittaker
Providence thus far appears at the very least to be an exercise in dichotomy. The first issue portraying relatively liberated sexual play alongside tragic repression. The second issue appears to do much the same, only& more
11h00 01  août
No Future For You Crossed 100
Emmet O'Cuana
SPOILERS for the six issue Crossed 100 storyline Then the whole community of Israel set out from Elim and journeyed into the wilderness of Sin - Exodus 16 We all know what the post-apocalypse looks& more
11h00 23  juillet
Ten Great Titles From Sequential’s Summer Sale
Ian Dawe
Sequential, an iPad app for reading comics, is having a great summer sale on dozens of indie comics titles this month, and if those sorts of comics are to your taste, there’s quite a bit& more
11h00 03  juillet
The War Against Caption Boxes
Mike Greear
Lately I’ve been catching up on some contemporary titles, some of which are produced by my favorite writers in the field, and I’m actually finding plenty of things not to enjoy about them, which doesn’t& more