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Which Alan Moore comic stands a chance of becoming a decent movie?

Watchmen
35
57%
Miracleman
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7%
A Small Killing
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The Ballad of Halo Jones
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3%
Promethea
1
2%
Skizz (just kidding)
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No votes
Tom Strong
4
7%
The Bojeffries Saga
1
2%
none of the above
14
23%
 
Total votes : 61

Postby silentbobafett on Wed Sep 06, 2006 12:48 pm

DOH! I thought it was the sequel to Lost Boys! Shows my Moore knowledge. But boy, it sure does sound, erm, interesting! :-)
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Postby Leckomaniac on Thu Sep 07, 2006 5:50 pm

Just got my copy of Lost Girls this afternoon. I read through most of the first book and I was very impressed. Moore's writing is sharp as usual and the paintings by MG fit the tone of the story very well. The presentation is also stunning...kudos to Top Shelf for putting out a very beautiful looking book. It looks awesome over on my book shelf (especially next to my Absolute Watchmen)!

I will be reading the whole thing this weekend and I will be reviewing it here in teh Zone.
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Postby RogueScribner on Mon Sep 11, 2006 12:24 am

I'm halfway through book 2 of Lost Girls. I hemmed and hawed on whether to purchase this. I'm not one to fall prey to buying things just because they are controversial, but I am a huge fan (since childhood) of Peter Pan and Alice in Wonderland. I've never read the Oz books, but with 2 childhood obsessions of mine serving as the focus of this new book, I couldn't help but be interested. And just hearing the idea of the book . . . it all seemed to make sense in a weird way. I love the backstory behind the stories and while this backstory isn't historically true, it still feels true the way Moore writes it.

I'm not sure if I'll ever be able to read these stories again without thinking of Moore's work. This isn't just some publicity stunt (or if it is, it's an awfully grand and complicated one). Moore has deftly gotten to the core of who these characters are and what events may have transpired to inspire these imaginary worlds of theirs. Alice's story is just heartbreaking (what I've read of it thus far at any rate).

I could blather on some more, but I really need to get to sleep. I'll just say that I'm totally enthralled with this piece of literature (yes, I said it!) and I'm actually thinking now whether to read up on the Oz books in case I'm missing out on some colorful parallels.

I doubt this book will be in your local library, but if it was, I'd recommend a read! :)

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Postby RogueScribner on Tue Sep 12, 2006 12:42 pm

I've finished reading all the Lost Girls books. Book three is about how all the titular girls ended up on the path of sexual deviance/repression and how free they ultimately feel now, allowing them to take joy in life again. I still find Alice's story the most tragic. Her backstory is just plain horrible. Dorothy fell prey to her own passions, but she made the choice to do the things she did. Wendy too made choices and fell prey to passion (later closing that door on herself forever), but I think she ended up scaring herself more than anything. Alice, poor Alice. Most of her backstory consists of her being taken advantage of and being forced into various situations not fit for a young girl. Her only escape was her imagination (via her lovely mirror). Considering her past, I'm surprised she's seemingly so well adjusted in the "present".

At any rate, I really enjoyed reading these books.

The art had varying degrees of quality: sometimes I'd really like the image, other times it seemed too abstract or roughly drawn to be effective (more like a children's book; maybe that was intentional). I dug the full page images that link the heroines to their imaginary worlds. I got a real kick out of that.

The literary allusions worked for the most part. I think particularly in Alice's story they had the most meaning. Sometimes things seemed a bit forced, but overall I think Moore did an admiral job in drawing his parallels.

As for all the sex and erotica contained within, sometimes it seemed gratuitous, sometimes it seemed trite, sometimes it sparked things off in my imagination I'd rather not discuss here. ;) I don't typically read "erotic literature" so I don't know how well people looking for that kind of kick will take this book, but my interest was the subject matter (i.e. the titular girls) and not so much the fact that this had T&A. You can find that everywhere, no need to spend $70 on a book! :)

It's definitely not stuff for the kiddies, but I think open-minded fans of Alice, Wendy, and Dorothy, or just fans of literature in general, should get some enjoyment out of it. But if you have hang ups about sex, I'd steer clear of this book. It's pretty much sex, sex, sex of various positions, partners, and ages cover to cover. Any type of scenario you can imagine is here and probably more. Not for the faint of the heart! :P

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Postby RogueScribner on Wed Sep 20, 2006 12:15 pm

Has no one else read Lost Girls? I was hoping to read other people's comments on it.
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Postby DennisMM on Wed Sep 20, 2006 12:42 pm

It's explicit enough that I'm not comfortable having it in the apartment. My wife most likely would not understand, though I've told her about the story as it began in Taboo. So I will not purchase it. Oh, well.
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Postby doglips on Wed Sep 20, 2006 12:47 pm

I'm waiting to borrow a friend's copy. Could not afford it this month with my other comic purchases. I might put it on my Christmas list.
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Postby RogueScribner on Wed Sep 20, 2006 12:58 pm

I don't suppose it's something the local library would carry, huh? ;)
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Postby DennisMM on Thu Sep 21, 2006 12:04 pm

An academic library might, but it probably would be in the special collections/archives area, meaning in-office reading only. We've got The Turner Diaries and Madonna's Sex.
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Postby Keepcoolbutcare on Thu Sep 21, 2006 12:32 pm

RogueScribner wrote:Has no one else read Lost Girls? I was hoping to read other people's comments on it.


debated whether I should get it via Amazon or spend the $75 my comic book store was selling it for.

decided I'm gonna ask the fam to get it for me for an X-Mas gift.

sorry Rogue, won't be able to chime in 'til then...
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Postby Iconoclastica on Thu Oct 12, 2006 11:20 pm

Alright, so those of you who have read Lost Girls . . . I really really like the concept . . . I'm dying to read it . . . but, despite being a sexually enlightened female like the rest of my generation, I've only ever seen a glimpse of real porn. I have a high threshold of tolerance for vulgarity of many sorts. But, just how shocking is this, and how stigmatic do you think it is to own? I don't have the cash at the moment, but it's just a consideration of whether or not I want to save up for something I'm not going to be able to stomach (or that I'll be perceived as a pedophilic lesbian for possessing) . . . but I want to read it so badly . . . ahh . . . any insight?
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Postby magicmonkey on Fri Oct 13, 2006 12:10 am

All I can suggest is that you try before you buy. I believe as a purchase it would be worthwhile, as I think that most of material with which you may be offended is in the final chapters. Also, have you read "From Hell"? It was also quite graphic in representing sexual intercourse - something that was also present, to a lesser degree, within "The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen" too.
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Postby RogueScribner on Fri Oct 13, 2006 12:13 am

It can be fairly graphic in parts, but it's drawn art, so it's highly stylized. Also, the art fluctuates between being really detailed and vague. This isn't like reading a Penthouse, but it's explicit in what it's depicting all the same.

If you do a Google image search for "Lost Girls" you should see some examples of what's inside (with safe search off, of course). Wouldn't try this at work, BTW.

As for the stigma, I have no idea. No one outside of this forum knows I own it save for one friend, but I'm not exactly keeping it secret. It's just not something I think would do in "polite conversation". There are far worse depictions of sexual acts and depravity out in the world. It's an illustrated adult fiction. It's definitely not for kids, but I can't see anyone using this as a means to get off. This isn't porn. Porn is so much more accessible. ;)
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Postby Iconoclastica on Fri Oct 13, 2006 12:13 am

magicmonkey wrote:All I can suggest is that you try before you buy. I believe as a purchase it would be worthwhile, as I think that most of material with which you may be offended is in the final chapters. Also, have you read "From Hell"? It was also quite graphic in representing sexual intercourse - something that was also present, to a lesser degree, within "The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen" too.


thanks!. And yeah, from hell and league weren't that bad . . . my concern is mostly with the pedophilia in this . . . or are my concerns misplaced?
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Postby bamf on Fri Oct 13, 2006 12:21 am

I stopped reading Lost Girls at the end book 2. Received it from Amazon a little after the day it was released. I guess I’m holding off the climax like a student of Tantra. Its like a present still wrapped under the tree but its April.
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Postby magicmonkey on Fri Oct 13, 2006 1:04 am

Iconoclastica wrote:
magicmonkey wrote:All I can suggest is that you try before you buy. I believe as a purchase it would be worthwhile, as I think that most of material with which you may be offended is in the final chapters. Also, have you read "From Hell"? It was also quite graphic in representing sexual intercourse - something that was also present, to a lesser degree, within "The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen" too.


thanks!. And yeah, from hell and league weren't that bad . . . my concern is mostly with the pedophilia in this . . . or are my concerns misplaced?


I've not read too far in as yet, but from what Moore says and going on his previous work I think it will be intelligently handled.
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Postby Iconoclastica on Fri Oct 13, 2006 1:26 am

magicmonkey wrote:
Iconoclastica wrote:
magicmonkey wrote:All I can suggest is that you try before you buy. I believe as a purchase it would be worthwhile, as I think that most of material with which you may be offended is in the final chapters. Also, have you read "From Hell"? It was also quite graphic in representing sexual intercourse - something that was also present, to a lesser degree, within "The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen" too.


thanks!. And yeah, from hell and league weren't that bad . . . my concern is mostly with the pedophilia in this . . . or are my concerns misplaced?


I've not read too far in as yet, but from what Moore says and going on his previous work I think it will be intelligently handled.


I don't doubt the intelligence of it . . . the vast amount of references to styles and major figures of the time period alone are enough to earn my respect . . . I'm really just curious about the stigma and the graphic-ness. My comic book store says they won't carry it - they'll special order it for me if I pay in advance, but I'd rather just get the discount from Amazon (I am usually very loyal to my comic book store, but yeah, I don't have that kind of spending money) . . . no one I know would even consider buying this, so I really don't have the opportunity to glance through it before purchasing :-\ . . . so torn :-p
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Postby RogueScribner on Fri Oct 13, 2006 10:38 am

The characters are drawn as developed teenagers in the flashbacks. They don't really look like children for the most part. John and Michael in Wendy's story, well, yeah, I guess there's some stuff there, but it's not focused on. Every child eventually has a sexual awakening, some earlier than others. This is pretty much about that and the good and bad effects it had on the three titular characters. If the subject matter was so taboo I doubt Amazon would be selling it. The vast majority of the depicted sex in the books are by the adults with other adults. There's very little child sex depicted and it's not something that glorified. It's obvious there are more than a few negative results of many of the events in this story.
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Postby Iconoclastica on Fri Oct 13, 2006 11:05 am

RogueScribner wrote:The characters are drawn as developed teenagers in the flashbacks. They don't really look like children for the most part. John and Michael in Wendy's story, well, yeah, I guess there's some stuff there, but it's not focused on. Every child eventually has a sexual awakening, some earlier than others. This is pretty much about that and the good and bad effects it had on the three titular characters. If the subject matter was so taboo I doubt Amazon would be selling it. The vast majority of the depicted sex in the books are by the adults with other adults. There's very little child sex depicted and it's not something that glorified. It's obvious there are more than a few negative results of many of the events in this story.


thank you, Rogue! this is what I needed to hear :-)
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Postby Pacino86845 on Fri Oct 13, 2006 11:32 am

RogueScribner wrote:The characters are drawn as developed teenagers in the flashbacks. They don't really look like children for the most part. John and Michael in Wendy's story, well, yeah, I guess there's some stuff there, but it's not focused on. Every child eventually has a sexual awakening, some earlier than others. This is pretty much about that and the good and bad effects it had on the three titular characters. If the subject matter was so taboo I doubt Amazon would be selling it. The vast majority of the depicted sex in the books are by the adults with other adults. There's very little child sex depicted and it's not something that glorified. It's obvious there are more than a few negative results of many of the events in this story.


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Postby darkjedijaina on Fri Oct 13, 2006 5:14 pm

Iconny and I were talking about this [Lost Girls] last night, and I'm intrigued now, as well. I'm thinking about getting it.
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Postby unikrunk on Fri Oct 13, 2006 5:15 pm

oddly, I am thinking about giving it...
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Postby Captain_Fucking_Magic on Sat Oct 14, 2006 1:37 am

So... uh.... when's someone gonna get all volumes of this scanned online?
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Postby RogueScribner on Sat Oct 14, 2006 1:39 am

That would be wrong.


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Why is Hayter a hater?

Postby Vynson on Sat Oct 14, 2006 9:40 am

David Hayter wrote:If another writer wants to undertake that route, then I wish them the best, and fervently hope the film is not ruined as a result. As a fan, I did not revive interest in this project only to see it go the way of Daredevil.


Frankly, Daredevil gets slammed because of the performances; not the writing. Colin Farrel hammed up the Bullseye role a bit much and it's oh so popular to hate on Ben Affleck. But take another look at his very respectful portrayal of Murdock/Daredevil. I think he nailed it.

With the exception of a rather glaring plothole in the legal department (Murdock, a defense attorney, acting as prosecutor during a rape trial), the writing was spot on. It was true to the character.

I've read one of Hayter's Watchmen drafts and I was surprised at the lack of mastery of the craft. Too many people turn to screenwriting because they lack the ability to write prose, but screenwriting demands an economy of language and a mastery of structure that is just as challenging. Hayter's style is weak and his command of language and story structure is mediocre at best. I have to wonder if he even outlined his attempt at Watchmen before trying to cram in his favorite scenes. The characters are barely recognizeable. He mucked up the ending, turned Dan into a cardboard cutout (until the end when he totally betrays the character), turned Laurie into a retard with "slingshot" powers, stripped away the complexity of Adrian Veidt's villainy, botched Rorschach's speech patterns, and totally screwed up the entire story while failing altogether to maintain the multi-level storytelling of the comic, or preserve any but the most obvious of the image systems or thematics that Moore gave us. The only good thing that can be said of Hayter's Watchmen effort is that it was better than Sam Hamm's collossal, utterly disrespectful blunder.

But for David Hayter to make a comment like that is laughable. He clearly doesn't "get" Watchmen beyond the most superficial level of the story whereas Mark Steven Johnson "gets" Daredevil and demonstrated some respect for the character and the material.
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Postby doglips on Sat Oct 14, 2006 3:09 pm

Vynson, I think your post is in the wrong thread.......Where is it supposed to be?
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Postby Hal2814 on Tue Oct 17, 2006 4:04 am

Sorry for interrupting a "Lost Girls" thread but I thought the folks here might be able to answer an Alan Moore question. Does anyone know if the LoEG volume, Black Dossier, is on still on schedule for release this month? I saw an advert for it awhile back that listed 25 October as the on sale date but I noticed it wasn't on the Diamond Comics shipping list for next week when I checked today. Any info on the book would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!
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Postby Hal2814 on Mon Oct 23, 2006 10:01 pm

Hal2814 wrote:Sorry for interrupting a "Lost Girls" thread but I thought the folks here might be able to answer an Alan Moore question. Does anyone know if the LoEG volume, Black Dossier, is on still on schedule for release this month? I saw an advert for it awhile back that listed 25 October as the on sale date but I noticed it wasn't on the Diamond Comics shipping list for next week when I checked today. Any info on the book would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!


I just checked the Wildstorm section of the DC Comics website and it it has Moore's Black Dossier listed as available on 10 January, 2007. Better late than never, I suppose.
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Postby Captain_Fucking_Magic on Mon Oct 23, 2006 10:41 pm

I thought the Black Dossier was delayed indefinitely.
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Postby Hal2814 on Tue Oct 24, 2006 3:49 am

Captain_Fucking_Magic wrote:I thought the Black Dossier was delayed indefinitely.


I've heard so many rumours about this book I don't know what to believe about it anymore. I tend not to get my hopes up until I see a title listed on the Diamond Comics website. My local comic shop gets their stuff through Diamond, so if I see a title on the site on monday, it's usually in stock at my LCS on that wednesday. The DC/Wildstorm site says 10 January, which means It'll be 8 January before it might show up at Diamond and even then I'll have to be holding it in my hot little hands eventually before I'll truly believe it...! :?
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Postby Leckomaniac on Mon Feb 05, 2007 5:22 pm

Check out an interview with Alan Moore here.

This is only part 1, however.

In it he discusses: Black Dossier, Chris Ware, the best Rob Liefeld quote ever "Who cares about windows?", Kevin O'Neill, League of Extraordinary Gentlemen vol. 3, Godzilla...really great stuff.
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Postby Pacino86845 on Tue Mar 06, 2007 4:02 pm

Finally got my hands on Lost Girls... just got home, so haven't even begun reading yet. Skimming through some of the artwork, it already looks fantastic, and I haven't even read a word of Moore's latest opus! Am feeling totally giddy right now.
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Postby Pacino86845 on Sat Mar 10, 2007 5:32 pm

All right, so I just got done devouring Alan Moore's latest opus earlier today, and it was magnificent. In short, though maybe not as groundbreaking as Watchmen or V for Vendetta, Lost Girls is definitely on par with those two works in terms of quality, and Moore proves that despite his established position as literary comic god, he can still churn out projects that leave you slack-jawed and yearning for more (more Moore!!!).

This time writer Moore was joined by artist Melinda Gebbie, whose work on Lost Girls is nothing short of splendid. Her multi-layered and yet seemingly simple style is devil food for the eye: mixing fairytale storybook sensibilities into the comic book form, her mastery of form, color, composition, abstraction, and characterization (her style changes back and forth between the three protagonists) is obvious, though nuanced. Gebbie's sumptuous art achieves a careful balance between the frank and the fruity, the pornographic and the erotic, the explicit and the implicit, and matches perfectly with Moore's approach to telling this tale.

Reading Lost Girls was definitely reading old school Moore: literary yet perfectly in tune with the nature of the comic book medium. Ballsy, transcendent, idealistic, joyful, and heart-broken are all words (these are the ones I could come up with, anyhow) that aptly describe the story. You'll find some of the classic Moore devices (journals or books within the story, which I don't usually care much for, but Moore integrates these so flawlessly one can't help but admire his craft), the slight Kubrickian coldness, the exploration of mythology in storybook literature (in this case, mythology of the erotic sort). On the other hand, Moore's taking us to the next phase of his art; something more emotional, more human. But he hasn't lost his edge, and Lost Girls just might be his most provocative work to date... and yet as a whole it's completely engrossing and intellectually (and sexually) stimulating.

Without going into too much detail, the story's about three women, kindred spirits from different walks of life, that meet at a hotel in Austria some time in the early 20th century. As their paths cross, they open up themselves (ahem, like not just physically, spiritually as well) and share their pasts with one another as they undergo an epic (YES!) sexual adventure.

Yes, Lost Girls is about sex. It's erotic to be sure, but Moore deliberately explores the subject of sex, no beating around the bush. It's damned compelling stuff, and the whole thing really comes across as told from women's perspectives. While the mainstream is slowly catching up to Moore's work from twenty years ago, he's gone and moved on to still unexplored territory, and in this age when it seems every story's being done in the comic book form, Moore still manages to innovate and remain interesting as he grows artistically.

And as far as its cost goes, you'd be getting a lot of content for your money. This isn't a graphic novel, it's a three volume boxed-set, and a really precious and unique item.

Lost Girls is the Kama Sutra of comic books, and MUST be shared/explored with loved ones!

A masterpiece: 10/10
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Postby DinoDeLaurentiis on Mon Mar 12, 2007 1:51 pm

BUMP for a the Havoc quip, eh?
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Postby magicmonkey on Mon Mar 12, 2007 8:37 pm

Nice review P. Cannot wait to catch up with this... eventually.
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Postby sasha on Tue May 15, 2007 7:45 pm

I was surprised when I stumbled upon Lost Girls and its description at Amazon.com. "Alan Moore writing erotica? Is this for real?..", I thought to myself.

Ordering it out of curiousity, I quickly skimmed through the artwork when the book arrived and was initially taken aback by how explicit some of the sex scenes were drawn as they range from masturbation, oral sex, orgies, to incest. But as I read through the 3 volumes about the lives of Alice, Wendy, and Dorothy, I was happy to find a beautifully interwoven story. This is a tale of self-discovery that starts from losing one's innocence, exploration of sexuality, and ultimately to finding one's self. I think anyone who reads this book will somehow find himself revisiting the past and experiencing curiousity, excitement, and fear all over again.

Now my only problem is, where do I keep this once I start having kids? :?
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Postby Leckomaniac on Fri Aug 10, 2007 1:34 am

So I take it that this is pretty much a general Alan Moore thread. In that capacity:

Black Dossier Will NOT be Released outside the US

Today DC Comics released a brief statement regarding the much-delayed League of Extraordinary Gentlemen graphic novel entitled "The Black Dossier." Due to "international copyright concerns and related issues" the company will only publish the Alan Moore/Kevin O'Neill project in the United States


That sucks for our UK Zoners. They'll have to manage a copy through other means.
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Postby DennisMM on Fri Aug 10, 2007 2:06 am

When did it go back to DC, anyway? I thought Knockabout (?) was handling the book. And, don't Moore and O'Neill own the property? I thought all of the ABC material written by Moore was creator owned, with DC having only the right to bring in other talent. Shouldn't they have some say about international distribution?
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Postby Leckomaniac on Fri Aug 10, 2007 2:09 am

DennisMM wrote:When did it go back to DC, anyway? I thought Top Shelf (?) was handling the book. And, as Moore and Campbell own the property shouldn't they have some say about international distribution?


No one can do anything about it. The public domain laws are different in countires outside of the US...so some of the characters they are using are in public domain in the US, but aren't yet in public domain in the UK. They aren't distributing it outside of the US because of copyright issues.
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Postby DennisMM on Fri Aug 10, 2007 2:11 am

Fine, then, DC will only distribute in the USA. I'd think Moore and O'Neill would be interested in looking at their options re: licensing costs elsewhere.

Okay, ignorant me, but it would have been nice if IGN actually said it was a matter of public domain. For all I knew the copyright difficulties involved the book itself as opposed to its origins. Thank you for the information, Lecko.
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Postby Leckomaniac on Fri Aug 10, 2007 2:14 am

Here is a bit more info from CBR's Rich Johnston:

I understand that the long awaited "The League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen: The Black Dossier," described once by author Alan Moore in this column as "not my best comic ever, not the best comic ever, but the best thing ever," will not be published outside of the USA by America's Best Comics, an imprint of Wildstorm/DC Comics, or distributed in those territories by DC's distributor Diamond Comics.

DC sources inform me that the reasons for concern are over issues concerning copyright and trademark of certain literary characters referred to in the book, some that are public domain in the USA but not in other territories who have different copyright laws.

The US states that if a work was published before 1923, or it is 70 years since the death of the author, then it is in public domain. The UK has a similar rule, without the 1923 proviso, leading to a number of creations published before 1923 but not yet out of copyright. Canada, New Zealand and Australia also have no 1923-style ruling, but wait till 50 years after the author's demise, although Australia now has a 70 year policy for work created since 2005.

It was this difference that led to the suspension of the publication of "Lost Girls" until January 2008 in the UK, as only then will it be 70 years after the death of Peter Pan author Barrie.

However, previous "League" books have used characters and creations that are not yet in the UK public domain, such as HG Wells' Martians and The Invisible Man, and Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes, Mycroft Holmes and Moriarty.

I understand that the new book goes at length to disguise or hide contentious characters, such as a British spy in the fifties who reports to "M" goes by the name "Jimmy."

However, just as with "Lost Girls," it is unlikely that the book will remain within the US shores, and that UK and other territories will be able to acquire copies through the "grey" market, distributed not illegally but not through official channels. Comic stores in the US will order on behalf of comic book stores in contested territories, even though this action is not permitted under Diamond's terms.

It is unlikely, however, that any of these copies will be distributed outside of the direct sales market, officially or otherwise. DC's redistributor to the UK bookstore market, Titan Books, will not be able to publish or distribute the book.

The book will be distributed in the USA as scheduled.


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Postby Leckomaniac on Wed Nov 14, 2007 11:30 am

Black Dossier is upon us...and an amazing interview with Moore can be read here

I will not get my copy until I return to the States sadly. Has anyone gotten it? What did you think?
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Postby The Vicar on Wed Nov 14, 2007 11:34 am

Leckomaniac wrote:Black Dossier is upon us...and an amazing interview with Moore can be read here

I will not get my copy until I return to the States sadly. Has anyone gotten it? What did you think?


I'll be looking for that right after work.
Sod it - looking up on the net right now.....

Meanwhile, re: the above post - Crom what a cluster fuck.
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Postby The Vicar on Wed Nov 14, 2007 11:35 am

Its not out until the 16th.
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Postby Leckomaniac on Wed Nov 14, 2007 11:37 am

The Vicar wrote:Its not out until the 16th.


Friday? Well thats odd. I pre-ordered mine so I just figured it would come out with the normal comics on Wed.

Sorry folks, it appears I am two days early. My bad.

And seriously, read the interview with Moore. The saga of The Black Dossier is one big clusterfuck.
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Postby The Vicar on Wed Nov 14, 2007 11:45 am

It will be mine, oh yes, it WILL be mine.....
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Postby Theta on Wed Nov 14, 2007 12:01 pm

They delayed it until FRIDAY??? What the fuck! Why Friday?
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Postby Leckomaniac on Wed Nov 14, 2007 12:06 pm

Theta wrote:They delayed it until FRIDAY??? What the fuck! Why Friday?


It makes no sense...


...they must be using the Chewbacca defense.
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Postby DennisMM on Wed Nov 14, 2007 12:20 pm

Good thing I'm not picking up the last two weeks' comics until Saturday.
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