Miracleman, Book One has ratings and reviews. Watchmen by Alan Moore The Complete Maus by Art Spiegelman V for Vendetta by Alan Moore. After decades of legal troubles and back-and-forths and he-said-he-saids, Marvelman is back, baby! But, the man who made Marvelman a. Alan Moore brought new life to one of the most unoriginal superheroes. See how Alan Moore utilized Marvelman to explore and critique the.

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That being the case, I wouldn’t recommend this graphic novel to those new to superhero comics. Happy endings all around! Alan Moore is sending up the Golden Age comic book ideals while still revering them.

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Like so many other long-time comics readers, I’ve been hearing about this book for over a decade, without any opportunity to read it. Fans of superhero comics. The black-and-white Marvelman books were unable to compete with the full color imports, forcing Miller to cancel Marvelman Familydowngrade the other two titles to monthly status, and use reprinted adventures for their content.

A boy-hero transforms into a bloodthirsty villain; a teen-hero transforms into a schlubby everyman. Utterly crap 50’s British Captain Marvel rip-off.

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Moore’s last issue, number 16 “Olympus” ends with a depiction of Miracleman’s apotheosisas he and his superhuman allies bring the entire planet under their totalitarian control.


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All of these books are currently out marvelkan print. I was shocked how much the comic “Irredeemable” ‘borrowed’ from “Miracleman”, although I’m sure many people have wondered what would happen if Superman went crazy before.

In some ways, this sort of feels like a dry run for Watchmena deconstruction of a classic hero. I want more Miracleman stories! As Alan Moore was becoming a rising star in the British Comics world he was quoted in an interview expressing a desire to write Marvelman.

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The Alan Moore version, from the s, later continued by Neil Gaiman. However, in Brazil, Marvelman became Jack Marvel. I ought to know: Ballard ‘s short story “War Fever”and a several duplicates of Andy Warhol. A bunch of marvelnan, dimesion-surfing alien people with names that look like someone was trying to cash in a bunch of useless consonants on their turn at Scrabble?

Ah, what a wonderful time for comic book fans! This is not on the level of Watchmen or The Sandman — at least not this first volume — but it is unmistakably brilliant in its own right, so much so that The New Avengers, Moofe.

InMcFarlane said that he owned all rights related to Miracleman, dismissing Neil Gaiman’s claims of co-ownership, and announced that the character would appear in Hellspawn. That is, if they care about Miracleman. One of the best stories done dealing with the idea of putting super heroes in the real world.

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By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Welcome to the Real World 25 Apr Martin Wisse January 16, Featuring a ‘lost’ story by Grant Morrison that he wrote in the s, and drawn by Joe Quesadait was joined by a brand new story by Peter Milligan and Mike Allred.


Alan Moore’s run mqrvelman Miracleman is really, really good, perhaps even better than Watchmen. We will never know the destiny that howls in their hearts, never know their pain, their love, their almost sexual hatred My first impression was that “Miracleman” was a natural progression for Moore following “Watchman.

Feb 18, Jeff rated it liked it Shelves: I hate Alan Moore for leaving his name off the credit box. Wertham or any adults on Golden Age comic books is idiotic.

Rayph Wiggum January 29, You root for the heroes, rather than being amazed at mokre messed up their are, you can sympathsize with their problems, but their are still lots of big comic book One of the best stories done dealing with the idea of putting super heroes in the real world.

So, back then, with the trouble of no more new issues of Shazam!