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Post by Lucy Ingram on Tue May 25, 2010 5:45 am

Accidentally stayed up all night reading Watchmen for the first time.
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Post by tony ingram on Tue May 25, 2010 8:45 am

Lucy McGough wrote:Accidentally stayed up all night reading Watchmen for the first time.
Understandable enough. So-what did you think of it?
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Post by GBF on Tue May 25, 2010 9:31 am

Has anybody seen 'The Black Freighter' - the separate film from the comic book in Watchmen?
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Post by tony ingram on Tue May 25, 2010 9:40 am

GBF wrote:Has anybody seen 'The Black Freighter' - the separate film from the comic book in Watchmen?
The DVDs on my 'must have' list, but I haven't actually bought it yet.
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Post by Lucy Ingram on Tue May 25, 2010 12:11 pm

tony ingram wrote:Understandable enough. So-what did you think of it?
It was really, really good. Now I want to read V for Vendetta.
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Post by tony ingram on Tue May 25, 2010 12:16 pm

Lucy McGough wrote:
tony ingram wrote:Understandable enough. So-what did you think of it?
It was really, really good. Now I want to read V for Vendetta.
Working your way through the Moore back catalogue-I approve... Very Happy
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Post by Lucy Ingram on Wed May 26, 2010 2:46 pm

I've changed my mind about V for Vendetta. I don't like the artwork.
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Post by MajorHoy on Mon Jul 07, 2014 4:46 pm

Lucy McGough wrote:I've changed my mind about V for Vendetta. I don't like the artwork.
The tone was dark, but I thought it was quite good.

Have you thought about giving it another try?

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Post by tony ingram on Mon Jul 07, 2014 4:49 pm

I think Lloyd's art is an acquired taste, but I've always liked it, myself. It has a very film noir feel, I think. I do think it looked better in black and white, though.
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Post by Lucy Ingram on Mon Jul 07, 2014 7:11 pm

I got round to liking it in the end.
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Post by MajorHoy on Mon Jul 07, 2014 7:34 pm

Lucy McGough wrote:I got round to liking it in the end.
So, what's next on the hit list to tackle?
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Post by Lucy Ingram on Mon Jul 07, 2014 8:16 pm

More League of Extraordinary Gentlemen stuff, now that I've read From Hell.
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Post by Mbast1 on Tue Jul 08, 2014 8:27 pm

Lucy McGough wrote:now that I've read From Hell.

I think From Hell might be his best work, so far. It's better than Watchmen, has more depth, is more interesting and well told, more thoughtful. All around amazing.
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Post by tony ingram on Tue Jul 08, 2014 9:43 pm

Mbast1 wrote:
Lucy McGough wrote:now that I've read From Hell.

I think From Hell might be his best work, so far. It's better than Watchmen, has more depth, is more interesting and well told, more thoughtful. All around amazing.
I think there's so much diversity in Moore's work that it's difficult to say what's his "best". It really depends on what mood you're in at the time, what kind of story you're after at that moment.
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Post by Mbast1 on Wed Jul 09, 2014 4:41 pm

tony ingram wrote:I think there's so much diversity in Moore's work that it's difficult to say what's his "best". It really depends on what mood you're in at the time, what kind of story you're after at that moment.

True, and that's why I think he's the best writer the medium's seen. That said, I think From Hell stands out in terms of depth, technique and quality. And from him, that's something.
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Post by tony ingram on Wed Jul 09, 2014 4:48 pm

Is there anything of Moore's you haven't read yet?
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Post by Lucy Ingram on Wed Jul 09, 2014 7:01 pm

Mbast1 wrote:I think From Hell stands out in terms of depth, technique and quality. And from him, that's something.
It's certainly incredibly well-researched.
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Post by Mbast1 on Tue Nov 29, 2016 7:40 pm

tony ingram wrote:Is there anything of Moore's you haven't read yet?

A fair bit, actually. If that was aimed at me.
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Post by tony ingram on Wed Nov 30, 2016 8:45 am

Mbast1 wrote:
tony ingram wrote:Is there anything of Moore's you haven't read yet?

A fair bit, actually. If that was aimed at me.
So what's still on your must read list?
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Post by Mbast1 on Wed Nov 30, 2016 5:43 pm

tony ingram wrote:So what's still on your must read list?

Jerusalem, at the moment. I still need to read Voice of the Fire all the way through. There's a lot of his comic work I own but haven't read, or can't find yet. Halo Jones I own on PDF, for example, but have only skimmed the first chapter.
I actually don't know that I want to read it all, to some degree. I like knowing there's still more of his work out there for me. I know that's weird.
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Post by tony ingram on Thu Dec 01, 2016 8:10 am

Halo Jones is something every fan of Moore's work should read, in my opinion. But that could just be because it made an impact on me at a very impressionable age.
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Post by Lucy Ingram on Fri Dec 02, 2016 2:47 pm

No, it's as near to objectively true as you can get with an opinion about fiction.
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Post by Mbast1 on Fri Feb 24, 2017 3:26 am

Lucy McGough wrote:No, it's as near to objectively true as you can get with an opinion about fiction.

I bought beat up copies off Ebay, just to have reading copies. NOW, I just need the time.
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Post by Lucy Ingram on Sat Feb 25, 2017 3:56 pm

There's never enough, is there? Sad
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Post by Mbast1 on Sat Feb 25, 2017 6:12 pm

Lucy McGough wrote:There's never enough, is there? Sad

No, never. For al the things I want to read, watch and do, there will never be enough. Slightly depressing.
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Post by Lucy Ingram on Sun Feb 26, 2017 9:26 pm

It's a shame if 'stuff I want to enjoy' becomes 'stuff I have to cross off my to-do list'.
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