Who Would Be in a Modern League of Extraordinary Gentlemen?

Summer is giving us one last heat wave before turning into fall, and your humble post-apocalyptic fake mailman couldn’t be more ready for some cool weather. You know what the truest mark of civilization is? It’s not buildings, language, community, or even social justice. It’s goddamned air conditioning. » 8/28/13 8:00am 8/28/13 8:00am

League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Hit-Girl, and Anthony Bourdain's…

There are a ton of new bizarre reads on the spinner racks this Wednesday. First off, Alan Moore and Kevin O'Neill release the final chapter of League of Extraordinary Gentlemen: Century, 2009, which includes a guest appearance by a certain magical British adolescent: » 6/26/12 8:30am 6/26/12 8:30am

The 10 Most Epic Last Stands in Science Fiction and Fantasy

If you're a fictional character, death can arrive rather swiftly and creatively. It's your job to go out like an absolute champ so that non-fictional readers and audiences remember your passing and holler your praises on the internet. Here are ten times science fiction and fantasy heroes lost their lives with panache. » 6/06/12 12:15pm 6/06/12 12:15pm

Alan Moore announces new League of Extraordinary Gentlemen comic,…

Over the weekend, Alan Moore engaged in a 2.5-hour webchat as a fundraiser for Cleveland's Harvey Pekar Library Statue. During this frank conversation, the Bearded Master addressed questions about his feud with Grant Morrison (short answer: there isn't one), why he wrote Neonomicon ("Because I had a massive, massive tax … » 2/06/12 9:10am 2/06/12 9:10am

The new League of Extraordinary Gentlemen is a magical mystery tour…

League of Extraordinary Gentlemen: Century - 1969 sees Alan Moore and Kevin O'Neill's Britannic literary superteam in Love Generation London, where Aleister Crowley analogue Oliver Haddo conspires with Terner Purple, a thinly veiled reference to Mick Jagger's role in the rock-and-roll drama Performance. » 7/30/11 3:10pm 7/30/11 3:10pm

League of Extraordinary Gentlemen + 30 Rock = the strangest painting…

We're used to seeing Alex Ross' hyper-realistic style being applied to such straight-faced comic projects as Kingdom Come and Marvels, so it's a bit of a mindblower seeing him mash up the cast of 30 Rock with The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen. And given that this painting has Judah Friedlander as a Martian, this is … » 7/21/11 6:45am 7/21/11 6:45am

30 Comic-Con exclusive toys you'll sell your organs for

The cruel economics of Comic-Con dictate that gee-whiz collectibles (produced in ludicrously small quantities) will be rewarded to those who make the pilgrimage to San Diego. Here are the 2011 exclusives destined to whip convention-goers into a rampage. » 7/09/11 11:00am 7/09/11 11:00am

What The League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen Movie Could Have Been

The film version of Alan Moore's graphic novel The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen is probably the worst movie adaptation of all time. It failed to capture the spirit of the graphic novel, didn't stay true to the characters, and devolved into just another vehicle for Sean Connery. But take heart. Check out this… » 2/26/08 3:30pm 2/26/08 3:30pm

The Justice League Of America Goes Steampunk

The big screen version of the Justice League of America has been put on hold and sent back to the drawing board. Plus, The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen movie was fairly craptastic. But pretend, for a moment, that the two projects collided in your imagination and the resulting movie kicked ass. Got it? Now imagine… » 1/21/08 11:00am 1/21/08 11:00am