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British author Alan Moore, known for “V for Vendetta” and “Watchman” among other works, has a deal with Bloomsbury for the story collection “Illuminations” and a five-volume fantasy series, “Long London.” Photo: Bloomsbury Publishing/Mitch Jenkins via AP

Alan Moore working on short stories, 5-volume fantasy series


Alan Moore has many, many stories still to tell.

The celebrated British author known for “V for Vendetta” and “Watchman” among other works has a deal with Bloomsbury for the story collection “Illuminations” and a five-volume fantasy series, “Long London.” In a statement Monday, Moore said he was “bursting with fiction, bursting with prose” and thanked his publisher for its commitment to “expanding the empire of the word.”

Moore's “Illuminations,” scheduled for fall 2022, takes in everything from ghosts to the big bang theory. “Long London” follows a “sometimes-accessible shadow city that is beyond time,” starting with London after World War II and “following the populations of writers, criminals, artists, and magicians through that familiar city and a version of London just beyond our knowledge,” according to Bloomsbury.

The first volume of “Long London” comes out in 2024.

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The celebrated British author known for “V for Vendetta” and “Watchman”

The author clearly hasn't a clue who Alan Moore is, nor read "Watchmen", I'll wager.

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Booooooooooooored !!..

You are very fond of these kind of comments. What do you read, watch or listen to?

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He looks a bit like Robert Plant after a few months on a desert island.

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The temperamental British author who chose to distance himself from the Hollywood adaptations of his works “From Hell ”, “The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen”, “V for Vendetta” and “*Watchmen*”.

- "As long as I could distance myself by not seeing them," he said, he could profit from the films while leaving the original comics untouched, "assured no one would confuse the two. This was probably naïve on my part." -

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Seeing his photo as I scrolled down gave me a start. I was relieved to see it wasn’t an obituary.

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Is it “Watchman” or Watchmen? And you can’t write about Alan Moore without mentioning ( at least ) The Killing Joke and Whatever Happened to the Man of Tomorrow.

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temperamental British - To be fair, that's all English people.

@Joe Blow 11:53am - Those are Your words, not ours. We commented just on Alan Moore’s ‘public’ persona and general disposition. The Brits we know are quite amicable and engaging, once they get to know you. At your next opportunity, by a round. However, it remains doubtful that Alan Moore would join in.

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@Joe Blow

Too right it is.

You got a problem with it?

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temperamental British 

To be fair that's all English people.

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Booooooooooooored !!..

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