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DC Prints Alan Moore Collection
By Hervé St.Louis
Oct 10, 2005 - 21:51




Gathering every DCU tale written by Alan Moore under one cover for the very first time, DC UNIVERSE: THE STORIES OF ALAN MOORE TP features sixteen stories including the never-before-collected BATMAN: THE KILLING JOKE and SUPERMAN: WHATEVER HAPPENED TO THE MAN OF TOMORROW.

Topped with a new cover by Brian Bolland, DC UNIVERSE: THE STORIES OF ALAN MOORE TP features art by Bolland, Dave Gibbons, Kevin O'Neill, Klaus Janson, Jim Baikie, Curt Swan, Rick Veitch, Joe Orlando, John Byrne, Bill Willingham and others, in stories originally published from 1985-1988.

The book also includes an excerpt from Moore's proposal for BATMAN: THE KILLING JOKE, as well as text pieces by Dave Gibbons and Paul Kupperberg. Is not sure whether Moore agreed to this or not.

DC UNIVERSE: THE STORIES OF ALAN MOORE TP includes:

*SUPERMAN ANNUAL #11: "For the Man Who Has Everything"
Art and cover: Dave Gibbons

*DETECTIVE COMICS #549: "Night Olympics" Part One
Art: Klaus Janson

*DETECTIVE COMICS #550: "Night Olympics" Part Two
Art: Klaus Janson

*GREEN LANTERN #188: "Mogo Doesn't Socialize"
Art: Dave Gibbons

*VIGILANTE #17: "Father's Day" Part One
Cover: Paris Cullins & Rick Magyar
Art: Jim Baikie

*VIGILANTE #18: "Father's Day" Part Two
Art and cover: Jim Baikie

*THE OMEGA MEN #26: "Brief Lives"
Art: Kevin O'Neill

*THE OMEGA MEN #27: "A Man's World"
Art: Paris Cullins & Rick Magyar

*DC COMICS PRESENTS #85: "The Jungle Line"
Art: Rick Veitch & Al Williamson
Cover: Rick Veitch

*TALES OF THE GREEN LANTERN CORPS ANNUAL #2: "Tygers"
Artist: Kevin O'Neill

*SUPERMAN #423: "Whatever Happened to the Man of Tomorrow" Part One
Art: Curt Swan & George Pérez
Cover: Curt Swan & Murphy Anderson

*ACTION COMICS #583: "Whatever Happened to the Man of Tomorrow" Part Two
Art: Curt Swan & Kurt Schaffenberger
Cover: Curt Swan & Murphy Anderson

*SECRET ORIGINS #10: "Footsteps"
Art: Joe Orlando
Cover: Jim Aparo

*TALES OF THE GREEN LANTERN CORPS ANNUAL #3: "In Blackest Night"
Art: Bill Willingham & Terry Austin

*BATMAN ANNUAL #11: "Mortal Clay"
Art: George Freeman
Cover: John Byrne

*BATMAN: THE KILLING JOKE
Art: Brian Bolland

DC UNIVERSE: THE STORIES OF ALAN MOORE TP will be solicited in the November Previews (Volume XV #11) and is scheduled to arrive in stores in January.