Don’t leave home without your sword – your intellect.
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|Birth:||18th November, 1953|
|Profession:||Cartoonist, Magician, Novelist, Screenwriter, Writer|
Alan Oswald Moore is an English writer primarily known for his work in comic books, a medium where he has produced a number of critically acclaimed and popular series, including Watchmen, V for Vendetta, and From Hell. Frequently described as the best graphic novel writer in history, he has also been described as one of the most important British writers of the last fifty years. He has occasionally used such pseudonyms as Curt Vile, Jill de Ray, and Translucia Baboon. Moore started out writing for British underground and alternative fanzines in the late 1970s before achieving success publishing comic strips in such magazines as 2000 AD and Warrior. Despite his own personal objection to them, his books have provided the basis for a number of Hollywood films, including From Hell 2001, The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen 2003, V for Vendetta 2005 and Watchmen 2009. Moore has also been referenced in popular culture, and has been recognised as an influence on a variety of literary and television figures including Neil Gaiman, Joss Whedon, and Damon Lindelof.
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