November 18th, 1953
is an English writer. Moore's most significant
related work is
Batman: The Killing Joke
, pencilled by
. Prior to this he did a crossover with Swamp Thing in
and wrote the
Batman Annual #11
has become one the most influential and debated stories ever published by DC. Moore is uncredited on its The Killing Joke 2016 animated feature and receives no royalties at his request, like all movie adaptations of his work.
Batman works Edit
Justice League story featuring Batman and Jason Todd assisting to thrawt Mongul in the Fortress of Solitude.
Swamp Thing takes over Gotham with overgrowth until Abby Arcane is released from custody.
Preston Payne goes to a department store to proclaim his love for the mannequin Helena and encounters Batman.
The Killing Joke Edit
The idea of doing a Joker story with Alan Moore was Bolland's idea. Moore had a falling out with DC by this time and agreed to do it only as a favor to editor
Tim Burton took Moore out to lunch, seeking advice prior to filming the 1989 film. Burton and  Sam Hamm received a copy of the Killing Joke script from DC before the artwork was completed.
↑ Salisbury, Mark, Artists on Comic Art (Titan Books, 2000)
ISBN 1-84023-186-6, p. 19
Moore's murderer - The Guardian UK 2002 ↑
Batman Take One - Comics Scene #3, July 1988
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