This morning, Top Shelf announced the long-awaited next installment of Alan Moore and Kevin O'Neill's League of Extraordinary Gentlemen saga, shocking fans and retailers alike with the news that not only would O'Neill not be drawing it, but that after last year's "Century: 1910," Moore's scripts were jumping ahead almost 80 years for "League of Extraordinary Gentlemen: America 1988!"
Written by Moore with art by newcomer Rusty Shackles (filling in for O'Neill due to the latter's crippling addiction to "Pokemon SoulSilver"), "LOEG88" takes place in an era where the icons of popular fiction had moved out of dime novels and into movies and television, and today, ComicsAlliance has an exclusive look at the team and the solicitation for the first issue!
League of Extraordinary Gentlemen - America: 1988
When war-hero-turned-handyman Kesuke Miyagi is found drained of blood, it becomes clear that the occult gang known as the Lost Boys are targeting the only individuals that can stop them from complete domination of America. It's the perfect case for the League of Extraordinary Gentlemen--except that their government con
Novelist and comics writer Brad Meltzer ("Identity Crisis") has had his detractors over the years, and as the internet is the natural habitat of hateration, we've seen most of the criticisms about his work coming from message boards or bloggers -- but as would be expected, very little public vitriol from his fellow creators.
That all changed today, as we received a press release informing us that a formal
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