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V for Vendetta For all of the criticism heaped on movie versions of novels and other literary works well deserved in many cases , there are times when the filmmakers get it very right e.g., Lord of the Rings, the Princess Bride, Schindler s List The Graphic Novel, in particular, is a format that lends itself well to adaptation and, in the right hands, can often IMPROVE on the source material Examples of this, IMHO, would include From Hell, Road to Perdition and Sin City To that small but distinctive li For all of the criticism heaped on movie versions of novels and other literary works well deserved in many cases , there are times when the filmmakers get it very right e.g., Lord of the Rings, the Princess Bride, Schindler s List The Graphic Novel, in particular, is a format that lends itself well to adaptation and, in the right hands, can often IMPROVE on the source material Examples of this, IMHO, would include From Hell, Road to Perdition and Sin City To that small but distinctive list I would add V for Vendetta as I thought the film version was superior to the print That s not to say the graphic novel is not good Alan Moore deserves a lot of credit for this ground breaking, original story Had I not seen the movie prior to reading this, I would likely have been farimpressed with it However, as it is, I couldn t help feeling that the film did a better job of conveying the oppressive nature of the fascist society envisioned in the story The stellar cast assembled for the movie didn t hurt I adored this graphic novel, every single page of it If I could give itthan 5 stars, then I would. A 83% Very Good NotesA Miltonian antihero in an Orwellian world, the hero s a kind of philosopher Batman, but for anarchy instead of law. Prison What exactly is prison Is it just the confinement in which we are placed after crime Or is it somethingCan we become imprisoned without being aware of it Can we even imprison ourselves Perhaps even to the state Alan Moore depicts these questions in this scary graphic novel that is set in some crazy right winged London that reeks of fascism and corruption It s a dark, eerily real place it is a place that might have actually been in an alternate history Just like inWatchme Prison What exactly is prison Is it just the confinement in which we are placed after crime Or is it somethingCan we become imprisoned without being aware of it Can we even imprison ourselves Perhaps even to the state Alan Moore depicts these questions in this scary graphic novel that is set in some crazy right winged London that reeks of fascism and corruption It s a dark, eerily real place it is a place that might have actually been in an alternate history Just like inWatchmen Moore shows us an alternative past that is stark and weirdly possible The people stru I enjoyed the 2005 film V for Vendetta starring Natalie Portman and Hugo Weaving and so my son bought me the book The BOOK turned out to be a graphic novel I asked if this was an illustrated version of the literature and searched to discover that this WAS the book So the graphic novel sat on my bookcase for months and months while I read other books,traditionally published But then I learned that Neil Gaiman had publishe I struggled for a long time with the growing notion that conservatives simply aren t funny At first it seemed a silly idea, since conservatism draws from sources as varied as progressivism all levels of intelligence and wealth, all kinds of people from all walks of life yet none of them are funny.Certainly they can tell jokes and be charming, but not satirical, not biting Subversion doesn t come naturally to them, and it should have been clear why Conservatism relies on ideals, on grand her I struggled for a long time with the growing notion that conservatives simply aren t funny At first it seemed a silly idea, since conservatism draws from sources as varied as progressivism all levels of intelligence and wealth, all kinds of people from all walks of life yet none of them are funny.Certainly they can tell jokes and be charming, but not satirical, not biting Subversion doesn t come naturally to them, and it should have been clear why Conservatism relies on ideals, on grand he Remember, Remember The Fifth Of November A Frightening And Powerful Tale Of The Loss Of Freedom And Identity In A Chillingly Believable Totalitarian World, V For Vendetta Stands As One Of The Highest Achievements Of The Comics Medium And A Defining Work For Creators Alan Moore And David Lloyd.Set In An Imagined Future England That Has Given Itself Over To Fascism, This Groundbreaking Story Captures Both The Suffocating Nature Of Life In An Authoritarian Police State And The Redemptive Power Of The Human Spirit Which Rebels Against It Crafted With Sterling Clarity And Intelligence, V For Vendetta Brings An Unequaled Depth Of Characterization And Verisimilitude To Its Unflinching Account Of Oppression And Resistance. 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Originally reviewed at Bookwraiths.When I picked up this graphic novel after years of telling myself I d get to it one of these days , I really wanted to love it Watchmen by Moore is one of my all time, favorite graphic novels, so I always envisioned V for Vendetta being another masterpiece of comic writing along those same lines not only entertaining but enlightening as well Unfortunately, I was immensely disappointed by this graphic novel.Now, to be fair, I hate overtly political literary Originally reviewed at Bookwraiths.When I picked up this graphic novel after years of telling myself I d get to it one of these days , I really wanted to love it Watchmen by Moore is one of my all time, favorite graphic novels, so I always envisioned V for Vendetta being another masterpiece of comic writing along those same lines not only entertaining but enlightening as well Unfortunately, I was immensely disappointed by this graphic novel.Now, to be fair, I hate overtly political literary works If a writer wishes to explore political themes in the framework of an interesting and compelling story then I am fine with that, but I personally do not enjoy stories that are only about politics And for those of you who have read V for Vendetta, you already know that this graphic novel is 100% a work of political theology It preaches It prods It shouts If Watchmen is Alan Moore s Sergeant Pepper, and From Hell his Abbey Road And in the end the love you take is equal to the number of prostitutes you disembowl then V For Vendetta is his Rubber Soul Like Rubber Soul it tends to get overlooked and undervalued because it s merely a perfect pop record rather then a artform redefining masterpiece V is simply put a potent piece of Pop Art The story is bracing, the art beautiful, the way it plays with iconography of human V for Vendetta V for Vendetta Complete , Alan Moore 2015 360.


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About the Author: Alan Moore

Alan Moore is an English writer most famous for his influential work in comics, including the acclaimed graphic novels Watchmen, V for Vendetta and From Hell He has also written a novel, Voice of the Fire, and performs workings one off performance art spoken word pieces with The Moon and Serpent Grand Egyptian Theatre of Marvels, some of which have been released on CD.As a comics writer, Moor Alan Moore is an English writer most famous for his influential work in comics, including the acclaimed graphic novels Watchmen, V for Vendetta and From Hell He has also written a novel, Voice of the Fire, and performs workings one off performance art spoken word pieces with The Moon and Serpent Grand Egyptian Theatre of Marvels, some of which have been released on CD.As a comics writer, Moore is notable for being one of the first writers to apply literary and formalist sensibilities to the mainstream of the medium As well as including challenging subject matter and adult themes, he brings a wide range of influences to his work, from the literary authors such as William S Burroughs, Thomas Pynchon, Robert Anton Wilson and Iain Sinclair New Wave science fiction writers such as Michael Moorcock horror writers such as Clive Barker to the cinematic filmmakers such as Nicolas Roeg Influences within comics include Will Eisner, Harvey Kurtzman, Jack Kirby and Bryan Talbot