Alan Moore, by Frank Quitely.
Here’s a pretty reasonable photo of him, which looks a lot like this portrait is based on it: http://plausibledeniability.tumblr.com/post/4303022583/alan-moores-beard
Or, for the pure art fan, a picture of that rare beast, Alan Moore’s chin, aged 18: http://plausibledeniability.tumblr.com/post/3759910290/alan-moores-chin-momentofmoore-by-the-tail
Comment by Jack — June 13, 2011 @ 1:55 pm
Yup, that’s our Alan alright.
Comment by Hugh — June 13, 2011 @ 2:24 pm
Zombie or Lich? Too smart for a zombie I think.
Comment by Ben Wilson — June 13, 2011 @ 2:41 pm
There’s also a photo of him, as an illustration, in the book The Voice in The Fire.
Comment by Richard — June 13, 2011 @ 2:54 pm
Of course, it’s when he talks that you get the biggest surprise. He LOOKS for all the world like a modern-day Gandalf, and you’d think that’s how he’d sound, rumbly and erudite. But when he speaks it’s all Barry from Auf Wiedersehen, Pet.
His reading from Rorschach’s Diary (available on You Tube) cannot be un-heard.
Comment by Jet Simian — June 13, 2011 @ 4:52 pm
Check out his wikipedia site: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alan_Moore – esp. the man-jewellery in the second photo half way down the page… Awesome.
Comment by Conor Roberts — June 13, 2011 @ 6:32 pm
Conor – five quid says he ordered it out of the Alchemy Gothic catalogue.
Comment by Hugh — June 13, 2011 @ 6:46 pm
For added awesomness, check out Neil Gaiman’s photos from Alan Moore and Melinda Gebbie’s wedding from 2007.
(Yes, that Neil Gaiman).
Comment by Hugo Drax — June 13, 2011 @ 8:29 pm
Someday, I too will be so cool that Neil Gaiman will come to my wedding.
Comment by LucyJH — June 14, 2011 @ 11:57 am
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