Alan Moore
(born 1953, Northampton, England)

Celebrated comicbook writer whose serials and graphic novels have brought a literary sensibility to bear upon a popular medium. Saga of the Swamp Thing, Watchmen and V for Vendetta have all been marked by Moores radical humanism and passionate commitment to social justice. The last ten years have seen him complete his epic Jack the Ripper anti-mythos, From Hell, now released as a motion picture.