The Mindscape of Alan Moore

A double-disc dvd with over three hours of exclusive bonus material.

“The film leads the audience through Moore’s world with the writer himself as guide, beginning with his childhood background, following the evolution of his career as he transformed the comics medium, through to his immersion in a magical worldview where science, spirituality and society are part of the same universe.”

78-minute documentary feature with Dolby Digital surround sound. Original music by Drew Richards with additional music by Bill Laswell & Alan Douglas, Lustmord and Spectre. Design by John Coulthart.

Written & directed by DeZ Vylenz.

Region 0. PAL & NTSC

DISC 1 includes ‘Making a Mindscape’ documentary, interviews with the director, special fx make-up artist and music composer, plus trailers and voiceover commentary. English, French, Spanish and Portuguese subtitles.

DISC 2 features exclusive interviews with artist collaborators Melinda Gebbie, Dave Gibbons, David Lloyd, Kevin O’Neill and José Villarubia, and comics historian Paul Gravett.

Available online at Shadowsnake.com or via Top Shelf.

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Alan Moore was interviewed by Jay Babcock for Arthur #4, inveighed against the Bush Administration and U.S. militarism in the run-up to the invasion of Iraq in Arthur #5, wrote an appreciation of Brian Eno in Arthur #17, and looked at the history of pornography in Arthur #25.

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About Jay Babcock

I am an independent writer and editor based in Tucson, Arizona. In 2022: I publish a weeklyish email newsletter called LANDLINE = https://jaybabcock.substack.com Previously: I co-founded and edited Arthur Magazine (2002-2008, 2012-13) and curated the three Arthur music festival events (Arthurfest, ArthurBall, and Arthur Nights) (2005-6). Prior to that I was a district office staffer for Congressman Henry A. Waxman, a DJ at Silver Lake pirate radio station KBLT, a copy editor at Larry Flynt Publications, an editor at Mean magazine, and a freelance journalist contributing work to LAWeekly, Mojo, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, Vibe, Rap Pages, Grand Royal and many other print and online outlets. An extended piece I wrote on Fela Kuti was selected for the Da Capo Best Music Writing 2000 anthology. In 2006, I was somehow listed in the Music section of Los Angeles Magazine's annual "Power" issue. In 2007-8, I produced a blog called "Nature Trumps," about the L.A. River. From 2010 to 2021, I lived in rural wilderness in Joshua Tree, Ca., where I practiced with Buddhist teacher Ruth Denison and was involved in various pro-ecology and social justice activist activities.