August 09, 2003

The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen

Ian Hamet went to see this dog of a film, and surprisingly was mildly entertained--proof positive of the power of low expectations, because as Ian carefully outlines they eviscerated the story, dumbed it down, and made a number of ridiculous additions.

The book, on the other hand, sounds somewhat interesting, especially to a fan of Allan Quatermain like me. Ian, was that the novelization of the movie you were talking about, or the comic book series on which the movie was based?

Posted by Will Duquette at August 9, 2003 06:43 PM

Ian said:

Good lord, I meant the comics! I avoid novelizations like I avoid West Nile virus!

I neglected to mention that Moore and the artist (whose name eludes me at the moment) are putting out a sequel series to the original right now. The collected version of that should be out within the year, but the first series is out now, at a reasonable $15.

Ian said:

Good lord, I meant the comics! I avoid novelizations like I avoid West Nile virus!

I neglected to mention that Moore and the artist (whose name eludes me at the moment) are putting out a sequel series to the original right now. The collected version of that should be out within the year, but the first series is out now, at a reasonable $15.

Will Duquette said:

I hope to off to a bookstore today; I'll keep an eye out.