Alan Moore The Courtyard Companion

Alan Moore The Courtyard Companion

By Alan Moore

Avatar Press, Paperback, 9781592910168, 72pp.

Publication Date: February 10, 2000

Description
The story itself was just the beginning of the mystery of what lurks in the Courtyard. "The Courtyard Companion" delves deep into the Lovecraftian roots of the masterpiece This volume reprints the original script it was drawn from with full annotations of all of the Lovecraftian references (over one hundred in total) painstakingly researched by scholar NG Christakos. Also included is Alan Moore's original short story the series was adapted from, several new pinups and art by series artist Jacen Burrows, and a new essay from adapter Antony Johnston.


About the Author

Alan Moore is widely considered to be the greatest comic book writer of all time. With over thirty years dedicated to the medium, his body of work includes Watchmen (the best-selling graphic novel in history), From Hell, The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Swamp Thing, Tom Strong, Promethea, V for Vendetta, and Lost Girls, just to name a few.He is the nine-time winner of the Eisner Award for Best Writer, and recipient of a Hugo Award. Avatar Press has published numerous Moore projects in recent years, including his seminal guide to graphic storytelling, WRITING FOR COMICS. His other Avatar projects include HYPOTHETICAL LIZARD, YUGGOTH CULTURES, and the highly anticipated Fall 2011 release, NEONOMICON.