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Old 01-10-2013, 08:09 PM   #105
Tacit Ronin
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Default Re: Mark Millar now snubbing Marvel Disney...?

I would say Millar is much closer to "wanting" to be Moore in that case. Millar has a big thing about heroes in the real world, though he's far more...playful, I guess is the right word, about it than Moore ever was.
Moore only wanted heroes in the "real world" for a small amount of time in his career. Now he parades around the belief that 80's gritty movement and 90's EXTREME has pretty much killed comics. His own League of Extraordinary Gentlemen is a refreshingly light adventure.

Alan Moore on comics:

They've lost a lot of their original innocence, and they can't get that back. And, they're stuck, it seems, in this kind of depressive ghetto of grimness and psychosis. I'm not too proud of being the author of that regrettable trend.
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