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The Vorrh To Be Unleashed At Pitt Rivers

Thursday, November 8th, 2012

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Honest Publishing is proud to announce the launch of THE VORRH by BRIAN CATLING at the PITT RIVERS MUSEUM in Oxford on 15 November 2012, 6.00pm.

THE VORRH is Brian Catling’s long-awaited epic fantasy creation, the first novel in an astounding new trilogy. The launch features an exclusive reading by Brian Catling. There will also be a special guest appearance by renowned fantasy writer ALAN MOORE. He is to announce the winner of the prize draw, who will receive an original and collectible piece of artwork by Brian Catling.

BRIAN CATLING is an artist, sculptor, writer and poet, whose works include A Court of Miracles (2009), The Stumbling Block (1990) and The Blindings (1995) published by Book Works. He is Professor of Fine Art at the Ruskin School of Drawing & Fine Art, University of Oxford and has performed and exhibited at numerous galleries and venues including the Serpentine, the ICA, and Matt’s Gallery.

ALAN MOORE has written the foreword to The Vorrh. He is a celebrated British writer of comics and graphic novels, particularly well-known for his works Watchmen, V for Vendetta and From Hell.

The PITT RIVERS MUSEUM is a department of the University of Oxford and a world-renowned centre for teaching and research. The museum was founded in 1884 when General Pitt Rivers, an influential figure in the development of archaeology and evolutionary anthropology, gave his collection to the University. Today it displays over half a million archaeological and ethnographic objects from all parts of the world.

Pitt Rivers Museum
South Parks Road
Oxford, OX1 3PP
01865 270927
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The Honest Alan Moore Interview – Part 3: On Comics, How to Break Into Comics, and Modern Culture

Monday, December 5th, 2011

Welcome to the third and final part of our interview with Alan Moore. In this concluding section, we speak to the Watchmen and V for Vendetta creator about comics, the work he has enjoyed most, the state of modern culture, the trick to making it big in the comics world, the potential of comics as a medium, and how he’d like to be remembered. (more…) more»

The Honest Alan Moore Interview – Part 2: The Occupy Movement, Frank Miller, and Politics

Friday, December 2nd, 2011

Here’s the second part of our interview with comic book legend Alan Moore, in which the creator of Watchmen and V for Vendetta speaks about the Occupy protests, Frank Miller (and Miller’s trenchant anti-Occupy stance), and what needs to change in politics. You can read the first part of our interview HERE and the final part HERE. Our thanks once again to Alan Moore for his time. (more…) more»

The Honest Alan Moore Interview – Part 1: Publishing and Kindle

Thursday, December 1st, 2011

Honest Publishing recently spoke to writer and comic book legend Alan Moore, creator of critically acclaimed works including Watchmen, V for Vendetta, and From Hell. We’d like to thank Alan Moore for his incredible generosity and for being very open and honest with us.

In the first part of our interview, we picked his brains on the shape of publishing, writing as a full-time occupation, and his take on the Kindle. (more…) more»