THE UNOFFICIAL COMPANION TO THE LEAGUE OF EXTRAORDINARY GENTLEMEN,
THE BLACK DOSSIER
by Jess Nevins
Introduction by Alan Moore, commentary by
Paperback: 208 pages; Dimensions (in
inches): 6 x 9
Release Date: August 2008
List Price: $15.95
on the heels of the well-received HEROES & MONSTERS and A BLAZING WORLD,
this new companion is the invaluable book length analysis of THE LEAGUE OF
EXTRAORDINARY GENTLEMEN: BLACK DOSSIER, containing panel-by-panel
annotations, as well as exclusive interview and commentary with
award-winning creators Alan Moore and Kevin O’Neill.
mere appendix to the books themselves, since an appendix is an organ that
serves no vital function and which explodes on inconvenient occasions.
Rather, I think of these companion volumes as having a necessary organic
place in the body of the work itself, a kind of useful and symbiotic gut
flora (and I wince at the bacterial analogy for something so inherently
grand), essential to the organism’s survival, an irreplaceable aid to its
digestion.” – Alan Moore
JESS NEVINS is the World Fantasy Award-nominated author of THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF
FANTASTIC VICTORIANA, the forthcoming ENCYCLOPEDIA OF PULP HEROES, and the
previous LOEG companions, HEROES & MONSTERS and A BLAZING WORLD.
ALAN MOORE is the author of
the award-winning WATCHMEN, FROM HELL, and SWAMP THING.