Alan Moore

1953 - Today

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Alan Moore (born 18 November 1953) is an English writer known primarily for his work in comic books including Watchmen, V for Vendetta, The Ballad of Halo Jones, Swamp Thing, Batman: The Killing Joke and From Hell. Regarded by some as the best comics writer in the English language, he is widely recognized among his peers and critics. He has occasionally used such pseudonyms as Curt Vile, Jill de Ray, and Translucia Baboon; also, reprints of some of his work have been credited to The Original Writer when Moore requested that his name be removed.Moore started writing for British underground and alternative fanzines in the late 1970s before achieving success publishing comic strips in such magazines as 2000 AD and Warrior. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alan Moore has received more than 3,911,175 page views. His biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 51 in 2019). Alan Moore is the 21st most popular comic artist (down from 19th in 2019), the 999th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 896th in 2019) and the most popular British Comic Artist.

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Among comic artists, Alan Moore ranks 21 out of 174Before him are Morris, Zdeněk Miler, Steve Ditko, Tsugumi Ohba, Rumiko Takahashi, and Georges Wolinski. After him are Leiji Matsumoto, Will Eisner, Quino, Milo Manara, André Franquin, and Don Rosa.

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Among people born in 1953, Alan Moore ranks 49Before him are Ron Jeremy, Manuel Pellegrini, Felix Magath, David Morse, Roberto Bolaño, and Steve Bannon. After him are Bill Pullman, John Zorn, Paul Krugman, Toomas Hendrik Ilves, Alisher Usmanov, and Ségolène Royal.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Alan Moore ranks 999 out of 6,924Before him are Woodes Rogers (1679), Alistair MacLean (1922), Matthew Lewis (1775), Alice Bailey (1880), Ian Stewart (1938), and Alma Reville (1899). After him are Margaret Pole, Countess of Salisbury (1473), Princess Marie of Orléans (1865), Charles Brandon, 1st Duke of Suffolk (1484), Eugen d'Albert (1864), Cozy Powell (1947), and Cliff Williams (1949).

Among COMIC ARTISTS In United Kingdom

Among comic artists born in United Kingdom, Alan Moore ranks 1After him are Quentin Blake (1932), David Lloyd (1950), Jamie Hewlett (1968), Dave Gibbons (1949), John Byrne (1950), Mark Millar (1969), Garth Ennis (1970), Warren Ellis (1968), and Dave McKean (1963).