By the entirely perfect Michael Kupperman

I didn’t get to do my usual Best Comics of 2020 for the Irish Times, since COVID has reduced page counts all over the media landscape and the space for it was cut. BUT since my yearly round-ups (2019, 2018, 2017, 2016) have always been quite popular (i.e. I get loads of very animated people in my mentions arguing about it for a very long time afterwards, which only usually happens if you slag off the GAA or the Irish language), I thought it best to continue that momentum and stick my thoughts here instead.

The downside is I do…


Alan Moore by Bill Sinkiewicz, 1987 for The Comics Journal
Alan Moore by Bill Sinkiewicz, 1987 for The Comics Journal
Alan Moore by Bill Sinkiewicz, 1987 for The Comics Journal

In September of 2016, I spent a pleasant evening chatting with Alan Moore while he was promoting his novel, Jerusalem. In the end, we gabbed on for so long it generated 8,000 words for a 1,400 word slot in the Irish Times, which also had to fit in loads of biographical information for the casual reader. …

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Writer: Observer, Irish Times, Guardian, NYT. Former drinks-dispenser to MaryMcAleese. Expert on Steve Bruce books & Rush Hour Crushes.

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