Saturday, January 28, 2012

Dont Start With The Moral Objections You Blue Peter Badge Wearing Ponce: Alan Moore's New Hero

Like a sad sack supporting character from the Big Bang Theory much of my information about the outside world comes from the guy who runs the comic book shop on Chapel Street. It was he who informed me that Alan Moore (Watchman, V For Vendetta, Swamp Thing, League of Extraordinary Gentlemen)'s new comic League III 2009 will feature Malcolm Tucker as one of its lead characters. It's going to be fascinating to see what Moore does with Tucker who will be reprising his role as chief enforcer for the fictional PM Tom Rudd. Apparently the US President will be Jed Bartlett in this universe so I for one am hoping for a showdown between Tucker and either Toby or Josh or both of them. If you don't know who Malcolm Tucker is here's a little primer of the man in action. Play this at work I dare you: