By Alan Moore
What terrifying strength lives within the middle of your tv? Hugo Award-winning writer Alan Moore (WATCHMEN) introduces us to an entity created on the sunrise of tv, a synthetic deity made extra strong each evening we worship sooner than the altar of the boob tube.
Maureen Cooper isn't genuine. She is an apparition summoned to displays, into houses, into the hearts and brain of the viewing viewers through Carol Livesly. yet Carol Livesly isn't the god that creates the illusions that seize the brain and bind the soul. She is barely a servant of a better strength. a better, hungry strength, as previous because the international and perpetually new. As, might be, are all of us. Alan Moore, grasp and magician of storytelling, tears again the veil of 1 of the main arcane of enchantments —- The Magic of tv! half grimoire, half grim invocation of items which are all too traditional, mild OF THY COUNTENANCE is an unique and breathtaking tale via Alan Moore, tailored to picture novella structure by way of Antony Johnston, maintaining each observe.
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