Lance Parkin

Lance Parkin has written Doctor Who novels and non fiction, as well as writing or co-writing books on the works of Philip Pullman, Star Trek and Alias. His literary biography of Alan Moore, Magic Words: The Extraordinary Life of Alan Moore, is out now from Aurum Press.

MAGAZINE CONTENT BY LANCE PARKIN

Batman Year OneSuperhero Accessories: Part Three: Mo Bat-Money, Mo Bat-Problems

…continued from here. It’s worth noting that the original Klan and the fictional KKK seen in The Birth of a Nation were both begun by young rich white guys who lived in mansions. The hero… [more]

2.1Superhero Accessories: Part Two: Truth, Justice, All That Stuff

…continued from here. DC have long had a problem fitting Superman into the grimmer world the DC Universe has become now its readership mostly consists of adults. It’s clear that senior editors feel the ‘big… [more]

the-dark-knight-returns-on-a-horseSuperhero Accessories: Part One: Masked Vigilantes

Perhaps the most damning criticism Alan Moore made about superheroes has been overlooked in all the controversy around the ‘Last interview’: ‘the origin of capes and masks as ubiquitous superhero accessories can be deduced from… [more]

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