Comic legend Alan Moore's highly-influential classic of British comics, presented to a new generation coloured and remastered for the very first time. "Where did she go? Out. What did she do? Everything..." Bored and frustrated with her life in 50th-century leisure-ghetto housing estate 'The Hoop', 18-year-old everywoman Halo Jones yearns for the infinite sights and sounds of the universe. Pledging to escape on a fantastic voyage, she sets in motion events unimaginab≤ a spell on a luxury space-liner, a brush with an interstellar war - Halo Jones faces hardship and adventure in the name of freedom in the limitless cosmos. A galaxy-spanning story, comics' first bona fide feminist space opera, and the first true epic to grace the bibliography of arguably the greatest comic book writer the world has ever known. … (more)
On Pwuc, the catsblood never ran dry. Catsblood, actually distilled from the fermented pulp of the dwarf dice-melon, tasted better than the name implied...whereas Pwus, fifth planet in the Arcturan system looked even uglier than it sounded."
The war...it was like a mother to me. Mother's dead now, so what's the point? What's the point of me?
The nose lifts as I prepare to tear free of Moab's gravity. It feels like a web, straining against me, growing taut, finally snapping strand by strand...and them I'm out. Just out.