Alec Worley

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Alec Worley writes comics for 2000 AD, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and others. (And no, he doesn’t draw the pictures.) He also writes fiction.

He spent several years as a projectionist in the picture palaces and fleapits of London’s West End, before jacking it all in to become a movie journalist writing for Sight & Sound, Empire, Total Film, SFX, and others. In 2005 he published his first book,
Empires of the Imagination: A Critical Survey of Fantasy Cinema from Georges Méliès to The Lord of the Rings.

Alec got into comics through the slush pile at 2000 AD for whom he went on to write for classic characters Judge Dredd, Judge Anderson, and Robo-Hunter, as well as create two original series: paranormal comedy Dandridge (with artist Warren
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Average rating: 3.72 · 282 ratings · 61 reviews · 31 distinct works
Judge Anderson: Year One

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Heartbreaker (Judge Anderso...

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The Abyss (Judge Anderson: ...

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Age of The Wolf

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Whispers (Warhammer 40,000)

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Stormseeker

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A Dream of the Nevertime (J...

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Anderson: The Deep End

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Fritz Leiber's Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser by Howard Chaykin
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Never as big a fan of Fritz Leiber's Fafhrd and Grey Mouser stories as I feel I should be. Mike Mignola's pencils are predictably brilliant here (inked by Al Williamson with colours by Sherlyn van Valkensurgh and letters by Michael Heisler), and the ...more
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Wonder Woman, Volume 1 by Brian Azzarello
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Inventive and absorbing Sandman-esque take on the Amazon princess.
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So You've Been Publicly Shamed by Jon Ronson
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Rational, compassionate, and much-needed. However, the culture of online shaming has mutated so explosively since the book's publication, it feels perhaps like it's only scratching the surface of what is an increasingly complex social phenomenon.
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