From the March 2015 start, this blog was and is the collaboration of Robert Derie and Joe Linton. After invaluable assistance via comments, Alexx Kay joined our team in December 2015. If you are feeling appreciative and generous, support Facts in the Case of Alan Moore’s Providence via our Patreon page.
Joe Linton is a writer, activist, and artist. He lives in Los Angeles, California, with his wife and daughter. He is the author of the book Down by the Los Angeles River. His writing can be found at Streetsblog L.A., L.A. Creek Freak, and The Periodic Fable – which includes his writing on comics, including annotating Alan Moore comics: Splash Brannigan, God Is Dead and Crossed Plus One Hundred. He is heading up teams annotating Cinema Purgatorio and Jerusalem, too.
You can follow Joe on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram or email him at linton.joe [at] gmail.com.
Robert Derie is a writer. He lives in Georgia. He is the author of Sex and the Cthulu Mythos and The Collected Letters of Robert E. Howard – Index and Addenda. His writing can be found at The Unpublishable, a weekly fiction blog, and he works to expand Wikithulhu, a weird scholarship wiki.
You can follow Bobby on Twitter.
Alexx Kay is a professional game designer. He lives in Boston, Massachusetts. He is a lifelong reader, a storyteller since 1981, and a pseudo-historian since 1992.
You can follow Alexx on Livejournal and see and support his other projects on Patreon.
Alexx commented extensively from early on, and officially joined the Facts in the Case of Alan Moore’s Providence team in December 2015.
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When Providence is complete you should seriously consider publishing your annotations and articles. Perhaps hit up Moore and Burrows for an interview and some peeks at their production work.
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Glad to see this blog. Providence has been one of the most beguiling comic series I’ve kept up with in a long time. It’s nice to have such a great resource to bounce off of.
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(Didn’t know where to put this)
Good news – comiclist.com’s list for “Next Week” say Providence #6 will be out on the coming Wednesday, much earlier than the December schedule!
Issue #7 i is supposed to follow two months later. According to Comics Cavalcade.
It may be obvious, but announced Avatar Press cover dates don’t really correspond to the month when the comic actually comes out.
RIght, but it’s nice when the book comes out sooner! Also nice to know when to actually expect the books.
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I didn’t find this anywhere on your site, so I made it! Feel free to incorporate it into your site!
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Will do! Thanks for putting this together. (I was thinking we should be doing a page like this – with several key “what to read first” stories before each issue. We did some of these as “what to read before Providence X” posts – but we never got around to fixing and compiling those.)
Congratulations for this fantastic initiative!
Your website is as an indispensable part of reading *Providence* as *The Courtyard* and *Neonomicon* are. Like a single (and unique!) experience of reading spreading on 4 media (not mentioning HPL works, to start with!).
About Mangonebulax’ order list suggestion (*How to Read Alan Moore’s Providence*), *The Courtyard* and *Neonomicon* should be added to the list since the whole masterpiece isn’t complete without them.
Concerning *The Courtyard*, I was extremely surprised not to find any comments page about it on the site. 😯 I think it deserves the attention too, and would certainly lead to delightful observations and theories. 🤩
See this page which incorporates Mangonebulax’s work: https://factsprovidence.wordpress.com/moore-lovecraft-comics-annotation-index/reading-order-guide-to-what-lovecraft-to-read-before-providence/