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Comic book legend Alan Moore did not like Game of Thrones

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Game of Thrones Season 8 wasn’t everyone’s cup of tea. The season finale divided the fan base into two. One was satisfied with the ending, the other demanded a season remake. However, there was another group of people who did not like HBO epic in its entirety. Legendary comics creator Alan Moore, recently revealed he was one of them.

Why didn’t Alan Moore like Game of Thrones?

In an interview with ScreenRant, Moore explained, “I want to be almost lifted into a different neurology by a fantasy story. I want something that actually rewires my view of reality while I’m immersed in that book, that allows me all sorts of different possibilities that I hadn’t considered.”

“That’s what I tend to want from fantasy … having seen only a few episodes of Game of Thrones, and this is not a condemnation of it, I’ve not seen more than that, but it did seem to me to be The Sopranos set in Fifth-Century Dorset. That was my impression; that it was a family saga with bloody betrayals and all of the rest of it, but it was in Fifth-Century Dorset rather than in New York State or whatever.”

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Who is Alan Moore?

Alan Moore is a coveted author who has contributed to some of the most famous comic book titles, that include Watchmen, V for Vendetta, The Ballad of Halo Jones, Swamp Thing, Superman (Whatever Happened to the Man of Tomorrow?), Batman: The Killing Joke, and From Hell. He joined DC comics in the 1970s as “the first comics writer living in Britain to do prominent work in America”.

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Sayantan is a keen follower of everything pop culture; from films, shows, anime to video games and latest memes. He started writing professionally for Wiki of Thrones during the 2021 lockdown, and has been developing his writing and editing skills ever since. Sayantan has since worked for several reputed firms, such as Collider and FandomWire, gathering experience and nods from some of the best in the industry. With a growing repertoire amassing renowned websites, Sayantan is your go to guy for all things Game of Thrones and House of the Dragon. When he is not hunting for headlines and theories, you can find him engrossed in fantasy shows, conspiracy theories and video games.

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