The trade paperback edition of Cinema Purgatorio is now available via an Avatar Press Providence Compendium Kickstarter campaign. Kickstarter backer levels range from $20 to $699. The Purgatorio add-on costs $19.
Purgatorio is not listed on the main campaign screen, but after clicking on any of the rewards, the Alan Moore and Kevin O’Neill Purgatorio collection shows in an add-on menu. Continue reading →
Bleeding Cool is reporting that that Cinema Purgatorio box set that was supposed to be due in stores in November 2019 is now due October 7, 2020. The $39.99 box set includes all 18 individual issues of Purgatorio, though features random covers. Continue reading →
Amazon has new Kevin O’Neill cover art for the new “The Complete Collection” paperback edition of Cinema Purgatorio. currently due out May 12, 2020. The trade contains just the Moore and O’Neill Purgatorio stories and has a new title “This is Sinerama.” Continue reading →
For whatever reason there’s no collection available as of mid-November 2019. There are a couple of collections in the works, though.
In early October, a listing for a $19.99 Cinema Purgatorio Collection Paperback (due out April 28, 2020) appeared at Amazon. Soon thereafter Bleeding Cool ran a brief story about it, with essentially no additional information. Based on the cover art shown at Amazon, the collection appears to include just the Alan Moore and Kevin O’Neill’s Purgatorio stories.
We’ve published basic annotations for all the stories in Cinema Purgatorio #16. There are now only two more issues to go – so some of these plots are showing signs of nearing their conclusions. There’s a lot interesting stuff in this issue, from Superman to The Thing to Bubble Bobble to Admiral Farragut to a Kaiju named Baby. Find all the exciting pages via the annotations index page.
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There’s still work to be done, but we’ve got basic annotations up for all the stories in Cinema Purgatorio #15. Find all the exciting pages via our annotations index. Add comments to let us know what we missed or got wrong.
AMPU issues 1 through 7 were drawn by Michael DiPascale. DiPascale had done quite a bit artwork for Avatar Press, including drawing Absolution, God Is Dead, and lots of covers from Providence Weird Pulp variants to various Uber and Crossed covers. In September 2016, DiPascale posted that he had “severed all ties” with Avatar Press.
The production crew has basic annotations up for all the stories in Cinema Purgatorio #14. The latest issue features Blue Skies, General Custer, a terraformer, Tod Browning and plenty more, including some minor errors we’ve noted at the nitpicks page.
Get all your favorite annotations via the encyclopedic Annotations Index page. Help us fill in more details by adding your comments.