Cinema Purgatorio #1, 48 pages, cover date April 2016, released May 4 2016. (Note: Kickstarter version is dated February 2016)
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- “The Fatal Officers in ‘Hushed Up!'” by Alan Moore and Kevin O’Neill
- “1: You Never Forget Your First Time” by Garth Ennis and Raulo Caceres
- “Untitled” [38 years after the Etheric Invasion, the West Atlantic Desert.] by Kieron Gillen and Ignacio Calero
- “The First Day.” by Max Brooks and Michael DiPascale
- “Untitled” [The Vast, chapter 1] by Christos Gage and Gabriel Andrade
Page 2 (behind table of contents)
- This “Screen Regrets” image appeared in a slightly different form on Moore collaborator Mitch Jenkins Instagram feed. Monroe’s face and neck appear to have been manipulated to look older and more wrinkled.
- Marilyn Monroe (1926-1962) was a famous actress.
- “I just wish I was dead” is very similar to a line from a poem written by Monroe, which begins:
Oh damn I wish that I were
dead — absolutely nonexistent —
gone away from here — from
everywhere but how would I
- The quote perhaps refers to Monroe’s death by overdose at age 36. She never lived to be the advanced age shown here.
- Available here at “16d” (written 1/6d) is 1 shilling and sixpence – in today’s money approximately 7.5 pence, (or £0.075 or $0.11 U.S.). This price dates this image roughly around the 1960s.