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Proving what kind of idiot I am, I was flipping through to page 56 before I realized it was all a joke.

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I’m just early enough into my read that I wasn’t sure which bits were true and which were jokes…although as it went along, I began to suspect something was up.

Wish I’d realized it was all jokes before I ate page 81, though. You were right, it was edible…but page 82 wasn’t.

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Jess Nevins said on November 20th, 2007 at 12:00 pm

God help me, I went looking for the Dan Didio image while thinking, “How could I have missed that?”

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Milkman Dan said on November 20th, 2007 at 12:45 pm

There’s never enough tantric threeways.

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Yeah, it was the Amazing Hitler-man that made me tilt my head, but the edible page made me really go, “heay, he just might be messing with us….”
Brilliant work and says a lot about Moore that so much of it is believable.

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See, here I was going “Jesus! How did he get a copy?”

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Get thee to The Beguiling – where copies (both cover variants) sit in fat stacks, and so much good stuff has come in over the past couple of weeks I left with a bill over $100, and had completely forgotten to pick up “Dossier”… which is what I went there for originally.

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Augh! I thought it was all true!

*sniffs* this is worse than santa claus….

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Personally, I was shocked to learn Quartermain is uncircumcized.

(Only $24.95 to find out if I’m kidding.)

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…er, Jim, even without looking at it, I’m not sure if that would be surprising whether it’s in the book or not. Quartermain was born at a time when only Jews were circumcised, after all, and he ain’t Jewish.

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I kind of wish things would go back to that way. Since my Protestant parents eat pork, they aren’t taking the Old Testament THAT seriously. Why did my foreskin have to pay for it?

I’ll get around to checking out Black Dossier soonish. I don’t even own Volume 2 yet, merely borrowed it at the time. The parodies of Moore’s crazy brilliance above made me laugh, and I completely fell for the main post. Color me gullible (it’s a shade of Puce).

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Damn you, MGK. You got me. Well done.

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…er, Jim, even without looking at it, I’m not sure if that would be surprising whether it’s in the book or not.

Yeah, see, I wasn’t so much expressing surprise at the conclusion as the evidence that was, er, presented.

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“However, I draw the line at hidden pictures of Twiki from the old Buck Rogers TV show.”

Bizarrely, one panel of From Hell really does contain a hidden R2D2. Not a joke; I think it came up in an Eddie Campbell interview once.

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Paul Pogue said on November 21st, 2007 at 2:39 pm

I find it extremely alarming that I find at least two-thirds of these to be entirely plausible.

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I haven’t read the book, and I had no idea any of this was fake. The edible page bit was, I thought, just you throwing in a joke about the craziness of Alan Moore’s concepts amidst all the “authentic” stuff.

Man, talk about meta.

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I just read the comic the other day.

I assumed all this stuff you mentioned was in the extras that I couldn’t be arsed to read.

Some people think I am a smart man. This particular chain of events is conclusive proof to the contrary.

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