"You find out about these characters that can do all these wonderful things, that can eat litter bins and inhale cars…"
Alan Moore - Interview on BBC Radio One “Saturday Live” (1984)
Saturday, 6pm, somewhere in 1984. Andy Batten Foster reads out a text passage from an issue of DC Comics’ Swamp Thing in the early twenties…
To counterpoint - and to a degree contradict - both the interview in The Chap this month and the interview on BBC Radio Four’s “Today" programme yesterday morning, I present the interview Moore did with magazine format show Saturday Live not long after starting his run on Swamp Thing, when he was still enthusiastic and before things soured.