Letterer and designer Todd Klein has unveiled Alphabets of Desire, an 11-inch by 17-inch print about about alphabets and language and their impact on magic, written by Alan Moore and lettered and designed by Klein.
On his blog, Klein reveals the origin of the project, which began as a lettering sampler, but evolved into something more.
The signed, limited-edition Alphabets of Desire can be purchased on Klein’s website.
The press release is posted after the break.
Todd Klein is proud to announce the release of “ALPHABETS OF DESIRE,” an 11 by 17 inch print newly written by Alan Moore, designed and lettered by Todd Klein, in which Alan explores the importance of letters, alphabets, words, and language in every aspect of our culture and consciousness. Beginning with “A is for Apple,” Alan explains how letters are “the titans on whose shoulders the entire Earth is resting.” Along the way he paints several enticing word pictures appealing to all the senses, delves into the history of alphabets and language, their impact on magic and the magic of their impact. Find out how he gets there in this exclusive item, suitable for framing, available only on kleinletters.com
Alan Moore is known as one of the most influential writers in comics, and has been widely acclaimed for works such as WATCHMEN, FROM HELL, V FOR VENDETTA, THE LEAGUE OF EXTRAORDINARY GENTLEMEN, and PROMETHEA. Todd Klein is an award winning comic book letterer and designer best known for his work with Neil Gaiman on SANDMAN, and with Alan Moore on the entire AMERICA’S BEST COMICS line. Together they have crafted this deluxe print, black ink on cream-colored Wausau Exacta Vellum Bristol paper, with each apple hand-colored by Todd, and each print signed by both Todd and Alan. Only 500 copies are available for sale, so log on to kleinletters.com to order yours now. Such an opportunity may not occur again!