A Dave Gibbons autobiography is set to release later this year from Dark Horse Books. According to ComicsBeat, this new book will collect Gibbons’ art and stories as it tells the tale of his life and career. The comic book icon’s work will be presented alphabetically by analyzing his career through short anecdotes. The book is aptly titled Confabulation: An Anecdotal Autobiography.
Who is Dave Gibbons?
Dave Gibbons is a veteran of the comic industry. He has hundreds of writing and artistic credits throughout the comics field. These credits include solo titles like The Originals and some fantastic partnerships. He has worked with other titans in the industry like Frank Miller, Len Wein, Mark Waid, and more. However, it is his collaborations with Alan Moore that have drawn the most attention. The iconic duo worked together on some incredible series like Watchmen. They have also been in charge of some of the best storylines like Superman’s “For The Man Who Has Everything.”
This Dave Gibbons autobiography promises to explore these relationships. Offering insight like never before on what happened behind the scenes. It will also look at the career path of the comic book icon and tell a story not heard before.
How Can You Tell An Autobiography Alphabetically?
The official synopsis from Dark Horse gives a bit more information on what Dave Gibbon’s autobiography will tell. It will use “informally written anecdotes” to reveal unseen aspects of his career. From comic pitches and his early life as a fanzine artist to infiltrating DC Comics, nothing is off-limits. The book will look at Gibbons’ work on Doctor Who and meeting Tom Baker. It will also discuss his induction into the Eisner Hall of Fame. Gibbons speaks for the first time about the dissolution of his partnership with Moore. Plus, it offers over 300 rarely seen and unpublished art pieces and photographs.
Spanning Gibbons’ 40+ year career, this book will surely delight many comic fans. Dark Horse Books will release Confabulation: An Anecdotal Autobiography in all of its 325-page glory on October 25.