Alan Moore on comics

Watchmen author Alan Moore: I’m definitely done with comics’:

I said round about 2011 that I thought that it had serious and worrying implications for the future if millions of adults were queueing up to see Batman movies. Because that kind of infantilisation — that urge towards simpler times, simpler realities — that can very often be a precursor to fascism.

And this:

Hundreds of thousands of adults [are] lining up to see characters and situations that had been created to entertain the 12-year-old boys — and it was always boys — of 50 years ago. I didn’t really think that superheroes were adult fare.