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Title:
The ballad of Halo Jones. Volume 1 / Alan Moore, writer ; Ian Gibson, artist ; Barbara Nosenzo, colorist.
Title Variants:
Ballad of Halo Jones.
ISBN:
9781781086353
Publication Information:
Oxford, England : Rebellion, [2018]

©1984
Physical Description:
1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm
General Note:
"Originally serialised in 2000 AD progs 376-385."

This volume collects book one of the series.
Abstract:
"Bored and frustrated with her life in 50th-century leisure-ghetto housing estate 'The Hoop', 18-year-old everywoman Halo Jones yearns for the infinite sights and sounds of the universe. Pledging to escape on a fantastic voyage, she sets in motion events unimaginable; a spell on a luxury space-liner, a brush with an interstellar war - Halo Jones faces hardship and adventure in the name of freedom in the limitless cosmos. A galaxy-spanning story, comics' first bona fide feminist space opera, and the first true epic to grace the bibliography of arguably the greatest comic book writer the world has ever known."--Amazon.
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Comic legend Alan Moore's highly-influential classic of British comics, presented to a new generation coloured and remastered for the very first time.
"Where did she go? Out. What did she do? Everything..."

Bored and frustrated with her life in 50th-century leisure-ghetto housing estate 'The Hoop', 18-year-old everywoman Halo Jones yearns for the infinite sights and sounds of the universe. Pledging to escape on a fantastic voyage, she sets in motion events unimaginable; a spell on a luxury space-liner, a brush with an interstellar war - Halo Jones faces hardship and adventure in the name of freedom in the limitless cosmos.
A galaxy-spanning story, comics' first bona fide feminist space opera, and the first true epic to grace the bibliography of arguably the greatest comic book writer the world has ever known.