Adi Tantimadh interview Alan Moore for very long paragraphs about everything. The interview touches on some of the production problems that plagued the book, but focuses on how the book draws together the strains of 20th century pop culture for a very entertaining romp.
“The planet of the imagination is as old as we are. It has been humanity’s constant companion with all of its fictional locations, like Mount Olympus and the gods, and since we first came down from the trees, basically. It seems very important, otherwise, we wouldn’t have it. Fiction is clearly one of the first things that we do when we stand upright as a species – we tell each other stories. Now, Nature doesn’t do things for decorative purposes, except like giving peacocks wonderful plumage so they can attract a mate, but since there seems to be little point to telling each other stories all the time — except there must be. We have depended upon them and to some degree the fictional world is completely intertwined and interdependent with the material world.
That’s just a teensy excerpt. You’ll want to read the whole thing.