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Alan J. Porter (born in Sale, Greater Manchester, England in October 1959, now resident in central Texas) is a writer on popular culture with articles published in magazine titles in the UK, US, Canada, Europe and Australia.

He is the author of Before They Were Beatles: The Early Years 1956-1960, a study of the events that led to the formation of The Beatles. He is also the author and main contributor for Blog, Blog Me Do selected by The Times newspaper as the top Beatles blog on the net.

Porter is an authority on The Batman and is the author of The Unauthorized Batman Collectors Guide." He also founded Gotham Gazette - the Batman magazine on the web and the long running Gotham Weekly News e-mail newsletter, which were published between 1997 and 2006.

A long time comics collector and historian, he is the Comics Editor for the RevolutionSF website and writes for several comics industry trade magazines. For several years he was a contributor to The Official Comic Book Price Guide For Great Britain, and is also a member of Comicopia - The International Comics APA.

He is the writer for the Virtual Man and Q-Man series of promotional comic books.

Alongside music and comics he has a life-long passion for motorsport and is an occasional competitor in SCCA autocross events. As a writer he contributed to Mansell: The People's Champion and produces The Speed Blog. He is working on a mystery novel set in the world of motorsports.

Porter has more than 20 years experience in corporate publishing in the UK and USA. He has been involved in the development and adoption of various publishing standards and has been a regular speaker at industry conferences. He has held senior management positions at various publishing software and services companies, allied with extensive consulting experience with numerous Fortune 1000 companies and government organizations. He is the founder of 4Js Group a corporate publishing consulting and services company. He is the author of The Content Pool blog.

Work to be published in 2008 includes God Shop (Tokyopop manga) and James Bond: A History of the Illustrated 007 (Hermes Press).

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Total Books: 19
Asian Pulp
2015 - Asian Pulp (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781514752180
ISBN-10: 1514752182
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.

Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective Volume 7
2015 - Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective Volume 7 (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780692387191
ISBN-10: 0692387196
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense

New Life and New Civilizations Exploring Star Trek Comics
Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective Volume 6
2014 - Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective Volume 6 (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780692244944
ISBN-10: 0692244948
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.

The Content Pool Leveraging Your Company's Largest Hidden Asset
Cars Route 66 Dash
2010 - Cars Route 66 Dash (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781608865857
ISBN-10: 1608865851

WIKI Grow Your Own for Fun and Profit
2010 - Wiki Grow Your Own for Fun and Profit (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780982219126
ISBN-10: 0982219121
Genres: Business & Money, Computers & Technology

Cars Rally Race
2010 - Cars Rally Race [Disney Pixar Quality] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781608865178
ISBN-10: 1608865177

Cars Radiator Springs
2010 - Cars Radiator Springs [The World of Cars] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781608865024
ISBN-10: 1608865029
Genres: Children's Books, Comics & Graphic Novels

Cars Radiator Springs
2010 - Cars Radiator Springs [The World of Cars] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781608865284
ISBN-10: 1608865282

Cars The Rookie
2009 - Cars the Rookie (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781608865222
ISBN-10: 1608865223

Cars The Rookie
2009 - Cars the Rookie (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781934506844
ISBN-10: 1934506842
Genres: Children's Books, Sports & Outdoors, Nonfiction, Comics & Graphic Novels

Star Trek A Comic Book History
James Bond The History Of The Illustrated 007
James Bond Shark Bait
2008 - James Bond Shark Bait [James Bond 007 Titan Books] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781845765910
ISBN-10: 1845765915
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Comics & Graphic Novels

An Unofficial Companion to the Novels of Terry Pratchett
Before They Were Beatles
2003 - Before They Were Beatles (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781413430561
ISBN-10: 1413430562
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Humor & Entertainment

Before They Were Beatles The Early Years 1956-1960
Batman The Unauthorized Collector's Guide