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Soon to be an HBO original series, Watchmen, the groundbreaking series from award-winning author Alan Moore, presents a world where the mere presence of American superheroes changed history--the U.S. won the Vietnam War, Nixon is still president, and the Cold War is in full effect.

Considered the greatest graphic novel in the history of the medium, the Hugo Award-winning story chronicles the fall from grace of a group of superheroes plagued by all-too-human failings. Along the way, the concept of the superhero is dissected as an unknown assassin stalks the erstwhile heroes.

This edition of Watchmen, the groundbreaking series from Alan Moore, the award-winning writer of V For Vendetta and Batman: The Killing Joke, and features art from industry legend Dave Gibbons, with high-quality, recolored pages found in Watchmen: Abslolute Edtion.

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My absolute favorite comic 0

Watchmen is considered one of greatest and most influential comics ever made. It examines the idea of superheroes on a psychological and political level as it breaks down the idea of what superheroes stand for and why do they do the things they do. Watchmen is set in alternate version of the 1980s where costumed heroes exist and helped the US win Veitnam War and where some these costumed heroes are forced into retirement. The story begins with the death of the Comedian and something larger is in...

7 out of 7 found this review helpful.

My 500th Review: The End is Nigh 0

Having done something special for both my 300th, and 400th reviews I felt that it was only right to do something special for my 500th. This was a relatively easy decision, as having already done reviews for three of my four favourite stories of all time, it made sense to use the remaining story, Watchmen for this review.PlotAfter the death of The Comedian, Rorschach investigates the circumstances of his death, and believe there to be a mask killer on the loose. That isn't all that is affecting N...

7 out of 7 found this review helpful.

The Greatest Graphic Novel of all time 0

No comic in history has had as much impact.  It is the Graphic Novel it is assumed you have read at least once if you are a "mature" comic reader.  Watchmen is the book that made Alan Moore the star he is today.  But the book itself had a life of its own, Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons just put it to paper.   The legends of the creation of watchmen are really a magical story on its own, but it is best to read or hear what Dave Gibbons had to say about the magic of watchmen and its  F...

3 out of 5 found this review helpful.
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