Watchmen

Watchmen

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"Watchmen" redefined what superhero comics could be, and re-introduced the medium to an adult audience with a gripping, labyrinthine script and ultra-detailed artwork.Rorschach, a half-psychotic vigilante, must convince his ex team-mates, now middle-aged and retired, that he has uncovered a plot to murder the remaining superheroes - along with millions of innocent civilians...Even reunited, will the remnants of the Watchmen be enough to avert a global apocalypse?With a powerful, chilling storyline, masterfully told by comics supremo Alan Moore and beautifully rendered artwork by Dave Gibbons, "Watchmen" - soon to be a smash-hit movie - remains a cornerstone of Western comics.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 436 pages
  • 170 x 258 x 24mm | 839g
  • Titan Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Special edition
  • Special edition
  • colour comic strip
  • 1848560060
  • 9781848560062
  • 49,061

About Alan Moore

Alan Moore is one of the most respected and admired writers in comics today. His credits include The Ballad of Halo Jones, Watchmen, V For Vendetta and Swamp Thing. His recent work includes Tom Strong, Promethea and the smash-hit The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen. Dave Gibbons is world-renowned for his artwork on the Watchmen, his own semi-autobiographical graphic novel The Originals, and for writing duties on Green Lantern.
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Review quote

"* "Watchmen is peerless." - Rolling Stone * "His sci-fi detective masterpiece Watchmen made him (Alan Moore) the comic industry's de facto leader back in 1986" - The Guardian"
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414,363 ratings
4.34 out of 5 stars
5 56% (232,590)
4 28% (118,035)
3 11% (45,364)
2 3% (11,894)
1 2% (6,480)
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