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Rorshach. The Comedian. Dr. Manhattan. Silk Spectre. Nite Owl. Ozymandias.
Who watches the Watchmen?
At this point, who doesn’t? It’s sold over a million copies and is the first thing people mention when talking comics–for-adults. It’s the only graphic novel to make Time’s 100 Best Novels list, one of Entertainment Weekly’s Top 50 novels of the past 25 years, and has made fans of everyone from film directors Zack Snyder and Darren Aronofsky to the writers on Lost.
Watchmen takes place in an alternate world where the mere presence of American superheroes changed history: The US won the Vietnam War, Nixon is still president, and the cold war is in full effect. It begins with a murder-mystery before unfolding into a planet-altering conspiracy: When a retired hero is killed, his former teammates must investigate. The conspiracy they uncover will entwine their secret traumas and twisted psychologies, ultimately asking where the fine line is drawn between heroes and villains?
Popularly cited as the point where comics came of age, Watchmen’s sophisticated take on superheroes has been universally acclaimed for its psychological depth and realism. It’s slowly and inevitably become it’s own franchise, spawning a movie, video game, and the Before Watchmen prequel comics.
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Super Scenes - Watchmen - "Christmas at Midnight"
Does Christmas start at midnight or in the morning? And just when you think that's your only problem...there comes a noise from upstairs.
Watchmen is now streaming on HBO Max. For more on the series, including...
Super Scenes - Watchmen - "Sister Night on the Move"
Sister Night chases down some weirdo watching her. What is even happening!?
Watchmen is now streaming on HBO Max. For more on the series, including additional trailers, clips and articles, visit our official...
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DOOMSDAY CLOCK #6
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DC UNIVERSE INFINITE's New Ultra Tier...From A to Z
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Rorschach and the Power of Perception
Tom King and Jorge Fornés’ thrilling Rorschach maxiseries is now available...
DOOMSDAY CLOCK #5
The Comedian lives! The Mime and Marionette loose in Gotham City! Rorschach is locked in the bowels of Arkham Asylum! Secrets will be revealed as the Doomsday Clock ticks on...
DOOMSDAY CLOCK #7
The critically acclaimed team of writer Geoff Johns and artist Gary Frank continue the groundbreaking miniseries bringing the world of WATCHMEN to DC.