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Watchmen

by Alan Moore

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PUBLISHED: 20th May 2014
ISBN: 9781401248192
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A title that begins as a murder-mystery, but soon unfolds into a planet-altering conspiracy. As the resolution comes to a head, the unlikely group of reunited heroes - Rorschach, Nite Owl, Silk Spectre, Dr Manhattan and Ozymandias - have to test the limits of their convictions and ask themselves where the true line is between good and evil.
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  • Paperback
    $33.60
PUBLISHED: 20th May 2014
ISBN: 9781401248192
ANNOTATION:
A title that begins as a murder-mystery, but soon unfolds into a planet-altering conspiracy. As the resolution comes to a head, the unlikely group of reunited heroes - Rorschach, Nite Owl, Silk Spectre, Dr Manhattan and Ozymandias - have to test the limits of their convictions and ask themselves where the true line is between good and evil.

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A title that begins as a murder-mystery, but soon unfolds into a planet-altering conspiracy. As the resolution comes to a head, the unlikely group of reunited heroes - Rorschach, Nite Owl, Silk Spectre, Dr Manhattan and Ozymandias - have to test the limits of their convictions and ask themselves where the true line is between good and evil.

Publisher Description

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. WATCHMEN begins as a murder-mystery, but soon unfolds into a planet-altering conspiracy. As the resolution comes to a head, the unlikely group of reunited heroes--Rorschach, Nite Owl, Silk Spectre, Dr. Manhattan and Ozymandias--have to test the limits of their convictions and ask themselves where the true line is between good and evil. In the mid-eighties, Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons created WATCHMEN, changing the course of comics' history and essentially remaking how popular culture perceived the genre. 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. WATCHMEN is collected here with a new cover, sketches, extra bonus material and a new introduction by series artist Dave Gibbons.

Author Biography

Alan Moore is perhaps the most acclaimed writer in the graphic story medium, having garnered countless awards for works such as WATCHMEN, V FOR VENDETTA, SWAMP THING and Miracleman. He is also the mastermind behind the America's Best Comics line, through which he has created (along with many talented illustrators) THE LEAGUE OF EXTRAORDINARY GENTLEMEN, PROMETHEA, TOM STRONG, TOMORROW STORIES and TOP TEN. As one of the medium's most important innovators since the early 1980s, Moore has influenced an entire generation of comics creators, and his work continues to inspire an ever-growing audience.

Product Details

Author
Alan Moore
Pages
448
Publisher
DC Comics
Illustrator
Dave Gibbons
ISBN-10
1401248195
ISBN-13
9781401248192
Format
Paperback
Country of Publication
United States
Short Title
WATCHMEN INTL /E
Language
English
Media
Book
Year
2014
Illustrations
chiefly Illustrations (colour)
Audience Age
13
UK Release Date
2014-05-13
Publication Date
2014-06-01
AU Release Date
2014-06-01
NZ Release Date
2014-06-01
US Release Date
2014-06-01