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DC Comics, 1987 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 413 pages
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This Hugo Award-winning graphic novel chronicles the fall from grace of a group of super-heroes plagued by all-too-human failings. Along the way, the concept of the super-hero is dissected as the heroes are stalked by an unknown assassin.

One of the most influential graphic novels of all time and a perennial bestseller, WATCHMEN has been studied on college campuses across the nation and is considered a gateway title, leading readers to other graphic novels such as V FOR VENDETTA, BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS and THE SANDMAN series.

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Review: Watchmen (Watchmen: Collected editions Complete)

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Watchmen is a sharp contrast to the glamorous superhero genre that we are accustomed today. Here there is no correct answer and nobody is perfect. All of the main characters make mistakes and have ... Read full review

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The world of Watchmen is fascinating to me. It takes place in a world where Superman comics exist, and the superheroes are everyday people. They don't have powers or extra abilities, they rely on ... Read full review

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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.

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