Watchmen

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A NEW YORK TIMES Bestseller!

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 Dave Gibbons, the artist of GREEN LANTERN, features the high-quality, recolored pages found in WATCHMEN: THE ABSOLUTE EDITION with sketches, never-before-seen extra bonus materials and a new introduction by Dave Gibbons.
 

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Review: Watchmen (Watchmen: Collected editions Complete)

User Review  - Sammy - Goodreads

Okay so this was literally incredible, from the drawing and characterisations to the speech and pace of the story. If you're looking for a gateway graphic novel or comic then this is the one because HOLY SHIT IT WAS JUST TO RAW AND INTENSE AND REAL. ALL OF THE STARS, ALL OF THEM. Read full review

Review: Watchmen (Watchmen: Collected editions Complete)

User Review  - Cliff - Goodreads

This comic hits hard where it counts. Lots of opportunity to get your feels in a knot. That being said, there was a fair number of parts I found myself rolling my eyes. I think a lot of the problem ... 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, From Hell, Miracleman and SWAMP THING. 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 DAVE GIBBONS is an English comic book artist and writer whose career has spanned over 3 decades. Along with writer Alan Moore, Gibbons created perhaps the most lauded and acclaimed comic book work of all time, DC Comics WATCHMEN. Gibbons has also worked on several other DC Comics titles, most notably GREEN LANTERN, GREEN LANTERN CORPS and RANN-THANAGAR WAR.

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