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Watchmen (2019 Edition)

Watchmen (2019 Edition)

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Publication Date: May 20th, 2019
DC Comics
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What shadows lurk in the dark corners of our streets? What muck oozes through the cracks in the pavement? Who is responsible and who will stop this? In the 1960s a group of Masked Heroes arose. Some did it for the glory like The Comedian and some for the fans like the Silk Spectre. Still others fought to eradicate evil in society and often performed morally questionable actions justified by their end goal. Rorschach was well known for this. In 1977 the government enacted the Keene Act that outlawed all crime fighting unless under direct management of the government. When the Comedian (Edward Blake) is murdered and other events follow, specifically targeting Masked Hero’s , one starts to wonder if there is a pattern or a motive. A book that tackles the ugliest parts of humanity and brings them to the light to be judged by you, the reader. 

— Eva


Watchmen, the groundbreaking series from award-winning author Alan Moore, presents a world where the mere presence of American superheroes changed history--the U.S. won the Vietnam War, Nixon is still president, and the Cold War is in full effect.

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 author of V For Vendetta and Batman: The Killing Joke, features art from industry legend Dave Gibbons, with high-quality, recolored pages found in Watchmen: Absolute Edition.

About the Author

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.

Dave Gibbons is an English comic book artist and author best known for his collaborations with writer Alan Moore, including the seminal Watchmen and the Superman story "For the Man Who Has Everything." He was an artist for the UK anthology 2000 AD, for which he contributed a large body of work from its first issue in 1977. For DC, he has written Green Lantern Corps and Rann-Thanagar War.