Watchmen: Absolute Edition

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Watchmen: Absolute Edition

Watchmen: Absolute Edition

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So, you've read Watchmen, you loved it, you obsessed over it, you've been kicked out of civilized gatherings when you refused to stop waving it in front of people's faces, telling them it was "The Most Important Comic Ever Written EVER! To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. Considered by many to be the finest achievement in sequential storytelling, Alan Moore’s Watchmen is a literary and visual masterpiece that redefined what superhero comics could be. His current work includes Tom Strong, Promethea and the smash-hit The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen. You can change your choices at any time by visiting Cookie preferences, as described in the Cookie notice.

Alan Moore's seminal work "Watchmen" finally gets the treatment it deserves in this, the Absolute Edition. All the details are extremely clear (which is also helped by the larger format) it makes the first colour job look very murky and dark in comparison. Reviewing a (nearly) twenty-five year old book may seem a bit strange, especially as quite a few others have already done so, but there's a couple of things I'd like to add. There is quite a bit of supplemental material thrown in at the back of the book (interviews, original script / concept drawing highlights etc.Watchmen" redefined superhero conventions and re-introduced comics to an adult audience with a gripping, labyrinthine piece of comic art. Celebrate the 20th anniversary of WATCHMEN — the classic 12-issue miniseries by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons — with WATCHMEN: THE ABSOLUTE EDITION, the first hardcover of this classic work in more than a decade! As with the Absolute Crisis On Infinite Earths Watchmen is presented here in a gorgeous single, but large, volume. Rolling Stone "His sci-fi detective masterpiece Watchmen made [Alan Moore] the comic industry's de facto leader back in 1986.

The sheer quality of this edition absolutely shines out, and here we have a story and artwork that deserve this sort of treatment. Celebrate the 20th anniversary of WATCHMEN, the classic 12-issue miniseries by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons, with Watchmen: The Absolute Edition, the first hardcover of this classic work in more than a decade!

The 103 third parties who use cookies on this service do so for their purposes of displaying and measuring personalized ads, generating audience insights, and developing and improving products. This Absolute edition features remastered line art and coloring overseen by artists Dave Gibbons and John Higgins, script pages, the original series proposal, character designs, promotional art, and tons of other extras.

Additionally, this grand tome will include 48 pages of supplemental material produced exclusively for the Graphitti Designs WATCHMEN hardcover edition and not seen since their original publication. Rorschach, a half-psychotic vigilante, must convince his ex team-mates, now middle-aged and retired, that he has uncovered a plot to murder the remaining superheroes - along with millions of innocent civilians.Watchmen, the groundbreaking story from award-winning author Alan Moore that sparked the hit HBO original series, is collected in stunning Absolute format! However, a graphic novel is a work that is created for that format and was never individual issues, Watchmen was 12 individual issues of a maxi series and therefore this collection is a trade paperback. Along the way, the concept of the superhero is dissected as an unknown assassin stalks the former heroes. Additionally, this grand tome will include 48 pages of supplemental material produced exclusively for the Graphitti Designs Watchmen hardcover edition and not seen since their original publication.



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