Watchmen: International Edition

ISBN9781401248192
PublisherDC Comics
Published2014/05/13
Pages448
AuthorAlan Moore
FormatPAPERBACK
Weight0.7 Kg.
Height10.2 in.
Width6.7 in.
Depth1.0 in.

Watchmen: International Edition

Alan Moore

PAPERBACK

2014/05/13

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: International Edition

Alan Moore

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ISBN9781401248192
PublisherDC Comics
Published2014/05/13
Pages448
AuthorAlan Moore
FormatPAPERBACK
Weight0.7 Kg.
Height10.2 in.
Width6.7 in.
Depth1.0 in.

Synopsis

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.

Editorial Reviews

"A work of ruthless psychological realism it's a landmark in the graphic novel medium."

– Time

"Remarkable. . .The would-be heroes of Watchmen have staggeringly complex psychological profiles."

– The New York Times Book Review

"A masterwork representing the apex or artistry."

– Entertainment Weekly