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Watchmen / Alan Moore, writer ; Dave Gibbons, illustrator/letterer ; John Higgins, colorist.

Moore, Alan, 1953- (Author). Gibbons, Dave, 1949- (Added Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library.

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0 current holds with 1 total copy.

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Homer Public Library 741.5942 MOO 000151353 Nonfiction Place on copy / volume Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781401219260
  • ISBN: 1401219268
  • ISBN: 9781401222666
  • ISBN: 1401222668
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (various pagings) : chiefly color illustrations ; 27 cm
  • Publisher: New York : DC Comics, ©2008.

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Summary, etc.:
Written in graphic novel form, this work is set in 1985, in an alternate history in the United States where costumed adventurers are real and the country is edging closer to a nuclear war with the Soviet Union (the Doomsday Clock is at five minutes to midnight). It tells the story of a group of past and present superheroes and the events surrounding the mysterious murder of one of their own. Watchmen depicts superheroes as real people who must confront ethical and personal issues, who struggle with neuroses and failings, and who, with one notable exception, lack anything recognizable as super powers.
This stunning graphic novel chronicles the fall from grace of a group of superheroes plagued by all too human failings. The concept of the super hero is dissected and inverted as strangely realistic characters are stalked by an unknown assassin. Originally published as a 12 issue series in 1986 and 1987, Watchmen remains one of DC Comics' most popular graphic novels.
Awards Note:
Eisner Awards, 1986, 1987, 2006
Hugo Award, 1988
Subject: Higgins, John, 1949-
Gibbons, Dave, 1949-
Moore, Alan, 1953-
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Graphic novels.
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