Watchmen: International Edition (Paperback)
  • Watchmen: International Edition (Paperback)

Watchmen: International Edition (Paperback)

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Paperback 448 Pages / Published: 20/05/2014
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Arguably the greatest graphic novel of all time, Watchmen redefined the notion of the superhero, transforming them from crusading ciphers to complex, flawed individuals with a raft of personal demons. Covering everything from nuclear war to the iniquities of the press, Moore and Gibbons’ masterpiece stretched the boundaries of what a graphic novel could achieve.

'Watchmen is peerless.' - Rolling Stone

DC Comics presents a special, new edition of the Watchmen trade paperback, complete with recolored cover art by artist extraordinaire Dave Gibbons.

One of the most influential graphic novels of all time and a perennial bestseller, Watchmen has only grown in stature since its original publication.

Watchmen redefined superhero conventions and re-introduced comics to an adult audience with a gripping, labyrinthine piece of comic art. 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...Even reunited, will the remnants of the Watchmen be enough to avert a global apocalypse?

With a powerful storyline masterfully told by comics supremo Alan Moore and beautifully rendered artwork by the talented Dave Gibbons - this is the one that started the graphic novel revolution and is definitely not one to miss!

Along with a new cover by Gibbons, this volume features the high-quality, recoloured pages from Watchmen: The Absolute Edition, restored by WildStorm FX and original series colourist John Higgins.

Publisher: DC Comics
ISBN: 9781401248192
Number of pages: 448
Weight: 686 g
Dimensions: 259 x 169 x 22 mm
Edition: International edition


'A work of ruthless psychological realism, it's a landmark in the graphic novel medium.' - Time Magazine

'Remarkable ... the would-be heroes of Watchmen have staggeringly complex psychological profiles.' - New York Times Book Review

'Groundbreaking.' - USA Today

'A masterwork representing the apex of artistry.' - Entertainment Weekly

'Watchmen is peerless.' - Rolling Stone

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“Great book, great film”

Had a number of vouchers from christmas and decided to take a gamble with some graphic novels. Although this is the only one that has arrived so far i am very very happy with it. Dubbed as one of the best graphic... More

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“A smart, edgy, page turner that is hooking from page 1.”

I am now 2/3 of the way through this graphic novel and it is superb. I watched the film of Watchmen and was blown away by it so I thought I'd read the novel; I'm so glad that I decided to pick it up because... More

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