Friday, November 1, 2013
Watchmen by Alan Moore
Watchmen is a comic that took me by surprise. It was my first superhero comic I have read, but I am not unfamiliar with the genre because they tend to be my favorites on film. I'm used to seeing superheroes save the world and Moore brings us something on a different level completely. He delved into the psyche of each hero, creating a dark world in an already dark universe. The story was so complex that I think some of the details flew past me. In the end, I was left not sure of what I thought of the story. One thing I was sure of was that I respected Moore for Watchmen. He broke superhero boundaries and left me pondering the good vs. evil in a new way.
How did Watchmen affect you? Is this one you recommend re-reading for a greater understanding?
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I have such a hard time with this book. I'm further in now than I've ever been (though still stalled), and I refuse to accept defeat.ReplyDelete
Andi ... I can actually see why you have a hard time with this one. It is a hard one to get lost in and for me, I'm not sure I even fully understood it!Delete
I have seen this movie, but need to read the book. I have a copy of it, and was told by Andi and Shannon (River City Reading) to check out Maus first, so I did. Now I'm reading to tackle a tougher graphic novel!ReplyDelete
Rebecca Scaglione ... I loved, loved Maus! That one was amazing! This one ... I'm not so sure and am still pondering it! Let me know when you get to it. I am curious about what you think!Delete