Now presented in stark black and white, highlighting Dave Gibbons dark,moody pencils, read the greatest graphic novel of all time in a whole new way!In an alternate world where the mere presence of American superheroes changedhistory, the US won the Vietnam War, Nixon is still president, and the Cold Waris in full effect. WATCHMEN begins as a murder-mystery, but soon unfoldsinto a planet-altering conspiracy.
As the resolution comes to a head, theunlikely group of reunited heroes--Rorschach, Nite Owl, Silk Spectre, Dr. Manhattan and Ozymandias--have to test the limits of their convictions and askthemselves where the true line is between good and evil. In themid-eighties, Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons created WATCHMEN, changing the courseof comics' history and essentially remaking how popular culture perceived thegenre.
Popularly cited as the point where comics came of age, WATCHMEN'ssophisticated take on superheroes has been universally acclaimed for itspsychological depth and realism.