Watchmen

TitleWatchmen
Year for Search1986
AuthorsMoore, Alan [Oswald](b. 1953), and Gibbons, Dave [David Chester](b. 1949)
Volume / Editionnos. 1-12
Date PublishedSeptember 1986 - October 1987
PublisherDC Comics
Place PublishedNew York
KeywordsEnglish author, Male author
Annotation

Dystopia based around the actual events of the period but with superheroes being suppressed by the government but also used by the it. A film, Watchmen: The End Is Nigh, directed by Zach Snyder, was released in 2009. An HBO series  created by Damon Lindelof (b. 1973) was broadcast in nine episodes beginning October 20, 2019.

Additional Publishers

Rpt. in one vol. New York: DC Comics, 1987; and as Watchman. The Deluxe Edition. New York: DC Comics, 2013.

Info Notes

A film, Watchmen: The End Is Nigh, directed by Zach Snyder, was released in 2009. An HBO series  created by Damon Lindelof (b. 1973) was broadcast in nine episodes beginning October 20, 2019.

Illustration

Dave [David Chester] Gibbons (b. 1949), illustrator.

Holding Institutions

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Author Note

Moore (b. 1953) and Gibbons (b. 1949) are both from England.

Full Text

1986-87 Moore, Alan [Oswald] (b. 1953), author, and Dave [David Chester] Gibbons (b. 1949), illustrator. Watchmen, nos. 1 -12 (September 1986 - October 1987). Rpt. in one vol. New York: DC Comics, 1987; and as Watchman. The Deluxe Edition. New York: DC Comics, 2013. PSt

Dystopia based around the actual events of the period but with superheroes being suppressed by the government but also used by the it. A film, Watchmen: The End Is Nigh, directed by Zach Snyder, was released in 2009. An HBO series  created by Damon Lindelof (b. 1973) was broadcast in nine episodes beginning October 20, 2019.