Questions tagged [watchmen]

Use this tag for the graphic novel, or for questions about comparing it to its film adaptation. Use with the [comics] and [alan-moore] tags (and [dave-gibbons], where appropriate).

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What are the thematic similarities between Macbeth and Watchmen, specifically relating to the “tragic hero” theme

I’m trying to research themes that Watchmen by Alan Moore and Macbeth by William Shakespeare have in common - and they should all lead into the central theme of “tragic hero”. Edit: I’m looking at all ...
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Why does “Watchmen” use the 9-panel grid?

Watchmen, the 1986 comic written by Alan Moore and drawn/lettered by Dave Gibbons, is recogniseable (among other features) for the schematic of its comic pages - they all use the 9-panel grid: Image ...
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Does Dr. Manhattan have free will?

In Alan Moore's Watchmen, Doctor Manhattan is a superhero with godlike powers, including the ability to view his past, present, and future simultaneously. Manhattan believes that everything that ...