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But if there’s a homepage for Watchmen, this is it.
Based in Northampton, England, Alan Moore runs this mag with his signature style.
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This blog has links to all sorts of funny, random, viral stuff.
MOVIE OR TV PRODUCTIONS
Thanks to director Zack Snyder, lovers of super slo-mo can finally witness a live-action Watchmen on the silver screen.
No longer do you have to choose between zombies and pirates. Made to accompany the feature film, this direct-to-video animated short will satisfy Watchmen purists who enjoy a little carnage in their lives.
Thanks to Dave Gibbons’ original artwork and the fact that one narrator performs all the voices, this project turns out to be one weird hybrid: part cartoon, part book-on-tape, part storyboard. It’s kind of awkward, but it’s authentic Watchmen, word-for-word.
ARTICLES AND INTERVIEWS
Click here for a transcript of Moore’s interview with fellow comics writer, Kurt Amacker.
Barack Obama asks Alan Moore to write his official biography in this satirical piece from The Onion.
Here’s a quick behind-the-scenes look at the man, the myth, the legend that is Alan Moore.
This interview with Dave Gibbons sheds some light on Watchmen and his working relationship with you know who.
Really, what else is there to say? Note the use of “The Times They Are a–Changin” by Bob Dylan, the singer-songwriter who inspired the titles for Chapters I and X.
This adaptation is Alan Moore’s favorite, no joke.
Not even the screenwriter knows for sure.
If you can get used to his accent, anything is possible.
Listen to this radio review for a professional’s take on Watchmen.
An archive of memorable lines from the 2009 film.
Charlie Brown and the gang play dress-up.
Congratulations, you’ve survived 400 pages inside Alan Moore’s head.
Minutemen portrait, 1940.
The Crimebusters, looking tough in 1966.
Causing trouble, picking on Milhouse, you know, the usual.
DC Comics wouldn’t let Moore use these guys for his story, so he and Gibbons had to make their own.
This is Dave Gibbons’ early attempt at the Watchmen look.