Watchmen redefined what superhero comics could be, and re-introduced the medium to an adult audience with a gripping, labyrinthine script and ultra-detailed artwork.Rorschach, a half-psychotic vigilante, must convince his ex team-mates, now middle-aged and retired, that he has uncovered a plot to murder the remaining superheroes - along with millions of innocent civilians...Even reunited, will the remnants of the Watchmen be enough to avert a global apocalypse?With a powerful, chilling storyline, masterfully told by comics supremo Alan Moore and beautifully rendered artwork by Dave Gibbons, Watchmen - soon to be a smash-hit movie - remains a cornerstone of Western comics.
Alan Moore is one of the most respected and admired writers in comics today. His credits include The Ballad of Halo Jones, Watchmen, V For Vendetta and Swamp Thing. His recent work includes Tom Strong, Promethea and the smash-hit The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen. Dave Gibbons is world-renowned for his artwork on the Watchmen, his own semi-autobiographical graphic novel The Originals, and for writing duties on Green Lantern.