[[ BOOKS ]] ⚣ Watchmen Author Alan Moore – Lucywhitedrycleaners.co.uk

Watchmen Alan Moore is the greatest graphic novelist of all time He has created a world where superheroes are not typical superheroes like super man, spider man et al Each superhero has a unique philosophical perspective And Not a fan of the graphic novel but this epic actually moved me It tells of the human drama, the DNA that is passed down generations, the hopelessness of modernity, and which side we ll choose when the apocalypse is neigh It is pessimistic, dark, sometimes silly as a staple of the genre it wouldn t be a success if it wasn t SOMEhow ridiculous The Incredibles Best Pixar Picture Ever touched upon many of the themes presented here, mainly about the humanity of Superheroes Can a r Not a fan of the graphic novel but this epic actually moved me This Hugo Award Winning Graphic Novel Chronicles The Fall From Grace Of A Group Of Super Heroes Plagued By All Too Human Failings Along The Way, The Concept Of The Super Hero Is Dissected As The Heroes Are Stalked By An Unknown Assassin.One Of The Most Influential Graphic Novels Of All Time And A Perennial Best Seller, Watchmen Has Been Studied On College Campuses Across The Nation And Is Considered A Gateway Title, Leading Readers To Other Graphic Novels Such As V For Vendetta, Batman The Dark Knight Returns And The Sandman Series. I can understand why this is considered a holy tome in the field of graphic novels The plot is complex, it s unique, and it s well drawn Also, it s got the Holy Grail of every geeky comic book fan s wetdreams lots of cool gadgets and stuff.I ain t knocking that Imagination abounds, and I am thoroughly impressed I love that comic books and graphic novels create their entire world but BUT then again every piece of art creates it s own world And ALL OF THOSE OTHER ARTS MAKE EMOTIONALLY E I can understand why this is considered a holy tome in the field of graphic novels The plot is complex, it s unique, and it s well drawn Also, it s got the Holy Grail of every geeky comic book fan s wetdreams lots of cool gadgets and stuff.I ain t knocking that Imagination abounds, and I am thoroughly impre So I ve been super busy trying to figure out my life now that I ve graduated and it s terrible and I ve literally read nothing in weeks but I actually ended up taking a day to read this because someone lent it to me My boyfriend was saying that it was ridiculous that I hadn t read this yet and insisted I finish and even though now I m like behind on th Hmm, what to say I read this AFTER I saw the movie, which was sacrilege according to some fellow geeks on Twitter, but my definition of Geek is someone who doesn t do what people PRESSURE them to do P They love what they love So anyhoo I read this and I can summarize this way The Movie did a great summary of the plot while formulating a story that missed the subtext of the graphic novel entirely I enjoyed both, but after reading the graphic novel, it s almost sad how the impression you tak Hmm, what to say I read this AFTER I saw the movie, which was sacrilege according to some fellow geeks on Twitter, but my definition of Geek is someone who doesn t do what people PRESSURE them to do P They love what they love So anyhoo I read this and I can summarize this way The Movie did a great summary of the plot while formu I realize that what I m about to say is as close as you can get to comic book blasphemy, but I think that 1 Alan Moore is the most overrated comic book writer ever and 2 this graphic novel is overblown, pretentious and most unforgivable of all, boring.To be fair, I m somewhat of a snob when it comes to my reading habits First and foremost, I want to be entertained If the story happens to be deep, thought provoking or groundbreaking as well, that s icing on the cake And the bottom line is th I realize that what I m about to say is as close as you can get to comic book blasphemy, but I think that 1 Alan Moore is the most overrated comic book writer ever and 2 this graphic novel is overblown, pretentious and most unforgivable of all, boring.To be fair, I m somewhat of a snob when it comes to my reading habits First and foremost, I want to be entertained If the story happens to be deep, thought provoking or groundbreaking as well, that s icing on the cake And the bottom line is that this book simply did not entertain me It was too busy trying to be Deep and Meaningful and Teach Us A Lesson to actually do anything as lowbrow as make compelling characters the reader can identify with and have them do interesting and entertaining things.While I love characters who are sucky human beings in What s this Unpopular opinion time Most of my friends and most of Goodreads love this book I did not I read for pleasure I don t care if reading makes me smart I don t care if reading makes me pretty I just want that escape into other worlds If I went to this world I would die from boredom I actually like the darker books so I thought this one would sweep me up into the fandom of it But, alas, it just made me sleep quite well last night.I didn t even know there was a movie made from i What s this Unpopular opinion time Most of my friends and most of Goodreads love this book I did not I read for pleasure I don t care if reading makes me smart I don t care if reading makes me pretty I just want that escape into other worlds If I went to this world I would die from boredom I actually like the darker books so I thought this one would I didn t read this until last year I saw the film about six months later I m a new convert still radiant with that just converted glow Along with the Sandman graphic novels this is my favourite work in the medium Zenith and Preacher get honourable mentions Watchmen wins over all of the other candidates in ambition This is a work of vast ambition It doesn t deliver on every level, it isn t perfect, but it contains so much that succ Morality is a fickle bitch This is, simply put, iconic When any one mentions comics graphic novels the first thought that enters is an image of the Watchmen I think there is a strong reason for it It made me question morality on a scale rarely seen in fiction Indeed, when considering the characters it is incredibly hard to consider any of them truly good or truly bad They are simply people who are convinced that they are right Take Rorschach, he follows the law to the very letter, but nev Morality is a fickle bitch This is, simply put, iconic When any one mentions comics graphic novels the first thought that enters is an image of the Watchmen I think there is a strong reason for it It made me question morality on a scale rarely seen in fiction Indeed, when considering the characters it is incredibly hard to consider any of them truly good or truly bad They are simply people who are convinced that they are right Take Rorschach, he follows the law to the very letter, but never stops t

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