The First Book I've Read in 2020.

Books After the superb television series (sorry Darren), it was time to revisit the original after my first encounter during the Science in Entertainment Media course which was part of my Screen Studies degree. Actually none of the spin-offs or adaptations really do justice to Moore and Gibbons's achievement of showing exactly how cynical and swirly a world in which masked heroes actually exist would be and forcing the reader to confront their own morality. Even now the final twist is shocking and those splash pages unforgettable and demonstrate that for all Zack Snyder's protestations of being a fan of the Watchmen, in changing the ending (whatever the reasons) it doesn't really understand them at all (something which is true of almost everything he's ever directed).

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