Watchmen by Alan Moore

Watchmen

Watchmen #1-12

Alan Moore with Dave Gibbons (Illustrator), John Higgins (Illustrator)

Watchmen

Watchmen #1-12

Alan Moore with Dave Gibbons (Illustrator), John Higgins (Illustrator)

fiction crime graphic novel mystery science fiction adventurous dark mysterious slow-paced

416 pages | first published 1987

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It all begins with the paranoid delusions of a half-insane hero called Rorschach. But is Rorschach really insane or has he in fact uncovered a plot to murder super-heroes and, even worse, millions of innocent civilians? On the run from the law, Ro...
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Summary of 17897 reviews

Moods

dark 96%
mysterious 57%
tense 55%
adventurous 49%
challenging 40%
reflective 35%
emotional 25%
sad 21%
funny 8%
informative 2%
inspiring 2%
hopeful 1%

Pace

medium 58%
slow 25%
fast 16%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 62% | Character: 19% | Plot: 18%

Strong character development?

Yes: 52% | It's complicated: 27% | No: 18% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 46% | No: 38% | Yes: 14%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 44% | Yes: 34% | It's complicated: 19% | N/A: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 86% | It's complicated: 9% | No: 2%

Average rating

4.25

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