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Watchmen Noir

Watchmen in Black and White...  (minor spoilers if you haven't read Doomsday Clock)  It's about time I wrote a little something about a graphic novel that made waves, not only in my life but also in the entire comic book world back in the day: Watchmen! If you're not familiar with the graphic novel or the comic book genre, here's a brief overview: Watchmen was written by Alan Moore, the legend behind swamp thing, V for Vendetta and From Hell, and Dave Gibbons, the Illustrator who did Rogue Trooper and The Originals. It was originally published in 1986 and has since become a classic.  When I was a kid who would only read spider-man, I didn't grasp Watchmen. They weren't proper superheroes, I thought. This is because this isn't meant for kids.  Just in case you haven't seen the film; the Watchmen Universe is cynical and quite realistic, and the setting of a story following a group of retired superheroes, who; are brought back together to investigate the mu