Watchmen Companion

Watchmen Companion

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Overview

The Watchmen Companion collects for the first time long-out-of-print, rarely seen material based on the landmark comic book series!

An HBO hit original series, Watchmen, the groundbreaking series from award-winning author Alan Moore, presents a world where the mere presence of American superheroes changed history—the U.S. won the Vietnam War, Nixon is still president, and the Cold War is in full effect.


During the creation of Watchmen, Ray Winninger and Daniel Greenberg worked under the guidance of Alan Moore to further expand the world and history of the Watchmen universe.

This Moore-sanctioned prequel came to life in the form of two game modules, Watchmen: Watching the Watchmen and Watchmen: Taking Out the Trash, along with the extensive Watchmen Sourcebook, which incorporated new mythology and adventures alongside new art from series artist Dave Gibbons. These rare, long-out-of-print books are now collected for the first time ever in one extensive, oversize hardcover collection.

Featuring a brand-new introduction by Ray Winninger, writer of Watchmen: Taking Out the Trash and the Watchmen Sourcebook, this one-of-a-kind collection also presents The Question #17 (guest-starring Rorschach) and never-before-collected material such as the first appearance of Watchmen from DC Spotlight #1, the Who's Who pages dedicated to the Watchmen characters, and a behind-the-scenes article and art from the making of the landmark series.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781779502391
Publisher: DC Comics
Publication date: 12/24/2019
Pages: 200
Sales rank: 289,639
Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 11.10(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Alan Moore is perhaps the most acclaimed writer in the graphic story medium, having garnered countless awards for works such as Watchmen, V for Vendetta, Swamp Thing and Miracleman. He is also the mastermind behind the America's Best Comics line, through which he has created (along with many talented illustrators) The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Promethea, Tom Strong, Tomorrow Stories and Top Ten.

Dave Gibbons is an English comic book artist and author best known for his collaborations with writer Alan Moore, including the seminal Watchmen and the Superman story "For the Man Who Has Everything." He was an artist for the UK anthology 2000 AD, for which he contributed a large body of work from its first issue in 1977. For DC, he has written Green Lantern Corps and Rann-Thanagar War.

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