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Watchmen | Suggested Reading


Here are some suggested reading materials and online resources to help you get a better understanding of Alan Moore's Watchmen. In addition, we've listed some articles and other books that are similar to Watchmen that you may enjoy.

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Barnes, David. "Time in the Gutter: Temporal Structures in Watchmen." Kronoscope, vol. 9, no. 1/2, May 2009, pp. 51–60. EBSCOhost.

Bensam, Richard. Minutes to Midnight: Twelve Essays on Watchmen. Sequart Research & Literacy, 2011.

Flad, Lukas. "Postmodern Elements in Watchmen." Medium, 10 Jan. 2017.

Gibbons, Dave, et al. Watching the Watchmen: The Definitive Companion to the Ultimate Graphic Novel. Titan, 2010.

Hoberek, Andrew. Considering Watchmen: Poetics, Property, Politics. Rutgers UP, 2014.

Hughes, Jamie A. "'Who Watches the Watchmen?': Ideology and 'Real World' Superheroes." Journal of Popular Culture, vol. 39, no. 4, Aug. 2006, pp. 546–57. EBSCOhost.

Keating, Erin M. "The Female Link: Citation and Continuity in Watchmen." Journal of Popular Culture, vol. 45, no. 6, Dec. 2012, pp. 1266–88. EBSCOhost.

Millidge, Gary Spencer. Alan Moore: Portrait of an Extraordinary Gentleman. Abiogenesis, 2013.

Van Ness, Sara J. Watchmen as Literature: A Critical Study of the Graphic Novel. McFarland, 2010.

White, Mark D. Watchmen and Philosophy: A Rorschach Test. Wiley, 2009.

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