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Watchmen

  1. lingering questions
    Where Is Lube Man, Watchmen?Plus eight other very important questions we need answered in this week’s finale.
  2. easter eggs
    A Guide to Watchmen’s Stealth Easter EggsThe HBO series is packed with subtle background references to the original comic. Here, some of the deepest deep cuts you may have missed.
  3. lingering questions
    10 Big Questions From This Week’s Watchmen“A God Walks Into Abar” asks us to consider the world from Doctor Manhattan’s perspective, and boy is it a confusing perspective!
  4. overnights
    Watchmen Recap: FateThe season’s penultimate episode gives us some time-tripping insight into Angela and Doctor Manhattan’s complicated, unfortunately doomed love story.
  5. chat room
    How Watchmen’s Yahya Abdul-Mateen II Learned About the Doctor Manhattan Twist“I said, ‘Oh shit, I’m going to have to get in shape.’”
  6. backstories
    How Watchmen Brought Doctor Manhattan to LifeWith a Saigon bar, a whole lot of blue makeup, and full-frontal nudity.
  7. lingering questions
    10 Big Questions From This Week’s Watchmen“An Almost Religious Awe” gives us some critical Angela backstory and confirmation of the Kavalry’s plans, but where do we go from here?
  8. spoilers
    How Watchmen Set Up That Big TwistThe entire season has been laying the groundwork for a major character reveal. Let’s review the hints we got along the way.
  9. overnights
    Watchmen Recap: Hero’s JourneyWe get new insight into Angela’s past, Vietnam’s history as the 51st state, and the whereabouts of the most powerful being in the universe.
  10. chat room
    Don Johnson Loved Hurling Insults at His Knives Out Co-starsThe actor talks Rian Johnson’s new whodunit, Watchmen, and why he wants to revisit Nash Bridges.
  11. watchmen
    In Watchmen’s Clothing, the Past Is PresentThe HBO series weaves the threads of complex and often painful personal histories throughout its characters’ costume choices.
  12. chat room
    Watchmen’s Jovan Adepo on Playing Young Will ReevesAnd how he (literally) shared the role with Regina King in a mind-bending episode that reworks Watchmen’s history.
  13. spoilers
    Who Is Hooded Justice? Watchmen Has a Stunning Answer.Watchmen writer Cord Jefferson talks Hooded Justice, generational trauma, and the show’s best episode yet.
  14. overnights
    Watchmen Recap: … and Justice for AllThe series’ bold reimagining of one of Watchmen’s most mysterious figures is a truly singular episode of television.
  15. lingering questions
    9 Big Questions From This Week’s Watchmen“This Extraordinary Being” gives us a big revelation about Hooded Justice and puts the series’ inciting mystery to bed. Sort of.
  16. close reads
    Watchmen Beautifully Wrestles With Toxic Nostalgia“This Extraordinary Being” is a dizzying exploration of memory and the dangers of failing to see the past for what it was.
  17. overnights
    Watchmen Recap: Mirror UniverseA graceful, moving episode gives us a peek behind the mask and into the lonely life of Looking Glass.
  18. lingering questions
    14 Big Questions From This Week’s Watchmen“Little Fear of Lightning” cracks the mystery of Looking Glass, and raises a host of new questions in the process.
  19. chat room
    Watchmen’s Tim Blake Nelson Would Never Drop a Giant Squid on Manhattan“I’m not a utilitarian.”
  20. overnights
    Watchmen Recap: Looks Like We Have Ourselves a ReckoningA series of prickly confrontations charts the weight and ripple effects of the legacies our characters have inherited.
  21. lingering questions
    10 Big Questions From This Week’s Watchmen“If You Don’t Like My Story Write Your Own” introduces a mysterious new character who raises some new possibilities for where this story is headed.
  22. overnights
    Watchmen Recap: The Great BeyondA new antagonist for Angela appears, and she is carrying some baggage.
  23. briefcases
    Why Watchmen Turned Laurie Into a Comedian, and Gave Her That Big Blue DildoJean Smart’s FBI agent is a key character from the graphic novel in a very different position.
  24. lingering questions
    12 Big Questions From Watchmen’s Third Episode“She Was Killed By Space Junk” presents us with some major new characters, a mysterious clock, and a very complicated joke. Let’s break it all down.
  25. lingering questions
    Our 18 Biggest Questions About This Week’s WatchmenHow did Angela survive the White Night? What happened to her parents? And why does Will keep speaking in riddles?
  26. overnights
    Watchmen Recap: The White NightViolence isn’t just felt but inherited in Watchmen, passed down to transform all those in its wake.
  27. backstories
    How Watchmen Staged an American Massacre“I was like, My God, how did this happen?
  28. black oklahoma!
    Watchmen’s Alternate Universe Has a New Spin on Oklahoma!Much like our world’s Sexy Oklahoma!, the series’ all-black production of the famed musical has social commentary on its mind.
  29. overnights
    Watchmen Series-Premiere Recap: Watch Over This BoyWelcome to a brave new world.
  30. lingering questions
    14 Big Questions From Watchmen’s First EpisodeThe series premiere drops viewers into a strange but strangely familiar alternate reality. So let’s parse “It’s Summer and We’re Running Out of Ice.”
  31. viewing guide
    From Masked Avengers to Space Squids: A Short History of the Watchmen UniverseA guide to the key players from the landmark graphic novel, and the impact they could have on HBO’s new “remix” series.
  32. comics
    The Forgotten Story of Watchmen’s Unsung HeroWatchmen writer Alan Moore and artist Dave Gibbons are legends. Why not colorist John Higgins, too?
  33. a long talk
    Like It or Not, Damon Lindelof Made His Own WatchmenAnd he’s pretty sure that Alan Moore put a hex on him for doing it.
  34. tv review
    Watchmen’s Extremist Superhero Dystopia Succeeds on Sheer NerveDamon Lindelof’s follow-up series extends the landmark comic’s complex politics into an alternate present riven by racism and class anxiety.
  35. fall preview 2019
    Regina King Finally Gets Her Theme MusicYou could say the actor has been a superhero for years. Now, on Watchmen, she finally gets to play one.
  36. great adaptations
    15 Fantasy Adaptations We’re Excited to See on TV SoonSwords, potions, magic, oh my.
  37. great adaptations
    10 Book-to-TV Adaptations Coming in 2019All it took for George Clooney to return to his small-screen roots was … good satire.
  38. nycc 2018
    Watchmen Co-creator Dave Gibbons Says HBO Pilot Script ‘Blew Me Away’He drew a contrast between it and its comic-book prequels and sequels.
  39. the industry
    HBO Wants You to Watch Damon Lindelof’s Watchmen, So They’re Taking It to SeriesJust what the doctor ordered.
  40. casting
    Actual Superhero Regina King Will Star in Damon Lindelof’s HBO Watchmen PilotDon Johnson, Tim Blake Nelson, Louis Gossett Jr., Adelaide Clemens, and Andrew Howard were also cast.
  41. Damon Lindelof Calls His Watchmen a ‘Remix’ and Compares It to the BibleHe says the graphic novel is his “Old Testament.”
  42. How Mike Schur and Damon Lindelof’s Unlikely Bromance Shaped The Good Place“I wrote an email to my agent and said, ‘I would like you to set me up on a playdate with Damon Lindelof.’”
  43. sequential art
    The Watchmen Sequel Is Off to a Good Start, Surprisingly EnoughYou just have to accept the circumstances of its existence.
  44. Damon Lindelof Is Adapting Watchmen for TV Because ‘We Need Dangerous Shows’“What we think about superheroes is wrong,” says the writer.
  45. hbo
    HBO Has Officially Ordered a Pilot for That Damon Lindelof Watchmen SeriesDamon Lindelof previously hinted that work had begun on Instagram.
  46. watchmen
    Damon Lindelof Is Developing a Watchmen TV Series for HBOThe Zack Snyder film adaptation of the Alan Moore, Dave Gibbons, and John Higgins comic series came out in 2009.
  47. sequential art
    DC Comics’ Watchmen Revival Could Go Very, Very WrongAre Alan Moore’s characters about to be thrown into a high-octane adventure alongside the kinds of figures they were designed to mock?
  48. sequential art
    DC Comics Is Trying to Clobber Marvel With a Shocking New StoryIt involves a blurring of the lines with the Watchmen universe.
  49. the industy
    Hallelujah, Zack Snyder Is Trying to Make a Watchmen TV Show With HBOTwo riders were approaching, and the wind began to howl.
  50. bad news
    Kevin Smith Liked Scott Pilgrim Almost As Much As WatchmenGuess what the last comic-book adaptation Kevin Smith loved was?
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