Minutes to Midnight: Twelve Essays on Watchmen

Minutes to Midnight: Twelve Essays on Watchmen

Title:Minutes to Midnight: Twelve Essays on Watchmen
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9781466350892
Format Type:
Number of Pages:180 pages

MINUTES TO MIDNIGHT examines WATCHMEN from a variety of perspectives and uncovers surprising answers about the history of scientific theory, the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, WATCHMEN's murder mystery, Rorschach and Steve Ditko, the secrets of Captain Metropolis and the Minutemen, whether the Comedian was right, who shouldn't read WATCHMEN, and how the motion picture adaptation illuminates the original text. From Sequart Research & Literacy Organization. More info at http: //Sequart.org


    Minutes to Midnight: Twelve Essays on Watchmen Reviews

  • Dave

    As famous as Watchmen is for its depth and literary value, there's surprisingly little official published material on the topic. This is a great place to start, though. Twelve essays, all very readabl...

  • Julian Darius

    This is a superb and concise collection of thoughtful essays on Watchmen by some of the biggest names in comics scholarship, along with some qualified newcomers. It contains several essays that had me...

  • Taylor Ellwood

    If you like the watchmen...then you'll enjoy these essays. It's 12 perspectives on Watchmen that provides some intriguing perspectives on the graphic novel, and the pop culture it originates from. I e...

  • Roberto Lagos Figueroa

    Análisis sesudo e interesante sobre Watchmen donde nunca se termina de decirlo todo. Aunque este libro trata mucho de hacerlo. Recomendable en general y con el añadido que utiliza algunas imágenes ...

  • Megan

    Is it possible to over analyze something? Oh hell yes it is, but since that's the whole point of Minutes to Midnight: Twelve Essays on Watchmen we shan't criticize it for that. I certainly don't agree...

  • D351

    Another one from a first reads giveaway. I'm really glad I won this one. As someone who hasn't read many comics from before the 80s and didn't read Watchmen until after the movie was announced, I was ...

  • Branimir

    To a individual not versed in the comic-book, sorry graphic novel, world this is a pretty interesting book.If you are one of the million readers who got interested in the Watchmen universe after you s...

  • Billie

    Thus review is based on a free copy of the book received from the publisher through the Godreads First Reader program.This is the story of a little comic that could. To be precise it is WATCHMEN. Who ...

  • Julia

    The essays collected are of varying quality.Especially the first few were a bit annoying. As so manny things written by fans the first essay suffers from differentiating between real fans and those ot...

  • Herr Bellerophon

    A decent collection of essays by comic book readers, journalists, and writers--some of which even have M.A.'s and Ph.D's--on "Watchmen." I would not call it a must have for any fan of "Watchmen" but, ...