Just got through watching the “Watchmen” movie, and it was holy crap awesome. It was an overwhelming experience, and I’m still processing it. Man have they been doing a good job making movies on Alan Moore‘s stuff (well, as long as we pretend that League Of Extraordinary Gentleman did not exist, which I’m totally prepared to do.)
“Watchmen” held a particular place in my heart as one of the early influences on my late 90s comic book “Why I’m Not An Artist“. The 9-panel layout of the pages, repeated symbols, and constant backstory reflection were all tropes I adopted into my visual/narrative pallette.
Man, the movie was awesome.