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Your question is about the meaning of Dr. Manhattan's statement "In the end? Nothing ends, Adrian. Nothing ever ends" in Watchmen by Alan Moore. The statement means that what Adrian sees as the end...

Latest answer posted September 21, 2017, 7:00 pm (UTC)

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After suffering from a horrific accident in an intrinsic field test chamber, physicist Jon Osterman disintegrates, and then is miraculously reborn as the all-powerful Dr. Manhattan. Because of his...

Latest answer posted April 7, 2016, 10:21 pm (UTC)

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An argument that Alan Moore’s graphic novel challenges masculine gender norms could center on the death that starts the story. Watchmen begins with Edward Blake (aka the Comedian) thrown out a...

Latest answer posted March 6, 2021, 4:51 pm (UTC)

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In Watchmen, Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons utilize the comic form to provide commentary on a number of political issues of the time, including the Vietnam War, anti-Reaganism, and the Cold War and...

Latest answer posted July 2, 2020, 9:54 am (UTC)

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Our sense of morality is usually deeply internalized. We know right from wrong most of the time without needing to stop to think about it. There is a naturally automatic aspect to morality, for...

Latest answer posted July 10, 2012, 1:43 pm (UTC)

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My favorite detail in this "alternative history" was that the whole transport system was hydrogen-powered! I don't think there was any explanation given; that world just happened to evolve that...

Latest answer posted January 10, 2012, 7:08 pm (UTC)

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Alan Moore’s seminal graphic novel was unique upon its initial release during the 1980s in that it was one of the few comics willing to deconstruct archetypal superheroes and humanize typically...

Latest answer posted April 8, 2016, 7:42 am (UTC)

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