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WATCHMEN ain’t for kiddies! Proof that the general public is not prepared for the shock of superhero deconstruction, by COOP

Posted on February 26th, 2009
Posted on February 26th, 2009


The second video clip explains it all. The heroes of “Watchmen” aren’t your always your model citizens and Rorschach takes the cake. He’s investigating the death of another vile costumed hero named “The Comedian” who’s like Dennis Hopper’s character “Frank” from “Blue Velvet,” except on steroids with machine guns. If that means nothing to you, then you need to broaden your cinematic horizons, my friend.

These heroes were such psychos and loose cannons that the general public and the president (Richard Nixon) had them outlawed not long after Vietnam. Only two ex-heroes, the Silk Specter II and Nite Owl II (legacys from older versions) remained true to the cape, even after a lengthy mothballing. Hmmm… Mothball… mental note: Great name for a new member of “Mystery Men.”

First, have at the more traditional, yet ultra-cool and stylish version of superheroes with Silk Specter and Nite Owl kicking ass in a prison…

Then dig on the nutcase vigilante hero Rorschach giving heroes a questionable rep…

You are not prepared. Fair warning.

-Coop
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