The Times They Are A-Changin': The Passage of Time as an Agent of Change in Zack Snyder's Film Adaptation of Watchmen

2017-05-22T04:51:38Z (GMT) by Daniel Wood
Since its original publication in the late 1980s, Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons‟ Watchmen has been hailed as a masterpiece – “the Ulysses of graphic novels.” Serialised monthly in comic-book form throughout 1986 and 1987 before its dozen episodes were collected into a single volume, Watchmen, like most of the work in the comic-book medium, is fundamentally a superhero story, albeit one with a postmodern streak that upends and inverts the entire concept of the superhero.