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5642Re: [DCU] Watchmen

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  • Leonard Blunk
    Jun 20, 2009
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        I don't think it was the nudity so much as it was the feeling that these characters could get hurt or die whereas mainstream heroes almost never die, unless its an imaginary story.
                                                   DR. ORIENT ROHMER

      --- On Sat, 6/20/09, JeffBearCO <jeffbearco@...> wrote:


      From: JeffBearCO <jeffbearco@...>
      Subject: Re: [DCU] Watchmen
      To: DC_Comics_Uncensored@yahoogroups.com
      Date: Saturday, June 20, 2009, 8:11 PM








      I'll admit that I'm not a fan of the artwork. It did transfer well to
      the film though.

      I suspect it was the nudity that was so unusual at the time that made it
      "cutting edge"

      JeffBearCO

      jasonshelf wrote:
      >
      >
      > Ok, at the risk of some potentially nasty feedback, I have a
      > legitimate question here...what is the appeal of "Watchmen?" I'm a big
      > comic books fan, but whatever appeal this graphic novel seems to hold
      > for others is lost on me. I find the plot to be somewhat weak and
      > inconsistent, the characters wooden and underwritten, and the artwork
      > retro but not in a good way.
      >
      > I'm not simply trying to belittle the work, just stating my reaction
      > to it. I've heard countless people who refer to their adoration in
      > general terms, but nothing that rang true for my experience.
      >
      > If anyone has any feedback that might give me a different perspective
      > with which to appreciated it, please share.
      >
      > Thanks,
      >
      > Jason
      >
      >

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