CBR TV: Dave Gibbons "Watching the Watchmen"

Mon, December 15th, 2008 at 12:50pm PST | Updated: March 4th, 2009 at 11:46am

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CBR News Team, Editor

Watching The Watchmen
"Watching the Watchmen" on sale now

Available now is “Watching The Watchmen,” a colossal new book that sheds light on “Watchmen,” the seminal DC Comics graphic novel by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons. Providing the ultimate companion to the comics masterpiece, artist Dave Gibbons gives his own account of the genesis of “Watchmen” in this comprehensive volume, opening his archives to reveal excised pages, early versions of the script, original character designs, sketches and much more, including posters, covers and rare portfolio art.

In support of the release of “Watching The Watchmen,” Gibbons discusses on camera a number of fascinating topics, including his visual inspiration for the cast of “Watchmen,” the nature of John Higgins’ memorable coloring, and the process of creating Rorschach’s distinctive yet always changing mask.

For more on "Watching The Watchmen," check out this exclusive preview and our report on the book's presentation at Comic-Con International in San Diego.

Watching The Watchmen:
Gibbons discusses cast's visual inspiration
Watching The Watchmen:
Gibbons discusses John Higgins' coloring
Watching The Watchmen:
Gibbons discusses Rorshach's mask

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