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Watchmen #1, Page 11

Under The Hood is a Watchmen minutiae podcast by Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou and Kieran Shiach where they go through one page of Alan Moore, Dave Gibbons and John Higgins’ genre-defining comic and discuss, dissect and deliberate over meaning, theme and craft way more than we probably should.

Dan is dragged into the mystery surrounding The Comedian’s death, whether he likes it or not.

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Watchmen #1, Page 10

Under The Hood is a Watchmen minutiae podcast by Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou and Kieran Shiach where they go through one page of Alan Moore, Dave Gibbons and John Higgins’ genre-defining comic and discuss, dissect and deliberate over meaning, theme and craft way more than we probably should.

Nite-Owl comes home to find a visitor in his apartment, and Kieran notices something that no-one has ever noticed about Watchmen.

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Watchmen #1, Page 9

Under The Hood is a Watchmen minutiae podcast by Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou and Kieran Shiach where they go through one page of Alan Moore, Dave Gibbons and John Higgins’ genre-defining comic and discuss, dissect and deliberate over meaning, theme and craft way more than we probably should.

We take a break from Rorschach to visit the Nite-Owls and examine Hollis Mason’s decor.

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Watchmen #1, Page 8

Under The Hood is a Watchmen minutiae podcast by Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou and Kieran Shiach where they go through one page of Alan Moore, Dave Gibbons and John Higgins’ genre-defining comic and discuss, dissect and deliberate over meaning, theme and craft way more than we probably should.

Rorschach goes snooping and discovers some of The Comedian’s dirty laundry.

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Watchmen #1, Page 7

Under The Hood is a Watchmen minutiae podcast by Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou and Kieran Shiach where they go through one page of Alan Moore, Dave Gibbons and John Higgins’ genre-defining comic and discuss, dissect and deliberate over meaning, theme and craft way more than we probably should.

Rorschach goes for a rummage through The Comedian’s unmentionables and Kieran & Hass get distracted talking about David Mazzuchelli.

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Watchmen #1, Page 6

Under The Hood is a Watchmen minutiae podcast by Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou and Kieran Shiach where they go through one page of Alan Moore, Dave Gibbons and John Higgins’ genre-defining comic and discuss, dissect and deliberate over meaning, theme and craft way more than we probably should.

We finally come face-to-err, mask with Rorschach and Kieran gives us a bit of background on the title to Watchmen #1 and how it might reflect the themes of the story.

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Watchmen #1, Page 5

Under The Hood is a Watchmen minutiae podcast by Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou and Kieran Shiach where they go through one page of Alan Moore, Dave Gibbons and John Higgins’ genre-defining comic and discuss, dissect and deliberate over meaning, theme and craft way more than we probably should.

We finally hit a full nine-panel grid and meet Rorschach for the first time.

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