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Watchmen #1, Page 4

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.

The Comedian meets his demise and the world of Watchmen’s 1985 is explored in more detail thanks to background art and easter eggs.

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Watchmen #1, Page 3

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 dive even deeper into the brutal beating of The Comedian, gush even more about John Higgins’ use of colors, and go into detail on what The Comedian keeps on his shelves.

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Watchmen #1, Page 2

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.

As we move to the second page of Watchmen, we talk about framing and establishing a location, as well as as the bold color choices of John Higgins.

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Watchmen #1, Page 1

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.

This week we’re looking at the cover to Watchmen #1 and delving into the first page as we talk about the nine panel grid, vanishing points and three scraps of paper on the sidewalk.

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