Before Watchmen

Before Watchmen

Comedian/Rorschach

Book - 2013
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"Edward Burke's moral code, much like his sense of humor, is darkly ambiguous. Though he's a man of dubious principles and ambition, there's no doubt he's the man for the job if it's a dirty one. Dispatched by the shadow workers of the government in a time on international crisis, the Comedian enters the theater of war to have the last laugh" -- p. [4] of cover.
"It was clear to Walter Kovacs from a young age that he had an innate sense of right and wrong, even if no one else did. Frustrated by the surrounding sin of the world and motivated by his unshakable morality, he became the vigilante known as Rorschach. As a masked hero, Walter is able to see the stark contrasts of good and evil in black and white and uphold justice as he sees fit" -- p. [4] of cover.
Publisher: New York :, DC Comics,, 2013
ISBN: 9781401238933
1401238939
Characteristics: 1 volume : colored illustrations ; 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Jones, J. G.
Bermejo, Lee
Alternative Title: Comedian/Rorschach

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shoogie
Jun 09, 2017

I wasn't expecting this to be so good. I thought it would be something entertaining to pass the time. The graphic novel is more intense then expected and darker. Even thought provoking at times. It is a good read and still a unique perspective of the genre.

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duane767
May 04, 2015

I would rank the Comedian story here behind the Minutemen as the best of these stories so far. I found the Rorschach story lacking depth, which is surprising considering he is arguably, strangely enough, the most popular of all of these characters.

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angeye87
Jul 03, 2014

Loved it! Two of my favorite characters! I love how Rorschach's story is written, his point of view is always entertaining. It was nice seeing another layer to him with the girl in the diner. The comedian is one of the hardest characters to like. He's a pretty interesting guy though, and I'm glad I got to see more of his story! Both stories were very well written :) If you liked the Watchmen you should def check it out!

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tj_is_cool
Dec 04, 2013

Never like Watchmen, so this is not good as well.

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