The Annotated Annotated Watchmen is an ongoing project, in which I examine the sources mentioned in The Annotated Watchmen v2.0, and write essays examining the connections between these texts and Watchmen itself.

Here are the episodes so far:

1. The Black And White Panther (Pink Panther movies)
2. There’s A Ship… (“Pirate Jenny” by Bertolt Brecht & Kurt Weill)
3. The Old New Comics (Essay anthology from The Comics Journal)
4. You’re A Better Man Than I Am, Walter K (“Gunga Din” by Rudyard Kipling)
5. The Gods Now Walk Amongst Us (Gladiator by Philip Wylie)
6. Quis Custodiet Ipsos Custodes? (Satires by Juvenal)
7. There’s Nothing To Get (“Neighborhood Threat” by Iggy Pop)
8. Fifteen Men On A Dead Man’s Chest (Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson)
9. The Secret Team (“Shadowplay: The Secret Team” by Alan Moore)
10. The Comedians Of Tragedy (The Comedians by Graham Greene)
11. No Voice Is Eternal (Diva, directed by Jean-Jacques Beineix)
12. Part 1: Ditko Fever (Charlton “Action Heroes” comics written/drawn by Steve Ditko)
12. Part 2: Who’s Down With O.P.C.? (Charlton “Action Heroes” comics written/drawn by others)
13. In The Form Of A Question (Denny O’Neil’s run on The Question)
14. Across The Universes (various DC comics crossover series)
15. The End Of The World As We Know It (The biblical book of Revelations)
16. Let’s See Action (Action Comics #1)
Housekeeping, and Some Notes on Method
17. The Superhuman Crew (“Desolation Row” by Bob Dylan)
18. A Real Rain (Taxi Driver, directed by Martin Scorsese)
19. Comin’ For To Carry Me Home (“Swing Low, Sweet Chariot”, traditional spiritual)
20. Absent Friends (“The Laughing Sun” by Gilbert Hernandez, and more generally Love & Rockets by Los Bros Hernandez)
21. The Last To Know Who’s Fooling Who (“The Comedians” by Elvis Costello)
22. Costumed Cut-ups (Nova Express and the cut-up trilogy by William S. Burroughs)
23. King Mob and Queen Mab (Historical exploits of the King Mob art/activism collective. Also Romeo and Juliet.)

You can also find all the posts by searching on the a^2watchmen tag.


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