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From Pure Nerd Nip writing for The Capeless CrusaderIf there were ever a book one could judge by the cover, Rorschach #1 may be it. Anyone who has a concept of who or what to expect should not be disappointed from the true watcher of the Watchmen. From modern day prophet to a hard-lined hangman, Rorschach maintains gloriously true to form (yes even if your only interpretation was presented by the Zack Snyder film). From page one we are painted with the sheer inhumane brutality to which Rorschach...6 out of 6 found this review helpful.
This is the series in Before Watchmen that I have been waiting for and I wasn't let down. It was brilliantly written by Brian Azzarello who really seems to understand the character whilst putting his own mark on it, and it has shown my favourite artwork in the series from Lee Bermejo who's art work is just a masterpiece.The story starts the way it should, with an excerpt from Rorschach's journal. We see Rorschach torturing information out of some drug dealer who tells him the stash is in the sew...3 out of 3 found this review helpful.
I dig how each of the different Before Watchmen titles have a different feel to them. The Rorschach series is going to be a grimy one.The stories narration is told through Rorschach's journal. We get a rehash of his childhood (which we already knew about from the original Watchmen series), and we see Rorschach on the hunt for a twisted killer on the dirty streets of New York.I've liked all of the Before Watchmen books. Some more than others. This is the one I've been looking forward to the most,...1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
Review:Besides NiteOwl and Ozymandias, Rorschach has got to be my most favorite character in the Watchmen universe and I'm pretty sure I'm not the only one. His dark nature towards criminals, fine detective and brutal fighting skills, alienated personality, and a strong belief of Black (Evil) that must be punished and White (Good) to protect is what drove the character and what made him so appealing. Even when the odds were stacked against him and at the face of death, he never compromised. When...0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
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