Sidewalks and Wilderness: A Naturalists's Notes

Alan Moore, Watchmen and Swamp Thing
October 13, 2008, 5:57 am
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I’m currently re-reading The Watchmen graphic novel in anticipation of the upcoming movie. In reading the sequence on the blue Dr. Manhattan’s sojourn on Mars, fabricating a place for himself, I couldn’t help but notice the parallels with Moore’s earlier Swamp Thing episode, My Blue Heaven, in which a blue Swamp Thing fabricates and populates a blue world to keep himself occupied. Has anyone else noted the similarity and has Moore ever referred to this theme in interviews or essays?


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