Sunday, May 6, 2012

Watchmen: Chapter V - page 6


Panel 3:  The manner in which Rorschach can be contacted – leaving a note in the trash can opposite the Gunga Diner – is an important piece of information disguised as a throwaway line. This will play out later in the issue.

Panel 4:  Rorschach’s comment, “can’t make omelette without breaking few eggs” is a reference to the manner in which he works and also another reference to the egg he ate while interrogating Moloch.

Panel 7:  Rorschach’s comment from his journal, “waiting for a flash of enlightenment in all this blood and thunder” refers to the flashing light of the Rum Runner sign in this panel, and is also a transition into

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