Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Watchmen: Chapter XI - page 5


Panel 1:  The fact that Bubastis will come no further foreshadows what will happen to this big cat in the final chapter.

Panel 3:  Note that there is something large within this chamber.

Panel 5:  The time, 11:25 EST, is verified for us.

Panel 6:  The fact that Veidt is bathed in a blue light – similar to the color of Dr. Manhattan – is a bit of foreshadowing on the part of Moore, Gibbons & Higgins.

Panel 8: And now, the chamber is empty. 

Also note that this chamber is reminiscent of the one in which Jon Osterman was trapped and atomized – resulting in his transformation into Dr. Manhattan. 

Panel 9:  The image of Veidt, from behind, transitions directly to

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