Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Watchmen: Chapter XII - page 22


Panel 6:  The fact that Dan smells of Nostalgia is both literal – as it has been the most marketed fragrance seen in this story, and was not only the favorite perfume of Laurie’s mother but also one of the many companies owned by Veidt – and metaphorical – as the intimate relationship between these two adventurers was spurred on by their nostalgia for a past when they could openly wear their costumes and fight crime.

Panel 7:  The large shadow on the far wall of Dan and Laurie embracing is reminiscent of the Hiroshima Lovers graffiti seen throughout the story, and it transitions directly to

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