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It's called watchman and it's the biggest selling graphic novel in history.
There's also been one of the hundred best English language novels by time magazine.
The long awaited movie version comes out next -- but.
In the meantime -- artist Dave Gibbons has just released the beautiful coffee table book watching.
The -- I love it and I don't even have a coffee table or coffee mug for that matter and that it.
-- -- the book features hundreds of images that never before seen sketches early scripts and details as to how watchman came about joining us now I think didn't he does drawing.
Like I I know drooling all right.
To be named one of -- like 100 best English language books ever published that's kind of unbelievable.
It's unbelievable to me you know again I'll go see right most of the other.
That's face what it would have been such good company yet.
I mean did you have any idea yet what a cultural phenomenon this was going to be.
Now we don't have any idea or two always wanted to do is just the comic book that we would want to read I think we've sat there and so -- We will do this -- actually kind of coming to have been a disaster what I tell our viewers weren't familiar with watch me tell us a little without a synopsis of Wikipedia entry if you will but those are sometimes an accurate yeah.
-- that is -- -- -- -- -- trying to make this accurate and well really what.
What can I say it's kind of the deconstruction superheroes but he also questions about sleeping Harrison might be reported -- to a spot.
Why would you put cost you money you -- you might be psychotic you might have a good.
A strange fetish you might do it for the fun of it you minded because you felt driven.
I'm real soft if -- was assumed command in the world what would the world be Eli can have somebody who could.
Beat anybody at the Olympics it is smarter than anybody else a bit kind of strange thing.
Yes but it's amazing in and conventional -- that they don't they don't do what human beings would normally do right I think if I had yeah it's obvious that you could see through things the first thing you would do is.
You know go to -- pet shop.
Thank you you know -- I might -- my pets.
-- -- basically you know it's it's it's easy to.
Do this on purpose did you say we were going we were gonna go deconstruct.
This idea or does that just come out of your own you know kind of dual personalities that you were tired of what -- already -- seen what.
I think -- I think something about being British and I would say is you don't take things at face value right as it was a tendency British think what's gonna bring things down -- more human level right and and I think also we did it because we don't superhero and -- was that we.
Tight and wanted to -- two paces we love them so much we -- tonight and more bound.
-- -- what made you want to do watching the watchman which is this giant book here.
While I'm -- on on it.
That is our -- out something over there now let's hear but what I've always been who'll draw who was being that it collects and in order to to -- -- -- -- complex had to have not a suspect she's in time it's -- tactics and I kept those lives doing the book and I never threw -- Among the movie came up with the united.
May be funded -- people who be.
Interested -- -- this sort of slaps it altogether and I wrote my reminiscences and it's.
I dare anybody to look at -- -- not wanted to go back to the original the original.
Graphic novel and read it at least thirteen times that's.
What air edit it and bill I did it take up your gas later all right I was so odd that one of the characters that comedian for a minute.
Can we show that somebody is doing -- down there out there we got.
I swear I used to dress like this back in the 1980s -- yeah where did you get that did you meet meet his -- club which -- not -- -- better.
Malaysia coming and britney's -- coincidence if you -- from the -- And yet back so I used to work out a lot back and so you probably recognize -- I was completely fully -- What about.
That -- act to have a picture of or -- I think combatants in war shack there is there is this is -- who shot yeah.
This this is the first character introduced.
Is -- insane OC putt quite possibly the only sane person might be the only sane person he's got a great attraction that many -- people have that he knows exactly what he stands -- -- you're -- -- Any doubt as to his values and now -- -- do you have this here -- iconic image is the happy face yeah happy face with -- but the little blocks of -- out of that come up.
-- -- -- -- -- First designed the comedian who's -- in black.
Very ominous enough though he's supposed to be comedians going to be something funny about yeah my belief he had a little smiley bats but that -- lights and it.
I'm -- mole who who wrote the -- -- though.
-- like if we opened with -- -- -- Gupta with the bottom it yeah symbolizes the comedian stated at a minimum we thought about it symbol that it will smiley is the simplest content that is the least thing that bite you smile the gas but then to sports a real blood across it is immediately what -- Are you excited about the movie Zack Snyder all the I'm so excited it's kind of amazing I mean I I've seen 300 like fourteen times only -- certain parts of it.
But we've -- it -- I would get a good but -- had a great I -- yeah.
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-- -- -- -- at the -- -- watching the lot and it's available at bookstores everywhere by it immediately or -- --
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