Watchmen Watch

Watchmen Watch

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A podcast all about Watchmen, including the HBO TV series, the comic, and the movie, from Comic Book Club.


Episode 9.5
Dec 19, 2019 • 54 min
The first season of Watchmen might be over, but we’re cracking open an egg full of speculation about Season 2. On the final bonus episode for Season 1 — and the Season 1 finale, “See How They Fly” — we discuss Damon Lindelof’s insistence that he’s not…
“See How They Fly”
Dec 15, 2019 • 87 min
The Watchmen season finale, “See How They Fly,” is here as everyone converges on Tulsa for an apocalyptic ending. The 7th Cavalry’s plans are revealed, as are Lady Trieu’s, and they all revolve around Doctor Manhattan. Can Angela Abar save the love of her…
Episode 8.5, With Cher Martinetti
Dec 12, 2019 • 63 min
Cher Martinetti, Founding Editor of SYFY WIRE Fangrrls, joins our bonus podcast to discuss the fallout from Watchmen’s “A God Walks Into Abar.” While Peteypedia delves further into “Fogdancing” and we maybe learn the identity of Lube Man, the promo for…
“A God Walks Into Abar”
Dec 8, 2019 • 75 min
It’s flashback — or is it flash-forward? — time on HBO’s Watchmen as we find out how Doctor Manhattan met Angela Abar on “A God Walks Into Abar.” While Angela and the being formerly known as Jon Osterman chat in Vietnam for the first time, Doctor…
Episode 7.5, With Josh Wigler
Dec 5, 2019 • 58 min
The Hollywood Reporter contributing writer Josh Wigler joins us for our bonus episode discussing the fallout from Watchmen’s “An Almost Religious Awe.” In it, we break down some interesting tidbits from Josh’s interview with Damon Lindelof about the…
“An Almost Religious Awe”
Dec 1, 2019 • 80 min
Get ready for revelations a-plenty on this week’s episode of HBO’s Watchmen, “An Almost Religious Awe.” As Angela Abar continues to trip back through the past – this time, her own upbringing in Vietnam – Laurie Blake stumbles deeper into the Seventh…
Watchmen Watchmen: Episode 6.5
Nov 28, 2019 • 38 min
On our bonus episode for Watchmen’s “This Extraordinary Being,” we talk some corrections from the previous episode, the latest Peteypedia files, and answer some of your questions and theories. SUBSCRIBE TO WATCHMEN WATCH ON ITUNES, ANDROID, SPOTIFY,…
“This Extraordinary Being”
Nov 24, 2019 • 61 min
Angela Abar takes a Nostalgia fueled trip through Will Reeves memories on a game-changing and illuminating episode of HBO’s Watchmen “This Extraordinary Being.” As we head back to the dawn of masked vigilantes in the Watchmen universe, threads tie…
Episode 5.5, With Jordan D. White
Nov 21, 2019 • 55 min
Marvel Comics Editor Jordan D. White joins the bonus podcast for “Little Fear of Lightning” to discuss his own fears about adapting Watchmen from a comic to a TV show, other spinoffs of the property, and more. We also apologize for misidentifying planets…
“Little Fear of Lightning”
Nov 17, 2019 • 54 min
Watchmen’s mirror turns to focus on Looking Glass, as we zoom back in time to 11/2, the squid explosion, and Wade’s origin is revealed. Not only that, but we get some huge revelations about the 7th Cavalry, the state of what’s happening in Tulsa, and the…
Episode 4.5, With Charles Pulliam-Moore
Nov 14, 2019 • 46 min
io9 staff writer Charles-Pulliam Moore joins the bonus episode for Watchmen’s “If You Don’t Like My Story, Write Your Own” to talk about the lasting ramifications of the season’s opening scene, Ances-trees, and why everyone needs to stop speculating so…
“If You Don’t Like My Story, Write Your Own”
Nov 10, 2019 • 62 min
Lady Trieu enters the stage in a big way with Watchmen’s fourth episode, “If You Don’t Like My Story, Write Your Own.” Meanwhile, Laurie Blake and Angela Abar continue their game of cat and mouse, but it’s unclear which one is which. And somewhere else,…
Episode 3.5, With Abraham Riesman
Nov 7, 2019 • 45 min
New York Magazine and Vulture writer Abraham Riesman joins our bonus episode to discuss his experiences interviewing Watchmen showrunner Damon Lindelof, his take on artist rights issues surrounding the graphic novel, and much more. Plus, a big week in…
“She Was Killed By Space Junk”
Nov 3, 2019 • 72 min
We finally (re)meet Laurie Blake, and she’s not the same as we remembered on the latest episode of HBO’s Watchmen, “She Was Killed By Space Junk.” Meanwhile, over on… Wherever Jeremy Irons is, his identity is finally revealed. And yeah, he’s exactly who…
Episode 2.5
Oct 31, 2019 • 33 min
On this bonus episode we delve further into your theories around HBO’s Watchmen, Season 1, Episode 2, “Martial Feats of Comanche Horsemanship.” Plus, we discuss the promo for the show’s third episode, and delve into some serious supplementary material…
“Martial Feats of Comanche Horsemanship”
Oct 27, 2019 • 65 min
In the second episode of HBO’s Watchmen, “Martial Feats of Comanche Horsemanship,” Angela Abar delves further into the mystery surrounding Judd Crawford’s death, and discovers a few surprising facts about her own history. Meanwhile, a command performance…
Episode 1.5
Oct 24, 2019 • 29 min
In our bonus episode for Watchmen Season 1, Episode 1 “It’s Summer And We’re Running Out Of Ice,” we talk about HBO’s promo for what’s coming up on the season, the supplementary material released online, and answer some of your questions. Who is Laurie…
“It’s Summer and We’re Running Out of Ice”
Oct 20, 2019 • 71 min
The first episode of HBO’s Watchmen is finally here. Head down to Tulsa to meet Sister Night, Red Scare, Looking Glass and many more new characters in this sequel to Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons’ classic comic book series. How does this connect to the…
Issue #12, “A Strong And Loving World”
Oct 17, 2019 • 71 min
Our walk through Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons’ Watchmen ends with issue #12, “A Strong And Loving World.” Or does it? Because nothing ever ends? No, this ends, as Dr. Manhattan and Laurie Blake return to Earth to confront Adrian Veidt; and our assembled…
Issue #11, “Look On My Works, Ye Mighty…”
Oct 14, 2019 • 54 min
As Nite Owl and Rorschach approach Ozymandias’ fortress, Adrian Veidt takes a walk back through his history, and our Watchmen podcast breaks down Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons Watchmen #11, “Look On My Works, Ye Mighty…” Plus, one of our hosts has seen the…
Issue #10, “Two Riders Were Approaching”
Oct 10, 2019 • 32 min
Nite Owl and Rorschach strike up their old partnership to try to crack the case of the mask killer, and in the process discover a much more insidious plot. Meanwhile, Ozymandias moves to Antarctica, which is a super normal thing to do, and we discuss…
Issue #9, “The Darkness of Mere Being”
Oct 7, 2019 • 38 min
Remember this one? Laurie heads to Mars with Dr. Manhattan to debate the future of the human race, and in the process puts together some shocking truths about her past. We’re getting close to the end here as our Watchmen podcast breaks down Alan Moore and…
Issue #8, “Old Ghosts”
Oct 3, 2019 • 47 min
It’s time to get the band back together as Dan and Laurie enact their plan to break Rorschach out of prison. Meanwhile, Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons’ Watchmen #8, “Old Ghosts,” serves as an overture to the rest of the series, layering in bits of the…
Issue #7, “A Brother To Dragons”
Sep 30, 2019 • 31 min
Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons’ owl eyes turn to look at Dan and Laurie’s developing relationship in an issue that at least one of our hosts thinks delves deep into superhero sexuality. But Watchmen #7, “A Brother to Dragons,” has a lot more on its mind than…
Issue #6, “The Abyss Gazes Also”
Sep 26, 2019 • 31 min
Rorschach is in prison, but he’s not trapped in here with us, etc., etc. We delve deep into the mind of Watchmen’s most divisive character as the podcast breaks down issue #6 of Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons’ comic book series, “The Abyss Gazes Also.”…
Issue #5, “Fearful Symmetry”
Sep 23, 2019 • 48 min
What do you see in the fifth issue of Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons’ Watchmen, “Fearful Symmetry”? The focus turns to Rorschach, as he gets closer to discovering the truth about Eddie Blake’s murder — and the police get closer to him. Plus, we explore Alan…
Issue #4, “Watchmaker”
Sep 19, 2019 • 34 min
In what could be Watchmen’s first standalone issue, “Watchmaker” jumps through time to show us the past, present, and potentially future of Dr. Manhattan. Does Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons’ most powerful character have emotions? Is he amoral, immoral, or…
Issue #3, “The Judge Of All The Earth”
Sep 16, 2019 • 36 min
Who likes pirates? Everybody, as issue #3 of Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons’ Watchmen, “The Judge of All the Earth,” introduces the incredible juxtaposition of “Tales of the Black Freighter.” Meanwhile, Dr. Manhattan deals with several surprising setbacks,…
Issue #2, “Absent Friends”
Sep 12, 2019 • 31 min
It’s time for Eddie Blake’s funeral, and everyone is having fond memories about the departed Comedian. Just kidding, he was a monster, as we discover through flashbacks and stories. But how much does the extremely non-comedic Comedian represent America?…
Issue #1, “At Midnight, All the Agents…”
Sep 9, 2019 • 24 min
Our Watchmen podcast kicks off in earnest as we break down the first issue of Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons’ seminal comic book series, “At Midnight, All the Agents…” Spoilers abound, but find out more about the structure behind the issue, Easter eggs, and…
Preview
Sep 5, 2019 • 15 min
Who watches HBO’s Watchmen? We do! In the preview episode of our Watchmen podcast, Alex, Justin and Pete discuss their experience with Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons’ classic graphic novel, their thoughts on the movie version and predictions for the TV show,…