Free for a limited time is the first chapter from WATCHMEN, Alan Moore's seminal graphic novel that is considered the benchmark by which all other comics have been judged. Studied on college campuses across the nation, WATCHMEN is considered a gateway title, leading readers to other graphic novels such as V FOR VENDETTA, BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS and THE SANDMAN series. WATCHMEN is one of the titles featured in the DC ENTERTAINMENT ESSENTIAL GRAPHIC NOVELS AND CHRONOLOGY 2014 catalog. Inside is an expansive look at our rich backlist collection created by the best writers and illustrators in the industry. This catalog can be used as an important resource for new fans seeking a starting point, as well as look back at our impressive backlist for the most fervent DCE enthusiasts.