From the 2009 blockbuster movie Watchmen™ based on the graphic novel of the same name comes the Official Watchmen costumes. Set in a gritty alternate world which has parallels to contemporary 1980’s with the exception it is a world where superheroes exist, from the darkly sinister Rorschach, the sexy Silk Spectre, the ruthless Comedian to the unsuspecting bad...or good guy of them all with his superior strength and intelligence Ozymandias.
Watchmen, is a limited edition twelve issue comic book created by writer Alan Moore and artist Dave Gibbons published in the mid 1980’s by DC Comics. Set in an alternate yet realistic world that bares a resemblance to the eighties with the all important difference that there are superheroes...the Watchmen! In the Watchmen’s America, they are shown to have played a part in changing some of the nations and the worlds historic events history such as the Vietnam War and the presidency of Richard Nixon.
The story centres on a conspiracy surrounding the opening death of one of the Watchmen in 1985...Edward Blake aka the Comedian. With the police having no tangible leads to the motives surrounding Blake’s death costumed vigilante Rorschach decides to investigate the matter himself, with his dirty mac, hat and scarf with his sinister and faceless mask based on the Rorschach ink blot tests that are frequently used by psychiatrists to determine the mental state of a patient and how they see the world. Rorschach sees the world as black and white, good and bad....to him there is no middle ground, no gray! After discovering that the face behind the Comedian is Edward Blake, a costumed vigilante working for the American government Rorschach believes...mistakenly, that there is a plot to terminate all costumed vigilantes including himself and his former now retired comrades and sets about warning them: Dan Dreiberg the Nite Owl baring a similar look to that of Batman, relying more on his scientific and technical abilities rather than fighting skills of which he has demonstrated he’s more than adequate, uses his technical abilities to create owl themed gadgets such as the “Owlship”,
Jon Osterman known as Doctor Manhattan the only one of the Watchmen with true superpowers, following from an accident in a scientific experiment dealing with nuclear physics Osterman went beyond the physical realm and returned with his godlike superhuman powers though became increasingly disinterested with human affairs and personal relationships, especially with his lover Laurie Juspeczyk aka Silk Spectre also a member of the Watchmen dressed in her yellow and black figure hugging vinyl suit and long sleek dark auburn hair she certainly looks one of the sexiest kickass females in the world of superheroes and lastly one of the main characters in Watchmen Ozymandias, real name Adrian Veidt looking like a cross between Superman and the boy wonder...Robin, with his cape and eye mask, focusing on organized crime earning the reputation as “the smartest man on the planet” but there is more to this guy than it first appears...appearing the bad guy and the mastermind behind it all yet ending all global hostilities and explaining the reasoning behind all his actions, proving that the reputation for smartest man on the planet was well earned!