The series deals with the life of a group of masked vigilantes as outlaws. The series reveals the nostalgia of the pioneering graphic novel of the same name. In a short time, the chain was able to try to break its own new ground away from the past.
Watchmen reaffirms Damon Lindelof's stature as one of the greatest creators to have ever worked in television. Writers can spend their entire careers creating something that isn't half as special as even one of his shows; Lindelof has made three.
A phenomenal cast, fantastic stunt choreography, and a societal and historically relevant narrative which is compelling enough to encourage more. While there may be commentary on The Comedian here, Watchmen on HBO is anything but a joke.
Overall, [Damon] Lindelof's Watchmen embraces the spirit of the original comic with its stylish cynicism while attempting to erect a new organizing principle all its own, which will prove controversial to some.