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Alan Moore: ‘Watchmen was a real challenge, and a very difficult ending.’

Alan Moore: 'Watchmen was a real challenge, and a very difficult ending.'

‘Watchmen,’ a TV hit for HBO, was ’embarrassing’ for the comic’s creator Alan Moore, who has said that the show has ‘gone through the mill a time or two.’

In a chat with BuzzFeed News, the former TV critic wrote that ‘Watchmen’ was a difficult project, with complex writing and a ‘pretty bleak ending’.

‘I liked the show,’ he said. ‘I’m a huge fan of Alan’s (Moore) artwork and books. I mean, watchmen was a book that took us away from the comic book page, but still, I liked the show.

Image: Watchmen is one of the most acclaimed comic books of all time

‘It was a challenging project for both myself and my co-creator, Chris Sprouse. I don’t think it would be accurate to say either of us could have been the head writer of said project, but I was always willing to co-write something with Chris.

‘I think the hardest thing was the ending. The ending was a real challenge. It’s the end of the world of Watchmen, and it was going to be an incredibly somber ending,’ he said.

Comic book writer and co-creator of Watchmen, Alan Moore, said the episode went ‘through the mill’ for the project.

‘I always liked the show because it took us away from the comic book page, but still, I liked the show, I wanted to work with Chris and I wanted to do a good show.

‘Watchmen was a real challenge, and a very difficult ending. Chris was a great writer and a great friend, and I thought he was a wonderful partner, and would always, always be my partner and my friend, regardless of what we were going to do in the future, and as much as I enjoyed the partnership, it definitely was a real challenge to get that right,’ he added.

Watchmen was initially written as a comic book and not a television show but is set in the DC Comics universe, rather than the world of Alan Snyder’s Watchmen.

The character of The Comedian, created by Moore and artist Dave Gibbons, is a twisted amalgamation of Batman’s Joker, the Scarecrow, the Riddler, the Penguin and The Comedian.

Watchmen was a real challenge, and a very difficult ending. Chris was a great writer and a great friend,

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