A Fangirl Weekly Discussion: Absolute Awesomeness! Best Absolute Additions You Should Add To Your Collection


There are many legendary single-issue comics that surfaced over the three quarter of a century life span of superhero comics. But what about the epic comic arcs, those inspired series that shape a universe and bend the fabric of lore and mythos. D.C/Vertigo comics have found an elegant solution that satisfies the addiction of collectors and the compulsion of the arc hoarders. That solution is one absolute that even a Jedi could appreciate.


Absolute Watchmen

The Watchmen Absolute addition is one book that you will need to add to your collection. One of the most anticipated films to hit the big screen in 2009 this graphic novel written by Alan Moore reflect contemporary anxieties and critiqued the superhero concept when it was released back in 1987. Depicting an alternate history, Watchmen provided different vision where superheroes emerged in the 1940’s and 1960’s to help the United States win the Vietnam War.  Being listed as Time Magazines best all time novels, Watchmen is one book that you don’t want to miss out on!  Though you do not see much from Alan Moore in this absolute addition artist David Gibbons and colorist John Higgins take your breath away with stunning artwork to the dark storyline that it is. The absolute addition of the Watchmen includes 48 extra pages of material that was not provided in the original run bring you more action within the story. Though DC reprinted these pages to promote the movie, this absolute addition is still work putting into your collection. If you are a huge fan of the Watchmen or have never read it before getting started with the Absolute Watchmen if worth your time and money!


Absolute Justice

Absolute Justice is one story that you have to read and why not doing it with a kick ass Absolute addition that has one amazing cover (the good guys vs. the villains)! This twelve-issue limited series comic provided amazing artwork and writing from Alex Ross. In addition also included amazing writing and stunning visional work from both Jim Krueger and Doug Braithwaite. The story takes place with the superhero team known as the Justice League of America confronting the supervillain team of the Legion of Doom. After each supervillian has shared dreams of a vision of the planet’s destruction they decide to band together to destroy the Justice League and save the world as they see fit. This absolute addition of Justice is not only an amazing story of the Justice League but also includes new cover art by Alex Ross to make it one amazing piece to your collection. In addition this Absolute addition has a sketchbook section that provides previously unseen artwork make this book one addition you need to buy! This stunning artwork will make you slowly read and savor every panel and is without a doubt one of the most beautiful comics you will ever read! This Absolute addition of Justice will be well worth your time and money!


Thinking about picking of the Absolute Watchmen or Justice series? Do you already own these? Are there any other Absolute additions you feel should be on this list? Comment below and let me know! Also do not forget to follow me on twitter @kupid149