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    Default The Boys vs Watchmen

    What do you prefer? Garth Ennis deconstruction or Alan Moore's? I like to get your opinions on both... comics and TV shows/movie

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    The Boys is way too busy being one guy's angry rant to even be "Solid..." as a piece of deconstruction.

    It ain't even in the same league as the other work, and never will be.

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    Quote Originally Posted by numberthirty View Post
    The Boys is way too busy being one guy's angry rant to even be "Solid..." as a piece of deconstruction.

    It ain't even in the same league as the other work, and never will be.
    This. Watchmen is a masterpiece, The Boys is fun.
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    To me, The Boys is actually too "Inside Baseball..." to even count as "Fun".

    To actually get even eighty-five percent of it, it requires the reader to know a whole lot of "Comics" history.

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    Quote Originally Posted by numberthirty View Post
    The Boys is way too busy being one guy's angry rant to even be "Solid..." as a piece of deconstruction.

    It ain't even in the same league as the other work, and never will be.
    Personally Boys is much more entertaining and I never intend to read Watchmen a second time. I vote Boys. Btw love the show, haven't watched Watchmen,yet

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    This. Watchmen is a masterpiece, The Boys is fun.
    What about show vs show. What characters do you like in Watchmen... how about Boys

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    Watchmen has a better comic, The Boys is a better show

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    Quote Originally Posted by batnbreakfast View Post
    What about show vs show. What characters do you like in Watchmen... how about Boys
    You mean the Watchmen movie, or HBO show. I'd say though different I enjoyed the shows about equally.
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    Quote Originally Posted by batnbreakfast View Post
    What do you prefer? Garth Ennis deconstruction or Alan Moore's? I like to get your opinions on both... comics and TV shows/movie

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    Watchmen was deconstruction.
    The Boys is destruction.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kirby101 View Post
    You mean the Watchmen movie, or HBO show. I'd say though different I enjoyed the shows about equally.
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    The Boys was a really fun tv show. Watchmen is a really good comic.

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    The Boys Comic: Meh
    The Boys Show: Fantastic

    Watchmen Comic: Love it
    Watchemen Movie: Great
    Watchmen Show: Fantastic

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    I'm delighted that The Boys/Ennis drives the fanboys insane with his take on capes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DanMad1977 View Post
    The Boys Comic: Meh
    The Boys Show: Fantastic

    Watchmen Comic: Love it
    Watchemen Movie: Great
    Watchmen Show: Fantastic
    Exactly how I rank them too.

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    Watchmen is realistically cynical.

    The Boys is just mean spirited bitterness and rage.

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    Is Garth Ennis mean spirited and angry? Is Alan Moore cynical? Are they both bitter people?

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