Watchmen Dazzles at Comic-Con

Film adaptation of classic graphic novel wows thousands of fans
By Neal Colgrass,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 26, 2008 6:40 PM CDT

(Newser) – Thousands of Comic-Con fans cheered yesterday after seeing comic books' holy grail on the big screen, MTV reports. Director Zack Snyder showed an uncut trailer of his dark, violent film adaptation of Watchmen, the only graphic novel to win a Hugo and make Time's list of the 20th century's greatest novels. The San Diego crowd—many dressed as characters in the movie—then posed questions to the film's stars.