HBO’s long-awaited Watchmen series has finally arrived. It’s clear this series is extremely reverent to the comic book source material. The first episode alone contains numerous references and nods to characters, situations and even panels from Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons’ seminal graphic novel.
Check out the slideshow below for a full breakdown of all the comic book references in the HBO series so far. We’ll continue to update the gallery as new episodes air and the series further reveals its ties to the original story.
Beware of full spoilers ahead!
For more on the new series, read everything you need to know about the Watchmen comic, see why creator Damon Lindelof thinks Alan Moore cursed him, learn more about the Owlship seen in the first episode and check out Lindelof explaining that weird Watchmen squid storm.
Source: IGN.com Watchmen: All the Comic Book References in the HBO Series