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April 20, 2018

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DC Comics’ Legal Problem with the Comedian’s Iconic Badge

Recognised in 2016 by the BBC as one of the pivotal steps in the evolution comic books , Alan Moore’s “Watchmen” contains repeated references to a stylised smiley face. This is the emblem of the amoral character The Comedian, who evolves into an assassin and high profile trouble-shooter for the Nixon administration. (Alan Moore, Watchmen