Home TV Shows The Batman Exists In HBO's Watchmen Universe Is Black

The Batman Exists In HBO’s Watchmen Universe Is Black




- Advertisement -

Damon Lindelof has remixed Alan Moore, and David Gibbons classic graphic novel and the action has been transported to 2019 Tulsa, Oklahoma. The main character is the African-American Detective Angela Abar AKA Sister Night (Regina King), who has learned her grandfather Will Reeves (Louis Gossett, Jr.) was Hooded Justice- meaning the original superhero in Watchmen‘s world was a black man.


DC has woven the series in the influence of its two greatest heroes Batman and Superhero. The Man of Steel existed as a comic book creation; in 1938, NYPD Officer Will Reeves read Action Comic, the first appearance of Superman. Snyder’s film is set in a different Watchmen universe, and Batman hasn’t been explicitly mentioned in HBO’s series.

Petey did some digging into the entire “Black Mask” movie subgenre; Sister Night is a blacksploitation spoof on Silhouette of the Minutemen. Other Black Mask parodies include Black Superman, Tarantula, and Batman, which is a blacksploitation spin on Nite Owl. This is an unexpected but still strangely fitting way for Batman to exist in HBO’s Watchmen.

It’s a clever inversion that in Watchmen, Batman was “inspired” by Nite Owl – but with the added twist of social commentary wherein, a black Batman spoofs the white Nite Owl. Meanwhile, the truth all along is Hooded Justice, the first masked avenger who has ties to Batman’s pulpy and violent vigilante origins, was secretly a black man. 

Ultimately, Batman is simply too good of an idea not to rise eventually but, in Watchmen, it was the black culture that ‘created’ the Dark Knight to mock Nite Owl.

Also Read:  The Sinner Season 3 Release Scheduled on Netflix in 2020
- Advertisement -

Recent posts

Things We Loved And Hated About Chilling Adventures Of Sabrina Season 3

Chilling Adventures Of Sabrina Season 3 is streaming now, we have Things We Loved And Hated about the Season. The American supernatural show, the...

New Qualcomm chips could bring noise cancelling to budgeted Bluetooth buds

Qualcomm recently has unveiled two new Bluetooth audio systems on a chip aimed for use in truly wireless headphones. The QCC514X and the QCC304X...

Huawei P40: Everything You Need To Know About It

Huawei P40 Update: Huawei has had a tumultuous six months since the revelation of the Huawei P30 series, but it is now showing off...

Doctor Who’s Development from Irregular Sci-fi to Can’t-Miss Television

Doctor Who won the conclusion of its twelfth season ahead this year. From the season premiere along, the series gave enormous developments one after...

Jurassic World 3 Update: Sam Neill responds to movie’s delay

The star of Jurassic World: Dominion Sam Neill has reacted to production on the film being placed on hold due to the coronavirus outbreak,...

Netflix’s Nailed It! Coming this April 2020: Here are the Filming locations

Netflix's Nailed It is coming this April in 2020, we have searched about its filming location and other details you must go through. 'Nailed...

John Turturro the Batman star said another superhero had topped the Dark Knight

Do you know John Turturro the Batman star said another superhero had topped the Dark Knight? Another Gotham city is filled with colourful supervillains,...

J.K. Rowling adds fun to Coronavirus lockdown by launching ‘Harry Potter at Home’

The famous fiction writer J.K. Rowling has launched ‘Harry Potter at Home' to add fun in the lives of people during the Coronavirus lockdown...

Colin Farrell becomes Penguin for the upcoming Batman movie

The star of Fantastic Beasts Colin Farrell suits up as The Penguin for Robert Pattinson’s The Batman in a stunning new concept design for...

Why the new spider-man 3 should include both daredevil and she-hulk?

We have a theory about spider-man 3 should include both daredevil and she-hulk. It is very much unfortunate that the fans and we have...