Author: Alan Moore
Illustrator: Dave Gibbons, John Higgins
A review in 10 words (or thereabouts): Are they superheros, or vigilantes? Are they trying to save the world, or destroy it? What in the world is up with Nite Owl's costume?
This Hugo Award-winning graphic novel chronicles the fall from grace of a group of super-heroes plagued by all-too-human failings. Along the way, the concept of the super-hero is dissected as the heroes are stalked by an unknown assassin.