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Watchmen Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 5 Treasure Island Treasury of Comics Summary

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Chapter 5 Treasure Island Treasury of Comics Summary

Chapter 5 concludes with a few pages of extracts from a book entitled Treasure Island Treasury of Comics. The article describes the strangely appeal of pirate comics in general and focuses on the unanticipated success of Tales of the Black Freighter. The title is notorious for its horrific scenes of piratical brutality and excesses. The comic was written by Max Shea and illustrated by two artists. Some full-size black-and-white artwork is also presented as putative samples from the original comic.

Chapter 5 Treasure Island Treasury of Comics Analysis

The extracts presented are interesting and humorous but are not particularly significant to the graphic novel's overall development, except the comment that Max Shea recently has disappeared amidst strange circumstances.

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