Romantic Circles stands in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement. Read our statement.
Watchmen cover

Date published/released: 


In season 1, episode 3 of the HBO series Watchmen (based on the 1986-1987 graphic novel of the same name by Alan Moore, Dave Gibbons, and John Higgins), two characters (Laurie Blake and Dale Petey) view a massive clock, called the Millennium Clock, from an airplane window. According to Petey the builder of the massive clock, Lady Trieu, recited the lines "look on my Works, ye Mighty, and Despair!" from Percy Shelley's "Ozymandias" at its groundbreaking.

Like its source material, this new Watchmen also includes a major character named Ozymandias (played by Jeremy Irons).