may 7

So Real, It's Non-Fiction

Can anyone explain why Watchmen is categorized as "non-fiction" by BookScan?


Well, since it's published by Titan Books, it's probably actually one of their 3 film tie-ins about the making-of.

posted by Pete at 12:25 PM on May 7, 2009

I don't think so because a) the publisher is DC Comics, b) the author is Alan Moore, c) I don't think "Watching the Watchmen" would make the Top 10, and d) it says Watchmen!

posted by Rex at 12:31 PM on May 7, 2009

Oh, I meant the one on that list is listed as being published by Titan Books rather than DC Comics.

On the other hand, I don't think any of the Titan books would sell for $17.99, since IIRC, they're all hardcover?

Luckily, we can look it up using the usefully listed ISBN number on the site...

posted by Pete at 12:48 PM on May 7, 2009

Well duh, because it all actually happened in an alternate 80's universe. p'shaw.

posted by Tom Biro at 1:58 PM on May 7, 2009

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