The Comedian

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The Comedian is a character in the classic comic book series - and 2009 movie - Watchmen. His real name is Edward Morgan Blake. This is one cigar-chomping, gun-toting vigilante-turned-paramilitary agent. Might he only fight crime to please his own sadistic desire to commit violent acts? It's a question Watchmen fans wrestle with.

Played By
Jeffrey Dean Morgan
Full Name
The Comedian

The Comedian Quotes

Just a matter of time, I suppose.

Edward Blake

Edward Blake: God damn I love working on American soil, Dan. Ain't had this much fun since Woodward and Bernstein.
Dan Dreiberg: How long can we keep this up?
Edward Blake: Congress is pushing through some new bill that's gonna outlaw masks. Our days are numbered. Till then it's like you always say, we're society's only protection.
Dan Dreiberg: From what?
Edward Blake: You kidding me? From themselves.

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Watchmen Quotes

The world will look up and shout "Save us!"... And I'll whisper "No."


No. Not even in the face of Armageddon. Never compromise.


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