HBO’s Watchmen: The Alien Godhood of Doctor Manhattan

WARNING: Contains spoilers for Watchmen

Does Watchmen’s Doctor Manhattan have free will?

It’s a question that both the graphic novel and HBO’s sequel series — which just finished a run as one of the most compelling shows on television — lend themselves. Jon Osterman, aka Doctor Manhattan, is a blue-skinned god who is omnipotent and omniscient — he…