The Comedian

The Comedian

Edward Morgen Blake

Watchmen Universe

The Comedian's powers and abilities

Hand-to-Hand Combat

The Comedian was a skilled hand-to-hand combatant in excellent physical condition, even at the time of his death at the age of 61. He is one of the few people to have beaten Ozymandias in a fight, but his skills dimished with age which lead to his ultimate dimise.


The Comedian is not an expert marksman per se, Blake was proficient with a .45 pistol and pump-action shotgun.

Tactical Analysis

His participation in World War II and Vietnam makes him skilled in military tactics.


His government-sanctioned activities suggest that he was very talented in or received training in covert operations and unconventional warfare. It is implied that he was a CIA Black-Ops type agent during the 1960's and 1970's.


The Comedian is a sklilled detective skills. He not only is able to discover Ozymandias's plot, he also is the first character that recognizes Dr. Manhattan's growing detachment from humanity. He also correctly deduces Hooded Justice's sexual orientation

Strength level

The Comedian possesses peak human-level strength that appears to be greater than most opponents. He has demonstrated sufficient strength to punch through a brick wall, lift grown men by the throat with one hand, and punch grown men several feet through the air.



Intelligence120 IQ
Strength200 kg • 441 lb
Speed20 m/s

Super Powers

Peak Human ConditionStaminaMarksmanshipMaster Martial ArtistReflexesStealthWeapons Master