Listen to Stephen Fry and Watchmen's Dave Gibbons Discuss the Art of Sound on Comic BooksJames Whitbrook2/13/17 7:30pm2410EditPromoteGo to permalinkVworp. Kapow. Biff, bang, pow! The onomatopoeic words we’ve seen splayed out across comic pages over the years are some of the most important parts (and iconic) of the medium. But how do artists and writers actually come up with the words? For legendary Watchmen artist Dave Gibbons, there’s a lot of fun involved.