'I Did It Thirty-Five Minutes Ago': Before Watchmen's Prequel Problem


Last week, Minutemen #1—the first of DC Comics' suite of Before Watchmen projects— came out. This week, Silk Spectre #1 hits the stands. There's been a metric ton of controversy surrounding DC's decision to make more comics set in the beloved fictional universe created by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons' landmark… » 6/12/12 3:00pm 6/12/12 3:00pm

Something Brutal Happens Before Watchmen on the Cover on Minutemen #3

As controversial as it's been, DC Comics' upcoming prequel to the Watchmen hold have also piqued the interest of comics fans everywhere.

The book I'm most looking forward to is Minutemen » 5/08/12 3:00pm 5/08/12 3:00pm, written and drawn by Darwyn Cooke. The lives of the first generation of costumed heroes—who were in a team called the…

Calm Down, Before Watchmen Won't Be the End Times for Comics Creativity

If you listen to certain corners of the internet, the souls of comics fans everywhere are going to cry out for justice come June 6th. That's when DC Comics starts rolling out Before Watchmen » 3/20/12 3:01pm 3/20/12 3:01pm, the controversial prequels to Alan Moore's beloved dystopian superhero opus. Written and drawn by legendary creators Alan…

See Watchmen, The Dark Knight Rises, The Amazing Spider-Man and The…

Spider-Man's new movie mask sports yellow eyes. Catwoman's nightvision-glasses-as-ears look works. And I still think Hawkeye's going to be the best character in the Avengers » 2/14/12 4:00pm 2/14/12 4:00pm movie. Feast your eyes on the big offerings from Marvel and DC from this year's celebration of plastic (or porcelain) collectibles.

Comic Legend Alan Moore Teases Video Game Project

The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen and Watchmen writer Alan Moore is famous for not wanting to see the properties he creates for comic books taken outside of the medium, but what about properties created with multiple mediums in mind? At a recent question and answer session celebrating his magazine Dodgem Logic,… » 5/06/11 12:20pm 5/06/11 12:20pm