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Rorschach kicks ass in 1st look at his Watchmen prequel comic
Dec 17, 2012

As arguably the most badass character in the original Watchmen, many fans have wondered how Before Watchmen would handle the gritty, masked crime fighter Rorschach in the prequel series. If the first four pages are any indication, this definitely looks like the man we remember.

Exclusive preview of Before Watchman's eagerly awaited Dr. Manhattan comic
Dec 17, 2012

We've already seen what The Comedian and Rorschach and a few other Watchmen heroes were up to before we met them in Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons classic miniseries—but what about Dr. Manhattan? Well, he's the star of the last of the seven comics in the inter-connected Before Watchmen series, and we've got the first look right here.

DC announces ANOTHER Before Watchmen comic: So who's the star?
Dec 17, 2012

It's been almost three months since DC Comics released the first issues of its hefty set of Watchmen prequel books, Before Watchmen, and the comics are still generating both controversy and sales. But despite the big reaction, it seems seven prequel series weren't enough for DC, because they just added one more.

Check out the first 5 pages of Before Watchmen RIGHT NOW
Dec 17, 2012

The world has grumbled, complained and gotten excited for months—and tomorrow, we finally get to dig into the first issue of Before Watchmen. But, if you don't want to wait, you can check out the first five pages right now.

Check out the first 5 pages of Before Watchmen's Silk Spectre
Dec 17, 2012

The first installment of Before Watchmen hit last week with Minutemen, and now we have the first five pages of the second series run Silk Spectre. So how does it look?

Before Watchmen 5-page sneak peek adds name to Comedian's hit list
Dec 17, 2012

The Comedian has never really been known for his scruples about killing, and the first issue of his Before Watchmen series uses that to add another layer to his place in American mythology. According to The Comedian writer Brian Azzarello, it seems he was responsible for one of the most famous deaths of the '60s. SPOILERS AHEAD!

Check in with the Minutemen in 1st 5 pages of latest Before Watchmen
Dec 17, 2012

Love it or hate it, the controversial prequel series Before Watchmen is here to stay—and the journey continues with the latest issue of the six-part Minutemen run. Want to check out the first five pages now?

Alan Moore says he turned down $2M to endorse Watchmen prequels
Dec 17, 2012

We already knew original Watchmen creator Alan Moore isn't a fan of the new Before Watchmen run of prequel comics. He's so opposed, in fact, that he apparently turned down about $2 million when DC asked for his blessing. Now that's sticking to your convictions.

You'll either love or hate these 3 new Before Watchmen covers
Dec 17, 2012

Some new cover art has been released for the upcoming Before Watchmen comic event, and depending on your opinion of the prequel series, you'll either be really excited—or further annoyed—by the new shots.

Read the revealing Before Watchmen tie-in newspaper right now
Dec 17, 2012

With the marketing bonanza for the upcoming Before Watchmen prequel comics kicking into high gear, DC Comics has offered up the first real look into the pre-Watchmen world we'll be entering. Get comfy and dig into the latest copy of the New Frontiersman —circa August 2, 1977.

We finally get our 1st look at some Before Watchmen comic pages
Dec 17, 2012

Our first peek at some of the interior art in the works for the controversial Before Watchmen was shown off this weekend, and we have to say, it's a little weird seeing the iconic, burned out heroes stalking around in their prime.

DC honchos say Alan Moore shoulda read his Watchmen contract
Dec 17, 2012

With the controversial Before Watchmen prequel series just a few months from release, DC execs are making the rounds, trying to explain to jaded comic fans why the project is a good idea. Their take on original Watchmen creator Alan Moore's complaints? Well, he should have read his contract a little closer.

19 awesome new images from DC's controversial Watchmen prequels
Dec 17, 2012

With less than two months to go until the first issues of Before Watchmen hit comics stores (whether you like it or not), DC Comics is pulling back the curtain even further on their controversial prequel books. More than a dozen new images hit the net over the weekend, including character designs and full pages of art from the DC offices.

DC hopes Moore will bring an open mind to Before Watchmen. Really?
Dec 17, 2012

With the release of the controversial comic prequel series Before Watchmen getting close, DC execs are again doing damage control on why they believe the follow-ups are necessary—and they hope original Watchmen creator Alan Moore will bring an "open mind" to the effort. Hmm, I wouldn't count on it.

Puppet Alan Moore has read Before Watchmen (and isn't happy)
Dec 17, 2012

Original Watchmen creator Alan Moore's hatred for the prequel series Before Watchmen has been well-documented, but this hilarious puppet skit offers up a new perspective on what the acclaimed writer really thinks.