Watchmen really changed the way the world thought about comic books, but original artist Dave Gibbons said he does have one regret about the shift the landmark work created: It made black leather cool, and that wasn't the point.
With the controversial Before Watchmen prequel comics set to launch soon, DC has opened up the vault to show the first group shot of the younger Watchmen assembled together.
While those upcoming Watchmen prequel comics have unleashed a firestorm of debate and criticism, at least one star of the movie adaptation is looking forward to them.
When DC Comics announced Before Watchmen, they did more than draw the ire of many a long-serving fanboy. They also added fuel to a decades-old feud with Watchmen writer and great bearded comic book wizard Alan Moore. Moore's already declared the project "evil", but he's not done yet, and he wants you to know he's happy that you're pissed, too.
It's not news that Alan Moore is unhappy with DC's decision to prequelize his groundbreaking creation Watchmen. He's been harping against anything of...
The fans aren't the only ones still talking about DC Comics' controversial decision to release a set of prequels to Watchmen. Comics creators are still talking about it too, and some still don't see the point.
Yesterday, we finally heard DC Comics' official announcement that they're launching a rather hefty set of prequels to Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons' landmark comic Watchmen. A lot of us didn't take the news very well in light of Moore's total lack of involvement. But what a lot of people forget is that a Watchmen prequel that was actually created with Moore's help already exists ... sort of.
It's bigger news than the death of Superman and Batman's spine being broken combined. In fact, it's the biggest comic book news of the last 25 years. Say hello to Alan Moore's worst nightmare, ladies and gentlemen—Before Watchmen.
If you've read or seen Watchmen, you know that Rorschach is an intense guy. (And if you haven't read Watchmen, please do so immediately.) But what would happen if this antisocial antihero were confronted with the spirit of Christmas?
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