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C2E2: Before Watchmen All Access Panel

Many of you heard the news right here on Comic Booked that DC Comics would be running a series of books based on the Watchmen characters called Before Watchmen. This weekend at C2E2, DC hosted a panel featuring many of [...]

April 15, 2012 Reviews
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BBC HARDTalk Alan Moore Interview Now on YouTube Worldwide

What could be better than watching 24 minutes of Alan Moore being interviewed on the BBC’s HARDTalk? Not much in my book. Topics covered include: Watchman, V For Vendetta, the co-opting of the the Guy Fawkes mask (the rights to [...]

April 12, 2012 Reviews
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Caitlin Kiernan Gets Comic Booked!

Those of you who read Dark Horse Presents #9 were treated to an 8 page introduction to Dark Horse‘s upcoming new ongoing; Alabaster. Alabaster follows 16 year old Dancy Flammarion as she journeys through the American south fighting monsters and [...]

March 30, 2012 Reviews
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Review: Captain Atom #7

The relaunched Captain Atom series is one of my favorite titles in the New 52, and JT Krul and Freddie Williams II haven’t failed to impress me with the first issue of their second story arc.  In this issue, we [...]

March 21, 2012 Reviews
J. Michael Straczynski talks about his role in Before Watchmen

WonderCon 2012: Before Watchmen With Straczynski And Lee

When DC Comics announced a series of prequels to Alan Moore’s classic Watchmen, it was met with mixed reactions. Some fans were excited at the possibility of learning the origins of the heroes in the story, like Dr. Manhattan, Rorschach, [...]

March 18, 2012 Reviews
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Before Watchmen Comics Get Official Release Dates

Comic book fans rejoice!  If you’re looking forward to Before Watchmen, at least now you know how long you have to wait.  Official release dates are out for the first few books.  It looks like the Minutemen book will be [...]

March 13, 2012 Reviews
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DCComics.com Relaunched With New Before Watchmen Images

DC Comics has relaunched their website and debuted a few unseen Before Watchmen images. The newly redesigned DCComics.com is starting off in beta and it promises “exclusive new content, integrated community and social media features, and in-depth character franchise pages built around iconic [...]

March 6, 2012 Reviews
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Why I Hope Captain Atom Isn’t Cancelled or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Captain Atom

One thing that I’ve really liked about the New 52 is the willingness of DC Comics to give solo series to the more quirky characters in their IP library.  Characters that haven’t starred in their own series for quite some [...]

February 29, 2012 Features
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The Week in Comics: Ghost Writer

In our top story, Ghost Rider creator or co-creator and original writer Gary Friedrich became the face of creators’ rights this week. Having already lost a courtroom battle for any rights to Ghost Rider, he was successfully countersued for $17,000 [...]

February 12, 2012 Reviews
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The Week In Comics: Party Like It’s 1985

Watchmen The week’s top story was the impending Watchmen prequels, which dominated coverage on Wednesday as DC deployed five contributors to interview with eight major outlets. Intense debate about the rights and wrongs of the project was inevitable, and Alan [...]

February 5, 2012 Reviews
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“Nothing Ever Ends:” The Watchmen Prequels

The superheroes of Watchmen, one of the best-regarded comics of all time, have held an unusual distinction for over 25 years: despite their enduring appeal and ownership by a major publisher in a serial market, they’ve only appeared in a [...]

February 1, 2012 Features, Reviews
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DC Entertainment Officially Announces “BEFORE WATCHMEN”

This summer, DC Entertainment will publish all-new stories expanding on the acclaimed WATCHMEN universe. As highly anticipated as they are controversial, the seven inter-connected prequel mini-series will build on the foundation of the original WATCHMEN, the bestselling graphic novel of [...]

February 1, 2012 Reviews
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Occupy Comics

Like the lighting of a fuse, this fall some citizens inspired by the legendary agitprop publication Adbusters and concerned with the state of the world, started a small protest in New York’s Ziccotti Park that quickly exploded across the globe.  Even [...]

December 12, 2011 Reviews
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Watchmen 2: How Could it Work?

If you have been reading the internet recently you have probably heard the rumor that Watchmen 2 is coming. Let me start by saying, no matter how definite some sites may make it out to seem, until we hear from DC [...]

December 6, 2011 Features, Reviews
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Review: Super Corporate Heroes #1

Love it or hate it, the Occupy Wall Street movement is the talk of the town lately. The battle of the people vs the “greedy” corporation, although an old tune, is hitting new ears and is creating a whirlwind of [...]

October 28, 2011 Reviews