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  • 'Watchmen' is very strong
    'Watchmen' is very strong
    If our contemporary world is too predictable, writers and filmmakers frequently offer alternative universes for consideration and, of course, entertainment. They are usually set in the future, such as yesterday's review, "V for Vendetta,...
  • Action Alphabet: 'Watchmen'
    Action Alphabet: 'Watchmen'
    The year is 1985 – but not 1985 as you or I know it. It is an alternate past where America won the Vietnam War, Richard Nixon is still the president, and masked vigilantes have been barred from their superhero activities by an act of...
  • Watchmen
    We watch the Watchmen! 25 years after the night before
    This is a review of the comicbook movie Watchmen that we originally penned in 2009 when the film came out. Given how comicbook movies are more popular now than they were even five years ago (and that our review never appeared on Examiner.com ...
  • 'Before Watchmen: Minutemen / Silk Spectre Deluxe Edition' Graphic Novel Review
    'Before Watchmen: Minutemen / Silk Spectre Deluxe Edition' Graphic Novel Review
    All the single issues are out and now it's time to make way for the inevitable deluxe editions of the Before Watchmen titles. DC Comics quite possibly could sell more copies of these hardcover collections than they did the individual issues....
  • Before Watchmen: Comedian/Rorschach
    The Comedian and Rorschach wage war 'Before Watchmen'
    Brian Azzarello was tasked with providing the history of Watchmen's two most unpredictable members in Eddie Blake, the Comedian, and the enigmatic Rorschach. Artists J.G. Jones and Lee Bermejo may have provided the best work of the whole ...
  • Choosing the top four 'Before Watchmen' books
    Choosing the top four 'Before Watchmen' books
    The controversial "Before Watchmen" event came to a close with the sixth and final issue of the Comedian's title. To say it ended the entire affair with a bang would be both accurate and an understatement. Just like everyone, I have...
  • 'Wolverine' co-creator Len Wein talks X-Men, Alan Moore, and the Doctor
    'Wolverine' co-creator Len Wein talks X-Men, Alan Moore, and the Doctor
    Len Wein is a comics legend, having created many characters that have been fixtures in mainstream comics for over thirty years. He has an Emmy Award (Batman: The Animated Series) and is an inductee to the Will Eisner Comic Book Hall Of Fame. He...
  • DC Top 12
    DC Entertainment announces 'Top 12' sweepstakes
    With Christmas shopping starting, DC Entertainment has looked over all of their books, movies, video games, and action figures to compile their "Top 12 of '12". They even have a sweepstakesstarting today until January 2 where you can...
  • Before Watchmen December issues continue breathing life into complex characters
    Before Watchmen December issues continue breathing life into complex characters
    I put off reviewing the December cover issues of the Before Watchmen event because two of the five issues never arrived. After waiting a few days, I decided to get a hold of DC and found out they had been delayed for some reason or another. Fans...
  • Alan Moore: The Decline of English Murder single cover art
    Comic book legend Alan Moore releases 'The Decline of English Murder'
    The extremely talented and controversial comic book authorAlan Moore (Watchmen, V for Vendetta, and Leagues of Extraordinary Gentlemen) is once again lending his support to the Occupy movement.Alan Moorereleased a new single 'The Decline of...
  • DC Comics news for 11/6/12
    DC Comics news 11/6/12: Katana and Vibe get ongoing series and more of WATCHMEN
    - The latest reshuffling of canceled titles being replaced with new titles begins anew in January 2013. Four titles - BLUE BEETLE, GRIFTER, FRANKENSTEIN: AGENT OF S.H.A.D.E. and LEGION LOST have been announced as canceled. This joins G.I. COMBAT,...
  • DC Comics to release 'Before Watchmen: Dollar Bill #1'
    DC Comics to release 'Before Watchmen: Dollar Bill #1'
    The somewhat mysterious character Dollar Bill from Alan Moore’s “Watchmen” is about to be explored on a more intimate level. DC Comics has announced that Dollar Bill’s story will be the next one featured in the &ldquo...
  • 'Before Watchmen: Minutemen' #3 delves further into the story of the Silhouette
    'Before Watchmen: Minutemen' #3 delves further into the story of the Silhouette
    Before Watchmen: Minutemen continues the prequel series with the same high-standards in story and artwork we've come to expect from the different creators involved. Every month, this specific title from the "Before Watchmen" event...
  • Watchmen Collector's Edition
    The end is...soon? Watchmen Collector's Edition announced
    Who watches The Watchmen?Actually at this point the question should be who hasn’t watched the Watchmen? If you’re one of the few who have yet to see the Watchmen film or read the award winning graphic novel than you’re in luck....
  • 'Before Watchmen: Dr. Manhattan' promises to take readers in different direction
    'Before Watchmen: Dr. Manhattan' promises to take readers in different direction
    The "Before Watchmen" event continues to wow readers with the long-awaited first issue of Dr. Manhattan. It's a no-brainer that the luminescent blue superhero is the one most fans of the original graphic novel were anxious to set...