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Alan Moore And ‘Before Watchmen’ Creators Comment On The Ethics Of ‘Watchmen’ Prequel

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"Completely shameless" is what comics writer Alan Moore had to say about DC Comics' announcement of Before Watchmen, an ambitious programme of prequel miniseries based on Moore and Dave Gibbons' hugely popular and influential graphic novel, Watchmen. For his part, Watchmen artist Dave Gibbons was more forgiving. He and the principals of Before Watchmen, including DC Comics Co-Publishers Dan DiDio and Jim Lee, have been making the media rounds t

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‘Watchmen’ Prequel Announced by DC Comics: ‘Before Watchmen’ [Updated Art]

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This morning, DC Comics announced its long-rumored new Watchmen project, a prequel titled Before Watchmen that expands on the characters and world of Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons's seminal 1986 comic book, which was adapted into a 2009 movie. Featuring a variety of top-tier writers and artists across the comics industry, it will expand on the history of the world of Watc

Chip Zdarsky’s ‘Watchmen 2′ Pitch Goes ‘Full-On A**hole’

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We last wrote about Steve Murray in the midst of his ultimately unsuccessful (and fake) bid for Mayor of Toronto, when he campaigned on such dubious platforms as abolishing the plastic bag surcharge at cafés and delegating the city's considerable sanitation needs to his friend Gary's small trash collecting business. Also known as Chip Zdarsky, the cartoonist authors a decidedly reckless advice column for The National Post in which he opine

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Rumored ‘Watchmen’ Prequel Project Art Surfaces

Bleedingcool has posted two new images from what they're calling "one of the Watchmen prequel products currently being developed at DC Comics under the code name 'Panic Room.'" Apparently, Jodie Foster and Kristen Stewart have nothing to do with it! Joe Kubert and son Andy Kubert have teamed up for an image of Nite Owl, with JG Jones illustrating The Comedian. We're still not sure how to feel about all the Watchmen news, but they're

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Economist Paul Krugman Endorses ‘Watchmen’ Alien Invasion Plan for Fiscal Recovery

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Every Watchmen fan remembers the plot of Adrian Veidt a.k.a. Ozymandias: Save the world from the imminent threat of nuclear war by creating the even bigger threat of an alien invasion, and forcing the people of the world to unite against a greater enemy. Yesterday, Nobel Pr

‘V for Vendetta’ Writer Alan Moore Supports Alleged Wikileaks Whistleblower Bradley Manning

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The often outspoken (when not completely silent) and renowned comics creator Alan Moore has released a statement in support of the alleged Wikileaks whistle-blower PFC Bradley Manning, a U.S. Army intelligence analyst

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Comic-Con: Limited Edition ‘Watchmen’ Portfolios by Colorist John Higgins

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We'll be spotlighting later this week a number of cool products to be sold exclusively at Comic-Con International in San Diego, but standing out among them is a new portfolio of Watchmen artwork by John Higgins, whose color art was integral to the wildly succe

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Parting Shot: The My Little Pony Rewrite of Rorschach’s Journal

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The Ask Applebloom Tumblr, which purports to be the journal of a young pony from My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic, featured a very... unusual entry recently. Hurm.

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Comic Book Lego Mini-Figures: Alan Moore, Larfleeze, Kick-Ass and More

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One of the biggest disappointments I face on a regular basis is that while I have a deep and abiding love of both LEGO and super-heroes, there just aren't a lot of ways to bring those two things together

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Alan Moore x Hideaki Anno: Their Failed Assassinations of Their Genres

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When you're at the top of your game, sometimes you burn out. Sometimes you freeze up. Sometimes you fade away. And sometimes you poison the well and drop the mic.

On the flipside of my last parallel between a Western and Eastern creator, Grant Morrison and Naoki Urasawa, I'm flipping i

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