BeforeWatchmen

The Ethical Rot Behind ‘Before Watchmen’ & ‘The Avengers’ [Opinion]
The Ethical Rot Behind ‘Before Watchmen’ & ‘The Avengers’ [Opinion]
I made a conscious decision to stop supporting Marvel and DC with my money a while back. This decision was a long time coming, built on the back of my increasing uneasiness with how they do and have done business. The one-two punch that pushed me over the edge into going completely cold turkey, though, were DC's announcement and press roll-out of Before Watchmen, a follow-up to the much-loved Wat
DC to Push ‘Before Watchmen’ with ‘New Frontiersman,’ TV Ads and More
DC to Push ‘Before Watchmen’ with ‘New Frontiersman,’ TV Ads and More
DC announced several new comics at this weekend's Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo, but the project that seemed to be getting the biggest promotional push -- with a viral marketing campaign, new preview art and even news of TV advertising -- was one they had already announced months ago: The controversial Before Watchmen suite of seven prequel miniseries.The...
Alan Moore Calls the Comic Industry a Bunch of Gangsters on British TV [Video]
Alan Moore Calls the Comic Industry a Bunch of Gangsters on British TV [Video]
Whether it's because of DC Comics' upcoming Before Watchmen or the increasingly mainstream cultural implications of his V For Vendetta series in the wake of the Occupy Movement, Alan Moore is getting more press than ever these days. His recent appearance on a British television chat show included some familiar comments about why he doesn't want his comics to be turned into movies, the morality of
Darwyn Cooke on Why He Initially Said No to ‘Before Watchmen’
Darwyn Cooke on Why He Initially Said No to ‘Before Watchmen’
If you're one of those people who heard about DC Comics' plans for this summer's Before Watchmen releases and thought "I don't see what needs to be added to the original book," then you're not alone; Darwyn Cooke, who's writing both Minutemen and Silk Spectre (as well as illustrating Minutemen) from the line, had exactly the same reaction at first, as he's explained in a new interview...
Alan Moore Confirms Details of ‘Watchmen’ Contract, Estrangement from Gibbons
Alan Moore Confirms Details of ‘Watchmen’ Contract, Estrangement from Gibbons
In a new interview with Seraphemera.com, the legendary writer (and curmudgeon) Alan Moore goes on a tear once again, discussing his Watchmen contract with DC and why he believed he would get the rights back, why he and collaborator Dave Gibbons no longer speak (hint: Before Watchmen), and what he thinks of the creators who have signed on the for the prequels (and the people who want to read them).
DC Gets a New Website, Fans Get a New Look at ‘Before Watchmen’
DC Gets a New Website, Fans Get a New Look at ‘Before Watchmen’
The DC Universe, its heroes and their costumes apparently weren't the only things that DC Entertainment had in the works for a reboot over the past several months -- the DC Comics website has also gotten a makeover. Chief among the new reveals is a look at some Before Watchmen promo art, though the official site redesign will probably ring much less controversial among fans...

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