Yep… no more rumours, this time it’s official. From the mouth of DC themselves comes news of BEFORE WATCHMEN; a series of 7 connected “prequels” to the revered WATCHMEN from Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons.
Here’s a full breakdown of the event:
- RORSCHACH (4 issues) – Writer: Brian Azzarello. Artist: Lee Bermejo
- MINUTEMEN (6 issues) – Writer/Artist: Darwyn Cooke
- COMEDIAN (6 issues) – Writer: Brian Azzarello. Artist: J.G. Jones
- DR. MANHATTAN (4 issues) – Writer: J. Michael Straczynski. Artist: Adam Hughes
- NITE OWL (4 issues) – Writer: J. Michael Straczynski. Artists: Andy and Joe Kubert
- OZYMANDIAS (6 issues) – Writer: Len Wein. Artist: Jae Lee
- SILK SPECTRE (4 issues) – Writer: Darwyn Cooke. Artist: Amanda Conner
Also included in the issues? A mini-feature (2 pages each) of the Curse of the Crimson Corsair. Then we sum it all up with a final BEFORE WATCHMEN: EPILOGUE.
Below, released art for the series. Would love to hear whether you think this is awesome, or sacrilege, in the comments below.