DC Entertainment announces NEW Watchmen series!

DC Entertainment announced this week that it will publish a new series of Watchmen stories. The prequel series will continue to” build upon the Watchmen foundation” the press release states. “It’s our responsibility as publishers to find new ways to keep all of our characters relevant,” said DC Entertainment Co-Publishers Dan DiDio and Jim Lee. “After twenty five years, the Watchmen are classic characters whose time has come for new stories to be told. We sought out the best writers and artists in the industry to build on the complex mythology of the original.”

Dave Gibbons, WATCHMEN co-creator and original series artist commented on the announcement saying “The original series of WATCHMEN is the complete story that Alan Moore and I wanted to tell. However, I appreciate DC’s reasons for this initiative and the wish of the artists and writers involved to pay tribute to our work. May these new additions have the success they desire.”

BEFORE WATCHMEN includes:

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

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