Love it or hate it, but the Before Watchmen prequel comics are coming this Summer. At a recent trade event the first panel from the Before Watchmen comics was shown off, and for the most part it looks like a Watchmen comic. The reason for these prequels causing some fans heartburn is the fact that they aren’t endorsed by the series’ creator Alan Moore. Technically, you could say that these comics won’t be included in the official Watchmen canon, but that will depend on what type of fan you are.
As long as these prequels don’t suck as bad as the Star Wars prequels I think I’ll check them out. I’ve always been a big fan of the prequel if done right, so let’s hope DC doesn’t f*ck this one up. You can check out the full panel below. You’ve been thinking these have promise is done correctly…
Before Watchmen Panel
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