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Nite Owl and Rorschach are back after a strong outing in the much talked about Before Watchmen series of books. Will issue two hold up or will it flounder in its second issue? Major Spoilers is putting on its owl googles and giving you the answer.

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Or – “The Mood Is About To Change.” Last month’s glimpse of Eddie Blake in the early 60’s was shocking in all the right ways, leaving our main character destroyed by the events of 11/23/63.  The days of prosperity and hopefulness are ending for The Comedian, and more tragedy is lurking in his future…  Your Major Spoilers review awaits!

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DC Comics has released the variant covers for upcoming Before Watchmen series, including Jim Steranko’s Before Watchmen: Rorschach #1.

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Or – “Not Pronounced Ozzie Davis…” Of all the characters in the original Watchmen story, none is quite as complicated and fascinating as Adrian Veidt, a self-made man who does the unthinkable in the name of the greater good.  What insight will his solo series bring to the mind of the world’s smartest man?  Your Major Spoilers review awaits!

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Or – “I Just Realized That He Was  Always Dead In The Original…” The death of Edward Blake in the original Watchmen is the moment that catalyzes the story into action, and it is he who most represents the complicated mix of positive and negative traits that make all of Watchmen’s characters so fascinating.  Major Spoilers has the review of his new miniseries, can it keep up the goodwill earned by the first two Before Watchmen #1s?

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Or – “My Favorite Watchmen Character…” Laurie Juspeczyk is a problematic character.  She’s foul-mouthed, short-tempered, inappropriate, and highly flawed.  In short, she’s the everyman glue that holds the extraordinary sorts of Watchmen together.  While her story is reliant upon the other cast-members, the primary characters of the book become reliant upon her as well.  Can the incredibly talented team of Conner & Cooke get her right?

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Did you get the first issue of Before Watchmen?  Did you read the official Major Spoilers review?  Are you looking for more Before Watchmen in your life?  Looks like DC has some good news for you.

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Or – “Where We See How DC Plans To Follow A Very Tough Act…” Watchmen has, for many years, been held up as an example of ‘comics done right.’  At least part of that appeal is the fact that the story has a beginning, a middle and a transition to a new beginning (because, as Jon Osterman reminds us in the text, “nothing ever ends.”)  25 years later, the world of ‘Watchmen’ is once again in play, without the original creators, and the comics community can talk about little else.  Major Spoilers wonders if they’re going to deepen the characters

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This week, DC Comics releases two comics that have caused a bit of controversy.  The first is Earth 2 #2, which introduces readers to Alan Scott, who has undergone a sexual preference switch, while the second, Before Watchmen: Minutemen #1, features a prequel to a series that many think is too holy to touch with a ten foot pole.  There’s no doubt people are going to flock to pick up these titles, but the bigger question is, which one will sell the most copies? VOTE!  

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USA Today and DC Comics went in together to promote this week’s Before Watchmen: Minutemen #1.  Take the jump for that look at the comic that is sure to get people talking this week.

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I’ve been saying for years that publishers need to advertise on television and in the theaters, and slowly, they’ve started to do that.  DC Comics has launched a television commercial to promote the upcoming Before Watchmen series, which begins to arrive in stores this week.

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Some properties lend themselves to ancillary licensed products really well. Others? Not so much.

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Press Release Dynamic Forces is proud to announce our newest license with Warner Bros. Consumer Products for a line of collector toasters!

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Jim Lee and Scott Williams are drawing a very rare variant cover for the first issues of Before Watchmen. DC Comics has released the 1:200 cover for Minutemen #1.

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