With all the hoopla surrounding the upcoming Watchmen movie, and with the realization that newcomers to the Watchmen series, are going to be left asking, “I’ve read this awesome series and have seen the movie, what’s next?” DC Comics has announced it’s After Watchmen campaign.   The campaign features a selection of $1.00 comics to be given away or sold at conventions and comic book shops.

Here’s the list from DC:

Written by Alan Moore
Art by Stephen Bissette & John Totleben
Cover by Tom Yeates
On sale March 11; 32 pg, FC, $1.00 US • MATURE READERS
Final Order Cutoff date: February 19

Written by Warren Ellis
Art by Darick Robertson & Jerome K. Moore
Cover by Geof Darrow
On sale March 18; 32 pg, FC, $1.00 US • MATURE READERS
Final Order Cutoff date: February 26

Written by Warren Ellis
Art and cover by John Cassaday
On sale March 25; 32 pg, FC, $1.00 US
Final Order Cutoff date: March 5

Written by Garth Ennis
Art by Steve Dillon
Cover by Glenn Fabry
On sale April 1; 48 pg, FC, $1.00 US • MATURE READERS
Final Order Cutoff date: March 12

Written by Brad Meltzer
Art by Rags Morales & Michael Bair
Cover by Michael Turner
On sale April 8; 48 pg, FC, $1.00 US
Final Order Cutoff date: March 19

via DC Comics


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  1. “Which of these things… doesn’t belong here… come on, can you guess which one? Can you guess which thing… doesn’t belong here… guess before my song is done… before my song is done!”

  2. i think it’s a great idea, but they need to promote the heck out of this OUTSIDE of the regular circuit. i.e. convention and LCS. maybe in theatres, or book stores or an ad on TV. like: ‘you liked watchmen? maybe you’ll like one of these’.

  3. @ Bob:

    Identity Crisis. Because it was… Identity Crisis. And, thus, well, not to put too fine a point on it, in nothing resembling the same league as either a story or a work of art as any of the others.

  4. I think Identity Crisis actually makes more sense than the others, except perhaps Swamp Thing. The idea is to tap into new fans of Watchmen, so they also make available another series where heroes have to solve a mystery. In Watchmen it’s ‘who is seemingly killing heroes’, in Identity Crisis it’s ‘Who is targetting heroes loved ones, or knows their secret identities’.

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