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Clips From PBS Doc, Superheroes: A Never Ending Battle Start With Michael Chabon And Mark Waid On Superman

The trick seems to have been a simple one: get interesting people and ask them questions about representation and meaning in superhero comic books. That’s all it takes.

BC Mag #5: Born On The Bayou: Swamp Thing’s Roots

Bleeding Cool Magazine article by Rich Handley DC Comics’ decision, in 2011, to cancel all existing series and launch 52 new titles—among them a reboot of cult classic Swamp Thing, from writer Scott Snyder and illustrator Yanick Paquette—was met with …

Whatever Happened To The Crimson Corsair?

In case anyone missed Taylor Ramsey’s interview the other day, Len Wein talked about exactly what happened with the Before Watchmen Epilogue that DC Comics withdrew from their schedules, but also the reasons he left the Crimson Corsair back up …

Talking To Len Wein About His Career, His Legacy And Before Watchmen

Taylor Ramsey writes for Bleeding Cool. At this year’s C2E2 I had the opportunity to sit down with comic industry legend, Len Wein. It was on the last day of the show and I was tired and a bit frazzled, …

Rewatching The Watchmen – Tuesday Trending Topics

Watchmen — before, during and after, all in one blog post: Tomorrow, DC Comics published Before Watchmen: Ozymandias #5 by Len Wein and Jae Lee. Wein was one of the three editors of the original Watchmen, with Dick Giordano and Barbara …

Len Wein, The Outer Limits And Rewriting Watchmen

Tomorrow, DC Comics publish Before Watchmen: Ozymandias #5 by Len Wein and Jae Lee. Wein was one of the three editors of the original Watchmen, with Dick Giordano and Barbara Kesel also editing the book for periods of time. Because …

DC Announces Before Watchmen: Dollar Bill by Len Wein and Steve Rude

We are getting seriously close to Before Watchmen: Multi-Legged Chicken Waitress here… DC Comics have announced a new Before Watchmen comic concentrated on Dollar Bill, the bank-sponsored superhero of the Minutemen, who died during a bank robbery when his cape …

Squaring The Circle Of Before Watchmen: Ozymandias

So we’ve all read the Daily Beast interview by now, right? The original Watchmen made quite a lot of the rectangles and circles. The nine panel grid, holding smiley face buttons, Dr Manhattan foreheads, watches and Martian constructs. One of …

MTV Interviews Before Watchmen Creators About Alan Moore – With A Few Bleeding Cool Retorts

MTV Geek clipped the thoughts of  number of Before Watchmen creators for their opinions on the Alan Moore controversy concerning DC’s decision to publish a Watchmen prequel series of series. Len Wein: “I am sorry that Alan is disappointed in …

This Week – Before Watchmen, Gay Green Lantern And Bleeding Cool Magazine

It’s probably going to be a busy week in comics. As I just mentioned, Bleeding Cool Magazine #0 hits comic stores, a preview of the kind of thing you might expect when the magazine is launched properly at New York …

So… What Will Before Watchmen Actually Be Like?

DC Comics is set to show off Watchmen this weekend in Chicago. But it won’t be the first time some folks will have seen the pages they are showing off. A number of “press screenings” have been taking place in …

Len Wein And JMS Talk Before… And After Watchmen

As well as talking about the ins and out of their new Watchmen books, MTV Geek asked Len Wein and Joe Michael Straczynski about the possibility of more Watchmen to follow them. LW: Absolutely, like any great characters, there’s always …

History Lessons With Peter Sanderson

It sounds like a dream job – getting paid to read comics and take notes. Very few ever get such a chance. Peter Sanderson did, twice, first working as a research assistant for DC for a little project that turned …