Tag Archives: Ozymandias

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, …

Fourteen Thoughts About Fourteen Comics – Star Wars, Nowhere Men, Manhattan Projects, Peter Panzerfaust, Crossed Badlands, Avengers Arena, Secret Avengers, Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Fearless Defenders, Superboy, Ozymandias, Uncanny X-Men, Katana And Batgirl

  It must be a real arse to argue with Luke Skywalker when he pulls lines like this one from Star Wars #3 on you. Arguing about the contents of the fridge probably go the same way. “Who ate the …

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 …

Did Two Captions Doom Ozymandias?

There are spoilers here for Before Watchmen: Ozymandias #4. But then, only if you haven;t read Watchmen. In which case, there are spoilers for Watchmen too. I’ve been enjoying quite a lot of Before Watchmen. There are a few things …

Swipe File: Ozymandias And Masks

On the left, Jae Lee’s cover to Before Watchmen: Ozymandias #2, and on the right his cover to Masks #2… Not so much a swipe, more a thematic posed similarity?  

The Week In Tigers (Featuring Tiger Spoilers)

As ever we look at which comics this week have tigers in them, for our regular tiger-loving crowd. If you do not wish to spoiled to to which comics this weeks have tigers in them, and wish to have a tiger-related surprise with every issue, then please stop reading now. This article is intended for those who have no problem with advance knowledge of tiger-related comics. If that is not you then stop reading immediately, because here come the tigers!

Twelve Thoughts About Twelve Comics – Archer And Armstrong, Thor, Gambit, Buffy, Avengers Assemble, Daredevil Annual, New Avengers, Ozymandias, Atomic Robo x 2, It Girl And The Atomics, Creator Owned Heroes

The new Archer And Armstrong has a tough battle, against one of the most critically acclaimed early Valiant series. Even now, it seems incredible to describe, a religious zealot warrior teaming up with a drunken, slovenly immortal, Achilles Meets Bacchus, …

Grace Randolph’s Stacktastic – “Character Narration About One’s Feelings Might Work For Chick Lit, But Not Comic Books”

Grace Randolph promos; The Avengers and The Dark Knight Rises are overrated! It’s time to show some love for Hawkeye, Daredevil, Before Watchmen and other comic characters! Host Grace Randolph tells you what ELSE is going on in the world …

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 …

Before Ozymandias – Dynamite Signs Up Peter Cannon, Thunderbolt

Dynamite Entertainment has signed up the rights to Peter Cannon: Thunderbolt, one of the original Charlton Comics characters that inspired the characters of Watchmen. Specifically Ozymandias, currently being recreated by Len Wein and Jae Lee. Coincidentally, Jae Lee has been …

The Before Watchmen Reviews Are In. From Some People.

Looks like midnight EST was the embargo point, for certain comic book journalists to be allowed to talk about the Before Watchmen comics they’ve seen. And a secretive project it was too! Joey Esposito (IGN Comics): Earlier this week, I …

First Pages Of Rorschach, Silk Spectre, Ozymandias, Crimson Corsair… And Minutemen Designs

BuzzFeed, after their trip around the DC Offices, were allowed to take some shots of the Before Watchmen comic books, including these Rorschach pages by Lee Bermejo with their seventies Manhattan exotica, the Silk Spectre page by Amanda Conner that …