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Doomsday Clock Will Not Completely Line Up With The DC Comics Timeline - Official

Doomsday Clock Will Not Completely Line Up With The DC Comics Timeline – Official

When it was announced, Doomsday Clock, the unauthorised sequel to Watchmen by Geoff Johns and Gary Frank, was also a crossover with the DC Universe. Specifically the very-near-ahead DC Universe, the plan was that as the story reached its conclusion, that the events of Doomsday Clock would marry up with the DC Comics Universe then […]

The Long Read: Doomsday Clock is Canon and In Continuity

Over 2017 and 2018, Bleeding Cool ran a number of articles looking at the relationship of Doomsday Clock to the rest of the DC Universe – and even The Three Jokers too. We saw what once was clearly intended to be the tightest of structured continuity, fall apart as a result of delays, personnel changes […]





Doomsday Clock as a Love Letter to Superman

Doomsday Clock as a Love Letter to Superman (Spoilers)

Doomsday Clock is an unauthorised sequel to Watchmen, by Geoff Johns and Gary Frank, published by DC Comics, and concluding with this week’s long-awaited twelfth issue. Initially, the links to Watchmen were obvious, as well as the returning characters and history, we had the nine-panel grid, transitional scenes, mysteries baked in, the world-building with documents, […]

Everything You Wanted To Know About 5G But Were Afraid To Ask

Everything You Wanted To Know About 5G* (*But Were Afraid To Ask)

For the last seven months, Bleeding Cool has been reporting on something called 5G. That it would be the fifth Generation on the DC Comics Timeline. That it is part of the Timeline being radically changed, and the original Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman etc suddenly being a lot older than they have previously been portrayed. […]

The Future Of The DC Universe - According to Doomsday Clock #12 (Spoilers)

The Future Of The DC Universe – According to Doomsday Clock #12 (Spoilers)

No, we don’t find out how Alfred Pennyworth is alive. No, we don’t get to find out what actually happened with Saturn Girl. Nor what Adrian Veidt was really playing at. But you may be able to work out why the events of Doomsday Clock, especially the Supermen Theory, haven’t played large in the DC […]

Will Doomsday Clock #12 Set Up DC Comics 5G... But Only in Six Years?

Will Doomsday Clock #12 Set Up DC Comics 5G… But Only in Six Years?

I haven’t read Doomsday Clock #12 yet – well, other than the first six pages. But clearly other people have. I know, right? Now Bleeding Cool has been covering in as much depth as we have been able to uncover, something at DC Comics called 5G. We first got a whiff back in June, without […]







A Look Back at Doomsday Clock, Ahead Of Its #12 Finale

The unauthorised sequel to Watchmen, Doomsday Clock by Geoff Johns and Gary Frank will have its final chapter, #12 is out in a couple of weeks, December 18th. Alongside everything else it seems. A double-sized final issue, it will join Tom King‘s final Batman, the end of Scott Snyder‘s Doom War, the launch of James […]

DC Giants are Keeping the Same Amount of Content, Just Over Fewer Issues

So last week, Bleeding Cool looked at the DC Giant line and wondered if, as the DC Previews solicits showed, the line was going from a monthly shipping schedule, when exclusive to Walmart, to a bi-monthly release schedule? Now that the DC Giants are just shipping early to Walmart, with exclusive “reprint covers”, but still […]