Doomsday Clock


Doomsday Clock as a Love Letter to Superman

Top 500 Most-Ordered Comics and Graphic Novels in December 2019

Here’s the big list, the top 500 most-ordered comics and graphic novels through Diamond Comic Distributors in North American comic book stores in October 2019. We already did a little examination with the Top 10 and marketshare and Top 100 but this doubles down. We will also, in half an hour, be running a chart that combines […]

Doomsday Clock Slipcase, Free With Vol 2, Only in Comic Book Stores

DC Comics will be soliciting the second volume in hardcover of the unauthorised sequel to Watchmen, Doomsday Clock, by Geoff Johns and Gary Frank. And with it, comic book stores (only) will bet getting a free exclusive slipcase to fit both volumes one and two. Sorry comic book stores and Amazon, this is just for […]



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 […]



Diamond Confirms DC Comics' 5G

Diamond Confirms DC Comics’ 5G

DC Comics has not used the phrase 5G publically yet. First mentioned by Bleeding Cool last summer as a major project that DC Comics was planning, it was only when DC Comics publisher Dan DiDio talked about publishing a timeline for DC Comics shared continuity or ‘connective tissue’ at San Diego, then unveiled the four […]

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, […]

REVIEW: Doomsday Clock #12 -- "Selling Its Brand And Not Its Ideas"

REVIEW: Doomsday Clock #12 — “Selling Its Brand And Not Its Ideas”

(DC Comics, creative team: Geoff Johns, Gary Frank, Brad Anderson, Rob Leigh) Imaging coming up with everything that went right about Dr. Manhattan’s depictions in the HBO series and then smashing yourself in the face with a ball peen hammer. If you did so, you might come up with something as tedious and uninspired as […]

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 […]


Will Doomsday Clock #12 Bring Back Ma and Pa Kent to Superman? (Spoilers)

Matt Fraction appeared on John Siuntres’ Word Balloon Podcast talking about his work on Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen and working with brian Bendis and the rest of the Superman team. And talking about the upcoming Superman/Clark Kent ‘no more secrets’ identity reveal in the Superman comic books. He mentioned a small spoiler regarding the spluttering […]

Thank #FOC It’s Friday - 6th December 2019 -

Thank #FOC It’s Friday, 6th December 2019 – Clock Without The Doomsday

Welcome to Thank FOC It’s Friday, a semi-weekly mailing list, similar to The Daily LITG, but (mostly) every Friday and planned to coincide and cover the demands of Final Order Cut Off. The date when retailers have a last chance to amend their advance orders for comic books without penalty. A final chance for publishers […]



Okay, So I Just Bought a Page of Doomsday Clock at MCM London Comic Con

Okay, So I Just Bought a Page of Doomsday Clock at MCM London Comic Con

I rather enjoy the comic book Doomsday Clock from Geoff Johns and Gary Frank. Some people think that because I regularly refer to it as an unauthorised sequel to Watchmen that I am somehow besmirching it. Not at all. I love an unauthorised sequel. Fanfic. Whatever you want to call it. These are not new […]