Like many, I approached HBO’s Damon Lindelof driven Watchmen with heavy skepticism, yet was blown away week after week (for at least seven weeks in a row!) with one of the smartest, most ambitious superhero shows imaginable. [Read more…] about Previously On #93: HBO Watchmen Season One Review!
This month John & Dave tackle Doomsday Clock by Geoff Johns and Gary Frank in relation to HBO’s Watchmen and the original limited series by Alan Moore, Dave Gibbons, and John Higgins.[Read more…] about Deep Dives #4: World of Watchmen – How Doomsday Clock & HBO Watchmen Approach Sequels
At night, when I close my eyes, I can hear my comic collection growing. There is a shuffling of paper as if tiny flocks of birds were posting up, sliding next to one another on the shelves. The wall studs groan like bad actors in a Dickens play. Books vanish and reappear as if loaning themselves out.
This can’t just be my imagination; there is physical evidence of their accumulation. Indeed, it seems impossible that any human imagination could conceive of such wonders that fill these pages that now fill my home.
No. This must be the world of the supernatural. And like any good character in a Lovecraftian horror, I’m going to painstakingly describe my journey into this publishing madness. Especially all of the indescribable bits. [Read more…] about How Do Superhero Comics Get Made?