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Rorschach #5s Some People Need Masks Some Dont Attracts Criticism

Rorschach #5's "Some People Need Masks, Some Don't" Attracts Criticism

There is a scene in this week's Rorschach #5 by Tom King and Jorge Fornes, an unauthorised sequel to Watchmen published by DC Comics, in which our unidentified private detective meets with Turley, the Republican candidate for President of the United States, running against President Robert Redford from sitting an eighth term in office As[...]

Saturday Night Live Returns Jan 30: John Krasinski Machine Gun Kelly

Saturday Night Live Returns Jan 30: John Krasinski, Machine Gun Kelly

Guess what happens on February 13? We have another pair of first-timers, with Regina King (Watchmen, One Night in Miami) hosting and Nathaniel Rateliff performing There will also be live shows on February 20 and 27, though hosts/guests haven't been announced.[caption id="attachment_1327462" align="aligncenter" width="600"] SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (Photo by: NBCUniversal)[/caption]Saturday Night Live's 46th season includes Beck[...]

How Vietnam Voted In The US Presidential Election (Rorschach #4)

How Vietnam Voted In The US Presidential Election (Rorschach #4)

In the world of Watchmen - and its unauthorised sequels - America won the war in Vietnam, courtesy of Dr Manhattan at the behest of President Richard Nixon So much so, that Vietnam became a full member of the United States Of America, the 51st state  - and its citizens could vote in American elections[...]

Watchmen: Wait Bernie Sanders Was a Minuteman Before He Got Lost

Watchmen: Wait, Bernie Sanders Was a Minuteman Before He Got "Lost"?

Someone else who used their social media might to help bring down Trump at the election booth was HBO Watchmen series creator Damon Lindelof Up until today, we've tracked Lindelof's posts as he railed against the Trump administration's horrors and rallied folks within his reach to get and vote- and help others to vote, too.[caption id="attachment_1135783"[...]

Rorschach #4 Tells Captain Carnage Story From Watchmen #1 Final Page

Rorschach #4 Tells Captain Carnage Story From Watchmen #1 Final Page

The final page of Watchmen sees Dan Dreiberg and Laurie Juspeczyk meet up again, after learning, courtesy of Rorschach that Eddie Blake, The Comedian has been murdered, setting off the whole Watchmen storyline But it also involves the pair reminiscing about Rorschach and their own superheroic lives, and shows the kind of contrast between the[...]

Dr Manhattan Returns To DC Comics In Rorschach #7

Dr Manhattan Returns To DC Comics In Rorschach #7

Rorschach is the latest unauthorised sequel to Watchmen, by Tom King and Jorge Fornes, published by DC Comics In the first issue of the series, we heard a cassette tape based on a real-life seance event, with Frank Miller, Otto Binder and Randy Cox - with the addition of a fictional Wil Myerson In Rorschach,[...]

Watchmen: Damon Lindelof Insults Puss-Filled Felon with Trump Compare

Watchmen: Damon Lindelof Insults Puss-Filled Felon with Trump Compare

Well, if there's one thing positive thing that the raging disaster that's still sliming his way through The White House has done over the past week or so (inadvertently, of course) is that it's given us an excuse to check back in with HBO Watchmen series creator Damon Lindelof Previously, we covered how Lindelof agreed with[...]

Watchmen: Are Some Trump Folk Actually #DeletedWatchmenCharacters

Watchmen: Are Some Trump Folk Actually #DeletedWatchmenCharacters?

The last time we checked in on HBO Watchmen series creator Damon Lindelof, he was agreeing with culture critic Soraya Nadia McDonald (The Undefeated) that the attack on our nation's capital fueled by Trump and his gaggle of goons was looking eerily similar to what a second season of the Emmy Awards-winning series would probably look like[...]

Dave Gibbons Forgotten Watchmen Cover Up For Auction

Dave Gibbons' Forgotten Watchmen Cover, Up For Auction

Dave Gibbons original artwork on Watchmen usually sells for tens of thousands The covers for hundreds of thousands It rivals Dark Knight as the body of comic book work in the last thirty-five years, that is most valuable at auction But listed by Heritage Auctions right now, as part of their January 14 - 17[...]

Watchmen: Trump Makes Life Feel More Like Deleted Scenes Than Season 2

Watchmen: Trump Makes Life Feel More Like Deleted Scenes Than Season 2

Aside from it making President Barack Obama's list of shows he watched while writing his latest memoir, it's been a while since we've had a chance to revisit HBO and Damon Lindelof's pseudo-sequel 'remix" of the comic book classic Watchmen But when find ourselves living in the age of Trump, it's not surprising that still[...]

Bourne Director Paul Greengrass Talks His Joker-esque Watchmen Pitch

Bourne Director Paul Greengrass Talks His Joker-esque Watchmen Pitch

When Zack Snyder brought Watchmen to the big screen in 2009, it was touted as one of those stories that just couldn't be filmed Snyder had to significantly change the ending for his adaptation, but he was far from the only A-list director who tried to make Watchmen There is a long line of failed Watchmen pitches, and[...]

Rorschach #3 Review: Making Icons Out Of Idiots

Rorschach #3 Review: Making Icons Out Of Idiots

Back in the much more innocent days of 2005, writer John Rogers captured a conversation with a friend who coined the term "crazification factor," which in short theorizes that at least 27% of any given population are best summed up as such: "Half just have worldviews which lead them to disagree with what you consider rationality […]

The Boys Watchmen &#038 More Get President Obamas Seal of Approval

The Boys, Watchmen & More Get President Obama's Seal of Approval

Along with The Boys, President Obama also explains what it is about Better Call Saul, The Good Place, and Watchmen that made that perfect for a writing vibe Oh, and don't think he forgot hoops: Better Call Saul, because of its great characters and examination of the dark side of the American dream The Good Place[...]

Is Rorschach #3 A Sequel To Watchmen &#8211 Or To Kick-Ass (Spoilers)

Is Rorschach #3 A Sequel To Watchmen – Or To Kick-Ass? (Spoilers)

Today sees the publication of Rorschach #3, the unauthorised sequel to Watchmen by Tom King and Jorge Fornes But this week's issue looks at the story of Laura, the woman who accompanied the new, older, based-on-Steve-Ditko Rorschach in his failed presidential-candidate assassination attempt.[caption id="attachment_1309887" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit: DC Comics[/caption]And we learn of her childhood, being[...]

Zack Snyders Watchmen Button Up For Auction Today

Zack Snyder's Watchmen Button Up For Auction, Today

The blood-spattered smiley button from the 2009 adaptation of Watchmen by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons The actual button used in the movie, worn by The Comedian, and picked up by Rorschach and appearing prominently in all marketing for the film This should be going for big bucks at Comic Connect as the auction comes to[...]

The Insult That Made A Man Out Of Rorschach (Spoilers)

The Insult That Made A Man Out Of Rorschach (Spoilers)

The second issue of Rorschach, the unauthorised sequel to Watchmen, by Tom King and Jorge Fornes, and published by DC Comics out today, take place in Lewis Tower.[caption id="attachment_1296506" align="aligncenter" width="350"] Art from Rorschach #2.[/caption]The building in which Will Myerson, a comic book creator, lives Could this be a link to Byron Lewis, the engineer and[...]

Did Rorschach Create A Character Like The Question (Spoilers)

Did Rorschach Create A Character Like The Question? (Spoilers)

Hence why this page from Rorschach #2 below the spoiler image is doing the rounds over the weekend - just like Death Metal #5.[caption id="attachment_1042259" align="aligncenter" width="350"] Did Rorschach Create A Character Like The Question? (Spoilers)[/caption]The link in the unauthorised sequel to Watchmen by Tom King and Jorge Fornes, between Rorschach suspect comic book creator[...]

Tom King Interviews Dave Gibbons Live at Baltimore Comic Con Online

Tom King Interviews Dave Gibbons Live at Baltimore Comic Con Online

Dave Gibbons is the co-creator of Watchmen Tom King is the author of the new Rorschach comic book, an unauthorised sequel to Watchmen, also published by DC Comics this week And next weekend, as part of a pretty impressive series of live panels from Baltimore Comic-Con (yes, SDCC and NYCC, live panels, so that people[...]

Rorschach #1 Kills Steve Ditko &#8211 HIs Alt Version Anyway

Rorschach #1 Kills Steve Ditko – HIs Alt Version Anyway

That’s the mystery to be unraveled in the comic.In the original Watchmen series, Rorschach was Alan Moore’s commentary on Ditko’s Mr A character, taking the absolutist black-white moral stance of the character to its logical conclusion It was Moore’s opinion that such a character would likely be psychotic, deeply alienated, dangerously violent, and smelled bad[...]

Watchmen: HBO Series Gets Some Canon Love from Tom Kings Rorschach

Watchmen: HBO Series Gets Some Canon Love from Tom King's "Rorschach"

Fans of Damon Lindelof's pseudo-sequel "remix" of DC Comics' Watchmen still continue debating whether or not the multiple Emmy Award-winning HBO series should move ahead on a second season or if the second season should be a direct sequel or something set in another part of Lindelof's universe BCTV has gone on record as saying[...]