I didn’t realize until very recently that Alan Moore inspired much of the Sinestro Corps War and Blackest Night stories. I had no idea! Turns out that Moore wrote a short story entitled “Tygers” in Tales of the Green Lantern Corps Annual #2 back in 1986. This 12-page story featured the creation of many of […]
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If you’ve been reading about San Diego Comic Con, then you’ve already heard that Marvel Comics has purchased the rights to Marvelman. While Marvel has purchased the rights to Marvelman from the original creator, it’s unlikely they will be able to reprint the 80’s & 90’s material that was published as Miracleman. If you are […]
The Watchmen: Tales of the Black Freighter animated DVD is scheduled for release this coming Tuesday, March 24! Also on the DVD will be Under the Hood, a live action adaptation of the original Nite Owl’s autobiography! Hot dog! To watch the trailer for either, click here and then select Tales of the Black Freighter. […]
Believe it or not, there was a time when Watchmen wasn’t the pinnacle of comic book achievement. Back in 1987 it was simply a comic book being published by DC and was subject to the same exploitation as all other mid-80s comic books. To be specific, it was the subject of three role-playing supplements from […]
Back in July 2007, the gang from THE UNIQUE GEEK got together to discuss the Watchmen graphic novel by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons. On the call was Jon, Patrick, Todd, Holly, Cary, Maria, Sterling, Michael Bailey, and myself. We discussed the themes, characters, and who is hotter – Dr. Manhatten or Night Owl. You […]
Click here for a recent and lengthy interview with Alan Moore from Wired magazine. There is some good Watchmen stuff in there. There is just no making Alan Moore happy. Someone finally makes a movie that is incredibly faithful to Moore’s original source material, and he still finds something to complain about.
How will Watchmen do at the box office is a topic we’ve been debating over at THE UNIQUE GEEK and my friend EDP’s blog, I DON’T READ MY BLOG EITHER. I think everyone agrees the movie will be great, but the questions are how will it be received by the general public and will it […]