If every other money-grubbing shitheel gets to have a crack at a Watchmen prequel, why not us, eh?
“Because you’re in no way affiliated with DC Comics, Alan Moore, or Dave Gibbons. Especially not Alan Moore, he’d have you carving sigils into your forehead and holding your hand over open flames for hours, just in case it made the world dance a little more darkly.” – You.
…Right, yeah. Fair point. Seriously though, of all the things in comics, or even just DC Comics, this is a thing that didn’t need to be. It’s up there with Val Kilmer’s turn as Batman in terms of horrible choices and improper use of the property. I know little of the plots they plan to employ, nor do I care to. If this was a thing that needed doing to complete the story it would’ve been done so many years ago, the trades would be in their millionth printing, just like Watchmen itself. This is clearly just a poor excuse to cash-in on a property that became hot again when the film got made. Such horrific endeavours brought us terrible turns of phrase as “Spider-Man: The Movie Game”. Which to a wordy little shit like myself, seems to be the most haunting part of it all. Which shouldn’t shift your focus from what a terrible idea it is…
By Christ it’ll sell, though.