Alan Moore Interview on BBC’s HARDTalk

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Alan Moore was recently interviewed by Tom Franks on BBC TV’s HARDtalk for almost a half-hour. The stream, which is usually only available in the UK, is now able to be seen by an international audience.

In the interview, Moore’s work is examined and he touches upon a few different subjects, such as: his work in graphic novels, V for Vendetta, Guy Fawkes masks, Watchmen, Lost Girls, Before Watchmen, and his disillusionment with the comics industry, to name a few.

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DC Comics July 2012: Before Watchmen Solicitations

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Here are the Before Watchmen solicitations for July 2012 courtesy of DC Comics.

 

BEFORE WATCHMEN: OZYMANDIAS #1

BEFOREWATCHMEN_OZYMANDIAS1Written by LEN WEIN
Art and cover by JAE LEE
Backup story art by JOHN HIGGINS
1:25 Variant cover by PHIL JIMENEZ
1:200 Variant cover by JIM LEE

On sale JULY 4 • 32 pg, FC, 1 of 6, $3.99 US • MATURE READERS
Combo Pack Edition: $4.99 US

“I have goals to achieve. Dreams to make come true.”

Plus, a new CRIMSON CORSAIR backup feature from writer LEN WEIN and artist JOHN HIGGINS!

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DC Showcases “Before Watchmen” at C2E2 in April

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Press release

DC Entertainment will be bringing some of the comic book industry’s most iconoclastic writers and artists to the convention to discuss this year’s highly anticipated BEFORE WATCHMEN comic book event.

“We’ve gathered some of the most talented writers and artists to expand on the stories of the most provocative comic book characters of all time,” said DC Entertainment Co-Publisher and panelist Dan DiDio. “The hard part is waiting all the way until June to share the craziness with fans. We just might have to get people talking early about the importance of the five truths.”

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DC Comics June 2012: Before Watchmen Solicitations

DC Entertainment announces official publication date for BEFORE WATCHMEN.

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Written by DARWYN COOKE
Backup story written by LEN WEIN
Art and cover by DARWYN COOKE
Backup story art by JOHN HIGGINS
1:25 Variant cover by MICHAEL GOLDEN
1:200 Variant cover by JIM LEE

On sale JUNE 6 • 32 pg, FC, 1 of 6, $3.99 US • MATURE READERS
Combo pack edition: $4.99 US

“Little did we know that poor boy would lead to the end of us all.”

Plus: Don’t miss the CRIMSON CORSAIR backup story by writer LEN WEIN and artist JOHN HIGGINS!

This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

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BEFORE WATCHMEN Arrives Summer 2012 from DC Entertainment

Seven Before Watchmen Titles Announced!

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Today DC Entertainment made official that they will publish all-new stories expanding on the Watchmen universe this summer. Before Watchmen will be the collective banner for all seven titles in the project.

After months of leaked rumors and denials by DC, the “Watchmen 2” project and it’s titles were finally made public. Most of the rumors turned out to be true.

The seven titles that comprise Before Watchmen are as follows:

  • RORSCHACH (4 issues) – Writer: Brian Azzarello. Artist: Lee Bermejo
  • MINUTEMEN (6 issues) – Writer/Artist: Darwyn Cooke
  • COMEDIAN (6 issues) – Writer: Brian Azzarello. Artist: J.G. Jones
  • DR. MANHATTAN (4 issues) – Writer: J. Michael Straczynski. Artist: Adam Hughes
  • NITE OWL (4 issues) – Writer: J. Michael Straczynski. Artists: Andy and Joe Kubert
  • OZYMANDIAS (6 issues) – Writer: Len Wein. Artist: Jae Lee
  • SILK SPECTRE (4 issues) – Writer: Darwyn Cooke. Artist: Amanda Conner

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