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Musable – Featured Cosplayer Interview


Musable Cosplay as Red Lantern Supergirl (Photo by Affliction Cosplay Photography)


There are many talented models and performers who bring their love & enthusiasm to dressing up as their favorite characters. Comic Book Critic will occasionally showcase a performer who embodies this spirit of cosplaying.

Whether it’s creating the costume from scratch, altering the appearance of an existing one, or just getting into character, these performers spend a lot of time and effort on their craft. As much as we all enjoy seeing our favorite fictional characters represented in real life, let’s not forget the behind-the-scenes work that goes into that portrayal.

One thing is for certain though, their love of cosplaying shines through in their work.

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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.



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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BEFORE WATCHMEN Arrives Summer 2012 from DC Entertainment

Seven Before Watchmen Titles Announced!


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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