Before Watchmen: Watchmen Babies or Watchmen 2 Electric Boogaloo

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So today was the day DC Comics finally got around to announcing their worst kept secret since their line wide relaunch: a prequel to Alan Moore’s Watchmen. Thanks mostly to Bleeding Cool, we had been hearing about the development of this series for at least a year. We knew many of the key players. We’ve even seen some concept art. (Seriously DC – Your employees CANNOT keep a secret… Even your new logo design was a hint. Unless it was all leaked deliberately.) So here we are just months away from new Watchmen stories; an event so inevitable that it was parodied on the Simpsons years ago in the form of Watchmen Babies. And yet it has still proven to be controversial at the time of the announcement.

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