The New York Times best-selling prequels to the best-selling graphic novel Watchmen are collected together for the first time and in a special DC hardcover Omnibus!
Takes a look at the world before the critically acclaimed graphic novel Watchmen, by some of comics' top talents, including Eisner Award-winning authors Brian Azzarello and Darwyn Cooke, multi-award winning authors Len Wein and Michael Straczynski. With art from Joe Kubert, Amanda Conner, J.G. Jones, Lee Bermejo, Adam Hughes, Jae Lee and John Higgins.
Dive deeper into the world of Watchmen by following the famous characters around in their own solo stories. Witness Rorschach's story to see how one of the most dangerous vigilantes in the comics world started down his dark path. Find out how the Vietnam War and the Kennedy assassination revolve around the Comedian. Take an introspective look at Silk Spectre as she struggles with her overbearing superhero mother and her scattered path toward taking the mantle of the Silk Spectre.
Find all of this and more when you discover what happened before Watchmen in Before Watchmen Omnibus. Collects Before Watchmen: Comedian #1-6, Before Watchmen: Rorschach #1-4, Before Watchmen: Minutemen #1-6, Before Watchmen: Silk Spectre #1-4, Before Watchmen: Nite Owl #1-4, Before Watchmen: Dr. Manhattan #1-4, Before Watchmen: Moloch #1-2, Before Watchmen: Ozymandias #1-6, Before Watchmen: Crimson Corsair #1 and Before Watchmen: Dollar Bill #1.
About the Author
Brian Azzarello has been writing comics professionally since the mid-1990s. He is the author of Johnny Double, Batman: Broken City and the Harvey and Eisner award-winning 100 Bullets, all created in collaboration with artist Eduardo Risso. The New York Times best-selling author's other work for DC includes the titles Hellblazer and Loveless (both with Marcelo Frusin), Superman: For Tomorrow (with Jim Lee), Joker and Luthor (both with Lee Bermejo), Sgt. Rock: Between Hell and a Hard Place (with Joe Kubert), Filthy Rich (with Victor Santos), and most recently the all-new ongoing series Wonder Woman (with Cliff Chiang) and Dark Knight III: The Master Race with Frank Miller. He also wrote the Richard Corben-illustrated graphic novels Cage and Banner for Marvel Comics.