This will be extremely EXCITING news for many…and absolutely HORRIFIC news for others…
We've just learned that DC Comics has plans to publish seven "comic-book mini-series," which will "continue the stories of the adventurers introduced in Watchmen, which was written by Alan Moore and illustrated by Dave Gibbons."
The prequel series is being referred to as Before Watchmen, and it is scheduled to start up this summer.
This is a VERY controversial move by DC, because original Watchmen writer Alan Moore will not be involved, and he's referring to these prequel comics as "completely shameless."
Here's what Moore had to say about it: