Author Tom King is venturing into the Watchmen universe for DC Comics to discover a brand new conspiracy within the spin-off collection Rorschach.
DC Comics introduced a brand new collection set in the identical universe as Alan Moore’s critically acclaimed Watchmen is on its means later this yr from Mister Miracle and Unusual Adventures author Tom King. The story was teased in a press launch saying Rorschach, with two assassins trying to kill the primary candidate opposing President Robert Redford. Considered one of these would-be killers seems to be Rorschach himself, however for the reason that 12-issue collection takes place 35 years after the vigilante’s dying on the finish of Watchmen, who’s below the masks? The story will observe a detective who makes an attempt to unravel the brand new thriller.
The discharge was accompanied by a press release from author Tom King, who explains the collection might be extraordinarily political very similar to Alan Moore’s authentic e book. Since Moore famously distanced himself from the franchise, it might be attention-grabbing to see if he gave his blessing on the brand new DC Comics collection. King additionally revealed that the story isn’t essentially about Rorschach himself, however extra about what the characters say to the reader about themselves.
“Just like the HBO Watchmen present and really very similar to the unique ’86 Watchmen, it is a very political work. It’s an offended work. We’re so offended on a regular basis now. We’ve to do one thing with that anger. It’s known as Rorschach not due to the character Rorschach, however as a result of what you see in these characters tells you extra about your self than about them.”
The 12-issue maxiseries from Tom King and Batman artist Jorge Fornés is ready to reach in comedian shops and digitally on October 13. Check out the Rorschach cowl beneath.
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Right here is the official synopsis for Damon Lindelof’s Watchmen:
Set in an alternate historical past the place “superheroes” are handled as outlaws, WATCHMEN embraces the nostalgia of the unique groundbreaking graphic novel whereas trying to interrupt new floor of its personal.
Watchmen stars Regina King, Jeremy Irons, Don Johnson, Jean Good, Tim Blake Nelson, Louis Gossett Jr., Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Hong Chau, Andrew Howard, Tom Mison, Frances Fisher, Jacob Ming-Trent, Sara Vickers, Dylan Schombing, and James Wolk. The collection is produced for HBO by White Rabbit in affiliation with Warner Bros. Tv, based mostly on Alan Moore’s graphic novel co-created and illustrated by Dave Gibbons and revealed by DC.
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