"I guarantee you that every one of these creators that is working on these books will outdo or match the original,"
While I am looking forward to this (I like the creators involved, and think that anything they do takes nothing away from the original), I in no way think this will be better than the original book.
As I've said before, I wish all concerned well but I won't be buying any of the titles; Watchmen's a complete story in and of itself and while I agree that nothing these prequels contain will detract from the original, I really don't see them adding anything to it either.
I'm just hoping to be entertained. Which is happening less and less with DC these days. I gave up on Marvel a long time ago...while I still grab an issue here or there, I buy nothing from the House of Mouse Ideas.I'm getting into more "indy" books. I say that with a grain of salt, because there is hardly such a thing anymore. I guess I just like the stuff from the smaller publishers.The Lone Ranger, Ghostbusters, Chew, Saga and The Walking Dead. Self contained books that I do not need to read 15 different books a month to try and figure out what is going on.That being said, I am loving Animal Man and Swamp Thing right now...and Mandrakes art on Night Force is enough to make up for a so-so story thus far. The Flash is a beautiful book to read. Blending art and story in a way that few others can do.
On the whole, I'm still enjoying my DC books though there are a couple (Green Arrow for example) where once again I feel I'm reading it for the sake of the character rather than actually enjoying them.I'm enjoying Fatale at the moment which is a little different to what I normally read as far as comics go, not to mention the one or two issues a year of the gorgeous Lady Mechanika!
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