First Watchmen 2 artwork leaks (UPDATED)

You heard that Watchmen prequels were in the pipeline; now take a look at some of the reputed artwork. Bleeding Cool's Rich Johnston has gotten his hands on Joe and Andy Kubert's designs for Nite Owl and JG Jones' Comedian from the Watchmen prequel miniseries, which are being developed under the moniker "Panic Room." » 12/25/11 6:35am 12/25/11 6:35am

A brief video history of owls in science fiction and fantasy

The new movie Legend of the Guardians presents owls as heroic warriors fighting rival owl eugenicists. (Really.) But the owls of Ga'Hoole are just the latest in a proud tradition of fantastical owls that are alternately wise, creepy, mysterious...and awesome. » 9/26/10 4:35pm 9/26/10 4:35pm

What's With Characters With "II" After Their Names, Like Nite Owl II And…

In the world of comics, superheroes - like movies - have sequels. This wasn't always the case, and, confusingly, still isn't; Superman is still Clark Kent and Batman is still Bruce Wayne (Let's just ignore that whole "Battle For The Cowl" thing for now, huh?) despite the fact that they've fought for justice alongside… » 3/01/09 11:48am 3/01/09 11:48am

New Watchmen Diary Almost Flashes Us Dr. Manhattan's Goods

The latest Watchmen » 9/08/08 9:30am 9/08/08 9:30am journal is out, and this time we get a behind-the-scenes look at the cinematography, and how the team tried to make every scene symmetrical and exactly like the set-up of the graphic novel. Plus new images of Dan Dreiberg as the second Nite Owl and Billy Crudup all blued-up in his Dr. Manhattan…