What's With Characters With "II" After Their Names, Like Nite Owl II And Silk Spectre II?

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…

Prop Photos Reveal Watchmen’s New Ninja Weapons

Zack Snyder has repeatedly pledged that the Watchmen film will remain true to its comic roots, but he has introduced at least a few of his own innovations to the Watchmen universe. A slew of new prop photos suggests that the onscreen version of the second Nite Owl will be sporting some gizmos you won't find in the… » 8/06/08 2:20pm 8/06/08 2:20pm

Nite Owl's Study Is A Museum Of The Minutemen

In the latest behind-the scenes Watchmen diary from UGO original graphic novel artist Dave Gibbons explains how shocked and amazed he was by the attention to detail all around the set. And so are we - especially when it comes to has-been superhero Nite Owl's study. Click through for a clip, plus a gallery of the old… » 7/08/08 1:30pm 7/08/08 1:30pm