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“The hero known to the public only as Nite Owl announced his retirement today.”

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Enojyable 0

So far I have only read Minutemen and Silver Spectre, and this one was my favorite. Don't get me wrong, I thought Minutemen was great, and cannot wait for the rest of the series, but this was one of the titles I was really looking forward to.Dan Dreiberg was portrayed as an over weight worry-wart in Watchmen. He looked more like a fan boy at ComicCon than an ex-masked avenger. In the flashback sequences he showed some of his promise as a vigilante, but we did not get to see too much of it. When ...

8 out of 8 found this review helpful.

Everything I could want in Before Watchmen 0

This is a review for Before Watchmen Nite Owl issues 1-4. I have to say this comic caught me off guard on how much I liked it. It does a really good job of fleshing out Dan's character. In the original story I feel he was probably one one the least fleashed out of the main characters and this sort of corrects that. We see how his abussive father, his loving mother, and idolization of the original Nite Owl shape him into the person that he is. I think this was handled really well. I also think th...

5 out of 5 found this review helpful.

Capeless Crusader reviews "Nite Owl #1" 0

As one of only two "legacy" characters in Watchmen, Dan Drieberg has always held a certain special fascination for me. In Alan Moore's original, Dan is the everyman, he is us. He is disappointed, yet powerless to effect change. He is endowed with tremendous gifts, both physical and mental, yet lacks the confidence to put them to use. He is the spirit of optimism that has been crushed by the unbearable cynicism of the era in which he finds himself. Of all the characters in the original work, Dan ...

5 out of 6 found this review helpful.
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