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Writer J. Michael Straczynski is joined by artist Andy Kubert in flight with the gadget-savvy hero known as Nite Owl, as Dan Dreiberg inherits the role from Hollis Mason...but can Dreiberg work with the vigilante called Rorschach?

Then, JMS teams with fan-favorite artist Adam Hughes for a tale of Dr. Manhattan. For Dr. Manhattan, past, present, and future are one and the same. But as he observes the events of his life, do they remain the same?

This volume collects BEFORE WATCHMEN: NITE OWL #1-4, BEFORE WATCHMEN: DR. MANHATTAN #1-4 and BEFORE WATCHMEN: MOLOCH #1-2.

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What's Inside the Book? 0

I liked this book a lot better then the previous one I read (Before Watchmen: Ozymandias/Crimson Corsair). The art was more colorful and I didn't find myself forcing my way threw to get it over with.The first part with Nite Owl was a little better then I thought. I didn't care much for the art, but the story made up for that. Defiantly not the strongest story in Before Watchmen, but it's worth checking out. It features the Twilight Lady who is only briefly referenced in the original Watchmen...

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Mr. Straczynski, What Happened? 0

This is certainly the best of the bunch, as I was hoping, considering the great JMS is behind the story, but the preposterous abundance of nudity and coarse language was rather disappointing. JMS has proven numerous times he can tell great stories without resorting to visceral appeals. I may be in the minority here, but such is life. Putting that stuff aside, the stories were pretty good, certainly the best of the bunch, even though Nite Owl's story was almost more Rorschach's story. One of the ...

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