Before Watchmen: Comedian #6

Before Watchmen: Comedian #6

Event\Storyline: Before Watchmen Writer: Brian Azzarello Artist: J.G. Jones Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: April 24, 2013 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 4
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  • 8.7
    IGN - Jesse Schedeen Apr 24, 2013

    Before Watchmen as a whole might just be a textbook case of a mixed bag. But if we're never going to see that epilogue issue, DC could certainly have picked a far worse finale issue to cap off this lengthy experiment. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Newsarama - Jose Camacho Apr 25, 2013

    Other than making the Comedian a more notorious and tragic character, however, only completists will rejoice. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    WhatCulture - Marcus Doidge Apr 24, 2013

    This mini series was never a total write off but it did fall at the bottom end of the Before Watchmen pile for me. Speaking of which, I'll skip the Before Watchmen series overview for this issue and follow up soon with a countdown of the Before Watchmen line up and the highs and lows the controversial event left us with. Stay tuned folks, there's one last Before Watchmen piece coming soon"Read more at Read Full Review

  • 3.0
    Major Spoilers - Matthew Peterson Apr 28, 2013

    Is this an interesting story? It has glimmers of it, and I think that, separate of the Watchmen trappings it could easily be a fascinating tale, but the depressing ending makes explicit things that should have stayed shadowed, and shadows that which needs serious clarification, all the while serving as a less-interesting side-story to a book that I really enjoyed back in the day. Before Watchmen - Comedian #6 even makes it hard to understand what happens in the pivotal scenes, leaving me cold no matter how good Jones art is (and it is pretty good) earning a severely conflicted 1.5 out of 5 stars overall. That the final BW issue released would be so ill-advised seems to be emblematic of the series' overall failure, something that makes me sad but does not really surprise me... Read Full Review

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