Before Watchmen: Minutemen #3

Before Watchmen: Minutemen #3

Event\Storyline: Before Watchmen Writer: Darwyn Cooke Artist: Darwyn Cooke Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: August 29, 2012 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 11 User Reviews: 2
8.6Critic Rating
8.8User Rating

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  • 10
    Comic Book Bin - Andy Frisk Aug 29, 2012

    Pleasantly surprised at the depth and breadth of the smart commentary and great storytelling in Before Watchmen: Minutemen #3, I'm now anxiously awaiting the next installment. Read Full Review

  • 10
    Comic Vine - Sara 'Babs' Lima Aug 29, 2012

    Darwyn Cooke's interpretation of these characters is brilliant and completely on point. The way he captures the naivety of Hollis Mason, the conservatism of Dollar Bill and the virtuousness of Silhouette is just beautiful. Pair that with his absolutely stunning pencils and Phil Noto's perfect colors and we have a perfect comic book. I am absolutely loving this series and I feel it is one of the few BEFORE WATCHMEN titles that does a great service to the original stories. Read Full Review

  • 9.6
    Chuck's Comic Of The Day - Chuck Sep 3, 2012

    All the Before Watchmen series have been quite good so far, but I think this series holds a slight edge so far - but it's really too close to call until the final issues roll up. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Newsarama - David Pepose Aug 29, 2012

    The minor hiccups aside, Before Watchmen: Minutemen #3 is the real deal, a well-crafted narrative that manages to work within the air-tight confines of Alan Moore's original work. Great artwork, visceral characterization and a nice dose of stakes keeps this book hopping way more than you would ordinarily expect. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Crave Online - Andy Hunsaker Sep 4, 2012

    Cooke's illustration is as beautiful as always, and the stories unfolding in Minutemen are the most compelling of all of the Before Watchmen efforts. If you're going to read any of it, this is what you should read. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    A Comic Book Blog - Geoff Arbuckle Aug 29, 2012

    While this book's overall feeling is much more straight forward than the others, Cooke's telling this story in much better than a lot of these stories. Like the Silk Spectre series, this book really has a great big heart underneath all we're seeing and it makes for a nice read that is as fun at times as it can be heartbreaking. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    IGN - Jesse Schedeen Aug 29, 2012

    Minutemen remains one of the stronger Before Watchmen books. It looks great, and it's doing a better job of realizing its potential and expanding upon these characters in tangible ways. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comic Book Therapy - MrComicBook Aug 31, 2012

    Minutemenis still the only Before Watchmentitle that I suggest fully. It's worth your money. Read Full Review

  • 8.0 - Jason Bowles Sep 3, 2012

    Overall, another solid installment! Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Major Spoilers - Danielle Luaulu Sep 2, 2012

    So far, this book has been my favorite in the Before Watchmen run. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Unleash The Fanboy - Harrison Rawdin Aug 29, 2012

    Before Watchmen: Minutemen #3 is another really good issue that's worth your time, even it fails to push the series into bolder waters. Recommended. Read Full Review

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