Before Watchmen: Ozymandias #3

Before Watchmen: Ozymandias #3

Event\Storyline: Before Watchmen Writer: Len Wein Artist: Jae Lee Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: September 26, 2012 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 4
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If a man has the opportunity to do good, hes obliged to take it. Plus: The latest chapter in the CRIMSON CORSAIR backup adventure from writer and artist JOHN HIGGINS!

  • 9.5
    A Comic Book Blog - Geoff Arbuckle Sep 26, 2012

    Then, there's Jae Lee. There's so much you can say about any work he does. There's such a distinctive look to his art that it almost transports you immediately into this world and keeps locks you in. While the characters often have a smooth and youthful look, Lee has a way to create such personality in each face that they tell stories of their own aside from the actual plot. All around this is a pretty phenomenal series. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    WhatCulture - Marcus Doidge Sep 27, 2012

    Ozymandias is a miniseries that always remains sturdy. They've got Veidt's attitude across within the polished art of Jae Lee and the to the point storytelling of Len Wein. The escalation in this issue is a signifier that the final three issues will be taking us along Adrian's path towards giant squids and the destruction of New York in some depth and that to me, is what could make this six part series shine. Sure, we get all we need to know from Ozymandias in the closing chapters of the original Watchmen but that doesn't stop finding out and more so seeing details about his master plan being an exciting prospect. Read Full Review

  • 6.5
    IGN - Jesse Schedeen Sep 26, 2012

    As before, Jae Lee's art is what distinguishes this series. Though perhaps the book least in line with the original Watchmen aesthetic, Ozymandias is a showcase of striking visual design. There's a haunting, slightly surreal quality to the figures and their world. Lee's page composition is very eye-catching, if not always geared towards narrative flow. This is a series that manages to outdo even the best of Lee's Dark Tower work in terms of mood and detail, and the book is worth a purchase solely because of it. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Comic Vine - Sara 'Babs' Lima Sep 26, 2012

    I think there's an interesting story here and there is some really truly some gorgeous art, but it's certainly not a book I find I absolutely cannot wait to read next month. Read Full Review

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