Sal and Braxton take an in-depth look at Before Watchmen: Rorschach #1 by Brian Azarello and Lee Bermejo. New York City. 1977. Dirty. Hot. Dangerous. This town is going to the dogs, and only one man has the guts to clean it up–Rorschach. But with a serial killer on the loose and a new drug lord looking to increase his territory, one man might not be enough.
Before Watchmen has already produced an enormous amount of rhetoric for and against it’s creation. This weekly series will take a look at each issue of the Before Watchmen event with as unbiased a perspective as possible. We will attempt to answer the simple question – “Are they any good?”
WARNING: SPOILERS! WE WILL BE TALKING ABOUT THE EVENTS IN THE BOOK.
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