The Smile; The Curse of the Crimson Corsair, The Devil in the Deep, Part Three wiki last edited by fables87 on 08/04/13 12:58PM View full history

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The Kennedy Connection! 0

Before Watchmen: Comedian #1 digital combo pack variant coverThe Comedian was interesting. The story unfolds where the Comedian is pals with the Kennedys. Apparently Jackie knows about the Kennedy-Monroe affair and convinces the Comedian to take care of her and he does, by getting Marilyn to overdose. They also mention the Chicago mobster Giancana, who rumor has it was an operative who attempted to kill off Castro. But I can’t find anywhere that Giancana had an affair with Marilyn. Hmmm.Well, de...

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Killing me softly with this joke. 0

Out of the lot of Before Watchmen publications, this is the book I have enjoyed the most. Azzarello's dialogues were very strong and well planned (he still is no Alan Moore, though). The character's psychology is very consistent with the source material and the Kennedy plot was right on the money (yes, I will overlook JFK's health issues that would have made it impossible to play football with Eddie). The Comedian's character shows that morally ambiguous humanity that represents that dark side o...

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