DC Comics Announces Next BEFORE WATCHMEN One-Shot

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BEFORE WATCHMEN is continuing. We're still in the midst of the first round of miniseries but there's more coming. Back in August it was announced that there would be a BEFORE WATCHMEN: MOLOCH miniseries (with the first issue on sale November 7) written by J. Michael Straczynski with art by Eduardo Risso.

Today, DC announces the next character that will be appearing: Dollar Bill.

BEFORE WATCHEN: DOLLAR BILL will be a one-shot written by Len Wein and illustrated by Steve Rude. Wein will be exploring why Bill Brady put on a costume that made him a mascot for National Bank Co. How did he go from this to becoming one of the heroes? We'll have to read to find out. MTV Geek has an interview with Wein.

BEFORE WATCHEN: DOLLAR BILL goes on sale January 30, 2013.

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#1 Posted by spiderman20991992 (126 posts) - - Show Bio

Awesome. Dollar bill is my favorite of the minutemen.

#2 Posted by That60sGuy (286 posts) - - Show Bio

Milking. It.

#3 Posted by Rumble Man (11119 posts) - - Show Bio

I hope they show the ending of him getting caught in the revolving door and getting shot in the head

#4 Posted by Mutant X (1543 posts) - - Show Bio

@That60sGuy said:

Milking. It.

Indeed. But isn't that the case in a lot of comics nowadays?

#5 Posted by cyberchop979 (451 posts) - - Show Bio

Can't blame DC for going after every Dollar Bill they can get.

#6 Posted by BatWatch (2364 posts) - - Show Bio

@cyberchop979 said:

Can't blame DC for going after every Dollar Bill they can get.

Amusing.

#7 Posted by sethysquare (3843 posts) - - Show Bio

@spiderman20991992 said:

Awesome. Dollar bill is my favorite of the minutemen.

Does this mean I might actually get a mothman one shot.

YIPPIE

#8 Posted by Trodorne (2572 posts) - - Show Bio

@Mutant X said:

@That60sGuy said:

Milking. It.

Indeed. But isn't that the case in a lot of comics nowadays?

This series would have been better as digital comics where it would not have to clutter up the shelves.

#9 Edited by cyberchop979 (451 posts) - - Show Bio

@PsychoKnights said:

@cyberchop979 said:

Can't blame DC for going after every Dollar Bill they can get.

Amusing.

Also true. If people are willing to buy it, DC will be pushing it. Hopefully Wein and Rude deliver a great story.

#10 Posted by jpblair88 (45 posts) - - Show Bio

because no one asked for it here ya go!

#11 Posted by CircularLogic (282 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm sorry, but I got enough of Dollar Bill from Minutemen, which isn't that much. Probably a good thing, since it seems like he's quite the homophobe in that book. Really, does anyone really care about him.

#12 Posted by SmashBrawler (5494 posts) - - Show Bio

All I'm gonna say is that that's a fantastic cover by Steve Rude, as always.

#13 Posted by kagato (246 posts) - - Show Bio

@cyberchop979 said:

Can't blame DC for going after every Dollar Bill they can get.

lol, nicely said ^_^

#14 Posted by Funrush (1369 posts) - - Show Bio

@That60sGuy said:

Milking. It.

Yeah, but... it's a one-shot. It's not like they're going to go with a super long-winding repetitive story just for cash.

#15 Posted by The Mighty Monarch (2219 posts) - - Show Bio

I uh..... is Before Watchmen supposed to be an entire line? Which is weird because they're all miniseries' or one-shots. I thought it was just kind of an event of sorts, it's a little weird that DC keeps stretching it out like this. I was supportive of the one big set of prequels, but if they keep drawing it out like this I dunno.

#16 Edited by nerdork (4035 posts) - - Show Bio

@Rumble Man: That will probably happen in Minutemen. I imagine this story is just to delve into the Character of Dollar Bill a bit more.

#17 Posted by Green ankh (998 posts) - - Show Bio

Steve Rude !! i'm in

#18 Posted by Jonny_Anonymous (32698 posts) - - Show Bio
#19 Posted by haydenclaireheroes (8871 posts) - - Show Bio

Now there are getting to be too many Before Watchmen books

#20 Posted by MadeinBangladesh (6013 posts) - - Show Bio

I dont even remember him

#21 Posted by ShockTrooper (17 posts) - - Show Bio

Dolla dolla bill Y'all!!

#22 Posted by Or35ti (1101 posts) - - Show Bio

@cyberchop979 said:

Can't blame DC for going after every Dollar Bill they can get.

Nice one haha

He looks like a cool character actually

#23 Posted by crazyflashfan11 (182 posts) - - Show Bio

@MadeinBangladesh said:

I dont even remember him

Umm... neither do I.

#24 Posted by judasnixon (6190 posts) - - Show Bio

Each time DC puts out a new Before Watchmen book, Alan Moore will eat a small Child. 

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#25 Posted by usabfb (58 posts) - - Show Bio

@sethysquare: Good god, a Mothman one-shot would be amazing. Hooded Justice and him have always been two of the most interesting characters to me.

#26 Posted by bunkerbuster05 (303 posts) - - Show Bio

@crazyflashfan11 said:

@MadeinBangladesh said:

I dont even remember him

Umm... neither do I.

He got his cape stuck in a revolving door and was gunned down.

#27 Posted by KEROGA (972 posts) - - Show Bio

cant get enough watchmen. could possibly have potential!...but i wonder if it will be worth the buy....how many issues?!

#28 Posted by Cavemold (1676 posts) - - Show Bio

pretty cool cover

#29 Posted by lifeboy (1675 posts) - - Show Bio
Very true. Thanks for putting that in perspective. I want to get molech but cant do to the 3 other watchmen comics i get. Do you know how long the issues go on minutemen, rorshack, dr manhatten and ozymondias?
#30 Posted by KEROGA (972 posts) - - Show Bio

@lifeboy: i know minutemen is 6 issues

#31 Posted by KEROGA (972 posts) - - Show Bio

check out my images of my drawings,i do request as well feel free to request watchmen sketches :)

#32 Posted by MysteryMan38 (19 posts) - - Show Bio

This is a fantastic cover! What lines, what colors, what epicness!!

#33 Posted by MisterKetch (253 posts) - - Show Bio

I would say milking it because Dollar Bill was probably the least mentioned/fleshed out character from the Watchmen universe. But I've been pretty loving Minutemen so I guess I'll give it a shot, I just can't think of any bits of information we've gotten on him in either the original comic or in Before so far that could be fleshed out.

@sethysquare said:

@spiderman20991992 said:

Awesome. Dollar bill is my favorite of the minutemen.

Does this mean I might actually get a mothman one shot.

YIPPIE

Now that I would get excited for.

#34 Posted by davidgrantlloyd (335 posts) - - Show Bio

This is tempting to check out. And I like the aforementioned idea about a Mothman one shot (or two parter) ... that sounds too good to resist.

#35 Posted by Herx (374 posts) - - Show Bio

meh, I lost interest in before watchmen after teh second issues.

#36 Posted by mshirley27 (27 posts) - - Show Bio

Up next - Before Watchmen: Can of Beans.

#37 Posted by RedheadedAtrocitus (6885 posts) - - Show Bio

Oh this is awesome, but wow another Before Watchmen story? Kinda getting up there in amount aren't they? Still, I'll be ready to get this and all the others when its TP time. Can't wait!

#38 Posted by Katosepe (23 posts) - - Show Bio

Personally, I'm doing my best to ignore these books entirely. I loved Watchmen and I don't want that nostalgia ruined by this obvious corporate grab. I do hope some people are enjoying these though.

#39 Posted by fullmetalquach (94 posts) - - Show Bio

Before Watchmen: That One Guy on the Street During that One Time

seriously, how important is Dollar Bill? also there are a couple typos at the end of the article, you put Watchen

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