The New York Times best-selling prequels to the best-selling graphic novel Watchmen are collected together for the first time and in a special DC hardcover Omnibus.
Brian Azzarello has been writing comics professionally since the mid-1990s. He is the author of Johnny Double, Batman- Broken City and the Harvey and Eisner award-winning 100 Bullets, all created in collaboration with artist Eduardo Risso. The New York Times best-selling author's other work for DC includes the titles Hellblazer and Loveless (both with Marcelo Frusin), Superman- For Tomorrow (with Jim Lee), Joker and Luthor (both with Lee Bermejo), Sgt. Rock- Between Hell and a Hard Place (with Joe Kubert), Filthy Rich (with Victor Santos), and most recently the all-new ongoing series Wonder Woman (with Cliff Chiang) and Dark Knight III- The Master Race with Frank Miller. He also wrote the Richard Corben-illustrated graphic novels Cage and Banner for Marvel Comics.
"BEFORE WATCHMEN has been an unqualified success."-Mtv
"Azzarello is a perfect fit to give someone as unbalanced as The Comedian a back story."- Huffington Post
"I should have realized that if there was any writer able to take a genuinely bad person and make him endearing, it's Azzarello."-IGN