Are you upset over DC’s Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons-less “Before Watchmen” project? Well buck up — it could’ve been worse. Much worse. Much much f–king worse.
Apparently Kevin Smith was, at one time, in talks to work on the prequels. Yup. Thankfully Kevin Smith himself had a moment of clarity and was all “Dan…Jim…I’m not good at this comic book writing thing. Actually I’m pretty terrible. I don’t want to ruin Watchmen, so please don’t hire me.”
Shockingly Jim Lee and Dan DiDio took his advice. I guess when you’re a high-profile creator like Kevin Smith people actually listen when you tell them you’re incompetent.
So yeah, look forward to Before Watchmen — with somewhat less rape and pants-peeing than originally planned!
via Bleeding Cool