Before Watchmen Promo Image

DC has unveiled the first group shot of the young Watchmen assembled for its Before Watchmen project (click on the image for a larger version). The art is by Lee Bermejo. The artwork has been released as part of a new initiative at DC to push digital comics; additional pieces should be released in the coming weeks at the Watchmen page .

Just to recap, the Before Watchmen project includes several spinoffs based on the characters from Alan Moore’s iconic 1986 Watchmen graphic novel.

RORSCHACH (4 issues) Writer: Brian Azzarello. Artist: Lee Bermejo
MINUTEMEN (6 issues) Writer/Artist: Darwyn Cooke
COMEDIAN (6 issues)Writer: Brian Azzarello. Artist: J.G. Jones
DR. MANHATTAN (4 issues) Writer: J. Michael Straczynski. Artist: Adam Hughes
NITE OWL (4 issues) Writer: J. Michael Straczynski. Artists: Andy and Joe Kubert
OZYMANDIAS (6 issues) Writer: Len Wein. Artist: Jae Lee
SILK SPECTRE (4 issues) Writer: Darwyn Cooke. Artist: Amanda Conner